The McGill University Department of
Diagnostic Radiology offers a fully integrated clinical training program
involving the departments of radiology at the Montreal Children's,
Montreal General, Montreal Neurological, Royal Victoria and the Sir M.
Davis/Jewish General Hospitals. The program is designed to prepare
trainees for specialty examinations of the Collège des médecins, the
Royal College and the American Board of Radiology.
The Collège des médecins and the Royal
College require five years of specialty training, including one year of
combined internal medicine and general surgery rotations during the
first year of training.
first 11 blocks of this year, the resident takes the mandatory
epidemiology courses offered in May (+606C - Clinical Epidemiology),
simultaneously with an introduction to radiology elective in block 12 &
Core training in diagnostic radiology begins
at one of the three general hospitals (Sir M. B. Davis - Jewish General,
Montreal General and Royal Victoria Hospitals). Training will include CT
scanning, ultrasound, respiratory, musculoskeletal, mammography,
gastrointestinal and biliary, genito-urinary, cardiovascular and
interventional radiology, neuroradiology, magnetic resonance and
Nine (9) months will be spent doing
rotations at each of the adult hospitals, as well as 4 months at the Montreal Children's Hospital. This
not only provides an opportunity to view a wider variety of techniques
and procedures but leads to a more integrated McGill program.
The dictum "learning while doing" has a
particular application to diagnostic radiology. It is anticipated that a
significant percentage of the resident's time will involve performance
of radiological procedures, interpretation and reporting of
roentgenograms and consultation with colleagues in other specialties.
Clinical or basic research activity is required and the resident must
prepare one research paper for publication during the five years of
Daily and weekly lectures, conferences and
seminars by members of the department and visiting professors from other
universities form an integral part of the teaching and training program.
sites are fully digital, with modern PACS systems.
Applications are encouraged from fourth-year
Canadian medical students through the CaRMS Match.
Requests for further information or
application forms should be directed to:
Dr Jeffrey Chankowsky, Program Director
c/o Administrative Coordinator
Diagnostic Radiology Training Program
Montreal General Hospital
1650 Cedar Avenue, Room C5 118
Montreal, QC H3G 1A4
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28 November, 2012