Establishing a New Radiology Residency Research Track

James R. Costello, Mark E. Mullins, John R. Votaw, Dan R. Karolyi, Bobby Kalb, Patrick Gonzales, Brandon Fornwalt, Carolyn C. Meltzer

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The authors describe the establishment of a radiology residency research track at their institution. Based on growing biomedical technology needs and the tremendous increase in imaging-based research, the importance of training and cultivating future clinical investigators continues to grow. Within the framework of a supportive environment, a residency research track exposes motivated radiologists-in-training to the tools, challenges, and successes of a career in academics. The authors describe their program's design, admissions process, curriculum, and expectations. Lastly, the authors share the insight of their experience and seek feedback from readers who have been involved in similar endeavors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-248
Number of pages6
JournalAcademic radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2013


  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Research track
  • Residency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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