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Banner University Medical Center

Fellowship Director: Wendy McCurdy
Fellowship Director Email: ajennings@radiology.arizona.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Amy Jennings
Fellowship Coordinator Email: ajennings@radiology.arizona.edu
Address:

1501 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245067

Tucson, AZ 85724

Telephone Number: 520-626-9077
Fax Number: 520-626-1945
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 4
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 4
International Skeletal Society Members: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

The program offers teaching of musculoskeletal MRI, CT, ultrasound, radiography, and imaging-guided musculoskeletal interventions, including soft tissue and bone biopsies and diagnostic and therapeutic joint, bursal and tendon sheath injections and aspirations. There is a possibility of internal moonlighting and rotation to a high volume, private practice sports imaging center.

Please see our website for complete program overview, specific clinical training offered and special strengths of the program.

 

Additional Information:

Interested candidates must be eligible to obtain a full Arizona license.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Fellowship Director: Joseph Giaconi, MD
Fellowship Director Email: joseph.giaconi@cshs.org
Fellowship Coordinator: Debbie Kenneybrew
Fellowship Coordinator Email: Debbie.Kenneybrew@cshs.org
Address:

8700 Beverly Blvd.
Taper Bldg., M335
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Telephone Number: 310-423-4454
Fax Number: 310-423-8335
ACGME Accreditation: Yes
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 3
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 3
International Skeletal Society: 0

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography, MR, Arthrography, Imaging-guided interventional procedures, MSK US

Additional Information:

Accreditation Number: 4260521015
Positions Offered: 1 fellowship position available
Duration: One year
Application Information: No deadline Candidates must be currently enrolled in or have completed a diagnostic radiology residency in a program accredited by the ACGME; there are no exceptions. Forward by e-mail: CV, 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from the program director), personal statement, and color-passport sized photo.

Mayo Clinic - Arizona

Fellowship Director: Jeremiah Long, MD & Mark J. Kransdorf, MD
Fellowship Director Email: Long.Jeremiah@mayo.edu, kransdorf.mark@mayo.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Jennifer Glassman
Fellowship Coordinator Email: glassman.jennifer@mayo.edu
Address:

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Telephone Number: (480) 342-2205
Fax Number: (480) 342-1606
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 5
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 5
International Skeletal Society Members: 2

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Bone Mineral Densitometry, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), MR and Conventional Arthrography, Imaging-Guided Biopsy, Interventional Procedures

Additional Information:

Mayo Clinic Arizona participates in the Fellowship Match Program under the direction of the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR). Two twelve month fellowship positions are available for 2022-2023. Fellowship positions are made through the SSR Match Program which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Mayo Clinic requires applicants to complete an addition application form through the Recruit website (https://mccms.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Account/Login). In addition to the standard application materials, this requires letters of recommendation from your radiology residency program director and another faculty member.

Oregon Health Sciences University

Fellowship Director: Barry Hansford, MD
Fellowship Director Email: hansford@ohsu.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Kim Eastman
Fellowship Coordinator Email: eastmank@ohsu.edu
Address:

Department of Radiology Oregon Health Sciences University, Mail Code: L-340 3181
Southwest Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97201

Telephone Number: (503) 494-2570
Fax Number: (503) 494-4982
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 4
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 4

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Arthrography, Imaging-Guided Biopsy, Interventional (epidural nerve block, facet injection, etc.), Radiofrequency Ablation, MSK Ultrasound

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 2
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: Please see website for more information.

RadNet Northern California Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: David W. Stoller, MD, FACR
Fellowship Director Email: david.stoller@radnet.com
Fellowship Coordinator: Rosa Lewis
Fellowship Coordinator Email: rlewis@radnet.com
Address:

3440 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94118

Telephone Number: (415) 922-6767
Fax Number: (415) 563-0468
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 1
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: n/a
International Skeletal Society Members: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

Orthopaedic imaging sports medicine with emphasis on 3T including exposure to MR arthrography, CT and checklist interpretive approach. Exceptional spectrum of MR orthopaedic pathology.

Additional Information:

Access to Stoller’s Comprehensive Tutorial in Musculoskeletal Imaging and Mini Fellowship workshop courses

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital/RadNet Southern California Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: John Crues, MD, MS
Fellowship Director Email: crues@radnet.com
Fellowship Coordinator: Rosa Lewis
Fellowship Coordinator Email: rosa.orellana@radnet.com
Address: 1510 Cotner Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90025
Telephone Number: (310) 445-2843
Fax Number: (310) 966-8553
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: Radiology: 5
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 1
International Skeletal Society Members: 2

Clinical Training Offered:

Three positions as fellows in musculoskeletal imaging

Additional Information:

We are affiliated with the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Cottage Hospital Radiology Residency in Santa Barbara, CA, and with the Northern California Radnet Musculoskeletal Fellowship Program

Stanford University School of Medicine

Fellowship Director: Sandip Biswal, MD
Fellowship Director Email: biswal@stanford.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Dianna Ziehm
Fellowship Coordinator Email: dziehm@stanford.edu
Address:

Department of Radiology Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging, Rm. S-056
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Telephone Number: (650) 725-8018
Fax Number: (650) 725-7296
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 5
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 2
International Skeletal Society: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography, Arthrography, Tenography, Interventional Sports Medicine Imaging, Ultrasound

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 3
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: October 5 – November 30, 2018.
Other: Active research program in novel MRI techniques and interventional musculoskeletal imaging. Collaboration with the GE ASL West Laboratory and the Lucas Center for MRSI allows for research experience in high field MRI. Also, developing research programs which utilize PET-CT and Informatics to study musculoskeletal diseases.

Assistant Fellowship Director
Robert D. Boutin, MD
Clinical Professor
boutin@stanford.edu

University of California, Davis

Fellowship Director: Cyrus Bateni, MD
Fellowship Director Email: cpbateni@UCDAVIS.EDU
Fellowship Coordinator: Seema Prasad
Fellowship Coordinator Email: srpprasad@ucdavis.edu
Address:

4860 Y Street, Suite 3100
Department of Radiology
Sacramento, CA 95817

Telephone Number: 916-703-2273
Fax Number:
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 9
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 7
International Skeletal Society Members: 2

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography, MR, Arthrography, Imaging-guided interventional procedures, MSK US

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 3 fellowship positions
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: None Application
Contact: Cyrus Bateni, MD (Fellowship Director) 4860 Y Street, Suite 3100 Department of Radiology Sacramento, CA 95817.
Telephone: 916-703-2273
Application Instructions: Please email all application materials to the fellowship director (cpbateni@ucdavis.edu). A completed application would include the following: the SSR Common Application form, personal statement, USMLE scores, photo, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applicants should have their letter writers send the letters of recommendation separately. Particular highlights of our fellowship include the breadth of musculoskeletal imaging, strong procedural volumes, dedicated fellow lectures, and elective time. Internal moonlighting opportunities are also available. See our website for further information. https://health.ucdavis.edu/radiology/education/fellowship_msk.html

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Fellowship Director: Hiroshi Yoshioka
Fellowship Director Email: hiroshi@uci.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Shelley Mueller
Fellowship Coordinator Email: Mueller2@hs.uci.edui
Address:

Department of Radiological Sciences University of California Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South Rte 140
Orange, CA 92686

Telephone Number: 714-509-2802
Fax Number: 714-456-6832
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 3
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 3
International Skeletal Society: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Arthrography, Image Guided Interventional Procedures

Additional Information:

Program Co-Directors: Joseph E. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.; Hiroshi Yoshioka, M.D., Ph.D.
Positions Offered: 2
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: Please contact our Education Manager, Shane Wong, at shane.wong@uci.edu.
Other: We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for a one year Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship position in the Department of Radiological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. For further information, please see our website at the web address listed above.

University of California, Irvine-Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital

Fellowship Director: Farzad Rezai, MD
Fellowship Director Email: Farzad.Rezai3@va.gov
Fellowship Coordinator: Vidal Garcia
Fellowship Coordinator Email: Vidal.Garcia@va.gov
Address:

5901 East 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90822

Telephone Number: 714-456-6579
Fax Number: 714-456-6832
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 2
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 1
International Skeletal Society Members: 0

Clinical Training Offered:

The program provides experience in image-guided interventional orthopaedic procedures, including arthrography, joint aspiration, soft tissue and bone biopsy techniques and orthopaedic pain management procedures (fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided steroid and anesthetic injections). Experience is available in vertebroplasty. Advanced training is provided in interpretation of musculoskeletal radiography, CT and MRI. Elective time can be arranged for the MSK fellow to learn neuro and body MRI from fellowship trained experts in these subspecialties as well.

Additional Information:

This one-year fellowship is primarily supervised by two fellowship trained musculoskeletal radiologists (Farzad Rezai MD and Andrew Chang MD) who are known for their teaching excellence. Musculoskeletal Radiology fellowships at the University of California Irvine are at the level of Health Sciences Clinical Instructor, and one position is based at Long Beach Veterans Administration. This position will have the benefits and privileges through the University of California, Irvine. Each month, eight UC Irvine Radiology residents rotate through the Tibor Rubin Long Beach VA Medical Center. The fellows will participate in the teaching of UC Irvine residents and medical students, actively participate in interdisciplinary conferences, and take an active part in the ongoing research projects and publications.

University of California, Los Angeles

Fellowship Director: Benjamin Plotkin, M.D.
Fellowship Director Email: BPlotkin@mednet.ucla.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Bianca Pham
Fellowship Coordinator Email: BVPham@mednet.ucla.edu
Address:

Bianca Pham Fellowship Coordinator
UCLA Radiology 
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 1638
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Telephone Number: (310) 267-8796
Fax Number: (310) 267-2059
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 4
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 3
International Skeletal Society: 2

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Arthrography/joint injections, Image-guided Biopsy and RF ablation, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Additional Information:

Please visit the UCLA MSK Imaging Fellowship website for updated information: https://www.uclahealth.org/radiology/msk-fellowship

If you have any questions, please contact Fellowship Coordinator, Bianca Pham.

University of California, San Diego

Fellowship Director: Evelyne Fliszar, MD
Fellowship Director Email: efliszar@health.ucsd.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Blanca Gonzalez
Fellowship Coordinator Email: b3gonzalez@health.ucsd.edu
Address:

9500 Gilman Drive, mail code 0834
La Jolla, CA 92093

Telephone Number: (619)-471-3339
Fax Number: (619)-543-2960
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 6
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 4
International Skeletal Society Members: 5
Total Bone Faculty: 11

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Bone Mineral Densitometry, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Arthrography, Imaging-Guided Biopsy, Interventional (epidural nerve block, facet injection, etc.), Musculoskeletal Sonography

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 5
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: Interviewing September - January

University of California, San Francisco

Fellowship Director: Rina Patel, MD
Fellowship Director Email: rina.patel@ucsf.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Sora Kang
Fellowship Coordinator Email: sora.kang@ucsf.edu
Address:

513 Parnassus Avenue, Rm S257 Box 0628
San Francisco, CA 94117

Telephone Number: (415) 476-1575
Fax Number: (415) 476-0616
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 5
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 5
International Skeletal Society Members: 2

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Bone Mineral Densitometry, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Arthrography, Ultrasound, Tumor biopsy, Spine Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 4
Duration: 1 year
Application Deadline: Please email Melinda Parangan-Chu (above) or visit the following website: http://radiology.ucsf.edu/education/fellowships/clinical/musculoskeletal The clinical musculoskeletal fellowship program at UCSF encompasses all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology. The fellowship is of one year duration and four fellows are selected each year. There is a close relationship between the MSK section and referring orthopedists and rheumatologists. The fellowship includes rotations through the UCSF Parnassus campus and the UCSF Orthopedic Institute at Mission Bay, which has a large Sports Medicine Clinic. The fellowship includes a significant volume of joint MRIs, outpatient and inpatient musculoskeletal imaging, as well as spine, pediatric musculoskeletal imaging, rheumatology, and bone tumors. Additionally, a significant volume of musculoskeletal interventions are performed by the fellows, including joint arthrography, steroid injections, bone biopsies, radiofrequency ablations of osteoid osteomas, and various ultrasound-guided procedures. Diagnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasound is also offered. Conferences include sports medicine, tumor board, rheumatology, journal club, morbidity and mortality, and metabolic. Opportunity for fellows to teach UCSF medical students and residents. Additional active, extramurally funded clinical research group in rheumatology, osteoporosis, orthopedics, MR imaging. Additional research experience can be gained working with MQIR. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1st and interviews will offered for January and February

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Fellowship Director: Corey Ho
Fellowship Director Email: corey.k.ho@cuanschutz.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Mary A. Ball
Fellowship Coordinator Email: MARY.A.BALL@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Address:

C/O Andrea Garbrecht, Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Radiology, Academic Division, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
12631 East 17th Avenue, Mail Stop 8200
Aurora, CO 80045

Telephone Number: (303) 724-1980
Fax Number: (303) 724-1983
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 6
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 5

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, CT, MRI Focused ultrasound Wide range of MSK interventional procedures (Spine injections, arthrography/joint injection, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, tumor and soft tissue ablation) Large Orthopedic department with active tumor, sports, spine, rehab, and rheumatology departments Research opportunities abundant

Additional Information:

Positions offered: 2 (following the SSR MSK Match timeline)

University of New Mexico

Fellowship Director: Jamie Elifritz. MD
Fellowship Director Email: jelifritz@salud.unm.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Rebecca Panaccione
Fellowship Coordinator Email: RPanaccione@salud.unm.edu
Address:

MSC10 5530
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Telephone Number: 505-272-0932
Fax Number: 505-272-5821
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

7 MSK Teaching Faculty

Clinical Training Offered:

Fellows receive instruction in a wide spectrum of image interpretation across all modalities, with advanced MR imaging at 1.5 and 3T. In excess of 5,000 Musculoskeletal MRIs are performed by our department annually. Image-guided interventions are scheduled daily ranging from routine fluoroscopically guided hip injections to ultrasound guided injections of tendons, bursae, and small joints.

Additional Information:

1 to 2 fellows per year. University of New Mexico is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state of New Mexico. Fellows have the opportunity for further training in spine imaging and intervention in conjunction with our Neuroradiology and Interventional Radiology sections.

University of Southern California

Fellowship Director: Anderanik Tomasian, MD
Fellowship Director Email: Anderanik.Tomasian@med.usc.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Kevin Pacheco
Fellowship Coordinator Email: Kevin.Pacheco@med.usc.edu
Address:

Kevin Pacheco, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Fellowship Program Coordinator, University of Southern California,

1520 San Pablo Street Los Angeles, CA 90033

Telephone Number: (323) 865-9914
Fax Number: (323) 865-5565
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 5
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 3
International Skeletal Society Members: 1

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound, Injections, Biopsy, Bone Tumor Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryoablation

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 2

Duration: 12 months

Please visit the USC Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Fellowship web page for updated information:

http://keck.usc.edu/musculoskeletal-radiology-division/training-education/fellowship-program/

University of Utah

Fellowship Director: Hailey Allen, MD
Fellowship Director Email: hailey.allen@hsc.utah.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Taylor Conkey
Fellowship Coordinator Email: Taylor.Conkey@hsc.utah.edu
Address:

50 N Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

 
Telephone Number: (801) 587-8040
Fax Number: (801) 581-2414
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 8
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 7
International Skeletal Society Members: 0

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: 3

Duration: 12 months

Application Deadline: Open

Other: All applications are coordinated by: Taylor Conkey at Taylor.Conkey@hsc.utah.edu

University of Washington

Fellowship Director: Christine M. Rehwald, MD
Fellowship Director Email: cmr2@uw.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Savannah Goodwin
Fellowship Coordinator Email: savg@uw.edu
Address:

University of Washington, Box 357115
1959 NE Pacific St 
Seattle, WA 98195

PLEASE NOTE: e-mail contact with Dr. Rehwald preferred at cmr2@uw.edu

Telephone Number: (206)-598-6868
Fax Number: (206)-598-2847
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 6
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 5
International Skeletal Society Members: 4

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Arthrography, Imaging-Guided Biopsy, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 2-3 per year
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: In adherence with The NRMP Match
Fellowship Contact: Savannah Goodwin MSK Fellowship Coordinator UWMC Roosevelt Radiology VM: 206-598-2982 Fax: 206-598-2847 savg@uw.edu (email preferred).
Other: Outstanding Orthopedic and Rheumatology faculty with strong ties to Radiology. Good mix and volume of MRI including Sports Medicine, Spine, and Tumor cases. Exceptional orthopedic trauma experience at Harborview Medical Center. Active MSK ultrasound service. Abundant web-based educational resources and extremely large teaching collection. Friendly, informal atmosphere. For further information, please see our website at the web address listed above.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fellowship Director: Kenneth S. Lee, MD
Fellowship Director Email: klee2@uwhealth.org
Fellowship Coordinator: Tyler Gause
Fellowship Coordinator Email: tgause@uwhealth.org
Address:

Department of Radiology, E3/366 CSC
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
600 Highland Avenue - MC3252
Madison, WI 53792

Telephone Number: (608) 263-9387
Fax Number: (608) 263-5112
ACGME Accreditation: No
Teaching Faculty:

Total Skeletal Radiology Faculty: 10
Society of Skeletal Radiology Members: 9
International Skeletal Society Members: 4

Clinical Training Offered:

Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), spine and extremity, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), spine and extremity, Arthrography/Joint injections, Image Guided Biopsies, Spine and Extremity Injections (epidural, facet, SI joint, nerve root block,ganglion block, small and large joint injections, discography, etc.), Vertebroplasty, Radiofrequency Microwave Ablation, Cryoablation, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography (diagnostic and interventional, including platelet-rich plasma, percutaneous tenotomy, calcific tendinitis lavage, peripheral nerve ablations)

Additional Information:

Positions Offered: 5
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline:
Other: Special strengths are a high volume of spine and extremity interventional procedures, extremity ultrasound, MRI and CT with a dedicated Sports Medicine and Spine Center. This ambulatory has four MRI’s, one fluoro room, three radiography rooms, and two US rooms. Also a new dedicated Orthopedic hospital located in East Madison with full complement of MRI, CT, radiography, fluoro and US.