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|Please note: the elective IS OFFERED in August, September, October, January, March, April and June – the elective IS NOT offered in July, November, December, February and May.
Faculty approval required for non-Baylor students. Approval must be secured from Dr. Alex Frigini by contacting Ms. Becky Baxter. Please do not contact individual faculty.
During the four week radiology elective, the student will: 1) Learn basic principles of radiographic studies and procedures; 2) Understand indications for ordering different imaging modalities; 3) Become familiar with the basic radiographic studies such as chest radiographs, extremity radiographs and abdominal radiographs; 4) Understand how to utilize the radiologist as a consultant.|
|1) Rotate through Abdominal CT, Chest, Emergency Center, Interventional Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Musculoskeletal and Neuroradiology (maximum one week in each subsection); 2) Review the online Radiology teaching file - located on the Baylor Radiology website - www.bcm.edu/departments/radiology - Go to the "Education" Tab - Under "Teaching Files" select "Elective Rotation Teaching Files".
8am - 5pm Monday-Friday
A student taking the radiology elective MERAD-506 MUST be present for the elective on the days listed below:
- 1st day - Course Orientation - 8:00-9:00 AM
- Last Tuesday and/or Wednesday of the four week elective (Presentations are given by students)
- Last Friday of the elective (Quiz given to students)
The goals, objectives, course outline schedules and expectations will be discussed on the first day.|
|Exam at the end of the four week rotation - Powerpoint presentation of an interesting case to be presented the last week of the rotation - Additional assignments - Daily contact with faculty and residents - Daily attendance and lectures attended during the four week elective.|
|When and Where to report on first day of service:|
|8:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, 1RD 81.010, 1st Floor
|For additional information regarding this elective contact:|