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Breast Imaging Fellowship

This one-year breast imaging fellowship at UMMC is designed to trainees in the advanced interpretation of mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and associated image-guided biopsies.

The fellow is actively involved in the daily interpretation of examinations and performing of procedures, in addition to consultations with clinical staff. Fellows receive competitive salary and benefits. Work life balance is encouraged with around 18 days of personal leave, 12 days medical leave and five days of CME training annually.

Deadline

Applications are accepted Dec. 1-Feb. 1. Interviews will be held in the spring.

Eligibility

An applicant without United States citizenship must have a J-1 visa or a permanent resident card in order to be employed as a resident/fellow at UMMC. Graduates of foreign medical schools must have an ECFMG certificate. All parts must be current when the applicant begins the program.

Number of positions

One

How to apply

The position is filled through the Breast Imaging Fellowship Match managed by the National Resident Matching Program. In order to become a fellow, you must register with the Radiology Match, of which Breast Imaging is a part.

Candidates must have completed an approved diagnostic radiology residency prior to the start of the Breast Imaging fellowship. The program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Interested applicants should submit the following no later than Feb. 1:

  • A completed application
  • Updated curriculum fitae
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • USMLE scores (Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, Step 3)
  • Three letters of reference (one must be from the applicant's residency program director)
  • A current photo

Once all the above-named items have been received, the application will be reviewed. 

Susan ShamburgerFor more information

Susan Shamburger, MD, is chief of the Breast Imaging division and the program director for this fellowship. For more information, email program administrator Dyon Williams

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