Reminder: Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

March 1, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today, March 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 wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate of 90% or better for December and 4th Quarter 2021:

December (monthly)4th Quarter (quarterly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffAnesthesiology – Adult Faculty
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain FellowsAnesthesiology – Peds Faculty
Cardiology – EP FellowsAnesthesiology – EAA Faculty
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/FellowsClinical Engineering
Radiology – NucMed RadiopharmacyEpilepsy Program – Adult
Radiology – PET TechsEpilepsy Program – Peds
Radiology – IR TechsGynecology
Radiology – NeuroradiologyMDRC-CRU
Vascular SurgeryMPU – BCSC
 Neurology – INU
 Neurosurgery
 NHC-CMC
 NHC-MPU
 Nursing – EAA OR
 Nursing – NICU 4D
 Nursing – SWAT
 Ophthalmology
 Otolaryngology
 Otolaryngology – Peds
 Peds Cardiac Cath – Echo/Other
 PM&R – Peds
 PM&R Spine Program
 Pulmonary/Critical Care
 Radiation Oncology
 Radiation Oncology – BCSC
 Radiology – Breast Imaging Techs
 Radiology – Brighton
 Radiology – Canton
 Radiology – EAA CT Techs
 Radiology – Inpatient
 Radiology – Livonia
 Radiology – Medical Physics
 Radiology – MedSport
 Radiology – Northville
 Radiology – Northville MSK
 Radiology – NucMed NMTs
 Radiology – NucMed Faculty/Fellows
 Radiology – PA/PTA
 Radiology – Peds RTs
 Radiology – Residents
 Radiology – S. Main
 Respiratory Care
 SLP – Adult
 SLP – Adult OTO
 SLP – BCSC
 Thoracic Surgery
 Urology – BCSC
 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.

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