The Divisions of Abdominal Imaging and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have developed a unique position for a combined fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and PET/Nuclear Medicine. The position is being offered as a 1 year program split evenly between both divisions starting July 2019 . This position includes advanced training in state-of-the-art diagnostic multimodality imaging including US, CT, MRI, PET/CT , SPECT/CT and PET/MR, radionuclide therapies (such as I-131, Y-90 Zevalin, Xofigo, Lutathera and Y-90 spheres for liver cancers) . The training will focus on advanced imaging modalities and technologies as they relate to oncologic imaging. The skillset provided will be highly desirable in both academic and private practice environments.
The applicant would preferably already have an unrestricted Pennsylvania medical license (or be able to obtain one) and DEA, and must have completed an ACGME approved radiology residency. Training takes place at our high volume academic hub in the heart of Pittsburgh with patient referrals from a large array of clinical subspecialties including oncology, trauma, organ transplantation and hepatic/pancreaticobiliary diseases. Fellows participate in a specialized curriculum on pertinent abdominal topics, monthly abdominal and pelvic MRI conferences and journal club. Teaching, moonlighting and research opportunities will be provided.
The Department of Radiology at UPMC/University of Pittsburgh is one of the nation's largest and most productive academic radiology programs in the country. The Nuclear Medicine Division is a national leader in PET/CT clinical volumes and research. In addition to PET/CT, the Division has a comprehensive PET imaging center, which provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine services.