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Radiology - Diagnostic
The diagnostic radiologist is concerned with the application of x-rays and other forms of radiant energy to diagnose and treat disease. The increase in technological developments has expanded the role of the radiologist to include interventional radiology procedures.
- Number of physicians in specialty - Medium, less than 30,000
- Competitiveness of residency - High
- Years of training required - Five years including a first year in clinical training.
- Subspecialties/ Combined programs/Fellowships - There are one- to two-year fellowships in endovascular surgical neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, abdominal, pediatric, and nuclear, cardiothoriacic and vascular/ interventional radiology. There are also combined programs in diagnostic-nuclear radiology.
Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Radiology - Diagnostic
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- Sufficient time off
- Working with my mind
- Feedback from others
- Good income
- Taking care of people
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