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Education & Training

Explore What Makes Us Extraordinary

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Join one of the largest, most prestigious radiology training programs in the nation

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Multiple Residency Programs

Specialization Tracks

Our residency training offers three 1-year specialization tracks tailored to each resident’s individual professional goals:

  • Residents have dedicated time to focus on personal interests and career objectives
  • Residents may apply to pursue multiple tracks over the course of their training, if interested
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Trainee Research

Diverse Practice Exposure

  • Sub-specialized and General Practice Settings
  • Adult, Pediatric, and Geriatric Populations
  • Opportunities for 30 Clinical Rotations
  • Affiliations with:
    • Children's Health
    • Parkland Health & Hospital System
    • Texas Health Frisco
    • University Hospital & Clinics

Abundant Learning Experiences

  • > 2,300 Inpatient Beds*
  • > 1 Million Image Interpretations per Year*
  • > 70,000 Interventional Procedures per Year*

Extensive Trainee Support

Radiology faculty are in all reading rooms, actively teaching trainees and allowing them to focus on learning.

*Numbers are calculated from our combined campus hospitals: Clements University Hospital, Zale Lipshy Pavilion, Parkland Hospital, and Children’s Medical Center
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World Class Research

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is one of the world’s foremost research institutions that conducts life-changing research that has led to some of the most important discoveries of our generation.

  • 6 Nobel Laureates
  • 24 National Academy of Sciences Members
  • 16 National Academy of Medicine Members
  • > 5,800 Annual Research Projects
  • > $480 million Annual Research Funding

Trainee Research

Our trainees have the opportunity to collaborate with Department and inter-departmental teams to contribute to groundbreaking research.

In the previous academic year, trainee research has appeared in:

  • American Journal of Roentgenology
  • Journal of Medical Imaging
  • British Journal of Radiology
  • Clinical Imaging
  • Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Emergency Radiology
  • Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology

Department Support

The Department provides travel and registration support to residents and fellows who present their work at local and national meetings. Trainee research projects are often funded by the Department.

Leaders in Academic and Private Practice

Our alumni are leaders, advancing the practice of radiology within academic and private practices across the nation and around the world.

Ninety-nine percent of residents have entered fellowship programs.

Approximately 20 percent of our graduates join an academic department or medical center and 80 percent join a private practice.

Alumni

 

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Trainee Research
Individualized Curriculum 
Large Program Size 
Diverse Practice Settings 
Research Opportunities 
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In the News

The Virtual Recruitment Process

All recruitment interviews (both internal and external) will be conducted virtually. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a program coordinator with additional instructions.

 

Location and Facilities

Location and Facilities

UT Southwestern Medical Center is one of the world’s top academic medical centers and is ranked as the Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report. Ten of our medical specialties and seven procedures were rated among the nation’s finest. Take a look at our Dallas campus.

The Department of Radiology is proud to be associated with an array of clinical and research settings including: a tertiary-care university hospital and its affiliated clinics, a growing community hospital, a public hospital and a Level 1 trauma center, and a tertiary-care pediatric hospital and Level I pediatric trauma center. This diversity of practice settings exposes our residents and fellows to a spectrum of population health. Explore all of our affiliated facilities.

Radiology Education Leadership

Radiology Education Leadership

Dr. John Leyendecker

John Leyendecker, M.D.

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Dr. Craig Morriss

M. Craig Morriss, M.D.

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Director of Radiology Education
  • Diagnostic Radiology Program Director
Carrie Cohen, C-TAGME

Carrie Cohen, C-TAGME

  • GME Training Programs Administrator

Meet the Education Team

Meet the Education Team