Department and Faculty
The Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is fully integrated with all the medical services available at Mayo Clinic. More than 180 radiologists and 19 medical physicists cooperate with more than 1,200 support staff to provide the highest quality diagnostic and interventional imaging services to patients in a caring and efficient manner. Mayo Clinic radiologists and physicists also sustain outstanding programs in research and education.
Equipment available in the Department of Radiology to support these activities includes:
- More than 200 X-ray tubes
- 16 digital radiography and six flat panel detector radiography systems
- 12 angiography systems
- 19 CT scanners
- 56 ultrasound scanners
- 26 MRI scanners
- 17 gamma cameras
- Six PET scanners
- One PET/MR scanner
- Two cyclotron facilities
- Two radiology research laboratories
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are recognized leaders in their fields. You have direct access to these individuals throughout the Clinical Medical Physics Post-Ph.D. Residency.
Advisers and mentors
The program director serves as a consistent adviser throughout the residency. In addition, the faculty members in each rotation area serve as your advisers during those rotations. During specialized rotations, the faculty in those areas provide you with day-to-day direction.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.