How do I start a Career in Radiology?

I find a Career in Radiology very interesting. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Radiology, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Radiology. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Radiology, when I came across: - Specialist/Career-in-Radiology/english

Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey's take!

With 13 years & 10 months of professional experience, Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey understands Radiology. Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey has worked in Radiology as Consultant Radiologist in CMI Hospital. In Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey's own words, this is how Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey got into Radiology: "I am graduated in Medicine. I have done my DMRD and DNB from Yashodhra Supersepciality Hospital, Hyderabad. After that I am working as a full time consultant. I specialized in Imaging and do Non-Vascular Interventional radiology also." Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Radiology

In a video, Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey has talked about various aspects of a Career in Radiology. Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey started by explaining Radiology as: "Radiology is a specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases seen within the body. A variety of imaging techniques such as X-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine including positron emission tomography (PET), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used to diagnose and/or treat diseases. Interventional radiology is the performance of (usually minimally invasive) medical procedures with the guidance of imaging technologies." The video gave me so much food for thought.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Radiology is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Radiology. Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Anatomy
  • Medical Physics
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Radiation Safty
  • Radiology Contrast
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Radiology:
  • History Taking
  • Practice
  • Patience
  • Clinical Skills
  • Focus
  • Interpersonal
  • Analytical
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Radiology:
  • Proper Diagnosis
  • Work Life Balance
  • Less Invasive Procedure
  • Immense Satisfaction
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Radiology:
  • FAST Scan
  • Handling Emergencies
  • Level 2 Scan

In the final section of the video Dr Ramesh Kumar Pandey talks about How a day goes in a Career in Radiology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Radiology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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