Diagnostic & Therapeutic Neuroradiology

Site(s): Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) & UBC Hospital*(UBCH)

Overview

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) is a 950-bed tertiary referral center, located just outside the downtown core of picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the major patient care, teaching and research hospital in British Columbia. VGH is a level I trauma center and a major referral center for a number of specialties, with 9 staff neurosurgeons, 25 neurologists, a dedicated acute stroke service and world-class spine surgical service. Within the Department of Radiology, the Division of Neuroradiology has 5 staff neuroradiologists.

The diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship at VGH is a one or two-year fellowship, with four fully funded positions available annually. Fellows will become proficient in the diagnostic modalities of plain radiography, CT, and MR, in all areas of neuroradiology, including imaging of the head, neck, and spine, as well as non-invasive vascular imaging. Fellows will gain experience in current and developing techniques such as CT and MR perfusion imaging, diffusion tensor imaging and spectroscopy.

The one-year fellowship’s main emphasis is diagnostic and spine procedures with or without exposure to catheter angiography. A second-year fellowship provides the opportunity to focus more on an area of interest (i.e. angiography and interventions, research, etc). While exposure to the full breadth of therapeutic interventional neuroradiology is available, a dedicated interventional neuroradiology fellowship is not offered.

We also are aiming at getting accreditation of our fellowship program from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) which will be announced on this website as soon as the process is finalized.

Weekly interdisciplinary rounds include neurosurgery, spine surgery, stroke, head and neck cancer rounds, along with grand rounds in radiology and neurosciences. Dedicated research/academic time is provided and fellows will be expected to complete at least one academic project during their fellowship. Fellows will provide at-home neuroradiology call on a 1 in 4 rotation, with staff neuroradiologist backup. Radiology residents provide 24-hour primary in-house call, with VGH also offering a 24/7 Emergency Radiology service.

*Elective rotations in pediatric neuroradiology at the BC Children’s Hospital and oncologic head and neck imaging at the neighboring BC Cancer Agency stroke neurology are available.

 

Meet the Neuroradiologists here: www.neuroradiology.ca 

 

 

Application Information:
Please see the Step by Step Application Guide to fill the application.
Incomplete Applications will not be reviewed.
All documents should be in PDF format only.

 Click here to fill in the application form

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION- STEP BY STEP GUIDE

Please ensure your Referees email the letters of references directly to ubcrad.fellowship@ubc.ca prior to the application deadline.

Diagnostic & Therapeutic 

Neuroradiology Fellowship

Director/Contact Information

4 fully funded positions 

 

2020-2021 application is closed

We are now accepting applications for 2021-2022

Application Deadline

October 31, 2019

Dr. Axel Rohr, Director

 

UBC Radiology
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, British Columbia,

Canada V5Z 1M9

 

ubcrad.fellowship@ubc.ca