Overview:

  • 4 ACGME-approved 1 year fellowship positions 
  • 7 Full-time diagnostic neuroradiologists and 3 interventional neuroradiologists
  • Oldest public medical school covering 5 major hospitals including Shock Trauma Center
  • 1 month of dedicated pediatric neuroradiology at Children’s National Medical Center 
  • Advanced trauma experience at Shock Trauma Center
  • Access to state of the art research facilities and mentorship

Training Environment:

  • Work performed with one on one attending support, in a dynamic reading room environment, with busy consultation and teaching responsibilities
  • Interventional neuroradiology: minimum 4 weeks (includes cerebrovascular, spine, pain management, and image guided procedures)
  • Academic time: 1 day per week 
  • Experience outside the reading room including neurosurgery/ENT clinics and operating room observation
  • Weekly dedicated fellowship lectures and conferences
  • Weekly interdisciplinary conferences including stroke, neuro-oncology, head and neck tumor board, epilepsy, pediatrics
  • Training confined to a single center (with the exception of one-month rotation at the Children’s National Medical Center), no commuting to satellite centers, no night shift in house coverage, no reading responsibilities outside of neuroradiology
  • On call 1 week per month with voluntary angio/INR call 
  • 3 weeks of vacation plus extra week during holiday season

Clinical Resources:

  • Intensive PET/CT and simultaneous PET/MR imaging
  • MR guided high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) 
  • 2 state of the art biplane angiography suites
  • Major regional stroke center with highly active stroke neurointerventional program
  • Regional leader in head and neck oncology
  • State of the art new Carestream PACS system

Research Resources:

  • Leader in informatics, artificial intelligence, and deep learning
  • Access to facilities and resources at the University of Maryland School of Medicine including the Health Sciences Library and courses in grantsmanship and manuscript writing
  • Center for Molecular Imaging Technology (hyperpolarized MRI, MR guided high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU))
  • Maryland Center for Advanced Imaging Research (MCAIR) (state of the art 3T, PET/MR and small animal MRI)

Applying:

  • NRMP match - central ERAS application (visit the ASNR website)
  • Fellowship program director: Robert Morales, M.D. (rmorales@umm.edu)
  • Fellowship coordinator: Rhonda Holden (Rhonda.Holden@umm.edu; P 410-328-5112)

Contact the NRMP office at 202-862-6077 to request application materials to the match. We will not accept external candidates outside the match.

To apply, complete the universal fellowship application form and send it to:

Robert Morales, MD
Director, Fellowship Program in Neuroradiology
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

ATTN: Rhonda Holden
Academic Services Coordinator
Office: 410-328-5112
Fax: 410-328-3168

Email: rhonda.holden@umm.edu

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to the universal application form, we require a copy of each candidate's CV and a personal statement. One of the 3 letters of recommendation must be from the candidate's residency program director. In addition, we require copies of the dean's letter and transcript from medical school, proof of graduation from medical school, U.S. Medical Licensing Examination board scores, and Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certificate (when applicable).

Effective 2016 ACGME will only accept U.S. ACGME accredited residency graduates for consideration in our fellowship programs.

For additional information on becoming a neuroradiology fellow, visit the ASNR Web site.