Clinically oriented three-year medical physics curriculum: A new design for the future

Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 77030, USA.
American Journal of Roentgenology (Impact Factor: 2.73). 09/2012; 199(3):635-43. DOI: 10.2214/AJR.11.7356
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Medical physics instruction for diagnostic radiology residency at our institution has been redesigned with an interactive and image-based approach that encourages clinical application. The new medical physics curriculum spans the first 3 years of radiology residency and is integrated with the core didactic curriculum.

Salient features include clinical medical physics conferences, fundamentals of medical physics lectures, practicums, online modules, journal club, and a final review before the American Board of Radiology core examination.

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