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    Department

    • Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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    Expected duration

    • 1 year

Fellowship details

A fantastic opportunity for graduate radiologists, the Advanced Neuroimaging Fellowship program offers:

  • Training at a state-of-the-art clinical out-patient and cancer research facility with seven varian linear accelerators, high dose-rate and prostate brachytherapy suits, two simulators and orthovoltage equipment.
  • In addition to the use of IMRT, IGRT, Rapid Arc, Gamma Knife Perfexion SRS and an integrated electronic medical record.
  • Consultations across Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, encompassing a population of 1.3 million.
  • Mentorship alongside 16 radiation oncologists, 11 medical physicists and eight residents.
  • A competitive salary.

Overview

Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Neuro Imaging
Department of Radiology
Term: Full-Time
July 1, 2025 – June 30, 2026

Join the University of Manitoba's Department of Radiology for an unparalleled opportunity in advanced neuroimaging. This one-year full-time fellowship offers a comprehensive training program, combining cutting-edge clinical experience with ample research opportunities. Under the mentorship of seasoned professionals, you'll delve into diagnostic neuroimaging, harnessing state-of-the-art technologies to serve a diverse population.

Position description

Location

Based at the Health Sciences Centre (including the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg) and St. Boniface Hospital, both renowned tertiary care institutions.

Focus

Diagnostic neuroimaging with opportunities for collaborative research projects tailored to your interests.

Level

Equivalent to a PGY6 position with a competitive annual stipend according to PARIM guidelines.

Fellowship details

Training excellence

Immerse yourself in a dynamic clinical environment, encompassing outpatient and cancer research facilities equipped with advanced tools including Varian linear accelerators, IMRT, IGRT, and more.

Wide scope

Engage in consultations across Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, collaborating with a team of 16 radiation oncologists, 11 medical physicists, and eight residents.

Research emphasis

Dedicate 20% of your time to research and program development, exploring avenues in clinical outcomes, translational research, physics, and epidemiology.

Clinical exposure

Delve into diagnostic neuroimaging, honing your skills in MR spectroscopy, CT, MRI perfusion imaging, and functional MRI techniques.

Clinical experience

Cutting-edge facilities

Work with top-tier equipment including IMRIS hybrid 3T MRI, biplane neuroangiography suites, clinical MRI systems, CT scanners, PET-CT, and SPECT-CT cameras.

Case exposure

Encounter a diverse caseload from high-volume neuroradiology cases to acute neuroimaging emergencies.

Training opportunities

Explore additional training in carotid ultrasound and utilize the National Research Council Headquarters' superior 3 Tesla magnetic resonance scanner for research purposes.

Rotations

Protected time for research and development

Approximately 20% of the fellow’s schedule is designated for research and program development. This time allows for focused exploration and advancement in these critical areas.

Clinical experience in diagnostic neuroimaging

The remaining 80% of the fellowship is dedicated to obtaining advanced clinical experience in diagnostic neuroimaging. This immersive experience ensures comprehensive training and skill development.

Opportunities for collaborative research

Fellows also have the opportunity to engage in collaborative research projects. These projects span various domains including clinical outcomes, translational research, physics, and epidemiology. Such opportunities enrich the learning experience and contribute to the broader scientific community.

How to apply

Eligibility

Applicants must meet CPSM criteria for an educational medical license in Manitoba. Completion of residency training in Advanced Neuro Imaging in Canada or the United States is required.

Submission

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference electronically to Dr. Marco Essig, c/o Julianna van den Beuken, Fellowship Administrator: jvandenbeuken2@hsc.mb.ca.

Deadline

Applications must be received by August 31, 2024.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: August 31

To apply for the Advanced Neuroimaging Fellowship program, you must:

  1. Meet the eligibility criteria of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) for obtaining an educational medical license in Manitoba.
  2. Have completed an Advanced Neuroimaging residency program in Canada or the United States.
  3. Possess good communication skills, including proficiency in the English language.
  4. Provide evidence of being recognized as a specialist in the jurisdiction where you are currently practicing medicine.
  5. While completion of the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) is preferred, it is not mandatory.

Interviews will be offered to select applicants pending the evaluation of the above application materials.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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