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The Diagnostic Imaging Physics Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine is a two-year program where residents are encouraged to have acquired a strong foundation in basic physics. During the program, residents will engage in clinical training rotations in all modalities. Residents participate in weekly conferences, monthly journal clubs and other special seminars. In addition to conventional diagnostic imaging physics, the program incorporates nuclear imaging in its training.

Clinical Experience

Research and Teaching

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences provides an optimal educational environment for its residents, including those in the Diagnostic Imaging Physics Residency Program which strives to facilitate close relationships among residents and the faculty. By maintaining small class sizes, residents can receive personalized attention and a customized learning experience.

Residents conduct a clinical research project, of which they submit an abstract for presentation at a professional conference. Residents also receive opportunities to teach medical radiology residents, graduate students and technical staff during the program.


Radiography/Fluoroscopy /Interventional, Mammography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Radiation Safety/MRI Safety and Imaging Processing/PACS


32 units including multiple cutting-edge spectral CTs, Siemens’ SOMATOM Force Dual Source CT, Philips iQon Dual-Layer CT and Siemens SOMATOM Definition Flash CT.

28 units including Siemens Biography mMR MR-PET system for simultaneous MR and PET imaging

20 Nuclear Cameras including Siemens Symbia Intevo SPECT/CT and GE NM/CT 870 CZT, and five PET systems including the Siemen mMR (MR-PET) and Siemens Biography Vision PET-CT which features the world’s first hybrid of split-beam dual energy CT and PET. 

More than 200 units, including several surgical rooms with robotics.

20 DBT units, with five Stereo Biopsy Add-ons.

More than 50 units, including multiple Abus for breast imaging.


How Imaging Physics Makes          a Difference