The AdventHealth Orlando system is comprised of 8 hospital campuses and 5 free-standing outpatient imaging facilities across the Orlando metro area. Radiology residents will be centralized on the Orlando campus but read exams done from all campuses and outpatient facilities via a single, integrated PACS, HIS/EMR, and Power Scribe 360 voice recognition dictation system. Additionally, residents will have the ability to read exams from 5 other AdventHealth hospitals and 8 outpatient facilities across the east coast of Florida.
AdventHealth has many strong surgical and medical sub-specialty departments to significantly enhance your educational experience, including the Walt Disney Children's Hospital, the AdventHealth Cancer Center, and an entire tower dedicated to Women's health.
Of our 51 CT scanners, 5 are 256 slice, 9 are 128 slice, and 21 are 64-detector row scanners. Of these units, 3 have CT fluoroscopy for intervention. We have 35 MRI scanners including 12 3T units, one of which is an intraoperative unit. In the Orlando interventional radiology department there are 4 dedicated angiography suites with 3 bi-plane and 1 single-plane units. Mammographic services, including breast tomosynthesis, are offered across various campuses, with centralized resident education in digital mammography provided at the AdventHealth Imaging Princeton campus. Women's services include 2 automated breast ultrasound units for dense breast studies. Nuclear medicine images are acquired at all sites, and there are 2 PET/CT centers and a SPECT-CT unit within the AdventHealth system. Across all campuses there are multiple radiographic, fluoroscopic, and sonographic units with advanced technology such as 3D and 4D imaging.
Our faculty is eager to teach you! Our attending radiologists have trained in numerous geographic locations, and their prestigious radiology residency and fellowship training includes Mayo Clinic, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Stanford, and many more. In addition, many of our core faculty members have taught at other radiology programs prior to arriving at AdventHealth, with others having served as residency or fellowship directors themselves.
There are 13 blocks in each academic year; each block is 4 weeks in length. The above is a representative of the rotations for each year of training.
One block during PGY-4 year is reserved for AIRP conference attendance.
With the exception of one required Emergency/Call rotation all rotations during PGY-5 year are elective and may be customized to the residents subspecialty interests as long as it does not interfere with rotation schedule of other resident class requirements.
- PGY - 2
- PGY - 3
- PGY - 4
- PGY - 5
Our program takes a multi-disciplinary approach to learning, such as our monthly conference with the Department of Surgery to learn from each other in an effort to continue refining the interpretive skills of the resident and increasing the value of their reports to referring clinicians.
We hold conferences daily at noon Monday-Friday as well as morning Physics conference on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Most lectures are recorded and made available for viewing by residents unable to attend conference or for future reference by residents and attendees. Conference types include the following:
- Didactic Lectures:
- Case Conference
- Medical Physics
- Journal Club
- Grand Rounds
- Jeopardy and Family Feud
Why Should You Come Here?
AdventHealth Orlando’s Radiology Residency offers a competitive salary, 4 weeks of vacation, free food while working, educational funding for scientific presentations at national meetings, numerous research opportunities, American Institute for Radiologic Pathology stipends and team-building opportunities at Orlando Magic games. We believe in the importance of work-life balance and protected study time. Residents in good standing will be permitted to moonlight within the community, and this provides residents with yet another opportunity for protected time to study and continue learning.
Beyond the educational experience, Orlando is a great place to be! Orlando has a population of 185,950, with almost 30% of its residents between the ages of 20-34 years old. There is a diversity of communities beyond the immediate area, with suburban communities for resident parents and newlyweds. Ocala and Wedgefield are great areas for those who prefer open spaces. Less than 90 minutes away are 5 beautiful beaches (including Cocoa, Daytona and New Smyrna) and 7 beaches are 2-2 ½ hours away (including St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Siesta Key, Lido Key, and historic St. Augustine).
Orlando sports teams include the Orlando Magic, Orlando City Soccer Club, and University of Central Florida Knights and you are hours away from Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Miami Dolphins games. Collegiate sports in Gainesville, Tallahassee, and Miami are also only a few hours away.
Orlando is known for its many beautiful lakes, a great opportunity for those who love to fish! With more than 170 golf courses, over 20 golf academies and some of the world's most prestigious tournaments, Orlando is a true golfer's paradise.
Take it from the professionals, in addition to being home to more pro golfers than any other city in the world, Orlando was voted the "North American Golf Destination of the Year" by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators.
These are just a few things that will help enrich your experience and work-life balance while at AdventHealth Orlando. With us, you can rest assured you’ll not only have a fellowship and job application that rivals the best of the best, but you’ll enjoy the journey along the way. Come see everything we have to offer at AdventHealth Orlando’s Diagnostic Radiology Residency, we’d be thrilled to have the honor and opportunity to train you!