Emory neuroradiology offers 2nd year fellowship training for highly qualified candidates who have completed an ACGME-accredited neuroradiology fellowship year. This experience is geared toward fellows who are seeking additional subspecialty focus, ideally preparing for an academic career. The year can be tailored to individual interests and goals in conjunction with the fellowship director, division director, chair of radiology and the faculty mentor. Possibilities for a 2nd year fellowship include, but are not limited to Head and Neck imaging, Pediatric Neuroradiology and advanced MRI techniques
Head and Neck Imaging
The Head and Neck Neuroradiology (HN-NR) Fellowship is a one year non-ACGME training program with competency-based goals and objectives, and a core educational curriculum. The program is aimed at neuroradiology fellows who wish to pursue a second fellowship year and who are seeking a career in academics. The Emory University and Emory Healthcare Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences has a dedicated HN-NR service, with a reading room embedded in the ENT outpatient clinic. director of head and neck radiology is Patricia A. Hudgins MD, and additional dedicated HN radiologists, all certified by the American Board of Radiology with subspecialty qualification in Neuroradiology.
Specialties referring for HN-NR imaging include but are not limited to: ENT practitioners from Emory Department of Otolaryngology and surrounding private practices (including HN surgeons and oncologists, otologists, rhinologists, voice surgeons, and skull base surgeons), neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, medical oncology including leukemia/lymphoma/hematologic malignancies, and endocrinology. The service interprets 30-40 HN-NR cases/day, has a busy over read practice, and averages 4-8 image-guided biopsies/week. The HN-NR service leads a weekly HN cancer tumor board, monthly thyroid tumor board, neuro-ophthalmology conference (monthly), and frequent NR and HN-NR teaching conferences.
The Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship is a one year non-ACGME training program with competency-based goals and objectives. The program is aimed at neuroradiology fellows who wish to pursue a second fellowship year and who are seeking a career in academics. The Children’s of Atlanta (ChoA) Radiology Department performs more than 240,000 procedures per year, making ChoA a leading pediatric radiology care provider in the nation. Egleston is a free-standing pediatric hospital with level I trauma designation. The ChoA-Egleston Neuroradiology Program is a distinct section of the Egleston Department of Radiology. The director of pediatric neuroradiology is Nadja Kadom, MD. Faculty are certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and all faculty are appointed at the Emory University School of Medicine. Patients are referred to imaging at ChoA-Egleston from a large number of physicians in the larger Atlanta area. Specialties referring for neuroimaging include but are not limited to: neurology, neurosurgery, ear-nose-throat specialists, ophthalmology, endocrinology, orthopedics, pediatrics. The pediatric neuroradiology service leads regular neuroimaging conferences with neuro-oncology (weekly), the epilepsy group (weekly), neuro-ophthalmology (monthly), ear-nose-throat (monthly), neurology (monthly), sickle cell (monthly), and vascular anomalies (quarterly).