Top 10 Reasons to Become a Pediatric Radiologist
- 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!
- To your colleagues you are a respected member of the team; to the parents, you are a hero.
- Most kids get better and helping them feels great! The impact of what you do each day matters for a lifetime.
- You get to work in a colorful, upbeat environment.
- Generalize or subspecialize in pediatric neuroradiology, interventional, cardiac, musculoskeletal or nuclear medicine.
- 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
- Flexibility: With a fellowship in pediatric radiology you can go into academics or a private practice.
- Portability: There are a tremendous number of pediatric radiology jobs available; take your pick of practice type and location.
- Your pediatric radiology colleagues tend to be smart, friendly, and easy to work with.
- Never boring! You are in a specialized field yet maintain your skills in multiple cutting-edge modalities including US, CT, MR and Nuclear Medicine.
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
Eric J. Crotty, MD
Fellowship Program Director
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,
Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Stephen M. Druhan, MD
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