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Robust training in radiology is critical for accurate patient diagnosis and subsequent treatment. As educators, IU School of Medicine faculty take the responsibility to provide an optimum learning environment seriously. The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and its clinical partners statewide uses a team approach to capture the expertise of medical specialists, physical scientists and technologists to educate the next generation of radiologic professionals.
The department provides physician training through a variety of methods at different career stages of trainees. An elective radiology rotation is available for medical students, and a strong residency training program as well as fellowships provide advanced training.
The department takes seriously the responsibility to provide an optimum learning environment and provides a world-class clinical experience at five hospitals, capitalizing on the benefits afforded to faculty and learners from IU School of Medicine’s partnership with the IU Health System.
Cross-departmental training in radiology is available to learners in the Nuclear Medicine program and Radiation Oncology program. Curriculum for these programs covers the broad range of basic sciences that are essential for understanding the field of nuclear medicine and for developing expertise in interpretation and reporting of nuclear medicine and hybrid imaging modalities, including SPECT/CT, PET/CT, PET-MR.
Undergraduate Health Professions Programs
IU students can take advantage of an undergraduate program offered by the IU School of Medicine Health Professions Programs in partnership with the IU School of Medicine Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences. A comprehensive Radiologic Science Program offers degrees in Radiography, AS, Medical Imaging Technology, BS, and Nuclear Medicine Technology, BS—all of which combine professional courses and clinical experience to give technologists extensive training.