Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

May 25, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before June 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 March and 1Q 2022:

March (monthly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffRadiology – NucMed RadiopharmacyRadiology – IR Physicians
Cardiology – EP FellowsRadiology – PET TechsRadiology – Neuro IR
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/FellowsRadiology – IR TechsRadiology – QA Students
  Vascular Surgery
First Quarter (quarterly)  
Anesthesiology – Adult FacultyOphthalmologyRadiology – Inpatient
Anesthesiology – CVC FacultyOtolaryngologyRadiology – Livonia
Anesthesiology – ResidentsOtolaryngology – PedsRadiology – Medical Physics
Anesthesiology – Peds FellowsPeds Cardiac Cath – Techs/NursesRadiology – MedSport
Clinical EngineeringPeds SurgeryRadiology – Neuroradiology
Child & Family LifePM&R – PedsRadiology – Northville
Epilepsy Program – PedsPM&R – Spine ProgramRadiology – Northville MSK
GynecologyPulmonary/Critical CareRadiology – NucMed Techs
MDRC-CRURadiation OncologyRadiology – NucMed Faculty/Fellows
MPURadiation Oncology – BCSCRadiology – PAs/PTAs
Neurology – INURadiology – AbdomenRadiology – Peds Techs
NeurosurgeryRadiology – Breast Imaging TechsRadiology – S. Main
Northville Health Center – CMCRadiology – BriarwoodSLP – BCSC
Northville Health Center – MPURadiology – BrightonUrology – BCSC
Nursing – EAA ORRadiology – EAAUrology – Livonia
Nursing – MIBGRadiology – EAA CT TechsUrology – Peds
Nursing – NICU 4D  
Nursing – SWAT  

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.