CXR-XR (Chest XR and ER XR)


Faculty Representative: Dr. David Frager
Hours: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday, except Tuesdays)
  • Tuesdays: 7:45 am - 11:30 am
Location:  MD Office (Clark floor 3) at Morningside (M)
  • PACS Worklist: BISLW--> Residents--> SLW CALL IP
  • ED Pagers: 33214 (Morningside) & 35830 (West)
  • Phone extensions: 23-3799 & 23-4219
Schedule: Please see Qgenda for attending schedules

  • Trauma Case Conference (Join Here) - Fridays 7 am
  • Chest Clinic  - Wednesdays 1 pm 2nd Floor at Morningside

Goals and Expectations

  • Reading Material:
    • Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology (can be found in found under HOME tab). 
    • CORE Radiology-Thoracic and Musculoskeletal Imaging chapters (can also be found in found under HOME tab). 
  • Morningside & West pagers to your personal pager
  • Be prompt and forward:
    • Morningside & West pagers to your personal pager
    • Morningside phone extensions 
  • If the attending sits at another hospital, the resident should notify the attending that they will be working with them that day. The resident should also provide that attending with their extension for the day.
  • Option 1: (recommended for first 1-2 weeks)
    • Read all Inpatient plain films (XR) from M and W.  
      (Assign to Qgenda attending: "Chest XR BMW")
  • Option 2: (recommended in last 2-3 weeks, or 2nd half of year)
    • AM: Read all Inpatient plain films (XR) from M and W
      (Assign to Qgenda attending: "Chest XR BMW")
    • PM: Read ED plain films from M and W.
      (Assign to Qgenda attending: "XR 8 PM")
    • IF CHOOSING THIS OPTION (OPTION 2) -- notify both attendings of this choice and make sure the attending you're working with, knows you're drafting to them + how to reach you.
Additional duties:
  • Starting July 2021, Tuesday Mega:
    • Stay on-site at Morningside til 4pm, covering the Phones/Pagers until Eve resident arrives
  • Protocol ER CT's ONLY IF CALLED with a specific indication/question by the tech (Dr. Friedman has provided a protocol list for routine ED studies so the techs should be protocoling ED cases on their own)
  • MR consents for outpatients
  • Check on contrast extravasation (if any)