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Education Programs

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.

Med Student Training

Med Student Training

Imaging is a core component of clinical diagnosis. Medical students perform a month-long clerkship dedicated to learning the fundamentals of radiology, diversifying and strengthening the foundation of their medical education.
Residencies

Residencies

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program, currently one of the nation's largest, receives more than 600 applications each year for 13 positions. The program provides exceptional training in clinical practice, radiology education, and basic clinical imaging research.
Fellowships

Fellowships

The department is proud to host a large fellowship training program with 12 fellowships covering the major radiological subspecialties. Fellows receive training at seven different IU Health hospitals.

Interprofessional Education

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.