Every once in a while, radiology residents and former radiology residents will ask if they should use radiology recruiters to search for jobs. Well, if you glance at some forums (which will remain nameless!), radiology recruiters are labeled the epitome of evil. But, what is the real story behind radiology recruiters? Does it ever make […]
It’s more than halfway through radiology interview season. And, you’ve already traveled through much of the United States to meet all sorts of radiologists. In fact, you’re feeling a bit weary from all the work (Imagine how your interviewers feel!) So, with all that time and effort you have put into the radiology interview process, did […]
As part of the radiology residency interview trail, most interviews begin with a welcome presentation delivered by the program directors. I know. Your eyes may begin to glaze over as you think about these presentations. In fact, all of them blur together by the time you have reached your second or third interview. But […]
As radiology attendings, we need to sit next to our radiology residents for hours at a time. We get to know your quirks, mannerisms, and other personality features for better or for worse. (Kind of like a marriage!) Interviews are a time to let that personality shine through. We want to make sure that […]
Personal statements in the radiology field are the least effective way to bolster your application. (1) Rarely, do they help an applicant. Occasionally, they hurt the applicant’s case. Regardless, I am aware that the personal statement will often become essentially important to many viewers of this article who apply to radiology regardless of whatever I […]
Good evening. My name is Susana, a 3rd year medical student, very interested in your radiology residency program. I would like to know, if possible, what is the average step 1 score of your PGY1, in order to know if mine qualifies for your program? Thank you Susana _______________________________________________________________________ Thanks for the great question! […]
Since I started work on my radiology program’s admissions committee in 2009, every year I notice a significant disconnect between the medical student impression of what radiologists do and the actual day to day work of the radiologist. The radiology personal statement is a shining example of this truth. In this post, I will debunk many of […]
Every year after interview season ends, there is a brief interlude until the rank selection list is submitted. You may wonder at this time- Does it make sense to go back to a radiology program to take a second look? It may be a complicated decision and can depend on numerous factors. So, I am going […]
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