Reminder: Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange today

December 1, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today, Dec. 1.

Please work with your departmental 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.

Kudos to the following wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate of 90% or better for September and 3rd Quarter 2021:

September (monthly)3Q (quarterly)
Anesthesiology – Pain Faculty/StaffAnesthesiology – Adult Faculty
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/FellowsAnesthesiology – Residents
Radiology – NucMed RadiopharmacyChild & Family Life
Radiology – NucMed PET TechsEpilepsy Program – Adult
Radiology – Interventional Rad RTsEpilepsy Program – Peds
Radiology – NeuroradiologyHospital Dentistry
Radiology – QA StudentsMPU
Vascular SurgeryMPU – BCSC
Neurology – INU
 Nursing – NICU 4D
Nursing – EAA OR
 Nursing – SWAT
 Peds Cardiac Cath – Echo/Other
 Peds Plastic Surgery
 PM&R Spine Program
Pulmonary/Critical Care
 Radiology – NucMed NMTs
 Radiology – NucMed Faculty/Fellows
 Radiology – NucMed Research
 Radiology – Residents
 Radiology – CT Techs
 Radiology – Canton
Radiology – Breast Imaging Techs
Radiology – Outpatient Gen Imaging
Radiology – EAA CT Techs
Radiology – Inpatient
Radiology – EAA
 Radiology – Brighton
Radiology – S. Main
Radiology – IR Nursing
Radiology – Livonia
 Radiology – Abdomen
Radiology – PA/PTA
Radiology – Medical Physics
Radiology – Peds Techs
Radiology – MedSport
 Radiology – Northville
 Radiology – Northville MSK
 Radiology – WAA
Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology – BCSC
Respiratory Care
SLP – Adult
 SLP – Adult OTO
 SLP – Peds
 Thoracic Surgery
 Urology – BCSC
 Urology – Peds
 Urology – Livonia

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.