Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship

Program Director: Steve W. Leung, MD

Fellowship: 1 year advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship in cardiovascular MRI and CT.

Eligibility: Candidates will have successfully completed an ACGME accredited general cardiology fellowship (preferred, and encouraged to have COCATS4 level 2 echo experience), or internal medicine residency.  No prior CMR or CCT experience is required.

Faculty: Our team includes cardiologists (Dr. Steve Leung, Dr. Vincent Sorrell, Dr. Vedant Gupta), pediatric cardiologist (Dr. Preeti Ramachandran), radiologists (Dr. Michael Brooks, Dr. Stephen Hobbs, Dr. Conor Lowry, Dr. Michael Winkler, Dr. Marianna Zagurovskaya) and physicists (Dr. David Powell, Dr. Jie Zhang).

Education: The fellow will have an active role in cardiology fellowship and radiology resident education. Weekly didactic teaching sessions with the cardiology fellowship provide a comprehensive review of multimodality cardiac imaging and rotate through CMR, CCT, (with options to gain additional experience in Echo). Imaging physics will be taught via monthly didactics and during daily readouts.

Facility: We have an active cardiovascular imaging program with more than 1200 CCT and CMR studies annually. CCT studies are performed on a Siemens Somatom Force scanner. CMR studies are performed on Siemens Aera 1.5 and Verio 3.0T. Lexington is a beautiful university city with a thriving downtown within minutes of Bluegrass farmlands.

Application: Please send a cover letter, a current CV, USMLE or COMLEX transcript, personal statement and three letters of recommendations.

Applications are currently being accepted for 1-year ACI fellowship to commence July 2021. Interviews and acceptance will be made on a rolling basis. Please send applications to: University of Kentucky College of Medicine c/o Jamie Loop (jllo222@uky.edu) Fellowship Coordinator 900 South Limestone St. CT Wethington Building, Room 326 Lexington, KY 40536-0200  

Please contact us directly for any additional information. Steve: steve.leung@uky.edu Vince: v.sorrell@uky.edu