UCSF Radiology Residency Program Ranks #1 in U.S.!

The following article was written by Soonmee Cha, MD, Professor of Radiology and Neurological Surgery at UCSF, Principle Investigator of the Brain Tumor Research Center, and Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program.

It takes a village to elevate a residency program to the top and our village is full of people who believe in learning, teaching and delivering clinical excellence. That village, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Residency Program, is proud to have been honored with the highest ranking for clinical training programs amongst the top rated diagnostic radiology residency programs in the nation, according to a U.S. News & World Report and Doximity survey.

Doximity and U.S. News & World Report teamed up to provide a transparent look at U.S. medical residency programs, powered by over 50,000 board-certified physician peer nominations. The data was collected as part of a larger initiative to create a discovery tool for senior medical students.

The UCSF Radiology residency program ranked #1, with the most specialist nominations (232), most program director nominations (9) and one of the top percentages in alumni who subspecialize (48 percent.) Our program at UCSF offers a varied practice, as well as active basic science, translational and patient-centered research training, providing a broad range of experiences for our residents. The department has a rich tradition of innovation, which has generated a number of noteworthy technological advancements and imaging applications.

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at the University of California, San Francisco, is one of the largest and most diverse in the United States and provides an unparalleled opportunity for postgraduate education. The mission of the residency program is to train leaders in research, teaching, public service, and clinical care.

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