Diagnostic Radiology

Our goal in Baylor University Medical Center’s Department of Radiology is to provide each resident with an unparalleled learning experience in radiologic science.

 

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Diagnostic Radiology Residency

 
 Dr. Joseph Philip, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Assistant Program Director  Dr. Cathryn Shaw, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Assistant Program Director
 Joseph V. Philip, MD  Cathryn Shaw, MD

 Diagnostic Radiology

 Residency Program Director

 Diagnostic Radiology

 Assistant Program Director

 

As a Diagnostic Radiology resident at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, you will be part of a team of resident and attending radiologists who interpret nearly a million exams per year. You will see a mix of patients from tertiary referral, private insurance, indigent care and elite athletes, and you will have access to cutting-edge oncology care and nationally recognized transplant services.

 

You will train in the many outstanding aspects of clinical radiology in a medium-sized residency training program that is large enough to absorb the impact of night and weekend responsibilities but small enough to provide one-on-one attention for each resident in our training program.

 

You will match through the NRMP into our program as one of seven residents per year to be part of a program approved for 28 total residents. Five residents will enter the categorical track who perform their internship at Baylor Dallas in internal medicine. The other two enter the advanced track who must complete their clinical internship elsewhere prior to starting residency with us.

 

You will be poised to begin an academic and/or private practice career after pursuing competitive local and/or national fellowships, like our previous Radiology residents.

 

 

Academics

You will thrive in a culture of very active scholarly pursuits including journal publications, presentations at national meetings and online content creation.

 

Opportunities for Quality Improvement projects and leadership roles in the hospital setting abound.

 

Our residents have achieved national accolades including: 

  • JT Rutherford Fellowship at the American College of Radiology Headquarters governmental relations office
  • Texas Radiological Society Legislative and Government Relations Fellowship
  • International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) Best Poster
  • American Institute of Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) Best Case Winners
  • RSNA Cum Laude
  • RSNA Excellence in Design
  • RSNA Certificate of Merit
  • Three-time winner of the Vydareny Imaging Interpretation Competition at the Association of University Radiologists Annual Meeting

 

We have a 100% pass rate on both the American Board of Radiology (ABR) CORE exam and the ABR Certifying exam with Authorized User Eligibility.

 

Radiology Fellowships offered at Baylor Dallas include:

  • Breast Imaging
  • Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

 

Training

You will train in a “Hands-on” and high volume practice setting.

 

Early experience in radiology rotations is built into the Internal Medicine internship year for the five Categorical Track residents who match into our program through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Two months of the intern year will be spent on radiology rotations.

 

The two Advanced Track residents will receive an introductory basic training rotation at the beginning of R1 to ease transition into the program.

  • Night float call system pairs an upper level resident (R3 or R4) with a lower level resident
  • Dedicated time is allotted for senior (R4) mini-fellowships
  • Faculty are fellowship-trained in all subspecialties of radiology
  • Faculty come from geographically diverse training backgrounds

 

Unique Experience

You will appreciate what makes Baylor Dallas special including:

 

Trauma

  • Level 1 Trauma Center

 

Transplant

  • Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute is an internationally renowned destination for transplant care performing lung, heart, pancreas, liver and kidney transplants

 

Oncology

  • Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital
  • Sammons Outpatient Cancer Center
  • Texas Oncology state wide outpatient coverage via centralized PACS

 

Neuroscience

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification
  • Brain tumor center
  • Memory loss center
  • Skullbase and head & neck programs

 

Sports Medicine

  • High-end athlete musculoskeletal imaging

 

  • Generous funding for American Institute of Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) and first-authored scholarly activity/research presentations
  • Hybrid Practice setting that includes a quaternary academic medical center and robust subspecialty private practice allowing for a “best of both worlds” training experience
  • Large outpatient imaging volumes to allow for subspecialty radiology training and experience
  • Highly collaborative relationships with referring physicians and other health care professionals
  • Centralized PACS reading for state-wide outpatient coverage
  • Access to STATdx and RADPrimer provided to all residents
  • Business of Radiology curriculum
  • Four-year Nuclear Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology Dual Certificate Program
  • Molecular Imaging with Precision Medicine fellowship

 

Beyond Clinical Radiology

 

Exposure to professional roles and leadership in:

  • Business of radiology
  • Healthcare changes
  • Radiologist’s changing role in medicine
  • Quality improvement roles in hospital
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Interventional Radiology at Baylor Dallas

As a resident in our program, you will have the opportunity to enter the ACGME-approved pathway of early specialization in interventional radiology (ESIR). Our Interventional Radiologists drive a very busy service covering our main hospital at Baylor Dallas, and a growing service at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Waxahachie, which is approximately 30 miles south of Baylor Dallas. The case load will include both vascular and non-vascular work.

 

Highlights in case variety include:

  • Interventional oncology procedures, including:

o   Chemoembolization

o   Radioembolization

o   Radiofrequency ablations

o   Microwave ablations

  • Level 1 Trauma Center cases provide urgent trauma interventions experience
  • Comprehensive Stroke Certification status provides opportunity for neuro-interventional radiology procedures
  • Internationally renowned destination for transplant care offers opportunity for full spectrum of transplant interventions
  • arterial and venous angiography interventions
  • venous access procedures
  • CT, ultrasound and fluoro-guided biopsies and drainage

 

As an ESIR resident, you will perform well over 500 procedures during your four years.

 

Collaboration

You will be part of a collaborative team approach to advanced radiology training and patient care. Residents work at Baylor Dallas and other facilities alongside radiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White, support staff and leadership.

 

If you still have questions, we encourage you to contact us.

 



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