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

Rhode Island - Providence
Brown University Program
Aunt Minnie Best Radiologist Training Program 2019 semifinalist
*Rhode Island Hospital will sponsor an initial H1B visa only if the applicant is a graduate of a U.S. Medical School (website)

All female DR leadership, all incredibly nice, supportive
Residents are tight-knit group
Resident-run, aside from IR service
Body imaging does the paras, ct/us biopsies
Lots of opportunities for procedures
High volume, program has a monopoly on Rhode Island and South Massachusetts
Independent call
Free parking 5-7min walk away
Call heavy
Start supervised call as R1, ~weekly

Little exposure to liver transplants
Little exposure to pediatric cardiology
If interested in research, will have to be self-motivated and work for grants.

4 months of electives in r4
(arguably) BEST IN THE COUNTRY. Note: can only moonlight as an R1 if intern year was done in Rhode Island due to state law
J-1 and H-1B