Augusta University is one of only four public comprehensive research institutions in the state of Georgia. Augusta University consists of nine colleges and schools including the nation's 13th-oldest medical school, the Medical College of Georgia. In addition to the Medical College of Georgia there are also colleges of nursing, dentistry, allied health, and graduate studies. The Augusta University Medical Center and the Georgia Radiation Therapy Center were established by the State of Georgia to serve as support institutions for the teaching functions of Augusta University. Under direction of the Board of Regents, these institutions work together to provide instruction, research, and patient care.
The Augusta University Medical Center with 478 beds and the Children's Hospital of Georgia with 154 beds provide primary and specialty care. The hospital also serves as the designated Level 1 Trauma center for the East Central Georgia Health District. The types and complexities of the services provided by the Department of Radiology are designed to meet the needs of the patients, students, and housestaff of the department in its primary role of providing excellent training for residents and students. In this role, the department delivers quality patient care, functions as a problem solving resource for Georgia physicians, and provides opportunities for faculty development through research and other scholarly activities.
It is the responsibility of the faculty and staff of the Department of Radiology to provide high quality patient care and to demonstrate professionalism in their daily activities. The same attributes are expected of the residents.
We are delighted that you are interested in furthering your training in Radiology at Augusta University. Please feel free to contact us if you have an interest in our program. The best way to get a feeling for our program is to see it for yourself! Get started with the links to the left.