Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

August 26, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before Sept. 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 June and 2Q 2022:

June (monthly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffCard. Surgery PAsRadiology – PET Techs.
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain FellowsPeds. Cath. Faculty/FellowsRadiology – QA Students
Card. Surgery HORadiology – NM RadiopharmacyVascular Surgery
Second quarter (quarterly)  
Anesthesiology – Adult FacultyRadiology – NM Faculty/FellowsRadiology – Livonia
Anesthesiology – CVC FacultyNeurosurgeryRadiology – Abdomen
Anesthesiology – ResidentsNHC – CMCRadiology – PA/PTA
Anesthesiology – E. AA FacultyNHC – MPURadiology – Medical Physics
Anesthesiology – E. AA CRNAOphthalmologyRadiology – Peds. Techs.
Peds. Cath. – OtherOR – BrightonRadiology – MedSport
Clinical EngineeringOtolaryngologyRadiology – Northville
Child & Family LifePeds. Plastic SurgeryRadiology – MSK Northville
Hospital DentistryPulm./Critical CareRadiation Oncology – Brighton
ECMOPM&R – Peds.SLP – Adult Neuro.
GynecologyRadiology – ResidentsSLP – Brighton
NICU – 4D NursingRadiology – CT Techs.SLP – Adult OTO
E. AA OR – NursingRadiology – Breast Imaging Techs.SLP – Pediatric
CVC – OR PerfusionistsRadiology – OP General ImagingPM&R – Spine Program
MDRC – CRURadiology – E. AA CT Techs.SWAT – Nursing
MPU – BCSCRadiology – InpatientRadiation Oncology
Epilepsy Prog. – AdultRadiology – E. AAThoracic Surgery
Epilepsy Prog. – Peds.Radiology – BrightonUrology – Brighton
Radiology – NM Techs.Radiology – S. Main 

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.