Each rotation is four weeks long, with 13 rotations per year. The majority of rotations occur at Virginia Mason, with several at other local institutions. This is the approximate breakdown of time spent on each rotation:

Rotation Name Number of Rotations = 52
Angio/Interventional 2
Musculoskeletal 2
Chest 2.5
CT 3
GI/GU fluoroscopy 3
Breast 3
Cardiac 1
Neuroradiology 1.5
Nuclear Medicine 4
Pediatric 4
Harborview Emergency/Trauma 2.5
General Ultrasound 2.5
Obstetrical Ultrasound (Swedish Medical Center) 1
American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) Rad-Path Correlation Course, Silver Springs, MD 1
Night Float 4
Center for Health Service Research 1
Scholarly Activity (Research) 1
Tumor Board 1
Electives 9 rotations devoted to 3 electives


  • 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 and Case Review courses are 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.
  • Swedish Medical Center Each resident devotes one month in Fetal and Maternal Imaging at the First Hill Swedish Medical Center, an outpatient and inpatient referral center for high-risk pregnancies.