The University of Vermont offers a comprehensive four-year residency in Diagnostic Radiology. The department is staffed by 36 board-certified radiologists, most of whom have received formal sub-specialty fellowship training.
Our radiology residency program is ACGME accredited and accepts six candidates per year via the national resident match program (NRMP).
Further inquiries should be directed to our radiology residency program administrator, Marissa Turner, who can be reached via the contact form or by telephone at 802-847-0794. The program director is Joshua Nickerson, M.D.
Radiology Residency Training Programs
The residency program in diagnostic radiology at the University of Vermont is aimed at providing first-rate postgraduate education in the training of diagnostic radiologists. Our goal is to produce exceptional clinical radiologists who will do well in securing the fellowship or job of their choice. We count among our alumni the entire spectrum of practice styles from solo practitioners in rural hospitals to professors at America's most prestigious teaching institutions.
As rapidly as the technologies in diagnostic radiology change, it is necessary that our curriculum be in a constant state of revision. We strive to achieve a distribution of rotations which will allow first-year residents to gain basic proficiency in as many areas as possible while not allowing senior residents' skills to atrophy in the basics as they hone their knowledge in the subspecialties of Radiology. The radiology residency program is enhanced by a rotation at the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) in Washington, D.C.
Residents are encouraged to participate in ongoing clinical research and to use elective time during the fourth year to complete projects for publication.
One of our most valuable assets is the camaraderie enjoyed among residents and between residents and staff, and the enthusiasm for teaching by the faculty. Although we are fortunate to have state-of-the-art equipment spanning the spectrum of diagnostic radiology, it is this personal atmosphere which most allows our residents to reach their full potential.
Joshua Nickerson, M.D.
Residency Program Director
Department of Radiology
Residency Program Administrator