RADI 8000 Diagnostic Radiology
An introduction to the interpretation of images and the role of
diagnostic imaging in patient care. Clinical observation, lectures, and
independent study at UH/AOP. Only two days of absence permitted for any reason.
· Course includes two weeks of chest, two days in neuroradiology, three days of abdomen and a one week
elective. Each specialty rotation includes integration of clinical experience
week allows student to choose area of interest for focused learning.
focus in Radiation safety, appropriate selection of imaging modalities for work
up of common clinical questions.
RADI 8002 Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine encompasses the various uses of radioactive
compounds in medical diagnosis and therapy. Students participate in the
supervision and interpretation of nuclear medicine procedures under the
guidance of the staff/residents at the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion. Students will also attend daily
The medical student will shadow
the radiology residents in the performance of their major duties. Students will
be assigned Module 1, which are the goals and objectives given to first year
radiology resident during their first month rotation in Nuclear Medicine.
basic principles of functional and molecular imaging in Nuclear Radiology.
clinical experience in the performance and interpretation of functional and
the role and appropriate utility of functional and molecular imaging in patient
RADI 8007 Interventional Radiology
Interventional Radiology is the diagnosis and treatment of disease
conditions using minimally invasive, image- (fluoroscopy, US, CT) guided
procedures. The student will round with the team, participate in procedures,
and attend daily conferences. Only two
days of absence will be permitted in 4-week course and only one day of absence in two-week
Medical students attend morning
rounds with the IR attendings, fellows, residents, and physician assistants
during which the cases for the day are discussed. Inpatients on the service are also discussed
and ongoing clinical issues addressed.
Students are to scrub in and assist on procedures throughout the day and
are expected to follow 1-2 inpatients on the floor per week. Students will also take weekday and/or weekend call. Students will use the PACS to review the patient’s prior and current imaging along with electronic medical records to review laboratory values and
relevant clinical information. Students will attend all IR conferences that include a weekly didactic IR conference and a
multidisciplinary vascular medicine conference.
They can also attend the daily radiology resident noon conference. Bedside learning and teaching occurs
throughout the day and there are informal teaching sessions in between
cases. Interventional radiology
handbooks and texts are also readily available for additional or more in-depth
RADI 8600 Research in Radiology
Phase 4 medical students perform clinical or basic science
research under the supervision of a Radiology faculty member. Project is
defined with individual mentor and approved by course director. Student must
submit a research project description and the name of their preceptor to the
course director prior to the start of the elective. Student is responsible for
obtaining written evaluation. Course is graded on a pass/fail basis.
For rotation approval, the student must provide: 1) Name and contact information for the
research mentor (address, email address and phone number); 2) Approval from the
mentor; 3) The topic of your research project(s); 4) The goals for your
project/research time. End of rotation
summary of work performed/completed signed by the research mentor must be
submitted to the course director along with the written evaluation before the course
grade will be released.
PEDS 8032 Pediatric Radiology
Course Directors: Kari Hayes, MD and Brian Greffe, MD
Course Coordinator: Michael Baca - 720-777-4804
The department of Diagnostic Radiology at Children’s Hospital,
Colorado offers a 2 or 4 week pediatric radiology elective rotation. Here
students will gain exposure to all imaging modalities including: radiography,
ultrasound, fluoroscopy, nuclear medicine (including PET/CT), CT and MRI.
For more information, please visit the School of Medicine Visiting Students page or contact Mary Teel.
12631 East 17th Ave.
Aurora, CO 80045