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Mineola, in Nassau County, Long Island, New York

 

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Radiology Residency Program Overview


Thank you for expressing an interest in the Winthrop-University Hospital Radiology Residency Program!

Our ACGME accredited radiology residency program is an intermediate-sized program which consists of a total of 17 residents, with an average entering class of 5 residents per year.

All of the clinical training in our program takes place at the NYU Winthrop Hospital (NYUWH) medical campus, a major clinical campus of the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, located in Mineola, in Nassau County, Long Island, New York, just 20 miles outside of New York City. Additionally, the hospital is located immediately adjacent to the Mineola train station, a major stop on the Long Island Rail Road. This provides ready access to Manhattan’s Penn Station within 35 minutes.

NYUWH is a 591 bed academic medical center which provides diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. It is a major regional healthcare resource and a level I trauma center with deep involvement in both clinical care and major research endeavors. We have modern imaging equipment in all modalities including MRI, CT, ultrasound, mammography, radiography and fluoroscopy. Our department is fully digital and all studies are processed through an integrated PACS with both a radiology information system and a voice recognition dictation system.

The NYUWH residency program combines didactic educational activities with intensive clinical training. During your residency you will benefit from personal one-on-one interaction with our subspecialty trained radiologists, twice daily educational conferences, and endless research opportunities. As there are no fellowship programs in our department, you will enjoy the resident-centered environment that we have to offer in every subspecialty of radiology. Our main objective is not only to allow you to thrive and enhance your knowledge during your residency, but also to ensure that you graduate as a highly competent and confident radiologist whom is ready to lead the field forward.

Our graduates consistently continue to obtain fellowships at major national programs and attain excellent positions both in the clinical and academic settings.

We invite you to learn more about the WUH Radiology residency program and, if interested, submit your application for review.



Curriculum

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The NYUWH hospital radiology residency is a 4 year program consisting of a 3 year core curriculum followed by a focused fourth year.

The curriculum is based on 2-4 week rotations that span the core subspecialties of modern radiology. These subspecialties include chest, bone/ER, pediatric radiology, body CT/MR/US, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, GI/GU, Neuroradiology, breast imaging, and musculoskeletal radiology. The general curriculum, which is organ system based, is supplemented by a rotation specific program of study that details both the educational objectives as well as the resident responsibilities for each rotation. A major portion of the curriculum is the daily morning and afternoon educational conferences, monthly journal club meetings, departmental Brant and Helms text reviews, and numerous research activities.

The curriculum is also augmented by grand rounds with distinguished visiting professors from various institutions around the nation. The residents are exposed to the full curriculum prior to their taking the American Board of Radiology Core Examination in the first three years of training.


At the conclusion of your four years of training you will attain an average of 4-5 months of exposure to each of the above disciplines of radiology and ample exposure to innovative research projects. This will not only ensure that you graduate with a high level of proficiency, but afford you the opportunity to confidently pursue your subspecialty of choice.


Our program also offers the Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology pathway for residents interested in a career in IR.


Training for the fourth year residents


Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR) Program:

• 12 month curriculum in the 4th year of the Diagnostic Radiology Program

• Provides residents with the Interventional Radiology procedural requirements mandated by the ACGME and qualifies the resident for advanced entry into an Independent Interventional Residency program.





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Call Schedule/Rotation Location

Entering residents will take buddy call with senior residents in their first year. The senior call schedule is based on a day float/night float schedule.


All calls and rotations are done on premises at the main WUH campus in Mineola, NY.


Radiology Grand Rounds

The department of radiology prides itself on the success of the radiology grand rounds speakers who are brought to the department to lecture and provide board review for senior residents. These lectures by world renowned radiologists provide an excellent educational opportunity and a chance to network with leading radiologists from other departments all across the country. Below you will find the list of the current and past grand rounds speakers at WUH.

Click here to view Grand Rounds.


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