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Body MRI Fellowship

Director: Ihab Kamel, M.D., Ph.D.

Over 5,000 musculoskeletal, thoracic and abdominal examinations are interpreted each year. Examinations are performed on two state-of-the-art Siemens Avanto 1.5T scanners, one Siemens Trio (3T), one Siemens Verio (3T), two Philips 3T Achieva scanners (1.5T and 3T) or one GE LX scanner. Teleradiology examinations are also interpreted on a regular basis from community hospitals. In the next two years, seven new 1.5T MRI scanners will be added. Extensive clinical and research experience is offered on all aspects of body MRI.

Clinical Fellowships

Body MRI Clinical Fellowship

The dedicated Body MRI fellowship is an intensive 12-month clinical fellowship in Body MRI including musculoskeletal, cardiac, vascular, chest, abdomen and pelvic MRI studies. In the course of the fellowship, the fellow will learn how to prescribe MRI protocols and will gain experience with new MRI techniques. One dedicated MRI fellow is accepted each year. A second fellowship position sponsored by the RSNA may also be applied for. Two fellows graduated in June 2015 including Kristin Porter, who is currently assistant professor in body imaging at Johns Hopkins, and Michael Sacerdote, who is in private practice at Florida Hospital.

Candidates must be Board-Certified or Board-Qualified in Diagnostic Radiology and must be eligible to obtain a State of Maryland medical license. Along with your completed application, please include your CV, a personal statement and 3 letters of recommendation. 

Please submit your application and correspondence by mail, fax or email to:

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Radiology

Attn: Sadye Alvarez, Senior administrative coordinator
600 N. Wolfe St.
MRI Room 143
Baltimore, MD 21287

Fax: 410-955-9799
Phone: 410-955-4567
Email: salvare6@jhmi.edu

Applications for July 1, 2019—June 30, 2020 are due on July 1, 2017. Interviews are generally scheduled from August through October.

Application form: fellowship application.

Clinical Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship (RSNA Sponsored)

Curriculum includes six months of clinical training and six months of cardiovascular imaging research (one year total). Johns Hopkins operates two 64-slice MDCT scanners, two dedicated cardiovascular MRI scanners and 10 MRI scanners total.

M.D. applicants must be a graduate of a North American radiology residency program. Applicants must be board-certified or board-qualified in diagnostic radiology and must be eligible to obtain a State of Maryland medical license. Sponsorship is provided by the RSNA.

Along with your completed application, please include your CV, a personal statement and three letters of recommendation.

Send your application and your correspondence to:

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Radiology

Attn: Sadye Alvarez, Senior administrative coordinator
600 N. Wolfe St.
MRI Room 143
Baltimore, MD 21287

Fax: 410-955-9799
Phone: 410-955-4567
Email: salvare6@jhmi.edu

Applications are currently being accepted. This position is not listed in the fellowship match program.

Application form: fellowship application.

Body MR Research

The research fellowship in body/ cardiovascular MRI is arranged in conjunction with individual faculty members.  Topics include cardiac/vascular MRI, abdominal imaging, pelvic imaging, breast imaging and oncologic imaging.  Faculty includes Drs. Kamel, Macura, Zimmerman, Chu and Zaheer.

Candidates should contact individual faculty members in order to determine potential areas of advanced study. Applicants have generally completed their M.D. or Ph.D. and/or residency training. Along with your completed application, please include your CV, a personal statement and three letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application and correspondence by mail, fax or email to:

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Radiology

Attn: Sadye Alvarez, Senior administrative coordinator
600 N. Wolfe St.
MRI Room 143
Baltimore, MD 21287

Fax: 410-955-9799
Phone: 410-955-4567
Email: salvare6@jhmi.edu

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as funding from funding agencies is available. Candidates may also obtain their own funding, through government or foundation sources. Interviews are scheduled as needed over the course of the year.

Application form: fellowship application.

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