Program summaries should include information you have learned about a program, for example:

  • impressions of the PD, APDs, other faculty/attendings
  • impressions of the residents
  • culture of the program, pressure on residents to read quickly
  • exposure to procedures, how do readouts work, moonlighting available etc.
  • hospital characteristics: size, trauma, pediatric exposure, community/academic/mixed etc.
  • types/number of spots available, ESIR available
  • fellowship matches

Program Summaries

California - Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Program
Pros: Level 1 trauma. Good training to become independent/private practice radiologist with career guidance/support, receptive PD, nice location, new facilities, good fellowship placements. stipend for walking/biking to work. Was told that self-motivated residents perform best here. Many graduates return as attendings. USC affiliated program, a coveted rotation for USC medical students. Established ESIR. NeuroIR.
Peds rotation is at CHLA