Radiological Physics Course
Division of Medical Physics


Overview

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Radiological Physics is an annual course that is available to UF Diagnostic Imaging and Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics residents in both Gainesville and Jacksonville. It is also open to UF Veterinary Medicine and Dental (Oral & Maxillofacial) residents.


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Instructors

The course will be taught by members of the UF Medical Physics team, each of whom specializes in a specific modality:


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Sessions

Topics are based on AAPM/RSNA modules, which should be reviewed by residents in advance of the scheduled session:

  • Fundamentals
  • Projection X-Ray Imaging
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Computed Tomography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Ultrasound
  • Basic Imaging Science & Technology
  • Radiation Biology & Protection

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Schedule

  • 7:15AM to 8:00AM Tuesdays & Thursdays, except for Radiation Biology & Protection lectures
  • Radiation Biology & Protection lectures take place at 12:00PM
  • Live lectures will take place in G-101, the UF Department of Radiology’s large conference room (ground floor of the Health Science Center in Gainesville)
  • Live lectures will be broadcast via MediaSite to our participants in Jacksonville

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Textbook

  • The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging; 3rd Edition; Bushberg, Seibert, Leidholdt Jr, Boone; Lippencott, Williams & Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland 2011