Residency 2017-06-27T16:40:49+00:00


 John Shim, M.D.
John Shim, M.D.Program Director, Department of Radiology


Radiology Residency Training Program


Clinical Education

There are 24 diagnostic radiology residents. All residents are designated as post-graduate students of the University of California and as such have the privileges of the University. The four-year, fully-accredited residency program is designed to meet all the requirements for board eligibility in diagnostic radiology.

All faculty members provide sub-specialty level instruction at the workstation and through formal conferences. Comprehensive didactic and case-based conferences are provided once or twice daily with an emphasis on clinical proficiency and preparation for the ABR Core Exam.


Residents are encouraged to participate in faculty directed research at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed). LA BioMed is a non-profit scientific research organization located on the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Campus and affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


usprocThere are 13 four-week rotations each year which allow residents to rotate through all major disciplines of diagnostic and interventional radiology.



Call is based on a night float system. First year residents do not take diagnostic call.



  • Link to Salary and Benefits
  • Health Insurance for self and dependents
  • 4 Weeks of Vacation + additional time for conference/ research
  • Scrubs and White Coat with laundering
  • Travel and expenses to AIRP and an annual professional conference
  • Private Doctor’s Cafeteria open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with free dining for residents
  • Access to department library materials, and StatDx and Radprimer


Brigitte Rodriguez
Program Coordinator
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Department of Radiology
1000 W Carson St., Box 23
Torrance, CA 90509

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