I love putting the pieces of the puzzle together and working out diagnoses for patients.
Radiology offers an opportunity to be involved in interesting cases across all specialties – assisting clinicians to interpret the imaging too, so they can do what is best and safest for their patients.
Dr Kate McLean,
Clinical radiologists work collaboratively with other medical practitioners and specialists to diagnose and treat patients through the use of medical imaging. Many clinical radiologists additionally pursue areas of interest, including interventional radiology, neuroradiology, breast imaging, paediatric imaging and musculoskeletal imaging.
5 years full-time
College-selected trainees may be allocated to a training post by:
For detailed information in relation to training and assessment requirements, please contact RANZCR.
Clinical radiology training provides broad experience in all current imaging modalities, commencing with general radiology training leading to more system-focused rotations in the final years to acquire the knowledge and experience required to become a competent and safe clinical radiologist. Training incorporates work-based learning and assessment within practice across a variety of settings, including metropolitan and regional/rural. Upon completing all requirements of the training program, trainees may apply for admission to Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) to practice as a Clinical Radiologist across a range of sub-specialty areas including interventional radiology, neuroradiology and breast imaging.
Applicants must hold registration as a medical practitioner and have completed at least 2 years in an approved hospital as an intern or resident.
Minimum 50% of full-time commitment.