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Get answers to frequently asked questions about residency programs for the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at IU School of Medicine.

Radiology Residency Program FAQ

Find answers to questions often asked by program applicants.

How to Apply

Current Residents

Call either (317) 944-1816 or (317) 948-2449 to learn more about the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at IU School of Medicine.
  • How many positions are available?
    Eleven diagnostic radiology residency positions—two categorical (PG-1) and nine advanced (PG-2)—are available each year.
  • How do I apply? Does the IU School of Medicine radiology department accept the NRMP Universal Application?
    All Department of Radiology residency positions at IU School of Medicine are filled through the ERAS. Find details on application requirements and processes through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
  • Does the program have any categorical PG1 positions?
    Two categorical positions are available that incorporate an internal medicine internship followed by radiology at the PGY2 level the next year. Applicants apply to only one program and can decide on whether they prefer the categorical or advanced program at the time of ranking. An applicant can put one or both programs on his/ her rank list.
  • Are radiology internships nearby?
    The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences recommends that IU School of Medicine residents take Transitional or Surgery internships. Two excellent transitional internships are available in Indianapolis: the IU School of Medicine Transitional Year Residency Program and a program at St. Vincent Hospital. A transitional internship program is also available at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie (about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis). IU School of Medicine offers a surgery internship and internal medicine internship at its Indianapolis campus, and an internal medicine internship is also are available at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
  • What minimum scores will your department accept?
    Applications are not cut off by minimum scores. Instead, the department prefers to review an applicants’s entire application.
  • How many letters of recommendation does your program require?
    Three letters of recommendation are required. All residency application requirements are available through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
  • What is the application deadline for the IU School of Medicine radiology residency programs?
    All application material must be received, through ERAS, by November 1.
  • Do you accept international graduates into your program?
  • As a radiology resident at IU School of Medicine, do you actually know all of your fellow residents?
    Yes! On individual rotations, residents work closely with colleagues in small-group settings, attend daily noon conferences together, and enjoy social events outside of work to build camaraderie.