Our Rotation Sites
Summary of Training SitesUPMC-Presbyterian Hospital is the core academic, Level I trauma, and transplant center. The institution is ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by US News & World Report, and provides innovative, high-quality care to patients from the local community, western Pennsylvania, and throughout the world. In 2015, UPMC-Presbyterian completed a major physical renovation of virtually the entire radiology department. This included upgraded MRI, MDCT, and ultrasound; SPECT-CT; dual-energy CT; PET-MR; new dedicated sub-specialty reading rooms, and patient consultation areas as well as 5 angiography suites. Included in the $50M renovation are a state of the art conference room and new subspecialty reading rooms. We have a dedicated resident lounge with upgraded full radiology work stations, a library, individual lockers, and an adjoining call room. All residents also have full access to a variety of medical resources through the Health Sciences Library System serving the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC.
UPMC-Shadyside Hospital delivers patient-centered, innovative care and is integrated with the attached UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. UPMC-Shadyside provides high-quality comprehensive care in cardiology, geriatrics, vascular medicine, and endocrinology, and has received top rankings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The Hillman Cancer Center is the flagship treatment and research facility of the UPMC Cancer Center network and a nationally recognized leader in oncologic diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital (MWH) is a nationally recognized leader in women’s health. MWH is ranked in the top ten nationally for gynecologic care by US News & World Report. With over 10,000 deliveries per year, MWH is the busiest birthing center in the region and one of the state's busiest mammography centers. It offers a complementary and distinct clinical experience when compared with the core institution due to the different inherent patient population. In addition to its specialty focus in women’s health, MWH includes a full range of medical and surgical services for women and men, including programs for the diagnosis and treatment of malignancies, digestive disorders, orthopedic care, minimally invasive abdominal surgery, and vascular surgery. Rotations though MWH provides trainees with experience in many procedures not commonly performed at other UPMC training sites. MWH is also home to the IR vein and fibroid clinics, where our IR residents gain their primary exposure to pelvic interventions and treatment of venous disease.
UPMC Children’s Hospital is the regional resource for comprehensive pediatric care. US News & World Report named UPMC Children’s #9 on the Honor Roll of American’s “Best Children’s Hospitals”. CHP is one of the largest pediatric transplantation centers in the world. This institution serves as the sole site for training in pediatric imaging and includes training in all diagnostic-imaging modalities. All diagnostic radiologists at CHP are fellowship trained in pediatric imaging. Radiology residents spend 12 weeks at CHP during their first three years of training.
The University Drive Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is medical/surgical tertiary care facility and is a national and regional referral center for liver and renal transplantation, cardiac surgery, oncology, radiation therapy, and geriatric care. Active ongoing research programs are present in multiple subspecialties including diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology and these contribute significantly to the clinical and academic atmosphere of the VAMC. Residents will spend approximately 2 rotations at the VAMC focusing on nuclear medicine and interventional radiology.