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Curriculum Overview

The MARP Imaging Physics Residency program includes 9 clinical rotations designed to prepare each resident for the ABR board exams as well as a successful career in diagnostic medical physics. The residents at MARP will be provided with specific expectations and requirements for each clinical rotation during orientation. The clinical rotations include:

  • Orientation

  • Radiography

  • Fluoroscopy (interventional and angiography)

  • Mammography (FFDM, Tomosynthesis, SBB)

  • Computed Tomography

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Ultrasound

  • Informatics

  • Nuclear Medicine

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The MARP residency curriculum also provides training opportunities on a variety of special imaging equipment including (but not limited to) mini CT, mini C-arm, 1.0T open bore MRI, and stereotactic mammography systems.

 

Throughout each rotation residents will participate in equipment performance evaluations, radiation shielding designs, patient and fetal dose calculations, and institutional radiation safety/protocol committee meetings. Residents will also have opportunities for self-directed learning and will be expected to give quarterly journal club presentations. Additionally, residents will have the opportunity to attend some continuing education / professional society meetings.