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NorthShore University HealthSystem affiliated with the University of Chicago

Fellowship Director: Martin Lazarus, MD
Fellowship Director Email: mlazarus@northshore.org
Fellowship Coordinator: Berna Jacobson
Fellowship Coordinator Email: bjacobson@northshore.org
Address:

2650 Ridge Avenue, Suite G507, Evanston, IL 60201

Telephone Number: 847-570-2477
Fax Number: 847-570-2942
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 5, Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 1, International Skeletal Society Members: 0

Clinical Training Offered:

One postition open for 2020-21.

Additional Information:

The musculoskeletal imaging fellowship is a one-year clinical program for three fellows. The fellows will have the opportunity to work closely under the guidance of four musculoskeletal attendings who are the Radiology Consultants for the Chicago Bears. This one-year program in musculoskeletal imaging includes plain films, arthrography, percutaneous bone biopsy, CT, and MRI. Approximately 60-100 musculoskeletal MRIs and 15-20 CTs are performed daily. Images are interpreted on our GE PACS system at Evanston Hospital from nine clinical 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla MR systems, and eight CT scanners (including a 64-slice volume CT). Additionally, there are 3-6 arthrograms or other musculoskeletal interventional procedures daily. Three days per week are dedicated to diagnostic and therapeutic MSK Ultrasound.
MSK fellows will see a wide range of pathology with an emphasis on MRI and sports-related injuries. The fellows will also be involved in the care of elite athletes, such as professional football players and college athletes. Opportunities are also available for clinical and basic research in our new 10,000 square foot radiology research facility with 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla whole-body MR systems. The educational opportunities are enhanced by monthly rheumatology conferences.
MSK fellows participate in the general radiology fellow call pool.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Fellowship Director: Imran M. Omar, MD
Fellowship Director Email: iomar@nm.org
Fellowship Coordinator: Coordinator: Julie Mihovilovich
Fellowship Coordinator Email: julie.mihovilovich@nm.org
Address:

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Department of Radiology 676 N. Saint Clair St. Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone Number: (312) 695-5978
Fax Number: (312) 695-5645
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 7
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 5
International Skeletal Society Members: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography Magnetic Resonance,
Imaging (MRI),
Computed Tomography (CT),
Musculoskeletal Sonography,
Arthrography (MR/CT),
Imaging-Guided Biopsy,
Interventional (CT and ultrasound guided biopsy, Joint injection/aspiration),
Elective time available for research or work outside of MSK.

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 2 Duration: 12 months Application Deadline: October 1 Other: All applications are coordinated by: Julie Mihovilovich at julie.mihovilovich@nm.org

University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship Director: Larry B. Dixon, MD
Fellowship Director Email: ldixon@radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Laura Cecil
Fellowship Coordinator Email: lpawlak@radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu
Address:

5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2026, Chicago, IL 60637

Telephone Number: 773-834-9980
Fax Number: 773-702-1607
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 2 Full-Time, 2 Part-Time; Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 1; International Skeletal Society Members: 0

Clinical Training Offered:

The Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center is a one-year non-accredited clinical training program constituting a closely supervised experience in the application and interpretation of imaging examinations and procedures as they relate to the analysis of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, and soft tissues. One position is offered per year. The Musculoskeletal Radiology Section offers state-of-the-art multimodality imaging and image-guided interventional procedures for the patients of the University of Chicago Medical Center. The busy Orthopaedic Oncology Service has long been an example of a team-approach to patient care, and the Musculoskeletal Radiology Section provides comprehensive services as part of the University of Chicago Musculoskeletal Oncology Group, including imaging-guided tumor biopsies and radiofrequency ablation procedures. The radiologists also work closely with the Section of Sports Medicine to offer services to all athletes, as well as the Section of Rheumatology to diagnose complex disorders of joints. The Musculoskeletal Radiology reading rooms are located on the 4th floor of the Duchosoiss Center for Advanced Medicine (“DCAM”). A team of dedicated orthopaedic radiology technologists are located adjacent to the reading rooms, and provide services for the orthopaedic surgery and rheumatology clinics. We also interpret radiographs as well as CT and MRI examinations obtained on the first floor of the DCAM (outpatients) in Mitchell Hospital (inpatients and emergency room patients), and in the Center for Care and Discovery (“CCD” - inpatients). Joint injections and aspirations are generally performed in the fluoroscopy suite in DCAM 1C. Ultrasound examinations, as well as CT-guided biopsies and radiofrequency ablation procedures, are performed in Mitchell Hospital and CCD. Additional Information: Positions offered: 1; Duration: 12 months; Application Deadline: October 1. All applications are coordinated by Laura Pawlak at lpawlak@radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu.

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