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

Massachusetts - Boston
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program
Overall: top 10 in country (Doximity reputation)
Aunt Minnie Best Radiologist Training Program 2019 semifinalist
Hospitals characteristics (BWH+BCH+DFCI+BWFH): 1420 beds, $13.4B patient revenue, Level I trauma, Level I pediatric trauma, 829 residents. U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
Program size: 11 positions per year (8 DR, 2 IR/DR)
Diagnostic Radiology NIH funding FY 2018: $11 million (#14 rank)
Salary 2019 PGY-2: $67500
Setting: Boston ranked #7 in Niche 2019 Best Cities for Young Professionals. Cambridge ranked #1.

*If an applicant is ECFMG certified and has completed and passed USMLE Step 1, 2, 3, the program will support the H1B visa. An ECFMG J1 visa is also supported. (website)
J-1 and H-1B