Books are available for purchase at a discount from Matthews Medical Books.
Fellows have $2,500 available each year to purchase books and supplies for their training as well as to attend one or more national meetings.
Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital offer Work-Life Solutions, a program that provides employee assistance to all benefits-eligible employees and their dependents. The program offers free, confidential, 24/7 support, resources and information for every aspect of your life.
Professional liability insurance is provided for claims arising from services performed while acting as a fellow.
Two lab coats and digital pagers are provided at no cost.
MIR has a library of radiology textbooks located in the Radiology Learning Center that are reserved specifically for the use of trainees in the program. Fellows can check these out for self-study for their rotations, board review, etc.
A permanent Missouri state license to practice medicine is essential before beginning training. Pediatric fellows can begin training with a temporary Missouri state license. In addition, MSK, neurointerventional and neuroradiology fellows are also required to have both BNDD and DEA licenses before beginning training.
Fees associated with a temporary Missouri license and appropriate narcotics permits are paid by the department.
The two-level learning center is available 24 hours/day for all trainees. The lower level includes the library and a small kitchen. The upper level features a lounge where residents can meet and relax, as well as a computer lab with access to all necessary institutional computer programs. The program also provides access to STATdx, a comprehensive decision support tool with “Google-like” search capabilities, and eAnatomy, a web-based radiologic atlas of the human body composed largely of cross sectional CT and MR imaging.
Residents receive free software that enables access to MIR’s computer network from home using a high-speed Internet connection.
Fellows receive four weeks of scheduled vacation per academic year (July 1 through June 30).