School of Radiography
Established in 1970, the School of Radiography at McDonough District Hospital is a 24-month, full time certificate-based program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Students of the radiography program get clinical experience in the MDH Radiology Department which houses state-of-the-art imaging equipment featuring digital radiography and a Picture Archive Communication System (PACs). Diagnostic imaging services include General Diagnostic X-rays, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Mammography, Ultrasound, and DEXA Bone Densitometry.
MDH is accredited by The Joint Commission.
During the radiography program, students spend 40 hours each week in the didactic/clinical setting. The program consists of lectures, demonstrations, lab experiences, and supervised clinical experience. When not in the classroom, the students spend time in the clinical setting with the staff radiographers and radiologists performing various radiologic procedures. Students are assigned increased responsibilities as they complete various competencies of the program.
The School of Radiologic Technology is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), located at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606. Their phone numbers is (312)704-5300; or visit their website at http://www.jrcert.org/
Students as well as graduate Radiologic Technologists are encouraged to join the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
and the Illinois State Society of Radiologic Technologists (ISSRT)
, District #7.
The MDH School of Radiologic Technology is non-discriminatory in regards to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, and national origin or any other constitutionally or statutorily impermissible reason.
Ronald E. Rigdon, MD, Medical Director
Vince Staub, MS, RT(R), Program Director
Bill Callaway, BA, RT(R) Adjunct Instructor
Ann Whalon, RT(R), Clinical Instructor
Ronald E. Rigdon, MD
Alvin H. Weintraub, MD
For more information, please contact Vince Staub, MS, RT(R), Program Director, MDH School of Radiography, McDonough District Hospital, 525 East Grant Street, Macomb, Illinois 61455; or call (309) 833-4101, ext. 12461.