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The imaging informatics pathway is conditional on matching into a clinical fellowship.


If you’ve ever thought: “There’s got to be a better way to do this,” you’re a great candidate for an Imaging Informatics fellowship. Imaging informatics is the science of the acquisition, storage, retrieval and dissemination of medical imaging information. It answers technical questions like: “Can I use an iPad for diagnostic interpretation?” and workflow related questions like: “How can I use IT tools to help me more effectively communicate with referring clinicians?”

An imaging informatics fellowship is an exciting way to bring together clinical and technical interests. A wide variety of topics fall under imaging informatics, which include information technology, operations, communications, quality improvement, procurement, clinical engineering, regulation, and business management.

Fellows who are accepted divide their time with four days per week as part of a clinical fellowship in diagnostic radiology and one day for informatics. Again, it is important to recognize that matching into a clinical fellowship is a prerequisite for the informatics option.

Informatics fellows interact with department leaders, IT professionals, and software developers to learn both theoretical and hands-on approaches for bringing innovative ideas from the lab to the clinical environment. Fellows will be expected to choose a research project under the guidance of the program mentors and department staff, which will lead to conference presentations and/or peer-reviewed manuscript publications.

Eligibility and How to Apply

Eligibility rules are determined by the clinical fellowship to which you are applying.

Follow the regular application process for the clinical fellowship in which you are interested. Please submit an additional letter of interest for the informatics pathway to your application packet. Your letter should include why you are interested in the informatics pathway and what projects or topics you would like to research. Check out the SIIM website for ideas on current research in Imaging Informatics.

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