Botsford Hospital
28050 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-5919
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Diagnostic Radiology

Rotation Schedule

Year 1
Combined General Radiology 5 months
C.T. 2 months
Ultrasound 1 month
Nuclear Medicine 2 months
Interventional 2 months
Years 2, 3 & 4
General Radiology 9
Nuclear Medicine 4
C.T. 1
Ultrasound 2
Interventional 1
Pediatric 3
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2
Neuroradiology 4
Electives 6.5
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology 1.5
Emergency Radiology 2

This program introduces the resident to basic research and its clinical application. Research studies are encouraged and research is done in cooperation with the program director and approved by institutional authorities. Research projects can be retrospect or prospective in nature.

The resident submits a substantive progress report including the purpose, the method and results of the study to the AOCR with his or her annual report. The research project can be utilized in writing one of the required scientific papers or exhibits.

The program director assures that the resident complete AOCR required examinations.

Required Electives

Subspecialty rotations are provided in pediatric radiology at Children's Hospital of Michigan in the Detroit Medical Center, affiliated with Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Additional elective time or variation in the current required elective are made on an individual basis. Botsford Hospital Department of Radiology has affiliations with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan in nuclear radiology, at Harper Hospital in the Detroit Medical Center, affiliated with Wayne State University School of Medicine in neuroradiology, at Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders for neuroradiology, and at Michigan State University's Radiology Department for magnetic resonance Imaging.

Vacation Time

In accordance with AOA guidelines and with approval by the Program Director and Director of Medical Education.

On-Call Time

Each resident is on-call for specific periods of time. Frequency is based on the number of residents in the program. The resident assigned on-call responsibility is required to be in house.