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Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship

Our radiology division performs more than 3,000 interventional procedures and 2,600 diagnostic angiograms each year.

The Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is a one-year program that is fully accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Our fellowship provides comprehensive training in all aspects of vascular and non-vascular intervention and diagnostic angiography.

We accept two fellows per year.

Curriculum

Our fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive, full-time training and experience in evaluation and management of patients requiring image-guided diagnostic vascular and interventional procedures.

Our goal is to enhance fellows' knowledge of the signs and symptoms of disorders amenable to diagnosis and/or treatment by percutaneous techniques.

By the end of the fellowship, our fellows should gain an understanding of:

  • Significance of the symptoms
  • Pathophysiology and natural history of the medical disorders
  • Indications for and contraindications to vascular and interventional procedures
  • Medical and surgical alternatives to these procedures
  • Imaging methods used to guide percutaneous procedures

Baylor Dallas has five angiographic suites, including three new, advanced facilities and full-time interventional radiologists on its medical staff.

Fellows gain experience performing procedures including:

  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) creation
  • Vascular stent placement
  • Stent grafts
  • Transluminal angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Embolization
  • Chemoembolization
  • Biliary drainage
  • Biliary stent placement
  • Stone extraction
  • Abscess drainage
  • Biopsies
  • Gastrojejunostomy catheter placement
  • A variety of urological interventional procedures

Procedures are guided by a number of imaging modalities including fluoroscopy, angiography, computed topography, ultrasonography and other modalities.

Throughout the fellowship, fellows are exposed to the fundamentals of radiation physics, radiation biology and radiation protection. Fellows are taught the mechanisms of conducting research as well as how to evaluate published material for accuracy and clinical usefulness.

Our fellows are required to attend or participate in departmental, intra-department and national conferences geared to their specialty. Fellows are also expected to give no less than two resident conferences during the academic year.

 

Fellows are required to complete at least one project as principal investigator, with submission of at least one scientific paper or exhibit to a regional or national meeting. This submission is peer-reviewed.

Fellows have access to a conference room that includes a new projection system and a computer room that contains multiple computers for education and research. The reference library is updated annually, and an institutional medical library also is available for more intensive and detailed educational needs.

 

  • Train at one of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals"

    Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is a 115-acre campus with 915 beds, a Level I trauma center and nationally ranked specialty services.

How to Apply

Please review the Application Requirements below, and submit your completed application to Mia Raymond. Note that all the positions for the 2018-2019 academic year have been filled.


Application Requirements

Everyone who is accepted into a residency or fellowship program at Baylor University Medical Center is required to successfully complete a background review and initial drug screening, which includes testing for the use of nicotine products. Effective Jan. 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health and its affiliated entities will not hire individuals who test positive for the use of any nicotine products.

Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointments to either Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited or Texas Medical Board (TMB) or American Dental Association (ADA)-approved programs:

    • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME)
    • Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
    • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada (IMG – International Medical Graduates) who meet these qualifications:
      • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment
      • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training
      • Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa (H1B vistas are not sponsored by Baylor for Housestaff training. Baylor only sponsors J-1 visas for housestaff training.)
    • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school
    • Graduates of medical schools in the US and Canada accredited by the LCME who are not US citizens who meet these qualifications:
      • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training
      • Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa (H1B visas are not sponsored by Baylor for Housestaff training. Baylor only sponsors J-1 visas for housestaff training.)

Learn more about Baylor Scott & White's housestaff appointment eligibility, including guidelines for international medical graduates.

Contact Us

Mia Raymond
Phone: 214.820.3387
Mia.Raymond@BSWHealth.org

Vascular Interventional Radiology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246

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Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive stipends, we offer our fellows a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.

Life in Dallas

Dallas provides access to metropolitan entertainment and culture while maintaining the lowest cost of living among the top 10 largest U.S. cities.

Why Baylor Scott & White

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians and more than 40,000 employees.

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