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We will be accepting applications for Diagnostic Neuroradiology Fellowship via ERAS only.  We are not currently accepting applications for Neurointerventional Radiology Fellowship.

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The Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Virginia offers ACGME-accredited fellowship positions in Neuroradiology to candidates who have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Diagnostic Radiology or in an RCPSC-accredited or CFPC-accredited residency program located in Canada. Having passed the ABR Core Exam and be eligible to sit for the Certifying Exam, or equivalent, as well as the ability to obtain a license to practice medicine in Virginia is also required. We participate in the Fellowship Match administered by the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), and use the universal fellowship application designed by the Association of Program Directors in Radiology.

We offer five ACGME-accredited positions per year. Candidates can pursue one- or two-year positions in diagnostic neuroradiology, or three-year positions in interventional neuroradiology.

We follow the calendar set forth by the NRMP. Typically, interviews begin in late winter/early spring. Satisfactory completion of the fellowship fulfills requirements for senior membership in the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and enables the candidate to sit for the Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology offered by the American Board of Radiology. Radiology residents who desire to begin a fellowship immediately following the completion of their residency should apply in the late fall/early winter of their third year of radiology residency. Unless exceptional circumstances warrant, a personal interview is required.

One-Year Program

The purpose of the one-year program is to train fellows in all aspects of diagnostic neuroradiology: CT, MRI, advanced imaging techniques, head, neck and spine biopsies, diagnostic angiography, myelography, and percutaneous diagnostic procedures (biopsies, etc.). The fellows will gain experience in therapeutic neuroendovascular techniques through participation in that service and will be supported to pursue academic interests.

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Two-Year Program

A two-year program is available to train future academic neuroradiologists. The second year is not a repeat of the first year, but rather an individualized program aimed at meeting the needs and interests of the second-year fellow, either in the research or in the teaching arena. Curriculum is created through a series of meetings with the fellow, the Program Director, and the Division Director and finalized a year in advance. Many fellowship applicants wish to be considered only for the one-year program. If applicants are interested in the two-year program, they should identify themselves as potential candidates as early as possible in the application process.


Interested radiology residents can contact Dr. Joseph Donahue, Dr. Sugoto Mukherjee or Sandy Kerns for further information regarding the diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship.

Joseph Donahue, MD
Program Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Sugoto Mukherjee, MD
Associate Program Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Sandy Kerns
Senior Education Coordinator


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University of Virginia School of Medicine
Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
Box 800170
Charlottesville, VA  22908
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University of Virginia School of Medicine
Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, VA  22908


The Diagnostic Neuroradiology Fellowship Program at the University of Virginia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.