Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the elective rotations available?
A: Rotations are required in neuro/ IR/ nucs - electives include additional months in neuro/IR/nucs plus fetal imaging/ cardiac MRI/ body MRI,
Q: Call duty working hours?
A: Will answer during interview process.
Q: Teaching conferences?
A: There are multiple conferences throughout the week at CNMC. Didactic conferences for the fellows and residents occur daily from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon on Monday. Interesting case conference are held Friday noon, Neuro interesting case conference wed noon, fellows conference Thursday noon, and journal club monthly. There are weekly fetal conferences, urology conferences, and tumor board that the fellows can attend as well. Monthly conferences with genetics, GI, ENT, neurosurgery, neurology, and orthopedics can be attended by fellows dependent on the rotation they are on. Grand rounds, professorial rounds and guest lecturers occur weekly at CNMC and if the topic is relevant to the specialty, the fellows are encouraged to attend.
Q: Normal work times?
A: The day starts at 730 AM when the AM didactic lecture begins. At 815 a.m. the fellows begin their assigned rotations for the day; typically there is a noon conference, if not on call the day usually ends at 5 p.m.
Q: Number of cases done daily?
A: Over 130,000 cases are performed at CNMC each year. The number of cases depends on the rotation.
Q: Research availability?
A: There are many research opportunities in the Division of Pediatric Radiology. Fellows are expected to complete a research project during their year with the hope that it can be presented at a future meeting particularly the SPR and or published. Posters, case reports, and abstracts are commonly completed by fellows during their year of training. Many larger research projects can benefit from the help of fellows. At the beginning of the year every effort is made to identify interesting research projects for each fellow to participate in. A QI project is also expected to be completed as well. Large ongoing studies include the areas of fetal imaging, neuro imaging, cardiac imaging, trauma, neurosonology, Gauchers disease, neurofibromatosis and sickle cell disease.
Q: What are the benefits?
- Health, Dental, Vision
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Life Insurance
- Annual & Sick Leave
- Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Backup Child and Elder Care
A detailed summary of all benefits can be found in our Benefits Guide.