Reminder: Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange today

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

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today, Dec. 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 September and 3Q 2022:

September (monthly)
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffCard. Surgery PAsRadiology – PET Techs.
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain FellowsPeds. Cath. Faculty/FellowsRadiology – Neuro. IR
Card. – EP FacilityRadiology – NM RadiopharmacyRadiology – QA Students
Vascular Surgery  
 
3rd Qtr. (quarterly)
Anesthesiology – Adult FacultyOphthalmologyRadiology – PA/PTA
Anesthesiology – CVC FacultyOtolaryngologyRadiology – Medical Physics
Anesthesiology – CVC FellowsPeds. Plastic SurgeryRadiology – Peds. Faculty
Anesthesiology – ResidentsPulm./Critical CareRadiology – Peds. Techs.
Anesthesiology – Peds. FacultyPM&R – Peds.Radiology – Briarwood
Cardiology – EP Tech.Radiology – NM Techs.Radiology – MedSport
Cardiology – EP NurseRadiology – NM ResearchRadiology – Northville
Child & Family LifeRadiology – NM NursingRadiology – MSK Northville
E. AA OR – NursingRadiology – ResidentsRadiology – W. AA
GynecologyRadiology – CT Techs.Radiation Oncology
MDRC – CRURadiology – CantonRadiation Oncology – Brighton
MIBG – NursingRadiology – Breast Imaging Techs.SLP – Adult Neuro.
MPU – BCSCRadiology – OP General ImagingSLP – Brighton
MPURadiology – E. AA CT Techs.SLP – Pediatric
Epilepsy Prog. – AdultRadiology – InpatientPM&R – Spine Program
NephrologyRadiology – E. AASWAT – Nursing
Neurology – INURadiology – BrightonThoracic Surgery
NeurosurgeryRadiology – IR Techs.Urology
NHC – CMCRadiology – IR NursingUrology – Brighton
NHC – MPURadiology – LivoniaUrology – 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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