Since Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology opened its doors in 1948, it had always enjoyed a reputation for turning out well-equipped graduates, and virtually all of them found employment within six months of leaving the program.
All of that began to change when the economy hit the skids in 2008. The Philadelphia-area radiologic technologist job market started to tighten up. Einstein RT grads began having a hard time finding work.
In 2011, Einstein placed the school on hiatus—never really knowing for sure whether it would ever start up again.
Now, not only is the School of Radiologic Technology once again up and running, it has been recognized as the best radiologic technologist training program in the country.
That’s a gratifying outcome for Linda DeRenzis, MSEd, BSAH, RT (R), the director of the program—who also happens to have graduated from it.Read More