Revised Curriculum on Cardiothoracic Radiology for Diagnostic

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Revised Curriculum on Cardiothoracic Radiology for Diagnostic ...Cardiothoracic Residency to MD, Ginsberg, P. diagnostic Radiology The residency program director is responsible for the “preparation of a written statement outlining the educatudes required and provide educational experiences as needed for their residents to demonstrate competence in Radiology Resident Educationtional goals of the program with respect to knowledge, skills, and other attributes of residents for each major assignment and each level of the program” (2). Since the first cardiothoracic curriculum was published, the ACGME has added

new language to the program requirements regarding six areas of competency. Programs must define the specific knowledge, skills, behaviors, and atti- the following six areas: patient care, medical knowledge, professionalism, interpersonal/communication skills, prac- tice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice. These six areas, as they specifically relate to radiology, have been defined previously (3). The nine subspecialty areas of a radiology residency program listed in the ACGME requirements are neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, vascular and interventional radiology, chest radiology, breast imaging, abdomi- nal radiology, pediatric radiology, ultrasonography (including obstetrical and vascular ultrasound), and nuclear radiology (2). Note that although there is no specific sub- specialty defined as cardiac radiology, ACGME requires training and experience in radiographic interpretation, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), angiography, and nuclear radiology examinations of the cardiovascular system (heart and great vessels). Didactic instruction is required in cardiac anatomy, physi-Acad Radiol 2005; 12:210–223 1 From the Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, E3/311 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792–3252 (J.C.); Brown Medical School, Providence, RI (G.F.A.); Texas A&M University, Temple, TX (J.F.H.); University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA (B.F.M.); University of...

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