For information regarding the Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency, please click here. 

The Department of Radiology offers a structured, broad-based residency training program in diagnostic radiology. Over 280,000 radiologic examinations a year are performed. The Radiology group is exceptionally cohesive and enjoys excellent relationships with referring specialty practice groups within the University. Residents are exposed to the academic and clinical practice of radiology, with the ultimate goal being the successful completion of boards and subsequent excellence in the practice of radiology, whether in the private or the academic setting.

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Program Director:  Paul Jacobson, MD MPH
Associate Program Director:  Erica Chu, MD


Rotation Sites



All rotation sites are located within four miles of the Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Heart and Surgical Hospital
(http://lomalindahealth.org/heart-and-surgical-hospital/index.page)
 26780 Barton Rd, Redlands, CA 92373

Loma Linda University Children's Hospital
(http://lomalindahealth.org/childrens-hospital/index.page):
11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354


Loma Linda University Medical Center
(http://lomalindahealth.org/medical-center/index.page): 
11234 Anderson Street Loma Linda, California 92354


Professional Plaza
25455 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA 92354

VA Loma Linda Healthcare System 
(http://www.lomalinda.va.gov/):
11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA 92357

Rotations

Rotations are in four week blocks. The rotations are as follows, not necessarily in this order.
For a graphical depiction of each of the rotation schedules per each year, please click here.

Abdomen (Body CT/MR/XR, GI/GU)

Locations: Heart and Surgical Hospital, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Professional Plaza, VA Loma Linda  Healthcare System
Description: Adult abdominal radiographs; adult body CT/MRI, including CT/MRI enterography, CT urography, CT/MRI colonoscopy, MRCP studies; various adult fluoroscopy studies, including esophagram, upper GI, upper GI with small bowel  follow through, swallow study, tube check, barium enema, and defecography

Cardiac Imaging

Locations: Loma Linda University Medical Center, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
Description: Provide/plan protocols for the cardiac CT/MR and interpret these studies; cardiac nuclear medicine studies.

Mammography
Location: Faculty Medical Offices
Description: Mammography, breast ultrasound, and breast MRI studies; participate in management of breast related work-ups: perform/assist with breast biopsies.

Musculoskeletal Imaging
Location: Loma Linda University Medical Cente
Description: Adult bone plain films, MRI, CT, ultrasound; perform arthrograms, joint aspirations, and biopsies.

Diagnostic Neuroradiology
Location: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Description: Neuro MRI and CT, including head, neck, maxillofacial, orbits, and spine; MR Spectroscopy

Neurointerventional Radiology
Location: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Description: Inpatient and outpatient procedures, including lumbar punctures, myelograms, epidural blood patches, cerebral angiograms and interventions, epidural injections, carotid stenting, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, spine biopsies, discograms, intravascular treatment of acute stroke.

Nuclear Medicine
Locations: Loma Linda University Medical Center, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
Description: All nuclear medicine studies, such as bone scans, GI emptying studies, tagged WBC scans, VQ scans, cerebral perfusion, renograms, PET CT scans, thyroid ablation. The first year resident on this service also participates in a 2 week hot lab to learn about the radiopharmaceuticals, radiation safety, and quality control.

Pediatric Imaging
Location: Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital
Description: Pediatric fluoroscopy studies, including VCUGs, upper GIs, upper GI and small bowel follow throughs, esophagrams, swallow studies; pediatric radiographs, CTs, MRIs, and ultrasounds.

Thoracic Imaging
Location: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Description: Adult chest radiographs and chest CTs; perform the occasional sniff test

Ultrasound
Location: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Description: All adult ultrasounds. This resident also rotates in the maternal fetal medicine clinic and learns to interpret fetal ultrasounds.

Vascular Interventional Radiology
Locations: Heart and Surgical Hospital, Loma Linda University Medical Center, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System

Description: Angiograms and interventions; fistulograms and interventions; venograms and interventions; image guided biopsies and aspirations/drainages; percutaneous gastrostomy, nephrostomy, and biliary catheter tube placement; thoracentesis; paracentesis; hemodialysis catheter placement; etc.

Misc Electives



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