Transitioning from Radiology Training to Academic Faculty: Defining Your Role and Interests

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. Jul-Aug 2020;49(4):227-230. doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2019.03.001. Epub 2019 Mar 7.


Transitioning from radiology training to academic faculty presents many challenges. In this review, we discuss strategies to navigate this process and to facilitate success through appropriate selection of career tracks. Various modern avenues include roles as a Clinician-Educator, Clinician-Investigator, and Clinician-Administrator. Selection of the appropriate career track based on personal interests and institutional culture is critical for early and long-term career satisfaction.