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Breast Imaging Fellowship


About the Fellowship

The Department of Radiology at the University of Colorado Denver offers a one-year fellowship in Breast Imaging. The Breast Imaging fellowship provides extensive experience in full-field digital mammography, tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided core biopsy, stereotactic core biopsy, tomosynthesis guided core biopsy, needle localization, radioactive seed localization, ductography, breast MRI and MRI guided breast biopsy. More than 14,000 screening, diagnostic and interventional breast imaging studies are performed each year. All studies are performed on-site at the University of Colorado Breast Center, a comprehensive Breast Center jointly operated by Radiology, Surgery and Medicine on the Anschutz Health Sciences Campus. This multidisciplinary approach facilitates interaction between the breast imagers, breast surgeons, and oncologists, all of whom contribute to the fellow’s educational experience.

Presentation of cases at weekly multidisciplinary breast conference is an integral part of the fellowship experience. In addition, the fellow is required to participate in research with allotted academic time. The fellow will maintain general diagnostic radiology skills through required paid evening call and weekend call. Lastly, rotations in breast pathology and breast surgery provide education in related areas of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

How to Apply

Applicants must successfully complete an ACGME-accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program and pass all Board examinations from the American Board of Radiologists or American Osteopathic Board of Radiology prior to beginning fellowship.  Our program is not participating in the fellowship match for 2021-2022. 

Our program has filled internally for academic year 2021-2022.

 Interviews will be conducted based on the availability of the faculty.

 

A complete application includes:

Fellowship application​

Current CV (include hobbies and interests)

Personal statement

Answers to the following questions, either as part of personal statement or as an additional document:

1.    Why do you desire additional training in breast imaging?

2.    What do you plan to do for a career after completing a breast imaging fellowship?

3.    What attracts you to the University of Colorado for you breast imaging training?

Photograph (jpeg preferred)

Copy of all USMLE scores

Medical school diploma

Intern year certificate

Three letters of recommendation, at least one must be from a breast imaging faculty.  

ECFMG certificate (if applicable)

 

Please send all requested materials to:

Mary Ball, Mary.A.Ball@cuanschutz.edu

Department of Radiology, Academic Division
University of Colorado Denver
Mail Stop 8200
12631 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, Colorado 80045

Phone: (303) 724-1984
Fax: (303) 724-6601