Thinking about a career in clinical radiology?

Clinical radiology is one of the most exciting and rapidly advancing specialties within medicine. This part of the website is designed to give you an insight into the specialty and what a career within it might entail, as well as some top tips for wherever you are in your journey to becoming a clinical radiologist. It might be useful if: you're at school and are starting to think about your career within medicine; you're already an undergraduate and would like to explore your special interests a little further; or you're a junior doctor and you're looking for your next step. Alternatively, you might just be interested in learning a little more about clinical radiology! 

Do you want to know about clinical radiology training?

We talked to clinical radiology trainees about their training experience.  Watch the video »

Prospects case study from specialist trainee in interventional radiology

Read Dr Sammy Rostampour's Prospects case study to find out how she balanced family life with specialist training in interventional radiology.     

Find out what motivated the RCR's top female clinical radiologists and why they love their chosen career

To celebrate International Women's Day 2018 the RCR President, Dr Nicola Strickland and the Vice-President for Clinical Radiology, Dr Caroline Rubin, have revealed their experiences of becoming specialists, and given words of encouragement to young women considering careers in clinical radiology. 


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