Neuroradiology Fellowship - Application

We offer one position during each academic year. We participate in the neuroradiology fellowship match administered by the National Residency Match Program. To register for the match, please go to www.nrmp.org and refer to the schedule of dates.

Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria for interview consideration.

  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited residency in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Radiology
  • Eligibility for California Medical Licensure
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the most recent program director.

By the start of the program, we must have the following:

  • California Medical License
  • ABR Board Certification
  • Current Fluoroscopy License
  • ACLS Certification approved by the American Heart Association
  • Verification of post-graduate training
  • Other documentation as required by Graduate Medical Education

Please forward CVs to: imaging.housestaff@cshs.org

Graduates of International Medical Schools

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center sponsors the H1-B. The H-1B visa is institution-specific and is valid for a maximum stay of six years. Passing Steps I, II and III of the USMLE is required. The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) sponsors the J-1 visa for physicians in a clinical training program. The duration of stay is limited to the time typically required to complete the training program. Fees related to obtaining appropriate visa status are the responsibility of the candidate.

Selection Process

All applicants are expected to participate in and shall be selected through the NRMP's national matching program, if possible. Applicants are selected for an interview based on a review of submitted documentation and/or other sources, relative academic strength, perceived potential for professional success, and other criteria determined by the program director.

Appointments are made on the basis of the applicant's preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communications skills and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Appointments are made without regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

All offers for appointment originate from Graduate Medical Education. Verbal offers are never extended. Information regarding the fellow's stipend, contract, benefits and policies are available on our website.

Certificate of Added Qualification

Board certification demonstrates a physician's expertise in a particular specialty and/or subspecialty. Fellows are eligible to take the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) exam in Neuroradiology upon completion of the ACGME-accredited fellowship and one year of practice or additional approved training, (one third of that time) in Neuroradiology as required by the American Board of Radiology. The initial certification issued by the Board to successful candidates of the oral examination has a time limit of 10 years

Links

ACGME
National Residency Matching Program
The American Board of Radiology
Medical Board of California
Information for Foreign Medical Graduates
ECFMG

If you have any further questions, please contact:

Debbie Kenneybrew
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite M-335
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 423-3095
Fax: (310) 423-3037
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