Diagnostic Radiology

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). There are 10 resident positions per year for the four-year training program. Intern year training must be completed prior to the start of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency.

Four-year Diagnostic Radiology residents are encouraged to participate in Specialty Tracks in research, quality, education, or informatics. 

There is also a dedicated 5-year Clinician-Scientist track within the Diagnostic Radiology Residency that includes 1 year of research prior to the first year of radiology residency.

Our Mission

The mission of the Radiology Diagnostic Residency program is to provide outstanding educational opportunities to residents through innovative teaching, clinical training, and exposure to research, quality, and leadership initiatives for the purpose of enabling our trainees to become outstanding providers of clinical radiology in independent practices and academic medicine. Our trainees and graduates serve diverse populations, from small community practices to large metropolitan academic centers. Our mission aligns with UT Southwestern's goal of improving health care in our community, state, nation and world by providing safe, high-quality, and innovative care, both now and into the future.

Program Aims

  • Develop foundational skills for excellence in clinical practice through a comprehensive curriculum led by world-class faculty in all sub-specialties of Radiology.
  • Provide clinical training experiences in diverse healthcare settings, including general community medicine, underserved and high-complexity tertiary care populations in nationally recognized institutions.
  • Educate providers of outstanding care who will enter diverse clinical practice settings, such as academic medicine and private practice.
  • Build communication skills for the 21st century, enabling graduates to deliver complex medical information to patients and providers with clarity, accuracy, timeliness, and compassion.
  • Mentor the next generation of leaders in research, quality, education, and informatics through faculty-led specialty tracks.
  • Foster the development of leadership practice skills through progressive autonomy.
  • Instill core values of intellectual vibrancy, inspiration, innovation, iteration, integrity and impact which are the foundational principles of the Radiology department.
Program Highlights 
Facilities and Equipment 
Research Opportunities 
Fellowship Placement 
Salaries and Benefits 
How to Apply