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Clinical training

Your clinical training will cover all subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology. You will participate in radiological examinations, interpretations and interventional procedures while on rotations in every subspecialty.

Rotation schedule

Rotation Number of weeks
Orientation 3 weeks
Pediatrics 8 weeks
Urography 7 weeks
Nuclear Medicine 16 weeks
Body CT 16 weeks
Body MR 1 weeks
Ultrasound 14 weeks
Neuroradiology 21 weeks
Vascular/Interventional 12 weeks
Cardiac Radiology 6 weeks
Hospital 10 weeks
Chest Radiology 12 weeks
Musculoskeletal 12 weeks
Gastrointestinal 7 weeks
Night Call 6 weeks
Mammography 12 weeks
Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale 4 weeks
A.F.I.P. (elective) 4 weeks
Float 10 weeks
Elective 5 weeks

Didactic training

Clinical conferences, formal courses, seminars, small discussion groups, journal clubs and one-on-one instruction are all an integral part of the residency.

Research training

All of Mayo's diagnostic radiology residents are required to present a seminar project during the second year of their residency. Two additional options are available if you would like more in-depth research experience:


To ensure that you acquire adequate knowledge and develop your technical skills, your performance will be monitored carefully during the course of your residency. You will be evaluated formally by your supervising faculty member after each clinical rotation. In addition, you will regularly evaluate the faculty to ensure that your educational needs are being met.

Call frequency

Your call schedule will vary by individual rotation. Mayo Clinic follows the recommendations of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Teaching opportunities

You will have the opportunity to teach Mayo Medical School students and visiting students from other medical schools through daily clinical work and formal didactic lectures.

  • July 26, 2013
  • ART665930