So you've completed your training, assembled a great CV, and are lining up job interviews. But have you thought about what you'll say when you meet your prospective employer? Many radiology residents haven't, according to a radiologist who shares his secrets for successful job interviews.
Radiology residents aren't imagining the shortage of radiology jobs; on the contrary, the mismatch between available jobs and job seekers appears to be real and persistent, at least on the American College of Radiology job board, according to a new report in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
The radiology job market appears to be heading for a crisis, with some graduating trainees facing the prospect of no job after five years of specialized training. But what should be done about it? In this editorial opinion article, Dr. Saurabh Jha addresses the tightening job market and offers some solutions.
Residents may not be thrilled about the tough job market, but data from a massive annual survey of radiology jobs show little change from year to year, and the results even predict a small net gain in jobs for 2013 and beyond, according to a presentation at the recent RSNA 2013 meeting.
CT might be the mainstay of medical imaging, but the basic curriculum for radiologic technologist training hardly mentions the modality, and training centers that do teach it are few and far between, according to a talk on May 10 at the Virtual Symposium on Radiation Safety and Computed Tomography.
If you're a Certified Imaging Informatics Professional managing your facility's PACS, chances are you're either down in the weeds, up in the trees, or out in the forest, according to a presentation at the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine regional meeting in Philadelphia.
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiology Leadership Institute has teamed with the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University to offer an online executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.
The number of radiology residency PGY-1 positions offered in the 2013 edition of the Main Residency Match climbed by 21% compared to 2012, with international medical students increasingly filling slots at U.S. radiology programs, according to statistics released this week by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released a new e-learning program, CPI Splice, that incorporates image-based clinical cases from radiologic experts in the ACR Continuous Professional Improvement program into an online platform.
A New York City hospital on Monday moved to terminate its radiology residency program, leaving 11 residents without a program or funding to continue beyond the current program year ending June 30. Funding for the program is being shifted to pay for more spots for primary care residents.
Job satisfaction runs fairly high among radiology residency program directors, but many complain about a lack of money, the intense workload, and the onerous requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, according to a study in the February American Journal of Roentgenology.
While enrollment in radiation therapy and nuclear medicine programs climbed in 2012, the number of students entering radiography educational programs dipped by 4.7%, according to a new report from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
There's no denying today's brutal radiology job market, which can seem especially cruel for radiology fellows. But despite the dismal market, understanding the rules of the road can help beginning radiologists land a good job in an institution that supports their career goals.