Medical schools are increasingly offering their residents the chance to participate in international experiences and collaborate on research with multiple institutions, particularly in resource-strapped countries.
No medical specialty outside of radiology and cardiology educate their trainees in image interpretation enough to justify nonradiologist physicians reading studies in the clinical setting, according to new research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
A group of five researchers looked at the relationship between studies read by radiology trainees during their residency and first-time performance on the ABR Core Examination, sharing their findings in Academic Radiology.
“Because BI-RADS 3 breast lesions have up to 2% likelihood of malignancy, it is imperative that optimal follow-up of BI-RADS 3 test results be addressed...," authors of the new study published in JACR wrote.
“Leaders in radiology, like leaders everywhere, must make clear that harassing behaviors will not be tolerated and that those who have committed harassment will be held accountable,” wrote authors of a new study published in JACR.
"We've been telling patients that even if these injections don't relieve your pain, they're not going to hurt you," said study author Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD. "But now we suspect that this is not necessarily the case."