Brigham and Women’s Hospital Radiology Education
Our mission statement
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Radiology Educational Programs aim to provide world-class training to develop future leaders in the fields of radiology and medicine. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds with varied clinical and extraclinical interests, which we believe truly enriches the learning environment. We value academic and clinical excellence, intellectual curiosity and desire for discovery and innovation, leadership potential, collegiality and kindness.
Welcome from the Vice Chair of Radiology Education
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital has a long tradition and deep commitment to radiology education including a Harvard Medical School Clerkship, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Nuclear Medicine Residency, the new IR/DR Residency and eleven Radiology Fellowships. In addition, the Brigham and Women’s Radiology department offers subspecialty observerships to practicing physicians and Continuing Medical Education courses in many subspecialty areas of radiology. The department also serves as a clinical internship site for radiology technologists.
William W. Mayo-Smith, MD, FACR
Vice-Chair, Radiology Education
Welcome from the Program Director
Welcome to the Brigham Radiology Residency website! I hope this site will help give you a sense of our training programs and what makes us unique.
At BWH, you will be welcomed into the Brigham family where you will train with bright, enthusiastic colleagues in a friendly and supportive environment. The Brigham family includes residents with varied backgrounds and diverse interests who value academic and clinical excellence, intellectual curiosity, leadership potential, collegiality and kindness. Our residency family includes not only your fellow residents, but around 120 expert faculty members who are deeply committed to providing you with world-class training to deliver excellent, high-quality patient care and to developing future leaders in the field of radiology. Our wealth of resources includes a wide breadth of pathology at our home institution and at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute, cutting-edge research opportunities, advanced imaging informatics, opportunities at the Center for Evidence Based Imaging, the STRATUS simulation center, and teaching opportunities through neighboring Harvard Medical School. Our conference curriculum is well organized, includes innovative teaching methods and curricula, and is aimed at preparing residents for the Core exam. Overall, our BWH residency programs will allow you to grow, succeed and emerge from your residency training as the very best radiologist you can be – ready to lead and impact our specialty in whatever area you ultimately practice.
I am so proud to lead the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program and am excited for you to consider training with us!
Sara Durfee, MD
Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology
Welcome from 2023-2024 Chiefs
Thank you for your interest in the Radiology Residency Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital!
As you browse our website, we hope that you will get a sense of the breadth of opportunities our program offers in research, medical education, leadership, and resident wellness, amongst others. Paired with world-class clinical training from leaders in the field, we believe the program offers outstanding opportunities to its residents, regardless of the professional path they chose to pursue.
In the BWH Radiology Residency Program, we pride ourselves on our culture of intellectual curiosity, collegiality, and kindness. One of our greatest strengths is the camaraderie and support that exists amongst co-residents, faculty, and colleagues across the whole of Mass General Brigham. The fabric of our community is made even more vibrant by the diverse backgrounds and unique experiences of our residents, who come to Boston from across to globe. Our residents are an integral part of the Brigham family, working together with faculty and leadership to advance the field of radiology and improve the health and wellbeing of the patients in our care. Within BWH radiology, it’s this welcoming and inclusive culture paired with academic excellence that we believe sets us apart in resident education.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the chiefs directly – we are more than happy to help guide you through the application process and to answer any questions that you may have about our program.
Again, thank you for considering our program for your residency training! We look forward to hearing from and meeting you during the application season!