Mentorship Opportunities

Fellowship in Chest Imaging (VGH)

The University of British Columbia, Department of Radiology offers fellowship positions in Chest Imaging at the Vancouver General Hospital site along with other subspecialties of Radiology.

Website: http://www.radiology.ubc.ca/home.htm  

Description of the program

The UBC Radiology Fellowships provide advanced training, excellent clinical exposure and supervised experience in all aspects of radiology. Fellows are encouraged to participate in basic science and clinical research projects. Protected academic time is provided and the teaching of research methodology, epidemiology, statistics, and study design is offered. The Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada for specialist training purposes in clinical radiology.

Eligibility

Applicants must have a medical degree and specialty diploma (Radiology) or will be completing an accredited residency program in diagnostic radiology to be eligible for licensure.

Application Requirements

UBC Department of Radiology does not have a formal application form, however, we do require that you submit the following documentation before September 30, 2010.

A letter of application indicating why you wish to do a Fellowship in Vancouver and also outlining your areas of interest. A copy of your current CV, Three (3) original reference letters, signed and on official letterhead, to be mailed directly to the Fellowship Director from your referees.

You may e-mail your letter of application and CV directly to the assistant to the Program Director; however, please have your three (3) referees mail their reference letters directly to the Fellowship Director to the address indicated in the table below. Candidates will be selected for interview after the application deadline date. All applicants will be notified of their application status within approximately one month after the application deadline date.

This one-year fellowship is from July 1, to June 30 in the Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia at the Vancouver General Hospital. The fellowship provides advanced training in chest imaging under the supervision of Drs. Nestor Müller and John Mayo. The fellowship includes all aspects of lung imaging and lung biopsies plus experience in cardiac CT and MR. Chest fellows are expected to participate in multi disciplinary conferences on a regular basis and present at least one formal lecture to staff during the year. Chest fellows are also encouraged to participate in clinical and basic research projects and to publish manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. Protected academic time is provided and funding is available to attend conferences. This fellowship is a supervised training grade post.

Applications

•Chest Radiology – Three positions

•For more information please check this link: http://www.radiology.ubc.ca/fellowship_programs/Chest_Fellowship.htm

Completed application forms fellowship programs should be directed to

Dr John Mayo, Director
Professor

C/O Patria Moe, Administrator
Department of Radiology
University of British Columbia
Jim Pattison Pavilion North
3350-950 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4E3 Canada
Email: patricia.moe@vch.ca