Pediatric Imaging Fellowship

The Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University Pediatric Radiology Fellowship in the Department of Pediatric Imaging at Children's Hospital of Michigan is a 1-year ACGME accredited program with 1 funded position that is designed to prepare the trainees both for the ABR/AOBR CAQ in Pediatric Radiology and a successful career in pediatric imaging. This education emphasizes all aspects of pediatric radiology as reflected in the six core competencies.

Objectives and Goals:

  • To demonstrably train the fellows to have a cognitive knowledge base and enhance their interpretative abilities in Pediatric Radiology;
  • To demonstrably train the fellows in all of the imaging modalities that are currently used for pediatric patients at the Children's Hospital of Michigan ;
  • To demonstrably train the fellows to write protocols and techniques for all of the pediatric imaging modalities that are currently used for pediatric patients;
  • To enhance the fellows' teaching skills such that they will feel comfortable participating in the education of residents and medical students in the field of Pediatric Radiology;
  • To demonstrably teach the fellows how to prepare and present lectures and other didactic presentations in Pediatric Radiology to their peers, residents, and medical students;
  • To demonstrably train fellows in clinical research techniques, such that they will be able to critically review the literature, as well as to complete a research project;
  • To demonstrably train fellows such that they obtain sub-specialized experience and knowledge in an area of their selected interest in Pediatric Radiology (for those fellows who remain in the department for a second year); and,
  • To enhance the fellows' communication with their fellow clinicians in all areas of medicine, such that they can learn to function in the role of a clinical imaging consultant.

The methods for attaining these Educational Goals include:

  • Graded increasing responsibility for patient care in all areas of pediatric imaging under the direct supervision of staff pediatric radiologists.
  • Extensive didactic and clinical educational experience based upon the subspecialty curriculum as endorsed by the Society for Pediatric Radiology (Pediatric Radiology; 25: 403)
  • Access to extensive library and resource materials in pediatric radiology as well as extensive clinical interactive conferences with several pediatric subspecialty disciplines.
  • Involvement in clinical or basic research.
  • Involvement in the education and mentoring of general radiology residents.
  • Instruction in issues related to quality assurance and continuing professional development.
  • Mentoring in child health advocacy.

Duration: 1 year
Total Positions: 1
Positions Filled: 1

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