Diagnostic Radiology Clerkship

Course #CLNS 882

Credit: Elective-Clinical

Duration: 4 weeks

Note: Not available Winter Break

Students per Rotation: 1

Contact: Kellie Smith, KRSmith@salud.unm.edu

Faculty Evaluator: Lisa Blacklock, MD

Prerequisites: None but Diagnostic Radiology is suggested

Acquaint student with multiple imaging modalities guided by subspecialized faculty.

Become acquainted with:
  • Proper sequencing of radiographic imaging
  • Radiology modalities
  • Best images to order to achieve better patient care while containing costs.

Observational: Observe performance of interventional, GI and GU, and special procedures.  Attend clinical film reading sessions including radiographs, MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine studies.

Clinical: No night/weekend requirements

Optional: Opportunity to dictate radiology studies and/or perform procedures under direct supervision of attending radiologist.

Research: N/A

Teaching: N/A

Required: N/A

Amount and type: Daily

Didactic Content: Lectures, observing procedures, imaging reading, clinical sessions and online learning content.

Evaluation is based on the following criteria:
  • written quiz
  • activity log
  • participation
  • attendance.