Pediatric Interventional Radiology Fellowship

One, one-year Pediatric Interventional Radiology Fellowship is offered through UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Healthâ„ . The Fellowship Program, which is approved by the Texas Medical Board (TMB), is centered at Children’s Healthâ„  Children's Medical Center Dallas, a private, not-for-profit, tertiary care pediatric hospital and Level I trauma center that functions as the primary pediatric teaching hospital for UT Southwestern.

Fellowship Leadership

Korgun Koral, M.D.
Fellowship Director

Training/Responsibilities

Fellows gain extensive exposure to state-of-the-art techniques in pediatric neuroradiology and will come to understand the complexities of team management of these patients. The fellow is responsible for planning, monitoring, and interpreting examinations.

There is a close working relationship between the pediatric neuroradiology department and other clinical departments at Children’s Medical Center. A pediatric interventional radiology fellow at UT Southwestern:

  • Serves as a formal or informal clinical consultant to these various clinical services throughout the year
  • Serves as a consultant to, and teacher of, radiology residents who rotate on the Pediatric Radiology Service

Learn more about the goals and objectives of the Pediatric Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program.

Conferences

Radiology resident teaching conferences are held twice daily throughout the year and include both didactic lectures and case-based presentations. Fellows are welcome to attend these conferences, as service duties allow. Fellows are also welcome to present conferences in this forum.

Radiology Grand Rounds are held monthly with prestigious visiting and local professors, offering the opportunity to meet and learn from leading national authorities on a wide variety of topics.

Informative multidisciplinary clinical conferences in combination with medicine, surgery, pathology, and the various clinical subspecialties are available.

Research

Intellectual vibrancy and technological innovation are core values of the Department of Radiology. The values are developed through research and collaborative efforts of the clinical faculty and Department Ph.D.s.

Fellows have ready access to the UT Southwestern Medical School Library only five minutes away, and most journals can be accessed online from Children's Medical Center. Texts are also available for sign-out and review.

A pediatric interventional radiology fellow at UT Southwestern:

  • Will become knowledgeable in basic pediatric neuroradiology research.
  • May have the opportunity to attend a major radiology meeting, preferably as a presenter.