Radiology Education and Clinical Service during the COVID-19 Pandemic – the Puerto Rico Medical Center Experience

Luis R. Rodríguez-Ortiz, Amanda P. Marrero-González, José A. Maldonado-Vargas


Residency training programs have faced the dual challenge of providing continuous and effective clinical services and graduate medical education during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This article outlines the changes incorporated by the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Diagnostic Radiology Program during the COVID-19 pandemic, including incorporating a virtual approach for read-out sessions, didactic conferences and additional learning experiences for the radiology residents. By means of collaboration and unity in the noble goal of public service, the faculty and residents of the Diagnostic Radiology Program at UPR-SOM have shown resilience throughout the many challenges faced during the current COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19; Radiology; Residency Program; Education

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