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Curriculum

Geisinger's Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology (IR/DR) – Independent Radiology Residency is divided into 13 four-week rotations per year.

Currently, one-year and/or two-year applicants are accepted at this very busy practice. These rotations include structured outpatient (with clinic)/inpatient training and procedures. There is one academic day every two weeks for research, presentation and case log upkeep. Elective time may be available.

Residents are at Geisinger Medical Center with one week per quarter between Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center/Geisinger Community Medical Center for case type and optimal training experience. An apartment is provided, if desired.

The resident will be assigned a mix of both vascular and nonvascular procedures while on rotations including:

  • Residents participate in the day’s complex emergent cases such as GI bleeds, trauma, nephrostomy tube placements and the scheduled complex cases of the day including arterial cases, TIPS, percutaneous trans-hepatic cholangiography
  • Routine procedures such as venous access, maintenance tube changes, fistulograms
  • Participation in biopsy and drainage cases with responsibility to read diagnostic studies such as CTA/MRA