Education and Training

Education and Training Programs

The training of health care professionals who desire expertise in breast imaging has been a priority of the Breast Imaging Section. UCSD Department of Radiology is committed to:

  • Providing outstanding education at many levels
  • Providing educational programs for physicians in training and for board certified radiologists
  • Providing an annual breast imaging and interventions CME course

In addition, UCSD was the first in the nation to establish a practicum for radiologic technologists who desire to specialize in mammography and breast imaging.

Radiologist Training

Fellowship and post-graduate programs are offered and coordinated through the office of Clinical and Research Education.

For additional information and application forms please contact:
Pardorn Thiel

Radiologic Technologist Training

UCSD established the first Mammography Technologist Training program in the United States in 1999.

  • More than 1,000 technologists from the United States and foreign countries have received specialized training at the UCSD Mammography Practicum
  • Course meets federal and state of California requirements by providing the basic 40 hours of education needed to apply for special licensure as a Mammographer
For more information please contact:
Louise Miller, RTRM

UCSD Annual Breast Imaging and Intervention Course

For more information on this CME event, please contact:
Brenda Moreno