The Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine is currently accepting applications to fill ONE opening to our Nuclear Radiology fellowship program for the 2020–2021 academic year, with an option to extend to a second year of training.
Please note the application process below.
Fellowship Details Program Director: Phillip H. Kuo, MD, PhD ACGME Approved: Yes Number of Positions: 1 Program Duration: 12 months
Teaching Faculty Phillip H. Kuo, MD, PhD – Division Chief Ryan J. Avery, MD Non-Physician Faculty Andrew Karellas, PhD Program Coordinator: Nilu Dorschner
Overview of Program This ACGME accredited program offers one year of graduate medical education in nuclear radiology. Over the course of the fellowship, the fellow will receive training in all aspects of nuclear radiology.
The clinical faculty are board-certified in both radiology and nuclear medicine. Likewise, nuclear radiology training is designed to integrate principles of radiology and nuclear medicine. The faculty are dedicated to education and are invited course instructors for national meetings. Additionally, the program director is on the faculty for the American College of Radiology’s PET/CT course.
The fellow will have academic time to pursue educational and research goals and a professional discretionary fund account.
Clinical Training Offered:
Neurology (FDG and amyloid)
General nuclear medicine
Radium-223 for prostate cancer
Extensive interactions with Arizona Cancer Center
Research in oncology and neurology
Time of Flight PET/CT
Combined PET/CT with full diagnostic CT
To be eligible for consideration, applicants are to possess an MD or DO degree and strongly preferred to have satisfactory completion of a diagnostic radiology residency training program accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). We accept applications year-round from qualified applicants.