This traditional pathway provides extensive training in all aspects of clinical radiology. All modalities are covered, including Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, PET, PET-CT, MRI, CT, Scintigraphy, and Radiography. All subspecialties are covered with dedicated faculty, including obstetrical/fetal imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, vascular and interventional radiology, body imaging, neuroradiology, head and neck imaging, pediatrics, chest and cardiac imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, physics, nuclear medicine, and breast imaging.
Each resident spends four week periods in subspecialty sections at UC San Diego Medical Center - Hillcrest, Thornton Hospital, VA Medical Center, and Rady Children's Hospital. All institutions are equipped with PACS. The resident works closely with a member of the faculty on a one-to-one basis. Intensive exposure to each of the clinical areas and appropriate staff is assured for every resident. Time and opportunity for clinical laboratory research projects are also available.