Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Advanced Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging Fellowship

The Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Non-invasive imaging fellowship is based in the Division of Cardiology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, an academic affiliate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  This one-year fellowship has 1 potential opening each year.

Clinical Experience & Education

This 1-year fellowship aims to provide advanced imaging training in echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal, intraoperative, and fetal), cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) and computed tomography angiography (CTA), as well as emerging technologies such as 3D and strain imaging.  The clinical time is divided equally among the above modalities with flexibility allowed based on individual interests. Clinical time is approximately 80% and research time is approximately 20%.   Imaging fellows are expected to engage in imaging-related clinical research, participate in teaching and quality improvement conferences, and lead didactic teaching sessions.

Requirements & Eligibility

Applicants must be board certified in Pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics and must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Cardiology.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and obtain an IL medical license.

Application Process

Interested individuals should forward the following materials to the program director, echocardiography director, and program coordinator:

Timeline for Application & Selection:

Deadline for completed application:  August 1
Interviews:  Early Winter
Final Selection:  Early Spring

 

Program Director

Angira Patel, MD, MPH
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children’s Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue #21
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312.227.4100
Email: anpatel@luriechildrens.org

Echocardiography Director

Joshua D. Robinson, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children’s Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue #21
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312.227.4100
Email: jdrobinson@luriechildrens.org

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator:  Brittany Dixon
Fellowship Coordinator
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue #21
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312-227-5329
Fax: 312-227-9640
email: bbarrera@luriechildrens.org

Stipends

For fellowship salary information, visit McGaw Medical Center for Graduate Medical Education.