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R3 (third year) General Program Goals & Objectives

Patient Care

  • Maintain Radiation Safety and Fluoroscopy certification.
  • Participate in 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

  • Participate in Brant and Helms reviews by teaching R1 residents.
  • Take the ACR In-training exam and score above the 50th percentile.
  • Participate in the introduction to biomedical statistics lectures.
  • Maintain Moderate Sedation credentialed status.
  • Attend AIRP course.
  • Take and pass the ABR Core exam.


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

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

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

Practice Based Learning and Improvement

  • Participate in monthly QI meetings.
  • Research project should be underway.
  • Journal club presentation (evidence based medicine).

Systems Based Practice

  • Join local and national organizations (e.g., NYRS, ARRS, RSNA, ACR).
  • Participate and present at multidisciplinary conferences (e.g., radiology- pathology).
  • Participate in house staff committees.
  • Complete a Practice Quality Improvement (PQI) project.
  • Attend monthly NYRS Educational Meeting.
  • Participate in scholarly activity/research.
  • Present project at national meeting.
  • Attend practice management conferences/grand rounds.