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R2 (second year) General Program Goals & Objectives

Patient Care

  • Maintain Radiation Safety and Fluoroscopy certification.
  • Begin participation in more independent evening and night float responsibilities.
  • Maintain a procedure log with fluoroscopy times (to be reviewed with PD at semiannual review)
  • Maintain BLS and ACLS certification.
  • Effectively use computer systems (PRISM, IDX, Nuance, PACS, EMSTAT).
  • Adhere to resident duty hour regulations.

Medical Knowledge

  • Take the ACR In-training exam and score above the 50th percentile. 
  • In the second half of the year, begin preparation for the ABR core examination.
  • Participate in the introduction to biomedical statistics lectures.
  • Maintain Moderate Sedation credentialed status.


  • Participate in the online cultural competency curriculum.
  • Comply with institutional and departmental requirements (wear and turn in radiation badges, dress code, wear ID, etc.).
  • Regularly attend daily/weekly resident conference.
  • Maintain Resident Portfolio.
  • Keep CV updated for review at semiannual review.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

  • Present resident conference.
  • Present at Radiology Journal Club.
  • Train R1 residents during buddy call.
  • Present project at national meeting.

Practice Based Learning and Improvement

  • Participate in monthly QI meetings.
  • Consider research options.
  • Present at Radiology Journal Club.
  • Prepare and present resident conference.

Systems Based Practice

  • Attend monthly NYRS Educational Meeting.
  • Participate in scholarly activity/research.
  • Present project at national meeting.
  • Attend practice management conferences/grand rounds.