Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

May 24, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on Tuesday, June 1.

Please work with your Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front of your dosimeter.

On behalf of Michigan Medicine Safety Management Services and the U-M Radiation Safety Service, thank you for exchanging your dosimetry on time.

Congratulations to the following monthly and quarterly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange rate of 90% or better for first quarter and March 2021:

Anesthesiology – Pain Faculty/StaffRadiology – Cardiothoracic
Anesthesiology – Pain FellowsRadiology – CT Techs
Anesthesiology – Peds FacultyRadiology – IR RTs
Anesthesiology – EAA CRNAsRadiology – Neuroradiology (monthly)
Cardiac Surgery – House OfficersRadiology – Neuroradiology (quarterly)
Cardiology – Cardiac Cath FellowsRadiology – Outpatient General Imaging
Child & Family LifeRadiology – Inpatient
DentistryRadiology – NM Faculty/Fellows
ECMORadiology – NM PET Techs
EEG/Epilepsy – AdultRadiology – NMTs
EEG/Epilepsy – PedsRadiology – NM Radiopharmacy
OB/GYNRadiology – PA/PTA
NephrologyRadiology – Peds Faculty
NeurosurgeryRadiology – Peds RTs
NHC-CMCRadiology – QA Students
Nursing – EAA ORRadiology – Residents
Nursing – MIBGRadiology – Briarwood
Nursing – NICU 4DRadiology – Brighton
Nursing – SWATRadiology – Canton
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/FellowsRadiology – EAA
Peds Cardiac Cath – OtherRadiology – EAA CT Techs
PM&R – Spine ProgramRadiology – Livonia
Pulmonary/Critical CareRadiology – MedSport
Radiation Oncology – BrightonRadiology – Northville
SLP – BrightonRadiology – Northville MSK
SLP – PedsRadiology – South Main
UrologyRadiology – West Ann Arbor
Urology – Brighton
Urology – Peds 
Vascular Surgery 

If you wish to review your dosimetry results, see your departmental Dosimetry Contact or Dosimetry Supervisor. To confidentially access your dosimetry results using the serial number on the back of your dosimeter, follow these instructions.

If you have questions about radiation dosimetry (including how to wear it), visit the link below or contact the U-M Radiation Safety Service at 734-764-4294.

As a reminder, Federal and state regulations require radiation exposure monitoring for certain employees, including anyone who participates in procedures involving radiation-producing machines. Michigan Medicine’s dosimetry program meets and exceeds these guidelines to ensure the safety of Michigan Medicine personnel.

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