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Thank you for your interest in the Department of Imaging Sciences fellowship programs. To be considered for entry into one of our fellowship programs, candidates should have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency program in the United States or an RCPSC-accredited or CFPC-accredited residency program in Canada, have board eligibility or board certification in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology, satisfactory completion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Steps 1, 2, and, if eligible, Step 3, have permanent residency status or citizenship in the United States, and a valid New York State license for non-accredited programs.


Applications should be completed online using the following links:

Only completed applications will be reviewed for interview consideration, and personal interviews granted based on the strength of the application. A complete application for all fellowship programs includes:

Application Submission or Questions

Cheryl Papaleo, Fellowship Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue - Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642-8648

Cheryl Papaleo
Phone: (585) 273-5476
Fax: (585) 273-1033

  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • USMLE score reports/transcripts (Steps 1,2,3)
  • Dean's letter/Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your residency program director)
  • Photograph (optional)

Application Timeline

Step in Process Time Frame
First Day to Accept Applications  November 1st
Interview Notification Fellowship coordinator via email on a rolling basis
Interviews* January 8th - March 31st

*Our Breast Imaging, Neuroradiology, and Musculoskeletal fellowships participate in the NRMP match in June, and our other fellowship positions are typically decided in the Fall/early Winter.

Breast Imaging participates in the NRMP match program. 

Interview Information

We want you to have an enjoyable experience during your visit to the University of Rochester Medical Center. The interview is a chance for you to learn more about us, and for us to learn more about you.

The day typically includes interviews with the department chair, department vice chair/fellowship director, program director, faculty members in the section, tour of the department, and lunch with one of the current fellows in the section. You may also be asked to visit one our affiliates such as Highland Hospital. The interview day normally concludes by 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

University of Rochester Medical Center


Travel and Lodging

Recommended hotels are below. When making reservations, it is suggested that candidates indicate that they are interviewing for fellowship positions at URMC.


Most hotels in the area provide shuttle service to the University of Rochester Medical Center. If you are driving, visitor parking is available in the Medical Center Parking Garage. Please bring your parking ticket with you for validation.


The University of Rochester Medical Center is a short, 15-minute drive from the Greater Rochester International Airport, which offers service from most major carriers.