Why Radiology? A Specialized Doctor of Medicine - View the video

Jason Stephenson

Jason Stephenson
Radiologist & Assistant Professor
UW School of Medicine - Radiology Dept.

600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

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Dr. Jason W. Stephenson, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Radiology. He is originally from St. Louis, MO and joined the UW Radiology Department in August 2012. Dr. Stephenson is the director of medical student education for the department as well as the director of the UWSMPH Required Radiology Clerkship. Dr. Stephenson’s clinical interests include soft tissue and bone biopsy, small-part musculoskeletal MRI, imaging of acquired foot alignment abnormalities, and radiology resident and medical student education. He lives in Madison, WI with his wife and two children.

Most of us have heard the term – radiology, but we may not know what the profession entails. Dr. Jason Stephenson will describe what a Radiologist does and what special training is required for the field. This will also include a brief discussion of what the term “Medical Imaging” means and why it is important in the care of patients. Dr. Stephenson also shares his story in the pursuit of a career in Radiology. (Running Time 23:17)