| Posting Summary: The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Division at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for a tenure-ineligible Fellow Physician position in the ACGME-accredited Nuclear Medicine fellowship beginning July 1, 2018. This one year post-graduate fellowship program is configured to provide full diagnostic and therapeutic services with radioactive materials. Usual procedures include studies such as radionuclide imaging and functional studies of the kidney, lung, bone, liver, hepatobiliary system, thyroid, and infection. Tumor imaging is provided with MIBG, Octreoscan, MIBI, radiolabeled antibodies, and I-131 leading to NRC Authorized User status. Studies of the gastrointestinal tract include quantitative gastric and esophageal emptying studies, and scans for Meckel's diverticulum or gastrointestinal bleeding. Brain imaging includes cisternograms, cerebrospinal fluid flow and shunt studies, and planar and SPECT scans of cerebral blood flow. SPECT/CT is also available.|
Positron emission tomography (PET) is available using the latest technology, PET-CT. PET-CT combines PET and CT in a single machine, which is used to provide information about metabolism linked to CT anatomy in a single exam. PET/CT is available for all approved clinical indications, including oncologic, neurologic, and cardiac.
Therapeutic procedures include treatment of thyrotoxicosis and thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine, and radioimmunotherapy for Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, therapy for bone pain due to bone metastases, and radiosynovectomy.
Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, and have completed a Diagnostic Radiology Residency, and be able to be licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The UVA Medical Center ranks in the top 100 hospitals in the country according to US News and World Report, and it is recognized as one of the "best benchmark hospitals."
The UVA Health System is located in Charlottesville, a beautiful and highly desirable location of the Mid-Atlantic region, two hours' drive from Washington D.C., with the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west. It is consistently rated as one of the best US cities to live in, based on cost of living, climate, and quality of life. Affiliation with the University of Virginia provides the opportunity for constant exposure to athletic, cultural, and social events.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search on posting 0618985. Complete a candidate profile online, attach an up-to-date CV and personal statement. Also, please attach a copy of your USMLE scores (Steps I, II and III) in Writing Sample 1 and your ECFMG certification in Writing Sample 2, if applicable.
Please submit three current letters of recommendation, including one from your radiology residency program director; letters should come from those persons who are familiar with your recent training and current professional activities. Please instruct reference individuals to email their letters of recommendation directly to Basia Nowakowski (email@example.com).
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.