Breast Imaging Fellowship Program Application & Process
Thank you for your interest in the University of Washington Department of Radiology Breast Imaging Section, located at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in Seattle, WA. Information is available below for the following:
- Breast Imaging One-Year Fellowship (Acting Instructor and Senior Fellow)
- Observership in Breast Imaging
THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY BREAST IMAGING FELLOWSHIP
Our 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 fellowship positions have been filled.
We will be accepting applications for our 2016-2017 Fellowship year starting June 1, 2014 until August 20, 2014.
The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Washington offers three yearly Fellowship positions in Breast Imaging, beginning July 1st of each year.
The Department of Radiology's Breast Imaging Section has five clinical faculty members who practice at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Breast Center, in addition to one full-time research faculty member. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a state-of-the-art research facility and clinic, is a partnership among The University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
The Fellowship offers 12 months of comprehensive training in all aspects of breast imaging including:
Screening and diagnostic mammography
Digital breast tomosynthesis
Percutaneous interventions guided by mammography, ultrasound, and MRI
Fellows will participate in multidisciplinary conferences, teaching, clinical research, and the development of new imaging / interventional tools, and will have the opportunity to attend national radiology meetings.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Please submit the following materials via email, fax, or conventional mail:
Your current CV (include national citizenship, ABR status, and current medical licenses)
3 letters of recommendation (please address to the Section Chief, Constance Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR)
One-page personal statement (including reason(s) for training at UW and long-term career goals)
USMLE scores (unofficial copy) and an ECFMG certificate (for foreign applicants)
Submit all items to:
Olivia Arguinchona, Breast Imaging Fellowship Coordinator
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
825 Eastlake Avenue East, G2-600
Seattle, WA 98109-1023
Phone: (206) 288-6241
Fax: (206) 288-6556
You will be contacted via email with confirmation of the receipt of your application materials.
Interviews will be granted based on the merit of your application and will occur in the Fall of 2014. We will contact you directly to set up an interview.
Please note that the University of Washington does not allocate funds for travel, lodging, or other expenses incurred by visiting fellowship and residency applicants.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT
The following are requirements for the Fellowship position. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful receipt of the following:
Radiology board certification or eligibility
Washington state medical license
Approved work visa (for foreign applicants)
The University of Washington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer.