CT technology includes a dual source-dual energy CT, PET-CT, and multiple 128 and 64 slice scanners
Advanced imaging with continuous updates to CT protocols including high resolution chest CT, low dose chest CT, dual energy CT, gated and non-gated chest CTA, and cardiac CT.
Cover Level 1 and Level 2 trauma centers along with multiple EDs, outpatient and inpatient environments for a wide variety of pathology
Perform and assist with CT guided thoracic procedures including biopsy, ablation, and chest tube insertion.
Attend and present at multispecialty conferences
Fellow will help supervise and teach the residents and medical students
Emphasis is placed on quality in technical performance and interpretation
A total of 9 MRI magnets are used for clinical work at our various locations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Thoracic MRI and MRA, and cardiac MRI
Standard two view and portable chest radiography
Electives include Body Imaging, Neuroradiology, PET/CT, General Nuclear Medicine, Research, 3D Lab/Advanced post-processing, high risk OB ultrasound, mammography, and musculoskeletal imaging.
Participation in research is encouraged but not required.
Presentation of an abstract or poster at a national meeting will be financially supported.
Multiple multidisciplinary conferences on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis for participation and education exist including: thoracic oncology (weekly), esophageal (weekly), TAVR (weekly), CTEPH (monthly), and pulmonary (monthly).
Peer review publications and presentations will be supported by the department
Fellow is encouraged to join the Society of Thoracic Radiology and attend the annual conference.
Fellows are encouraged to observe multiple cardiothoracic surgical procedures to better understand surgical indications, technique, and complications.
Surgical opportunities include TAVR, open coronary bypass, open valve replacement, heart transplant, VATS wedge resection/segmentectomy/lobectomy, pneumonectomy, mediastinoscopy, and bronchoscopy with navigational guidance and endobronchial US