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Interventional Radiology Elective

Akron Children's Hospital offers a 4-week pediatric subspecialty elective in interventional radiology to 4th year medical students.


  • Explain common Interventional Radiology procedures performed in pediatrics and the associates clinical indications and potential complications
  • Understand the role of a pediatric Interventional Radiologist on an inpatient care team and a multidisciplinary outpatient clinical team
  • Become familiar with commonly used imaging tools and equipment utilized in Interventional Radiology.
  • Perform basic interpretations of X-Rays, Ultrasound, and CT imaging studies.
  • Typical daily schedule would be Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
McDaniel, Janice MD

Janice McDaniel, MD, Elective Director


Students will shadow the pediatric interventional radiologist and nurse practitioner in their daily work activities, including:

  • performing minimally invasive procedures in an IR suite
  • performing inpatient consults
  • rounding on IR patients
  • seeing patients in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic

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