Pediatric Radiology

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Pediatric Radiologist

  1. Referring pediatricians and pediatric specialists are remarkably well-adjusted and easy to work with.  They can get along with children – you’ll fit right in!
  2. To your colleagues you are a respected member of the team; to the parents, you are a hero.
  3. Most kids get better and helping them feels great! The impact of what you do each day matters for a lifetime.
  4. You get to work in a  colorful, upbeat environment.
  5. Generalize or subspecialize in pediatric neuroradiology, interventional, cardiac, musculoskeletal or nuclear medicine.
  6. The Society for Pediatric Radiology is a strong community with great meetings in exciting locations (such as Miami, Montreal, Tucson, Paris) offering multiple opportunities for CME/SAM credits, networking, and fun.  You can also participate in the jSPR – a sub-organization offering mentoring, lectures, and social events exclusively for pediatric radiology fellows and junior attendings
  7. Flexibility: With a fellowship in pediatric radiology you can go into academics or a private practice.
  8. Portability: There are a tremendous number of pediatric radiology jobs available; take your pick of practice type and location.
  9. Your pediatric radiology colleagues tend to be smart, friendly, and easy to work with.
  10. Never boring! You are in a specialized field yet maintain your skills in multiple cutting-edge modalities including US, CT, MR and Nuclear Medicine.

Pediatric Radiology FAQ’s

Fellowships in Michigan and the Midwest:
University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Peter Strouse, MD
C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital
1540 E. Medical Center Drive, 3-220
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4252
[email protected]

Cincinnati Children’s
Eric J. Crotty, MD 
Fellowship Program Director 
[email protected] 

Northwestern’s Lurie Children’s
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Department of Medical Imaging
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 9
Chicago, IL 60611
Jared R. Green, MD,
 [email protected]

Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital    
Program Director:
Stephen M. Druhan, MD
Program Coordinator:
Allison Begue
[email protected]
(614) 722-2356

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