Cardiothoracic Imaging Protocols and Image Interpretation
CT and US Guided Procedures
Plain Film Interpretation
Noon Coverage of Emergent Examinations and STAT exams
Non-Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellow:
20% of Fellow Responsibility
Coverage responsibility outlined by Division Director of Subspecialty
General obligations and duty hours
Preview imaging studies in the reading room and dictate those studies.
Oversee resident interpretations of studies prior to staff review.
Perform thoracic drainage/aspirations, biopsies, and ablations under supervision of attending staff.
Teach residents and students (see below).
Attend multidisciplinary conferences and assist in preparation.
Duty hours are typically 8 AM to 5 PM, but may be modified by the Program and/or Division Director.
Prelim STAT exams from the Emergency Department from noon to 1 pm.
Instruct residents and students in basics of thoracic imaging and diseases.
Present at resident case conference.
Present didactic conferences.
Service obligations and call frequency
Call responsibilities and service as junior attending will be at the discretion of Division Director, Program Director, and Department Chairman in accordance with staffing needs. This will not exceed on average once a month.
Moonlighting opportunities are available and will be at the discretion of Division Director, Program Director and Chair in accordance with staffing needs.
Up to 12 compensated weekend shifts, which can include up to 2 holidays
All weekend shifts must be approved by the fellowship director
Cardiothoracic Imaging Text and Journal Articles
15 days of PTO
5 Academic days, which will be assigned as half or full days at the discretion of the fellowship director
5 CME days to attend a conference
5 Interview days
Weekend coverage and time off will be prorated for 6 month fellowship.