Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Diagnositic Imaging (Residency Training)

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Diagnostic Radiology
Description:The majority of the resident's training will take place at the Foothills Medical Centre with the PGY-1 training occurring at the Rockyview Hospital and the pediatric radiology rotations occurring at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Elective training in both rural and urban centres in Alberta, other provinces, and the United States may be allowed. All residents are encouraged to attend the six week Pathology/Radiology course at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in Washington,DC.
URL:Diagnositic Imaging (Residency Training) at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Length:5 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be eligible to participate in the Canadian Resident Matching Service you must be either a medical student or graduate having obtained or obtaining a medical degree by July 1 from a Liaison Committee on Medical Education / Committee on Accreditation on Canadian Medical Schools (LCME/CACMS) accredited school, a school of osteopathic medicine or an international medical school. Candidates must have successfully completed at least three-years in an entry specialty (internal medicine, anesthesia, general surgery, thoracic surgery, or emergency medicine). The program is interested in candidates with an acceptable academic record, a special interest in diagnostic radiology, good communication skills and maturity and proven interest and experience in research. Potential applicants are advised to take elective time in this specialty for a better understanding of the scope of diagnostic radiology.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      All selection to the program is through the Canadian Resident Matching Service. The program is interested in candidates with: an acceptable academic record, a special interest in diagnostic radiology, good communication skills and maturity, and proven interest and experience in research. Potential applicants are advised to take elective time in this specialty for a better understanding of the scope of diagnostic radiology.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on June 18, 2009