Abdominal Radiology Fellowship

Abdominal Radiology Fellowship

Fellows will receive training in the interpretation of other imaging modalities of the body including:

  • CT of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis
  • CT Colonography
  • PET-CT
  • Ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Plain film interpretation

Fellows will also receive several didactic lectures in abdominal imaging, vascular and interventional radiology, and PET/CT. Medical Imaging Grand Rounds and body division case review add to the educational experience.

At the end of the one-year fellowship, the fellow should be able to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • Interpreting cross-sectional US, CT, and MR imaging of the body
  • Performing and interpreting fluoroscopic procedures
  • Performing ultrasound-guided procedures including thoracentesis, paracentesis, and biopsies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the physics of ultrasound, CT, and MR imaging and an ability to apply this knowledge for image optimization and for quality assurance issues
  • Patient care in the areas of consultation particularly in multidisciplinary conferences, patient safety, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Proficiency in protocoling exams

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To be eligible for acceptance, applicants must possess an MD or DO degree and have satisfactorily completed a diagnostic radiology residency training program accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

For applicants that originate from a non-ACGME-accredited residency, please note the following requirements and items that will need to accompany your application as outlined by the ACGME under Section III.

How To Apply:

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Candidates should send the following documents to Nilu Dorschner:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • University of Arizona, Department of Medical Imaging, Fellowship Application
  • Medical School Transcripts or Dean’s Letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Scores (Steps I, II, IICS, III)
  • Photo
  • Visa Status, if applicable
  • ECFMG Certificate, if applicable

Contact Information:

Point of Contact:

Nilu Dorschner, MLS, C-TAGMEAddress:

Program Coordinator: Abdominal Imaging Fellowship

Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
Department of Medical Imaging
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
PO Box 245067
Tucson, AZ 85724-5067
Tel: (520) 626-3587

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    Jan 21, 2023

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    Phoenix, Arizona

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