The University of Illinois College of Medicine currently has one opening for a 2017-2018 breast imaging fellowship at the Susan G. Komen Breast Center in Peoria, Illinois beginning July 2017.
This one-year position will provide an outstanding opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of Breast Imaging and Intervention, including breast ultrasound, breast MRI and interventional procedures, stereotactic core biopsy, ultrasound-guided core biopsy, cyst aspiration, fine needle aspiration, ductography, and wire localizations for surgical resection. Approximately 22,000 screening cases are evaluated and 9,500 diagnostic studies are performed each year at the Susan G. Komen Breast Center. Approximately 1,600 interventional procedures as well as 5,500 breast ultrasound examinations are performed each year by radiologists. In addition, over 350 breast MRI exams and approximately 100 MR-guided core biopsies are performed annually. Research opportunities are also available to those with research interests.
The fellowship is through the University of Illinois College of Medicine, the Susan G. Komen Breast Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, a 616 bed Level I Trauma Center. It is staffed by four Breast Imaging Radiologists and a dedicated group of technologists and clerical staff. The facilities include the Susan G. Komen Breast Center and three (3) outlying screening sites which together have seven full-field digital Hologic Dimensions 3D Mammography Units, R2 ImageChecker CAD is used for all screening and diagnostic exams. In addition, the Susan G. Komen Breast Center is equipped with three dedicated Philips iU22 ultrasound units, a Hologic LoRad MultiCare Platinum prone stereotactic unit with a Suros Eviva biopsy system, a Hologic Affirm upright stereotactic biopsy unit, a GE Signa HDx 1.5 T MRI system with Sentinelle Vanguard Breast MR Auxiliary Table and Suros Eviva breast biopsy system, two KUBTEC specimen imagers, a Somo.V Automated Breast Ultrasound System, and a Hologic Discovery SL bone densitometry unit.
The Breast Center has earned the ACR Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence (BICOE) accreditation. The Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers (NAPBC).
For further information, please contact Carrie Warner, Fellowship Coordinator at Cwarner@uic.edu or by phone 309.624.3355.