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Abdominal Imaging Fellowship

The Abdominal Imaging Division in the Department of Radiology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University,  offers a one-year fellowship for two fellows per year. The fellow will work closely with the faculty of the Abdominal Imaging Division, which includes diagnostic and interventional radiologists.

Our health system comprises more than 15 hospitals and the majority of abdominal imaging studies are interpreted at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. This includes University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation’s highest designation) and University Hospitals MacDonald Woman’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for woman.

We currently have openings for two fellowship positions in Abdominal Imaging for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Abdominal Imaging Examinations

Fellows will gain extensive experience in state-of-the art imaging techniques using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI, 1.5T and 3.0T scanners), ultrasound (US), and computed tomography (CT) modalities.

  • CT Virtual Colonography
  • MR Elastography
  • MR Enterography
  • Prostate MRI (Full and abbreviated protocols)
  • Obstetric and gynecologic studies are also included as a dedicated rotation

Fellows will also have the opportunity to work with the abdominal interventional radiologists performing percutaneous diagnostic and therapeutic non-vascular interventions.

  • Percutaneous tumor ablation (radiofrequency, microwave, and cryoablation)
  • CT, US, and MR Guided Biopsies
  • Contrast-enhanced US
  • Fine-needle aspiration
  • Abscess drainage

Conferences and Training

Emphasis will be on gaining appropriate skills and knowledge beyond residency training and succeeding in academic or private practice in the future. Participation in various disease-specific tumor boards will be encouraged. The program will allow protected time for the fellows to purse academic and scholarly pursuits as needed.

Benefits with the Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Program

Fellowship benefits include salary at a PGY-6 level, four weeks of paid vacation, and up to 10 days for CME subject to approval by the program director. Additional employee benefits as detailed under the Graduate Medical Education Office's Salary and Benefits section.

Application Requirements and Instructions

Interested applicants may submit the following materials via email to the Fellowship Coordinator. Alternatively, documents may be sent by regular mail to the address below. Once the application packet is complete, we will contact you directly about arranging an interview.

  • Personal statement and/or cover letter explaining current status (location and level of training) and future goals
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two to three current letters of recommendation (at least one should be from residency program director)
  • Recent photograph
  • Original examination results (USMLE Step one, two, three and all Radiology board exams) with dates and photocopies of board certifications (if applicable)
  • Copies of any research or publications
  • Visa/citizenship papers if applicable

Contact Information


Sree Tirumani, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-8140


Emily Plas
Department of Radiology
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, BSH 5056
Cleveland, OH 44106

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