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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Last Updated: 11/3/23
City, State, Country: Nashville, TN, United States
Type of Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging
ACGME Accreditation: No
Program director: Krupa Patel-Lippmann
Contact e-mail address for applicant inquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
Average number of fellows per application cycle: 4
Sponsored Visa Status: Not applicable
Department Website: https://www.vumc.org/radiology/abdominal-imaging-fellowship
How many weeks are allocated per rotation? [Curricular rotations]: Daily assignments
Number of curricular MRI rotations: 3+
Modalities, technologies or rotations offered during fellowship:
[CT] Fellowship Rotation
[CT chest combined with A/P] Fellowship Rotation
[US] Fellowship Rotation
[MRI] Fellowship Rotation
[Radiograph] Fellowship Rotation
[Mammography] Fellowship Elective
[PET/CT] Fellowship Elective
[PET/MRI] Not Available
[Contrast-enhanced US] Fellowship Rotation
[Dual-energy CT] Fellowship Rotation
[US-guided procedures] Fellowship Rotation
[CT-guided procedures] Fellowship Rotation
[MRI-guided procedures] Not Available
[Fluoroscopy] Fellowship Rotation
[Research] Fellowship Elective
Types of required call shifts: Weekend
Total number of elective rotations: 4 Elective weeks
Can radiology elective rotations be chosen outside of abdominal radiology? Yes
Can elective rotations be chosen outside of radiology? No
Is Research/Academic time provided apart from a dedicated research rotation? No
Is there structured didactic time? Didactic lectures every other week
Fellow participation in MDC/Tumor Board: Regular/frequent presentation
Medical student/Resident teaching opportunities: Available on request
Travel stipend for SAR Annual Meeting: No
Dedicated time off for SAR Annual Meeting: May use dedicated CME allocated days for attendance.
Travel support to other conferences: No
Moonlighting availability: Internal
Are home workstations provided? No
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In-house evening moonlighting opportunities are available alongside our Emergency Radiology Section Faculty and on-call residents in the ED as well as in our regional hospital system.
Typical format of case review Read-out as needed
Number of curricular procedure rotations Two tracks-Procedural and Non-Procedural based on fellow’s interests.
How much Research/Academic time is provided? 22 days of CME
How many weeks are allocated per rotation? [Elective rotations] 1 week
When do fellows read cases independently? Call shifts, graduated independent reading of CT 2/3 of way through fellowship year.