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New mask policy at AHN facilities

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Surgical-type, N95, or KN95 face masks are now required within all AHN facilities. Cloth face masks are no longer permitted, as they do not provide the best level of protection against Coronavirus.

Curriculum

MR

  • A total of nine MRI magnets are used for clinical work at our various locations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Referrals from all medical/surgical divisions, including hepatology, pancreas, urology, oncology, and gynecology allow for a wide spectrum of pathology.
  • Exams include liver, MRCP, pancreas, renal, adrenal, prostate, rectal cancer staging, enterography, perianal fistula, vascular studies, and pelvic womens imaging, including staging of cervical and myometrial cancer, adnexal/ovarian, pre and post uterine embolization, urethral diverticulum, and uterine anomalies. 
  • Fellows are expected to actively participate in protocolling studies, assisting technologists at the magnet, and interpreting exams on a daily basis. Separate time in musculoskeletal, neuro, and cardiothoracic imaging offer additional MR training in those areas.

CT

  • Multiple multislice scanners in various locations for both inpatient and outpatient care
  • Advanced imaging with continuous updates to CT protocols
  • Dual energy CT, PET/CT, and low dose CT algorithms
  • Cover Level 1 and Level 2 trauma centers along with multiple EDs, outpatient, and inpatient environments for a wide variety of pathology
  • Fellows interact closely with faculty, residents and technologist.
  • Emphasis is placed on quality in technical performance and interpretation.

Ultrasound

  • Interpretation of obstetrical, gynecological, carotid, small parts, musculoskeletal, Doppler (including color flow) and abdominal ultrasound
  • Biopsy and drainage procedures
  • Intraoperative exams, including pancreas, spine, and OB/GYN

Electives

  • Electives have included: Chest, Cardiac Imaging, Neuro, PET/CT, General Nuclear Medicine, Research, 3D Lab/Advanced post-processing, high risk OB ultrasound, breast imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging.

Research

  • Participation in research is encouraged but not required
  • Multiple projects and attendings are usually available to assist or start