Department and Faculty
Mayo Clinic radiologists and staff provide the highest quality diagnostic and interventional imaging services in a caring and efficient manner, while sustaining outstanding programs in research and education.
The Department of Radiology is fully integrated with all the medical services available at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida. More than 50 radiologists and physicistscooperate with hundreds of support staff to provide diagnostic and therapeutic radiology services to patients. Experts in all areas of radiology consult with specialists in other departments to provide "the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research," as reflected in Mayo's mission statement.
Radiologists work with state-of-the-art equipment, assisted by skilled technologists and nurses, to perform and interpret more than 320,000 examinations yearly. This large number of cases, integrated with ongoing research and education, results in wide-ranging expertise in the imaging and treatment of diseases affecting patients of all ages.
The department has exceptional diagnostic resources. Available state-of-the art equipment includes:
- Mayo Clinic-wide picture archiving and communication system
- Electronic medical record
- Completely digital diagnostic radiology (DR) radiography facilities
- Siemens 1.5T Open Bore MRI (two)
- Siemens 3.0T Open Bore MRI (six)
- GE 3.0T PET/MRI
- IMRIS 1.5T interventional MRI
- Siemens Dual-Energy CT (four)
- Siemens 128-slice CT
- Siemens interventional CT
- Siemens Biograph PET/CT
- GE Discovery PET/CT
- GE Discovery SPECT/CT
- Philips SPECT/CT (two)
- Ultrasound units (14)
In addition to caring for patients in clinical practice, Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. You work closely with these individuals throughout your training in the Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship.
Advisers and mentors
Faculty advisers are available to provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. You meet with your adviser periodically throughout the program to review your progress and career goals, and ensure that your educational needs are being met. Your adviser may serve as a contact point for introducing you and your family to Jacksonville, Florida, and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures, participate in hospital rounds and have informal discussions with trainees. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.