Magnetic Resonance (MRI)

Our MRI fellows gain excellent experience in all aspects of Neuro MRI (including brain, neck, and spine), Body MRI (including liver, enterography, prostate, female pelvis), and MSK MRI.  Additionally, there are opportunities for special training in fetal MRI, breast MRI, and cardiac MRI based on the fellow's interests.  The fellows will become familiar with advanced MR techniques including Restriction Spectrum Imaging, MR perfusion, MR Spectroscopy, Time resolved angiography, and 4D Flow. In addition to clinical duties, the fellows are responsible for teaching radiology residents, medical students, and visiting fellows. Our educational program is enhanced by numerous subspecialty and multidisciplinary conferences. In addition, there are opportunities for pursuing clinical and laboratory research projects.

HOW TO APPLY

At the time of matriculation to the fellowship, you are expected to have completed an accredited Radiology residency and to be an ACR Board Certified Radiologist. 

Deadline for Application: December 1st
Please submit the following application materials:

  • Fellowship Application form
  • Personal Statement. Please tell us your career goals and personal interests.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (including one from your Program Director)
  • Photo
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Dean's Letter
  • Copy of USMLE/LMCC transcript
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • State (check) preference for your focused area: CT _____, US_____, MRI _____

 

Please send all application materials to:

Tyler Badilla 
UCSD Medical Center
Department of Radiology
Mail code 8749
200 West Arbor Street
San Diego, CA 92103-8749

Or by email at tbadilla@ucsd.edu

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Nikdokht Farid, MD,
Director, MRI Fellowship Program

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FAQ


Who may apply for this fellowship?

At the time of matriculation to the fellowship, you are expected to have completed an accredited Radiology residency and to be an ACR Board Eligible Radiologist. 

Fellows sponsored for H-1B visa by the UCSD Department of Radiology?
International medical graduates, who are accepted into a Radiology fellowship program at UCSD, are sponsored for the J-1 visa through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). 

How much vacation time do fellows receive? 
Fellows receive four weeks of paid vacation per year (20 working days). 

What is your Maternity/Paternity Leave Policy? 
Please contact UCSD Radiology's Education Services at 619-543-5493. 

What Malpractice Insurance do you offer? 
Professional liability insurance is supplied by the University of California Regents.