Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and successfully completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at an ACGME accredited institution or successfully completed a diagnostic radiology residency accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). Candidates must also have the ability to obtain a medical license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The University of Virginia Breast Imaging Division is participating in the Fellowship Match process, sponsored by the Society of Breast Imaging and managed by the National Resident matching Program. In order to become a fellow with the University of Virginia, you must register with the Radiology Match, of which Breast Imaging is a part, at http://www.nrmp.org/.
Applying for 2023-2024 Positions
Our program complies with the timeline established by Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD).
For the 2023-2024 academic year, applications will be accepted between now and March 31, 2022. We will start interviewing in November and continue through January.
A personal interview is required for all applicants. The interviews will be conducted virtually for this cycle upon the recommendation of SCARD.
Please apply through Workday by clicking here. Search for requisition # R0027171. For full consideration applications must include a Cover Letter/Personal Statement; USMLE scores (or equivalent); ECFMG (if applicable); and 3 current letters of recommendation.
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS
Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0027171. For full consideration applications must include a Cover Letter/Personal Statement; USMLE scores (or equivalent); ECFMG (if applicable); and 3 current letters of recommendation.
All Applicants Must:
- Upload all requested documents through the CV portal (Workday does not provide a distinct portal for these documents).
- Email all letters of recommendation to Sandy Kerns, Breast Imaging Fellowship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the position, please contact Sandy Kerns via email at email@example.com.
For questions about the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications from graduates of non-US radiology programs are considered on a case-by-case basis if the duration of the completed training is at least five years including one year of clinical training in the US. Please note that for international graduates, recommendation letters must be from radiologists in the US.
Fellows are selected on the basis of their medical training, general and academic achievements, and personal qualities. No preference is given to any particular medical school or geographic area, nor is race, sex, or national origin a consideration. International medical graduates need to have a permanently validated ECFMG certificate and have passed USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3. They will be offered a visa for the duration of their fellowship.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Background Check
Resident/fellow appointment is conditional based on the approval of the Clinical Staff Credentials Committee (CSCC) and the Clinical Staff Executive Committee (CSEC) and based on successful completion of credentialing, including but not limited to our review and acceptance of information from the criminal background check, successful completion of the pre-employment drug screen, passing applicable medical licensing exams (USMLE, COMLEX or MCCQE), receipt of a Virginia Medical License (if applicable), honest and accurate completion of all required paperwork and training modules prior to Orientation. For more information, please see the sample GME Contract linked here.
For Residency and Fellowship Applicants Requiring Visa Sponsorship
Institutionally, we sponsor the J1 clinical visa. Decisions about sponsorship of other visa type are made at the department level. All graduates of international medical schools must hold a valid certificate issued by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be appointed as a resident or fellow following the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.