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 - San Francisco
University of California (San Francisco) Program
Overall: #1 ranked program in the West Coast and #1 overall (Doximity reputation)
Aunt Minnie Best Radiologist Training Program 2019 semifinalist
Hospitals characteristics (UCSF [Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion]+SFGH+SFVAMC): 1303 beds, $17.4B patient revenue, Level I trauma, Level I pediatric trauma, 832 residents. U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
Program size: 14 positions per class (13 DR, 1 IR/DR, ESIR available)
Diagnostic Radiology NIH funding FY 2018: $39 million (#4 rank)
Salary 2019 PGY-2: $62678; $12856 yearly housing stipend
Setting: San Francisco ranked #2 in Niche 2019 Best Cities for Young Professionals

*for IMG specifically: If you will need a visa, you must obtain an ECFMG-sponsored J-1 visa. Please note that H-1b visas are not available to our trainees who are graduates of international medical schools.
Cost of living: D+ on Niche
Multi-site program (dispersed residents, variable commuting needs).
J-1 and H-1B