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University of Cincinnati Medical Center

University of Cincinnati Medical Center

The residency program is primarily based at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a 695-bed hospital with a diverse patient base, ranging from primary care to tertiary referrals and organ transplantation.

UC Medical Center is also a Level I Trauma Center with Air Care and Mobile Care services.

Affiliated with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, the facility offers the latest technological procedures and clinical trial medications, ensuring the best quality of care for our patients. The tradition of excellence consistently places UC Medical Center among the nation’s best in the prestigious US News & World Report annual guide to “America’s Best Hospitals.”

Approximately 220,000 radiographic examinations are performed at the hospital each year.


  • Dual Source 64 MDCT, 16 MDCT, 8 MDCT, PET/CT
  • 2x 3T MRI, 2x 1.5T MRI, 0.3T Open MRI - Functional MRI (BrainLab),MR Perfusion, MR Spectroscopy
  • Portable Head CT scanner for the Neuro ICU
  • 4 Interventional Radiology suites
  • Dedicated 3D imaging lab (Cardiac CT, CT Angiography, CT Perfusion,Virtual colonoscopy and bronchoscopy)
  • Ultrasound, CR, Fluoroscopy
  • State-of-the-art McKesson PACS
  • PowerScribe voice transcription system

University of Cincinnati Medical Center MR Imaging Center (MSB)

The UC Radiology GE 3.0T Signa EXCITE 16 Channel High-Definition Whole-Body MR System, located in the University of Cincinnati Medical Sciences Building (MSB), is a shared clinical and research resource. More information about the research applications for the 3T MRI is available at UC.

Vontz Core Imaging Laboratory (VCIL)

The Vontz Core Imaging Laboratory (VCIL) is a University of Cincinnati College of Medicine core facility dedicated to pre-clinical in vivo and ex vivo imaging. As a core facility, the VCIL's primary mission is to provide imaging research capabilities to scientific investigators at the University of Cincinnati, Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and other outside investigators.

The VCIL is a state-of-the-art imaging lab with capabilities in CT, PET, SPECT, Bioluminescence (BLI), Fluorescence, X-Ray, Optical, and Radioisotopic imaging.


Local Outpatient Centers

  • UC Health Varsity Village Imaging Center: 1.5T MRI
  • UC Health University of Cincinnati Medical Center Imaging Center: 64 MDCT, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, & CR
  • UC Health Surgical Hospital Imaging Center: 1.5T MRI, 64 MDCT, Ultrasound, & CR


Image-Guided Ultrasound Therapeutics Laboratories

The Image-Guided Ultrasound Therapeutic Laboratories are located in the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Cincinnati. Our research focuses on applications of biomedical ultrasound including sonothrombolysis, ultrasound-mediated drug and bioactive gas delivery, development of echogenic liposomes, early detection of cardiovascular diseases, and ultrasound-image guided tumor ablation.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children's

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is among the top three pediatric hospitals in the United States.

The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is the largest pediatric radiology department in the country and performs more than 200,000 examinations every year.

The Imaging Research Center (IRC) is an interdisciplinary research laboratory, operated by the Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation (CCRF) and radiology department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The center's purpose is to conduct research in medical imaging related to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children and young adults.

The IRC provides access to advanced analytical imaging and image post-processing methods for collaborators involved in basic and clinical research at Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for the purpose of advancing the research goals of both institutions.

The IRC employs imaging research technologists, engineers, physicists, chemists, nurse study coordinators, system analysts, research assistants, business managers and service coordinators, as well as graduate students and medical students from UC. 

Residents also cover multiple Cincinnati Children's outpatient sites throughout Greater Cincinnati.


  • 3T MRI, 6x 1.5T MRI, 2x MDCT, PET/CT, SPECT/CT
  • 2 Interventional Radiology suites
  • 3 Fluoroscopy suites
  • Ultrasound & CR
  • GE Centricity PACS with integrated PowerScribe voice transcription. Upgrading to AMICAS PACS with PowerScribe voice transcription.

Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati Multi-site Flow Cytometry Core Facility

Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati have combined resources to form a multi-site flow cytometry core facility, which is available to assist with research. Flow cytometers are situated at 4th floor Shriners, the Care building (2876) and at the Vontz.

Each facility has different capabilities and instrumentation. All instruments are priced competitively with the local market.

Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Cincinnati VA

The Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center provides surgical, medical and psychiatric services to eligible veterans in the Tristate area.

The hospital is a key surgical referral center for central Ohio and one of the primary teaching affiliates for UC's College of Medicine.



  • 1.5T MRI, 64 MDCT with CT Fluoroscopy, 1 Interventional Radiology suite
  • Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, & CR
  • VISTA PACS with PowerScribe voice transcription