In addition to the daily teaching performed while interpreting examinations, performing procedures and providing consultation to clinicians, daily educational conferences provide education in general and subspecialty topics in radiology.
Most of these conferences are taught by faculty, but radiology fellows and upper-level residents occasionally provide instruction.
All residents are excused daily from their clinical responsibilities from noon to 1 p.m. to participate in the daily noon conference, a valuable form of radiology instruction and one of many ways residents are prepared for the boards and in-training examinations. Morning conferences are given several times each month.
A weekly physics conference is taught by one of our physicists covering the material over the course of a year and repeated annually. Preparation for the written board exam is also a priority for these conferences.
Residents participate in a multitude of oncology multidisciplinary conferences where input from multiple subspecialties determines the optimal course of therapies for the patient. These include bone and soft tissue, breast, chest, endocrine, gastrointestinal, head and neck, CNS, pancreas, colorectal, and liver tumor boards.
Joint-case conferences are held with two other specialties:
Business of Radiology Curriculum
Business of Radiology conferences are held every other month covering healthcare changes, healthcare economics, government relations, and business development.
Both the annual Baldwin Lectureship series and the annual Sears Seminar lecture series bring in nationally acclaimed radiologists as guest speakers.