Reminder: Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

March 1, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today, March 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 December / 4th quarter 2022:

December (monthly)
Card. Surgery – FacultyCard. Surgery – HOCard. Surgery – PAs
Rad. – IR Docs.  
4th Qtr. (quarterly)
Anesth. – Adult CRNAECMOPeds. Surgery
Anesth. – Peds. FacultyC&W – OR NursesRad. – MSK
Anesth. – Peds. FellowsOrtho. SurgeryRad. – CT Techs.
Anesth. – Peds. CRNAUH – OR NursesRad. – S. Main
Anesth. – E. AA FacultyCVC – OR NursesResp. Care
Card. – Cath. Tech.CVC – OR PerfusionistsRad. – Briarwood
Card. – EP Tech.BCSC – MPURad. – W. AA
Card. – Cath. RNMPUSLP – Brighton
Card. – Mid. LevelNephrologyThoracic Surgery
Child & Fam. LifeBrighton – ORUrology – Peds.
Hospital DentistryPeds. Otolaryngology 

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.