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Sample Residency Letter Interim Regulations

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[Official Letterhead of Residency Program]


[..Date of Letter..] 

To Whom It May Concern: 

Dr. {  name  } successfully completed his/her residency in diagnostic radiology on {  date  }. During the period of his/her residency program {  inclusive dates  }, Dr. {  name  } received the following training and experience specific to mammography: 

  1. At least two months {  or may include exact amount of training  } of training in the interpretation of mammograms, including instruction in radiation physics, radiation effects, and radiation protection.

[NOTE to the residency program director: This paragraph may be deleted if the resident has been certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR), the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology (AOBR), or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).] 

  1. At least 40 hours of documented continuing medical education in mammography.

[NOTE to the residency program director: These 40 hours may be included in the two months of training described in #1. It does not have to be an additional 40 hours of training. This paragraph may be deleted if the two months of training is already documented in #1.]] 

  1. Read or interpreted, under the direct supervision of an interpreting physician, the mammograms from the examinations of at least 240 patients within the 6-month period of {  give dates of 6-month period   }. 



[Signed by an official of the Residency Program]



[Must include signing official's title: e.g., Chairman of Program, Director of Residency Education, Director of Mammography Section]

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