The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Breast Imaging has an unexpected Breast Imaging Fellowship position available beginning July 1, 2023.
The Breast Imaging Fellowship is a 12-month training program. The fellowship offers extensive clinical experience in screening and diagnostic mammography, tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and breast interventional procedures. Fellows also get exposure to emerging technologies including contrast mammography and molecular breast imaging. Expertise will be gained in all breast-related procedures, including ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy and core biopsy, stereotactic biopsy with available prone and upright units, tomosynthesis-guided biopsy, MRI-guided biopsy, and preoperative localization procedures using a variety of localization devices. Fellows actively participate in the weekly multidisciplinary Clinical Management Conference that assesses high risk lesions for radiology-pathology concordance and optimal management. Our 37 breast imaging faculty and 4 breast imaging fellows enjoy strong relationships with our multidisciplinary clinical colleagues. Fellows receive an elective month, during which they rotate with our clinical colleagues in breast medical oncology, breast surgical oncology, breast radiation oncology, and breast pathology. Fellows receive academic time to support their educational and research endeavors.
The Breast Imaging Department provides a high-volume clinical service and access to a wide variety of breast pathology. Breast Imaging Fellows spend the majority of their time at the main campus of MD Anderson Cancer Center, which is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment including:
13 mammography units with tomosynthesis
10 breast ultrasound rooms with dedicated breast ultrasound technologists
3T Breast MRI
Upright and prone stereotactic biopsy capability
4 mobile mammography vans
Why MD Anderson
Fellowship from the nation’s #1 hospital for cancer care
Structured curriculum includes weekly lectures, journal club, and multidisciplinary conference
Top class and nationally recognized faculty with ample opportunities for research/publications
MD Anderson offers excellent salary and benefits, as well as moonlighting opportunity
Located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world
Houston, the fourth largest and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United States, is culturally diverse and vibrant, with a low cost of living and affordable housing
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Interested applicants should submit by email the following: CV, USMLE transcript, Personal Statement, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Medical Degree Diploma, Internship Certificate and Letter of Good Standing to:
Deanna L. Lane, MD Associate Professor & Breast Imaging Fellowship Program Director Department of Breast Imaging The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center