In partnership with Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, the Baptist Health Diagnostic Radiology Residency provides a strong foundation of knowledge and the highest-quality clinical training to prepare its residents for a career in diagnostic radiology.

Based at Baptist Health’s flagship hospital, Baptist Hospital of Miami, the program trains the next generation of highly talented radiologists who will serve the needs of patients within our diverse community and beyond, while maintaining the highest level of excellence.

Our program emphasizes patient- and family-centered care, cultural responsiveness, high-quality and high-value care, scholarly activity, lifelong learning and a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and teamwork. Residents gain exposure to both academic subspecialized radiology as well as community-based general radiology by rotating through the healthcare system’s various hospitals, outpatient imaging centers and institutes. The Department of Radiology at our facilities reviews over 1.2 million studies a year. With five residents per year, the program offers ample opportunity to experience and learn from a wide array of cases and provides significant hands-on experience in image-guided procedures.

Graduates of the Baptist Health Diagnostic Radiology Residency are prepared to pursue specialty training or enter the workforce as diagnostic radiologists, with the ability to work within both academic and community settings.

Program Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) ID: 4201100001

Program Size

PGY-2: 5
PGY-3: 5
PGY-4: 5
PGY-5: 5

Claudia Pace

GME Program Supervisor

Claudia Pace


Featured Training Sites

Baptist Hospital

Baptist Hospital

The flagship facility of Baptist Health South Florida, Baptist Hospital of Miami has been one of the most respected medical centers in South Florida since its founding in 1960 and is today one of America’s most preferred medical centers. With more than 900 beds, it is the largest of Baptist Health’s 12 hospitals. Three Centers of Excellence are housed on the campus: Miami Cancer Institute, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region) and Miami Neuroscience Institute. Baptist Hospital has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. It is also certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and received the Gold Seal of Approval for consistently meeting high national standards of stroke care. Baptist Hospital was ranked #1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area for the 2023-2024 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Ranking.

Miami Cancer Institute

Miami Cancer Institute

The Miami Cancer Institute, located on the campus of Baptist Hospital, is a destination cancer center known for its innovation and precision in cancer care, exceptional patient experience, advanced clinical research and state-of-the-art technology. The impressive roster of clinicians at Miami Cancer Institute includes renowned oncologists; world-recognized, highly sub-specialized cancer experts and surgeons; clinical researchers and genomic scientists. The Center’s advanced radiation oncology program includes the first proton therapy center from South Florida to South America. As Florida's only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a deep and functional collaboration that affords patients access to innovative treatments close to home and ensures that the standards of care developed by the multidisciplinary disease management teams match those at MSK. Miami Cancer Institute received awards in leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma as well as surgery in lung, prostate, and colon cancers in 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital Rankings.

Doctors Hospital

Doctors Hospital

Doctors Hospital, located in the heart of historic Coral Gables, has provided high-quality medical care since 1949. The 281-bed, acute care facility is recognized for its services in orthopedics, sports medicine, general surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, geriatrics, intensive care and a state-of-the-art Emergency Department.

South Miami Hospital

South Miami Hospital

South Miami Hospital has served the community with a commitment to excellence since 1960. It is currently licensed for 467 beds and houses such innovative programs as the Center for Robotic Surgery, the Center for Women & Infants, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The hospital has received honors including Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, the Florida Governor's Sterling Award and U.S. News & World Report rankings among the best hospitals in the U.S., with High Performing medals.

Eligibility Requirements and Application Schedule

Our program attracts, educates, and retains exceptional healthcare talent to serve the South Florida community. Program participants will be trained in the Baptist Health Way with a focus on quality, inclusion, compassion, and collaboration.

Eligibility Prerequisites

  • Program requires 1 year of previous GME training in an ACGME accredited direct patient care program, such as a preliminary internal medicine, surgical year, or transitional year program.
  • Passing Score on USMLE (or equivalent)
  • Applications will only be accepted through ERAS

Application Requirements

  • Completed ERAS Application
    • ERAS Supplemental application is required
  • USMLE (or equivalent) score(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation from physician who are familiar with the applicant’s personal traits and abilities
  • Medical School Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • International Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate
Acceptance and admission to the program is contingent on submission of all requested materials and meeting all eligibility requirements as determined by the program.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Timeline

  • Where do applicants go to apply? AAMC ERAS
  • When are applications accepted? September through November
  • When are candidate interviews? October through January
  • When are candidates matched/notified of acceptance? March via NRMP
  • When does the program start? June 2025


Core Rotations

Our program curriculum incorporates several block rotations typically lasting several weeks, giving trainees exposure to a variety of learning experiences throughout the duration of the program.
Body CT
4 weeks
Chest Imaging
8 weeks
6 weeks
Interventional Radiology
8 weeks
Muskuloskeletal Imaging
8 weeks
4 weeks
Nuclear Medicine/PET CT
4 weeks
4 weeks
Ultrasound Scanning
2 weeks

Life in South Florida

Sunny days, warm people, and multicultural community - these await you when you join us at Baptist Health South Florida.

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