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Abdominal Imaging - RADL 547


RADL 540 Diagnostic Radiology


University of Maryland

Description and Goals:

This elective is designed for students who wish to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of the methods of cross-sectional imaging and of its role in the management of patients. The student will be an observer in the US/CT/MRI and fluoroscopy sections and will attend case readouts in these sections on a daily basis. The student will have a daily designated subsection emphasis, however, he/she will be free to participate in all other areas as well. The student will be able to observe ultrasound and interventional procedures such as biopsies. Teaching will consist of basic and cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and clinical medicine with an emphasis on the appropriate use of imaging techniques. The student will also attend 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. daily resident conferences and other conference or work rounds as required by the supervising attendings. The student shall present one educational or interesting case at the end of the four week period at the imaging conference. Research projects are encouraged and can be arranged for interested students.

Number of Students:


Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48


Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Maria Manning, MD  

Administrative Contact:

Ricuhelt Lantaya

Last Revision: August 27, 2013