Program Mission, Goals, and Outcomes

The Emory University Medical Imaging Program seeks to develop leaders in medical imaging by fostering academic and clinical excellence within a patient and family centered care environment.  Specifically, the mission of the program is to produce well-educated, culturally and clinically competent, highly motivated medical imaging professionals who will safely perform diagnostic imaging procedures. Program graduates will also possess either advanced imaging skills in a specialty modality, or leadership skills in education or management.

Program Goals and Outcomes

  1. Students will communicate effectively.
    1. Students will utilize effective oral communication skills.
    2. Students will utilize effective written communication skills.
  1. Students will possess the knowledge and skills of an entry level radiographer.
    1. Students will be able to position the patient for routine  radiographic procedures.
    2. Students will determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic quality.
  1. Students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    1. Students will be able to evaluate radiographic images.
    2. Students will be able to modify standard procedures to accommodate patient or environmental conditions.
  1. Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
    1. Students will demonstrate a positive work ethic.
    2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of career options in medical imaging.