THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
PEDIATRIC NEURORADIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Pediatric Neuroradiology Program has a fellowship opening for July 2017. This is a 1-year training program available starting each July 1. This program is available to those seeking a career in adult or pediatric neuroradiology, or pediatric radiology. It may be taken in conjunction with one year of training in either subspecialty area.
The program provides centralized service to a rapidly expanding major referral 520+ bed academic pediatric hospital and multiple outpatient imaging centers. There are 8 full-time pediatric neuroradiology subspecialty faculty. The division of pediatric neuroradiology utilizes 11 MRI systems, including eight 3 Tesla MRI systems. There is a dedicated simultaneous 3T PET/MR system. There are three CT systems, a SPECT-CT, and a PET-CT. The equipment is state-of-the-art and advanced imaging techniques are routinely employed in the department. The department has, for clinical and research purposes, two adult MEG and one infant MEG system. All imaging is on a PACS system and there is thin-client 3D and advanced imaging workstation access throughout the department.
The neuroradiology service supports large clinical programs in neonatology, pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, genetics, emergency care, as well as the largest fetal surgery center in the world. Active subspecialty programs include the Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program, pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disease, neuromuscular disease, leukodystrophy center, fetal imaging and MRI, neurooncology and proton therapy center, as well as technical developments in functional MRI, spectroscopy, perfusion, and diffusion imaging.
There are three fellowship spots per year. There are also rotating residents and fellows from other programs. All fellows have secretarial support and free access to a full-time medical illustrator and our library of reference books and journals. There is access to research laboratories, statistical support, and animal advanced imaging facilities. There are didactic teaching lectures, case-based sessions, and patient management centered conferences throughout the week. Commensurate academic and conference time is provided. Benefits and salary are highly competitive.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the first and one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States and has been consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country. CHOP is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates should send CV and two letters of recommendation to:
Robert A. Zimmerman, M.D.
Department of Radiology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Wood Building, Room 2115,
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104