Undergraduate Medical Education

 

Director: Dr. John Fagnou, MD, FRCPC

Undergraduate Medical Education

Radiologists from the Department of Radiology provide instruction in the fundamentals of clinical radiologic imaging anatomy and image interpretation to medical students at the University of Calgary as part of the undergraduate medical education curriculum. This is accomplished through small group tutorials, integration with core lectures, development of supplementary materials such as podcasts and through mentorship programs.

Medical Student Electives

Medical students who are interested in either exploring careers in radiology or those who wish to supplement their education with more exposure to radiology are encouraged to participate in radiology electives. Electives are available at a number of sites throughout the Calgary Zone in both hospital and community settings. Most structured electives are two weeks in duration and provide students with exposure to core imaging modalities as well as all general and subspecialty areas of imaging. While there is flexibility in choosing subspecialty areas for students who have specific interests, medical students are encouraged to rotate through all areas to gain broad exposure. Visiting students are encouraged to attend daily radiology noon rounds, academic half-days and radiology subspecialty specific rounds.

Medical students who are interested in participating in a radiology elective are required to apply through the AFMC student portal