Shadow Program

Get a closer look at the profession as part of the Shadow Program. You will spend a few hours observing medical imaging professionals and procedures firsthand in various areas of Reading Hospital’s Radiology Department. Download the Shadow Program brochure [PDF]

About the Program

Shadowing experiences are typically scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Accommodations outside of these scheduled hours, for varying durations, or a specific advanced imaging modality will be made on an individual basis depending on scheduling and availability.

Program Requirements

The requirements to shadow are:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age or older
  • If under age 18, parent/guardian consent form
  • Photo identification and proof of age
  • Appropriate attire – regulations will be provided
Medical Imaging Program at SOHS

COVID Vaccination Requirement for Shadowing Experiences

Effective August 1, 2021 individuals who request a shadowing experience are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the experience. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as two weeks after a second dose of a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences operates without distinction to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or economic means.

For More Information

To learn more about the Shadow Program and the requirements, please contact the Program Secretary at 484-628-0200.

Participation in a shadowing experience does not guarantee admission to Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. If applying to the Medical Imaging Program, shadowing is highly encouraged.