(920) 967-1000

333 N. Commercial Street, Suite 100
Neenah, WI  54956

Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley

OUR QUALIFICATIONS

All RAFV radiologists have completed college with the distinction necessary to be admitted to medical school (current average GPA to get into medical school is 3.71).

All RAFV radiologists have completed medical school with the distinction necessary to obtain a residency position in radiology.  Radiology residency positions have typically been among the most sought after residency positions, so that only the highest performing medical students entered the field.

Current requirements call for completion of an internship prior to commencing residency training.  Internships are infamous for long hours and few days off.

Current requirements call for completion of four years of radiology residency after college, medical school, and an internship.  These four years of additional training are typically performed at large university hospitals and consist of on the job experience with academic subspecialists.

All recently hired RAFV radiologists (and the majority of the group) have completed fellowship training, an additional one or two year period of subspecialty training following residency.

All RAFV radiologists are "Board Certified", meaning that they have completed training through residency and passed the American Board of Radiology certification test.  This is a rigorous multi-part examination.  


Current requirements to maintain board certification for  call for “maintenance of certification” through ongoing training and evaluation of six essential competencies as defined by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS):  medical knowledge, patient care and procedural skills, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based improvement.

All RAFV radiologists hold a license to practice medicine in the state of Wisconsin.  There are initial education requirements for obtaining a medical license in Wisconsin, and ongoing education requirements for renewing this license.

All RAFV radiologists are members of the medical staff of those facilities where they practice.  To become a member of the medical staff at a hospital, radiologists are reviewed by the hospital’s Credential Committee, voted on by the hospital’s Medical Staff of the hospital, and approved by the hospital Board of Directors.