Is Radiology Presented to Medical Students as a Fulfilling Career?

Richard B. Gunderman, Justin Huynh

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The Pathway Evaluation Program is a resource that provides profiles of 42 different medical specialities, including diagnostic radiology. It is widely used by medical students. The portrait of radiologic practice it presents is a sobering one and has the potential to deflect top students from careers in radiology. Radiologic educators and practicing radiologists need to understand its findings to improve educational experience and enhance professional fulfillment in the field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)704-710
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2007


  • medical careers
  • medical students
  • professionalism
  • radiologists
  • Radiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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