Reminder: Radiation dosimeters due for exchange

May 2, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Don’t forget, monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) were due for exchange on May 1.

Please work with your departmental Dosimetry Contact. 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 exceptional on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate for February 2022:

February (monthly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/Staff
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Fellows
Cardiac Surgery – House Officers
Cardiology – Cardiac Cath Faculty
Cardiology – Cardiac Cath Techs
Cardiology – EP Fellows
Peds Cardiac Cath – Faculty/Fellows
Radiology – NucMed Radiopharmacy
Radiology – PET Techs
Radiology – IR Techs
Radiology – IR Physicians
Radiology – Neuro IR
Radiology – QA Students
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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