Each rotation is four weeks long, with 13 rotations per year. The majority of rotations occur at Virginia Mason with a minority at other local institutions. This is the approximate breakdown of time spent on each rotation:
|Rotation Name||Number of Rotations = 52|
|AIRP (Rad-Path Correlation)||1|
|Satellite General Radiology||1|
|Center for Health Service Research||1|
|Scholarly Activity (Research)||1|
|Electives||9 rotations devoted to 3 electives|
Radiology SAMPLE Rotation Schedule
|7/1-30||MSK||NIGHT FLOAT||BREAST||NUCLEAR MED|
|8/28-9/24||CT||GI/GU FLUORO||PEDIATRIC||ELECTIVE 1|
|10/23-11-19||IR||NUCLEAR MED||NEURO+ER/TRAUMA||ELECTIVE 1|
|11/20-12/17||MSK||US + CHSR*||ER/TRAUMA||NIGHT FLOAT|
|12/18-1/14||GI/GU FLUORO||IR||NUCLEAR MED||ELECTIVE 2|
|1/15-2/11||CT||NIGHT FLOAT||OB US||ELECTIVE 2|
|2/12-3/10||CHEST + CHSR*||BREAST||NIGHT FLOAT||ELECTIVE 2|
|5/6-6/2||NUCLEAR MED||MR||CHEST||ELECTIVE 3|
|6/3-30||NEURO||CT||TUMOR BOARD||ELECTIVE 3|
* Center for Health Services Research
Training at Regional Institutions
- Seattle Children's Hospital — Each resident devotes four rotations to training in Pediatric Radiology at this academic hospital that is one of the teaching hospitals of the University of Washington.
- University of Washington Medical Center — Residents attend didactic conferences on Thursday afternoons at the University of Washington. The Radiologic Physics course is also taken at the University of Washington.
- Harborview Medical Center — Each resident devotes two-and-a-half rotations to training in Emergency and Trauma Radiology at this regional Level I trauma center, which includes one night float rotation. Harborview is a major teaching hospital of the University of Washington.
- Group Health Cooperative — Each resident attends one rotation at Group Health Cooperative, a major nonprofit health care system in the Seattle area.