The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at St.Vincent's Medical Center offers a four-year residency training program which is approved by the ACGME for 12 residents.
Entry is made through NRMP after appropriate application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System).
St.Vincent's Medical Center is a 397-bed community hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Beginning in 2013, and following approval from the Liason Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the St.Vincent's will become the official teaching hospital for The Quinnipiac University School of Medicine which was recently named The Frank H. Netter, M.D., School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.
Residents are exposed to a variety of patients from the community with a wide range of medical needs. Both the inpatient and outpatient population reflect the diseases of the diverse immigrant populations represented in the Greater Bridgeport area. In addition, the hospital serves a large middle and upper-middle class residential community from Fairfield County. The diversity of the patient population ensures that residents experience a wide range of disease entities.
The Radiology Department is equipped with 3 CT scanners, consisting of 16, 32 and 64 slice units, a dedicated 4 slice CT unit for the radiation oncology service, a 1.5 Tesla MRI unit, a fixed PET/CT, routine diagnostic rooms, fluoroscopic rooms with cine capabilities, all-digital modern angiographic suite, ultrasound and nuclear medicine units with gamma cameras, and all digital with SPECT capabilities and computer software dedicated to computerized flow and quantitative radioisotopic procedures.
The department is equipt with a digital mammography and digital sterotactic breast biopsy systems and we do weekly MRI guided breast biopsies.
A state of the art radiology information system maintains all orders, results and statistics for the entire department and this information system is interfaced with the entire hospital information system for improved patient care. Filmless images from the PACS systems can be viewed not only in the Radiology Department, but in other related clinical and educational areas in the hospital.
The department averages more than 130,000 examinations annually, including approximately 60,000 diagnostic examinations, 2,000 nuclear medicine studies, 10,000 ultrasound studies, 30,0000 computerized tomographic scans, and 2500 Interventional procedures that include arthrography, myelography, hysterosalpingography, cholangiography, vascular angioplasties and endovascular stenting, uterine fibroid embolization, uroradiological nephrolithotripsy and radiofrequency ablation and MRI scans performed in the MRI center.
Learn more about our application process and requirements for diagnostic radiology.