Breast Imaging Fellowship

Overview:

Thank you for your interest in the Breast Imaging Fellowship Program at Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC). Our breast imaging services are provided through the all-digital Breast Center of Excellence. The fellowship program is currently accepting one fellow per year. Our team promotes extensive training in all aspects of breast imaging, including spending time in:

  • Breast pathology
  • The operating room observing breast surgery and reconstruction

Radiation and oncologic clinics

High-risk breast oncology clinic

The fellow will get in-depth exposure to digital 3D tomosynthesis screening and diagnostic mammography (approximately 15,000 exams per year), ultrasound, and MR imaging, breast intervention using state of the art equipment (Hologic 3D prone and upright stereotactic devices with real time specimen confirmation, ultrasound and MRI screening/diagnostic including MRI guided procedures).

In addition to gaining further expertise in this subspecialty, the fellow will serve as junior faculty, playing a significant role in resident and medical student education.

Schedule:

Nine months of breast imaging and three months of elective services at the discretion of the fellow.

The work day in breast imaging varies depending on the weekday schedule. Routinely the day begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

The fellow will be assigned to cover:

  • Screening Mammography
  • Diagnostic Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breast MRI
  • Imaging guided procedures
  • Interdisciplinary breast conference preparation/presentation.

Call:

Designated and compensated general call.

Department Didactics & Scholarly Activity:

The fellow is expected to teach the residents and medical students at the work station. Prepare and present at the resident didactic lectures, case based conferences and participate in scholarly activity.

Vacation and Conferences:
  • 4 weeks of vacation
  • 5 days for approved conferences

Academic time:

Academic time is for educational and research purposes at the discretion of the fellowship director.

Faculty:

The Breast Imaging section consists of:

Director of the Breast Imaging Center and Fellowship Director

Sergio Dromi, MD
Breast Imaging Faculty

Christopher Hulsey, MD

Allison Thompson, MD

Matt Dixon, DO

Gordon Green, MD

Application Timeline and Match Schedule:

We participate in the Breast Imaging Fellowship Match sponsored by the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and it will be managed by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

In order to become a Breast Imaging Fellow at MHUMC the applicant will have completed an ACGME accredited diagnostic residency program and will be board certified by the time training begins. You must register with NRMP for the fellowship match NRMP website. The cost of registration is $85.00.

For more information visit the Society of Breast Imaging fellowship page

  • September 15, 2019 – November 30, 2019: Accepting applications
  • December 1, 2019: Interview Period begins
  • March 25, 2020: Match opens
  • April 22, 2020: Ranking opens
  • May 13, 2020: Quota change deadline
  • May 27, 2020: Ranking closes
  • June 10, 2020: Match Day
  • July 1, 2021: Training begins

How to Apply:

Submit your completed application to Antoinette Mcdonough, Antoinette.Mcdonough@hcahealthcare.com. Once your application is submitted we will contact you to arrange an interview.

  1. Universal fellowship application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. letters of recommendation, (one from program director, one from section chief of breast imaging)
  4. Personal statement
  5. USMLE transcripts
  6. Medical school transcript.

Contact information:

Sergio Dromi, M.D.
Director of Breast Imaging Department.
Breast Imaging Fellowship Director
Department of Radiology
Sergio.Dromi@hcahealthcare.com

Antoinette McDonough
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Ph: 912-350-7394 | Fx: 912-350-7363
Antoinette.Mcdonough@hcahealthcare.com