Program Director: Paul M. Kiproff, MD
Program Length: 1 year (PGY6)
Fellows per year: 1
The fellow is exposed to a broad range of interventional radiology procedures that will provide a solid foundation for either an academic or private practice.
The Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship faculty includes six board-certified physicians.
Most rotations occur at Allegheny General Hospital but depending on the needs of the fellow, up to 3 months of rotations may take place at other Allegheny Health Network hospitals such as West Penn Hospital or Forbes Hospital.
The fellow will also have the opportunity to enhance his or her teaching skills through involvement in the department's Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program.
Eligibility requirements for certification are available from the American Board of Radiology.
We are currently accepting applications for the fellowship year commencing July 1, 2017.
Applications to the fellowship program are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
All positions will be filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
The following documents must be available in ERAS prior to the decision to grant an interview:
Applications must be complete by March 15 of the year the fellow wishes to start the program.
Once application has been made through ERAS, the program coordinator will correspond via email regarding the status of the application, including invitations to interview.
Invitations to interview will be issued via email.
Interviews will be scheduled from mid February through April. There are no Saturday or Sunday interviews.
Applicants are asked to arrive at either 9 a.m. or 12 p.m. at the Allegheny General Hospital Radiology Reception Desk (01 Level, Snyder Pavilion). Each applicant will meet individually with the program director, two members of the faculty and our current fellow.
Interviewees who need to stay overnight in Pittsburgh may wish to consider the following hotels where a discounted rate will be offered to those who identify themselves as applicants to an Allegheny General Hospital program. In addition, several of the following offer free shuttle service to the hospital.
Patricia O'Kelly, Program Coordinator
Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 359-4113
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