he Department of Radiology provides a clinical setting for students of various training programs in medical imaging and the radiologic sciences. Clinical rotations generally by semester as per individual school policies.
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The Department of Radiology provides a clinical setting for students of several area college-sponsored training programs in the medical imaging field. Participating programs include:
These programs all stipulate and provide for various areas of competency within the clinical rotations. Furthermore, within these clinical rotations are included some additional sub-rotations to CT, MRI, Pediatric Radiology, Angiography and other related areas. These additional rotations/competencies serve to enhance the student's understanding and appreciation for the profession and the field of radiology.
There are now two more dedicated Imaging Programs, MRI and CT, both sponsored by MCPHS and operated in clinical affiliation with BWH Radiology. Admission and program details are best obtained by contacting MCPHS Admissions Office, 179 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115.
The Ultrasound Section provides a clinical setting for student sonographers from various programs, including Seattle University and Middlesex Community College.
Bunker Hill Community College has also developed a program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Questions related to sonographer clinical rotations should be directed to:
Lori Philben, BS, RDMS
Nuclear Medicine Technology and Radiopharmacy
Clinical experience in Nuclear Medicine and Radiopharmacy training is provided at Brigham and Women's Hospital through Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS).
Continuing Education Seminars
The Radiology Department sponsors continuing education opportunities for all staff radiographers with Grand Rounds, free or low-cost educational seminars (videotape and online formats), as well as timely notification of suitable outside lectures available within the Boston area. These generally will comply with category A CEU requirements.
Technologists are also welcome to attend (at a reduced technologist fee) the Harvard Medical School postgraduate courses in radiology. Program schedules and registration information are available at radcme.harvard.edu.
For information regarding Radiography Training only please contact:
Director of Education for Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
This page was last modified on 1/7/2014