Radiation dosimeters due for exchange

March 28, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before April 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.

Congratulations to the following monthly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate of 90% or better for January 2022:

January (monthly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/Staff
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Fellows
Cardiology – Mid-level Providers
Cardiac Surgery – House Officers
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/Fellows
Radiology – NucMed Radiopharmacy
Radiology – PET Techs
Radiology – VIR Techs
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. For information about how to wear your dosimeter(s), read this.

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.