Reminder: Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

March 31, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before April 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.

The following wear groups did not achieve a dosimetry exchange/return rate of 90% or better for January 2023:

January (monthly)
Card. Cath. – FacultyCard. Surgery – FacultyRadiology – QA Students
Card. EP – FacultyCard. Surgery – HOVascular Surgery
Card. Cath. – FellowsCard. Surgery – PAs 
Card. EP – FellowsRadiology – IR 

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.