Making the case for early medical student education in interventional radiology: a survey of 2nd-year students in a single U.S. institution.

@article{Ghatan2010MakingTC,
  title={Making the case for early medical student education in interventional radiology: a survey of 2nd-year students in a single U.S. institution.},
  author={Christine E Ghatan and W. T. Kuo and Lawrence Vincent Hofmann and Nishita Kothary},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={549-53}
}
PURPOSE To examine perceptions of interventional radiology (IR) among a group of second-year medical students and support the case for early exposure to the field in order to increase visibility and, ultimately, recruitment to this specialty. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-five members of the class of 2011 from a single U.S. institution were anonymously surveyed about their opinions on IR before and after a 1-hour case-based introductory lecture. RESULTS Sixty-four students completed the… CONTINUE READING

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