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Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship

The Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College is a one-year program designed to provide comprehensive training for one candidate per academic year.

The curriculum includes thoracic imaging (radiography, CT, PET-CT, and MRI), cardiovascular imaging (CT and MRI), and thoracic interventions (biopsy and ablation). Conferences within the division include a bi-monthly interesting case conference specifically targeted for the fellow, and a journal club once a month. The fellow will also attend multidisciplinary conferences covering thoracic oncology, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary medicine. Participation in resident education is expected, and research opportunities are available.
Cardiothoracic Imaging fellows experience approximately equal time on cardiac and thoracic services with the unique opportunity to work with both fellowship-trained cardiologists and radiologists on the cardiac service. The cardiac and thoracic services share a reading room and enjoy a tight-knit and collegial relationship. As a result, fellows should expect to see all interesting cases on a daily basis and are welcome to contribute to both services regardless of clinical assignment.

Separate from the Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship, a combined Body and Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship will be available beginning in July 2021, with approximately half of the year dedicated to each specialty. The extent of cardiac and thoracic interventions training can be tailored to the specific goals of the fellow. If you are interested in this position, please indicate this on your application.
Our faculty:
Joanna Escalon, MD
James Gruden, MD
Jiwon Kim, MD
Alan Legasto, MD
Dennis Toy, MD
Quynh Truong, MD
Jonathan Weinsaft, MD
Stacey Weisman, MD

Application process and requirements:
We are still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. 
The application process for the 2021-2022 Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship Program starts July 1, 2019.
An unrestricted New York State medical license and satisfactory immigration status (if applicable) will be required by the start date of the fellowship. Requirements for New York State licensure.

To apply you must submit the required documents via email
In the subject line of your email, please specify Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship. 

  1. The Weill Cornell Body+ Fellowship Program Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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  4. A minimum of three letters of recommendation; one of which one should be from your Program Director
    (NOTE: Please have your letter writers OR your coordinator send the letters of recommendation to the email address indicated above with a subject line of "LOR for - Name of Applicant)
  5. Medical School Diploma
  6. Medical School Transcript
  7. USMLE Transcript
  8. New York State License, if available at time of application. (NOTE: Keep in mind you must obtain an unrestricted New York State license prior to starting the fellowship)
  9. A copy of your ECFMG certificate, if applicable.
  10. Personal Statement

For further information, interested candidates should contact:

Ms. Michelle Byrne
Education and Residency Programs Coordinator

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street, Box 141
New York, NY 10065-4870
Phone: (212) 746-2527
Email: mib2045@med.cornell.edu

Weill Cornell Medicine
Department of Radiology
525 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6000