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413. Radiological Diagnosis II (Physics of Diagnostic Radiology) (5)

Lecture—49 hours total; laboratory—6 hours total. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Physics of diagnostic imaging; x-ray production and interaction; image formation; modulation transfer function; fluoroscopy; cine fluoroscopy; stereoscopy; xeroradiography; computerized and geometrical tomography; magnetic resonance and ultrasound. Principles of radiation protection in imaging will be covered. (H/P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Seibert, Boone

414. Medical Radiation Biology (3)

Lecture—27 hours total. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Medical radiation biology; molecular cellular and organ system response to acute and chronic irradiation; radiation carcinogenesis and genetic effects; radiation risk assessment; diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging health effects. Medical/legal considerations of radiation exposure. Offered in alternate years. (H/P/F grading only.)—S. Bushberg

461. Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Diagnostic Radiology (3-6)

Clinical activity—35 hours; conference—4 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of second year medical school curriculum and of third-year clerkships in Internal Medicine and General Surgery; consent of instructor. Restricted to eight students per rotation; open to visiting medical students from accredited programs. Work with clinical Radiologists in image interpretation fluoroscopy angiography image-guided intervention cardiac stress testing radionuclide therapy. Daily conferences in Radiology Diagnosis and Therapy Health Physics Radiation Safety. Prepare two clinical cases for in-class presentation. Assigned readings. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Bateni, Shakeri

462. Diagnostic Imaging of Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease (2)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours (for 3 weeks). Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student in good academic standing and course 461 (may be taken concurrently). Main emphasis on radiology of acquired and congenital heart disease, but also on magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine, and echocardiography of heart diseases. (H/P/F grading only.)—S. (S.)  

473. Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Neuroradiology (3-6)

Clinical activity—35 hours; conference—4 hours; independent study—1 hour. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student with interest in Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Psychology, or related field; satisfactory completion of course 461, or the equivalent, is strongly encouraged. Restricted to one student per 2/4 week rotation. Work with Neuroradiologists in image interpretation of CT, MRI, and fluoroscopy. Opportunity to participate in assessment of Neurointerventional patients, and to observe Neurointerventional procedures. Daily conferences in Neuroimaging, General Radiology, Health Physics, and Radiology Safety. Assigned readings. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks; 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Bobinski

474. Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Pediatric Radiology (3-6)

Clinical activity—30 hours; conference—5 hours; film viewing—3 hours; independent study—2 hours. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical students with interest in Radiology and/or Pediatrics; interested third-year medical students who have successfully completed Pediatrics clinical clerkships may enroll, given availability and consent of the instructor of record; prior completion of course 461, or the equivalent, encouraged. Restricted to two students per two-week or four-week rotation. Participation in the radiological care of Pediatric patients; evaluate the patient receiving the radiographic study, including pertinent historical/physical findings. Student expected to write up case files on interesting cases encountered during their rotation. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks, or 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Gorges

475. Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Musculoskeletal Radiology (MSK) (3-6)

Clinical activity—35 hours; conference—4 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student with interest in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, PMNR, or related field; satisfactory completion of course 461, or the equivalent, is strongly encouraged. Restricted to one student per 2/4 week rotation. Work with Musculoskeletal Radiologists in interpretation of CT, MRI, radiography, and fluoroscopy. Opportunity to assess patients for, and to observe imageguided procedures. Daily conferences in Musculoskeletal Imaging, General Radiology, Health Physics, and Radiology Safety. Assigned readings. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks, 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Bateni

476. Advanced Clinical Clerkship Vascular/Interventional Radiology (IR) (3-6)

Clinical activity—35 hours; conference—4 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student with interest in Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, General Surgery, or related field; satisfactory completion of course 461, or the equivalent, is strongly encouraged. Restricted to one student per 2/4 week rotation. Medical student will work with Vascular/Interventional Radiologists in the evaluation of patients for interventional procedures. There will be opportunities to Daily conferences in Neuroimaging, General Radiology, Health Physics, and Radiology Safety. Assigned readings. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks, 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Link

477. Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Ultrasound Radiology (3-6)

Clinical activity—30 hours; conference—5 hours; film viewing—3 hours. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student with interest in Radiology, OB/GYN, or in other medical or surgical subspecialties employing ultrasound in their clinical practice; prior completion of course 461, or the equivalent, is encouraged. Restricted to two students per 2/4 week rotation. Participation as an active team member on a busy clinical ultrasound service. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks, 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) McGahan

478. Advanced Clinical Clerkship Abdominal Imaging (3-6)

Clinical activity—35 hours; conference—4 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Restricted to two students per 2/4 week rotation. Work with clinical Radiologists on abdominal and pelvic CT, MR, ultrasound, digital radiography, gastrointestinal and genitourinary procedures, image- guided intervention. Offered as a 2-week rotation for third-year medical students and a 2/4-week rotation for fourth-year medical students. Credit limited to 3 units for 2 weeks, 6 units for 4 weeks. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Lamba

479. Specialty Externship in Radiology (3-16)

Clinical activity—25 hours; discussion—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Externship provides in-depth exposure to one of a variety of sub-specialties in Radiology. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Hagge

498. Group Study in Diagnostic Radiology (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (H/P/F grading only.)

499. Independent Study and Research in Therapeutic Radiology (1-18)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Advanced-level research seminar in clinical and/or translational radiation oncology. Work with the course instructor to generate a testable hypothesis. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Coleman, Fragoso, Li, Mayadev, Monjazeb, Vaughan

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