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Rotations

  • 7/1-7/29: Strong Memorial Hospital
  • 7/30-8/31: Clinton Crossings
  • 9/1-12/30: University Medical Imaging
  • 1/1-3/1: Interventional Radiology​
  • 3/2-3/31: Clinton Crossings
  • 4/1-5/5: Strong Memorial Hospital
  • 5/6-5/31: Clinton Crossings
  • 6/1-6/30: Strong Memorial Hospital

5 Months SMH/IR

The focus of this rotation will be on sports medicine, orthopedic trauma/emergency, rheumatology and tumor.

Interventional Procedures (2 Months)

The fellow will be in charge of approving outpatient cases for MSK imaging guided procedures. The fellow will be alerted to all bone biopsy and soft tissue biopsy cases by the interventional radiology staff and will be expected to consent the patient, perform the procedure and follow up on the post procedure aftercare or complications. The fellow must maintain a case log of all interventional procedures performed. During the two month rotation on IR the fellow will work with the SMH MSK section and get pulled to do procedures without restriction.

4 Months UMI

The focus of this rotation is for the fellow to become proficient at MSK MRI which will include sports medicine, oncology, rheumatology and spine.

Arthrograms

The fellow will perform fluoroscopically guided arthrograms under indirect supervision with immediate direct supervision available from the MSK faculty.

Orthopedic Lab

The fellow will participate in Orthopedic lab on afternoons in the month of October. This experience will be valuable for the fellow to learn orthopedic hardware, surgical techniques and anatomy on cadaver dissections. To accommodate this experience the fellow will work at UMI from 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

3 Months CC/Penfield

The focus of this rotation is for the fellow to become adept at reading high volumes of orthopedic aftercare radiographs with an emphasis on recognizing patterns of injury, surgical management, and evaluating for signs of healing or hardware complication. The fellow will perform ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided arthrograms.

Penfield

Mondays and Fridays when on the CC rotation. On sporadic occasion due to staffing shortages the fellow may be asked to help cover Penfield on other days during the CC or SMH rotations. The fellow will have the ability to work intimately with the MRI technologist to optimize protocols and learn MRI physics/artifacts.

Call Schedule

  • 5-10 p.m. once per week
  • 8-2 p.m. once per month
  • Fellows are provided with a home workstation and are able to take call at home

Average Yearly Work Volume Per Fellow

  • MRI: 1200-1500
  • Arthrograms (fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided): 175-300
  • CT guided procedures (bone and soft tissue biopsies): 30