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Department of

Radiology

Application and Selection Process

In adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD), The University of Cincinnati Body Imaging Fellowship program will begin accepting applications on August 1st, with interviews beginning November 2. 

Selection of applicants will be supervised by the Program Director, with the consultation of other faculty members in the section.

Applicants are selected based on a review of submitted documentation, relative academic strength and other criteria determined by the Program Director.

Applicants must have an MD or DO degree from an accredited institution, completed an ACGME-accredited residency in diagnostic radiology and must be eligible for board certification or certified by the American Board of Radiology. Applicants must also be eligible for licensure by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

If you are interested in applying to the body imaging program, please submit the following materials to the fellowship coordinator:

  • Fellowship Application (DOC)
  • Current CV
  • Personal statement including goals and professional plans
  • Three letters of recommendation including a letter from the director of your residency program. Letters of recommendation must be dated and written within the past six months.
  • Copies of USMLE or COMLEX transcripts (Steps 1, 2, and 3 are required prior to beginning fellowship)
  • Photo (optional)

International Medical Graduates

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) interested in applying to our program must register with the National Match (if applicable). Foreign applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S., or eligible to obtain work authorization. The University of Cincinnati Medical Center sponsors J-1 visas only for ACGME-accredited programs. We are unable to sponsor J-1 visas of J-1 waivers for our non-ACGME accredited fellowships.

Individuals must have graduated from medical school within the past five years, completed an ACGME-accredited four-year residency in diagnostic radiology, be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Radiology, must have passed all steps of the USMLE (including Step 3) and possess a permanently validated ECFMG certificate.

The ECFMG certificate must be valid at the start of fellowship or the fellow forfeits his/her position in the program. A valid Ohio medical license or training certificate must be obtained prior to start of training.

Fellows are selected on the basis of their medical training, general and academic achievements, and personal qualities. No preference is given to any particular medical school or geographic area, nor is race, sex, or national origin a consideration.

In addition to the documents listed above, IMGs must also include in their application:

  • Verification of ECFMG certification and photocopies of all USMLE exam results
  • Copy of medical diploma (translation required)
  • Medical School transcript
  • Copies of previous GME experience (translation required)

Candidates are required to be ABR/AOBR board eligible or board certified at the start of fellowship.

 

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More Information

Shaun A. Wahab, MD
Program Director
513-558-6098
513-558-7137, Fax
shaun.wahab@uc.edu

Tosha Feldkamp
Program Coordinator 
513-558-6098
513-558-7137, FAX
feldkatc@uc.edu