Education and Conferences
Core Lecture Series
Overseen by the education committee and individually managed by each section education director, based on the ABR Core Exam study guide. Lectures are distributed throughout the week during morning and noon conference and repeat every 1.5 years. The conference topic is provided to the residents ahead of time on a linkable google calendar with relevant pre reading if applicable. Many of the conferences feature active learning components and interactive response software (Poll Everywhere).
Combination of physics lectures given by UVM physicists as well as weekly online modules, Telerad Physics by Dr. Sensakovic (previously Dr. Huda). Internal physics lectures are focused on Safety Labs for the 1st 6 months of residency with a weekly lecture series going from Jan of R1 to Dec of R2. Additional resources include textbook Review of Radiological Physics, Huda, and online references.
Small group sessions including:
- Contrast Reactions
- Ultrasound Guided Liver Biopsy
- Breast Biopsy
The Radiology department holds a collection of commonly used textbooks and board review resources which are loaned out to residents through the Program Administrator. As Clinical Instructors at the Robert M. Larner College of Medicine, residents have full access the University of Vermont library resources. The University of Vermont Howe Library and Dana Medical Library boast an impressive collection of holdings including electronic and hard-copy versions of most major medical textbooks and publications. A dedicated librarian at the Dana Medical Library is assigned to the Radiology department and available to assist residents and faculty. The library’s collection is constantly being updated with several new titles added to the collection in the past year. A listing of the library’s holdings relevant to Radiology can be found here: http://researchguides.uvm.edu/c.php?g=704192&p=4999281
Residents are enrolled in the National Imaging Informatics Curriculum and Course taken during R2 and R4 during September or January depending on scheduling. Weeklong course from 12-4 PM.