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Pediatric Neuro Radiology and Fetal Imaging Advance Training Specialty Program (ASTP) Information

ASTP Program Description

  1. The fellowship is an intensive 12-month clinical fellowship in Advanced Pediatric Radiology focusing on pediatric neuroradiology and fetal imaging.
  2. Fetal imaging emphasis will be MR imaging including: running the protocol in the scanner, supervising the technologist, interpretation of the exam, consultation and making the report.
  3. Pediatric neuroradiology emphasis will be proper utilization of ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for all pediatric age groups from neonates to young adults to evaluate congenital malformations, seizure, tumor, trauma, stroke, infectious/inflammatory diseases, neuro-immunological diseases, metabolic disease of the central nervous system. also includes a 4 week elective which can be coordinated with the emergency department, fetal therapy program, pediatric intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit.
  4. Actively participate and present in specialty weekly conferences boards central nervous system tumors, board, neonatal intensive care unit neurological diseases, pediatric intensive care unit neurological diseases, fetal program and vascular anomalies. Protocol more advanced CT and MR exams and triage patients to proper studies.
  5. Understand the principles of diffusion tensor imaging, susceptibility weighted imaging, perfusion weighted imaging techniques as applied to advanced pediatric neuroradiology.
  6. Function as independent consultant.
  7. Undertake an active role as a teacher and role model to medical students and radiology residents.
  8. Review and dictate exams in a timely and efficient manner.

Criteria and How to Apply

Criteria for acceptance of trainees:

  1. USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3
  2. ECFMG Certified, if graduate of a foreign medical school
  3. ABR certification (preferred)
  4. Completed a Radiology residency
  5. 1 year of Pediatric Radiology and/or 1 year of Neuroradiology Fellowship training
  6. High quality verbal and written communication skills in English
  7. 3 letters of Recommendation (1 preferable from previous Program Director)
  8. Applicant able to secure a Maryland Medical License

How to Apply

  • Personal letter of intent
  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of reference, with at least one from your current training program
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination transcripts (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, if the graduate is outside of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Photograph

Email this information to:

Ms. Chanel Britt
Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Coordinator/ ASTP Coordinator
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St.
Zayed Tower, 4th Floor, Room 4174
Baltimore, MD 21287

Email: cbritt5@jhmi.edu
Phone: 410-614-3772
Fax: 410-502-3633.

Day of Your Interview

You will receive the itinerary for your interview day in advance from our fellowship coordinator, Chanel Britt. She will greet you at the entrance of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. You will interview with multiple faculty members for approximately 30 minutes each. Your interview series will typically be done by about 4 p.m. Whenever possible, you will also have the opportunity to have lunch with the current fellow in pediatric radiology.

If you require more information, please contact Chanel Britt at 410-614-3772 or cbritt5@jhmi.edu.

Verification Requests

Please send requests to Dr. Tekes-Brady at atekes1@jhmi.edu.

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