Radiology Clerkship Conferences

PCE HMS at BWH Imaging Integration - Longitudinal Conferences

Radiology/OB-GYN Conference

(OB/Gyn and Radiology Clerkship Student)

This conference provides an opportunity for radiology clerkship students to present imaging on core obstetric and gynecologic topics to their fellow students on the OB/Gyn clerkship, with the purpose of providing longitudinal radiology instruction.

Instructions for Radiology/OB-GYN conference

  • Review clinical history on LMR and correlate this information with imaging. 
  • Become adept at interpretation of the imaging, by reading and group discussion.
  • Attain skills in communicating anatomic/pathologic findings to fellow students in ob-gyn.
  • Practice skills as a consultant.

The week before the Wednesday Rad/Ob-Gyn conference, the radiology students are given 2 fresh obstetric or gynecologic cases seen by the ob-gyn clerkship students. These cases cover core topics where imaging plays a central role in management, i.e. obstetric complications or anomalies, fibroids, infertility, etc. Radiology students will review the images with the radiology attending prior to the combined radiology/obgyn conference and will then prepare a short presentation for the conference.

Radiology/Surgery Conference

This conference provides an opportunity for radiology clerkship students to present imaging on core surgical topics to their fellow students on the surgical clerkship, with the purpose of providing longitudinal radiology instruction.

Instructions for Rad/Surg conference

  • Review clinical history on LMR and correlate this information with imaging.
  • Become adept at interpretation of the imaging, by reading and group discussion.
  • Attain skills in communicating anatomic/pathologic findings to fellow students in surgery.
  • Practice skills as a consultant.

Before the Wednesday Rad/Surg conference, the radiology students are given 2 surgical cases. These cases cover core topics where imaging plays a central role in surgical management, e.g.small bowel obstruction, appendicitis. Radiology students should discuss relevant clinical information and imaging among themselves ahead of time. Students may be asked to then present these cases to the attending radiologist prior to the combined radiology/surgery conference.

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