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
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program
Overall: #1 ranked program in the East Coast (Doximity reputation)
Aunt Minnie Best Radiologist Training Program 2019 semifinalist
Hospital characteristics (MGH+MEEI+SRH+MVH+NCH): 1228 beds, $10.4B patient revenue, Level I trauma, Level I pediatric trauma, 678 residents. U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
Program size: 11 positions per class (8 DR, 3 IR/DR, ESIR available)
Diagnostic Radiology NIH funding FY 2018: $75 million (#1 rank)
Salary 2019 PGY-2: $67500. Benefits: annual $700 education fund; one-time $1000 computer stipend; license and board fees; AIRP expenses ($2500); travel for conference presentation ($1500); RSNA travel as R3 ($2500); medical/dental/vision/long-term disability for ~$50/mo; basic group term life insurance and AD&D included; 4 weeks vacation, 9 holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave.
Setting: Boston ranked #7 in Niche 2019 Best Cities for Young Professionals. Cambridge ranked #1.
Yes, plenty, covering contrast events and consents (PGY-3 through 6, average $70/hr, 30+ shifts available per week, each average 6-8 hours)
J-1 and H-1B