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The diagnostic radiology residency provides world-class educational opportunities with an emphasis on competence and compassionate patient care. You'll take an active role in image interpretation and in performing radiologic procedures, while obtaining hands-on experience in angiographic and interventional procedures, ultrasonic scanning and MRI operation.

Radiology at RUSH

  • Strong local, regional, and national reputation​
    • First PET, CT, MRI and dual head gamma cameras in Chicago​
    • Third CT in the United States​
  • Headquarters of Chicago Radiological Society​
  • Competitive fellowship placement, both locally and nationwide​


  • High volume of cases at a tertiary care/major referral center, where more than 368,000 radiology examinations are performed annually​
  • Two months of dedicated pediatric time at Lurie Children’s Hospital​
  • Busy breast center with fellowship trained attendings​
  • One month at AFIP/AIRP in Washington D.C.​
  • Ample opportunity for published research​
  • Ample board study preparation time
  • Annual physics lecture series from four in-house board-certified physicists in their areas of expertise, covering the foundations and principles of physics for Radiology. 
  • Dedicated physics review and Q+A prep for residents prior to core exam
  • Fourth year time to do mini-fellowships and electives​
  • 4 Body Fellows, 1 MSK Fellow, 6 Neuro Fellows, 2 Nuclear Medicine Residents, 1 Chest imaging fellow


  • Partner and national beta site for Siemens​
  • Equipment includes Magnetom Verio 3T MRIs, Definition Flash Dual Energy 128-slice CTs, Axiom Luminos dRF fluoro, Acuson S2000 Ultrasound and more ​
  • 14 IR suites on a large Interventional Platform​
  • GE PACS and Fluence voice recognition technology
  • Every resident has access to the Epic electronic charting system and GE PACS via any Internet connection, including from home