The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville


The Department of Radiology

Medical Student Education

Fourth-Year Electives

RAD2-4010/F DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY-KNOX
Course Coordinator: Dr. Anton Allen
Location: University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville)
Max Size: 2 Students

The student electing diagnostic radiology at The University of Tennessee Medical Center will observe radiology staff and residents performing daily radiographic work, advanced cross-sectional and nuclear imaging, fluoroscopic GI-GU procedures, and special procedures. The student will attend daily teaching rounds and work conferences. There are opportunities for oral presentations and other academic projects. The electives main goals are to educate the student regarding: (1) the broad array of diagnostic imaging used in modern patient care, (2) the critical role radiologist-clinician communication plays in management (and mismanagement) of patients, (3) the imaging test-of-choice for most clinical scenarios, (4) radiological radiation, safety and cost issues, (5) what their patient experiences when they order various radiological procedures, and (6) some basics of radiographic interpretation of normal and abnormals.

 

 

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