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BREAST IMAGING FELLOWSHIP

 

Introduction

  • offers 6-12 month of a very comprehensive Breast Imaging Fellowship
  • as a result of our large practice and state of the art technology, we are able to offer our fellows large exposure to all aspects of screening, diagnostic, interventional and research Breast Imaging experiences
  • fellows have exposure to a high volume of digital screening mammograms, digital diagnostic mammograms, diagnostic ultrasounds, breast MRI and interventional procedures
  • interventional procedures include: stereo tactic core and vacuum assisted biopsies, ultrasound guided interventions, MRI guided vacuum assisted biopsy and galactography
  • we perform an average of 50 screening and diagnostic mammograms, 20 diagnostic ultrasounds and 5-7 ultrasound or stereotaxic biopsies per day 
  • the current number of MRI's currently performed is 15-20 per week
  • our numbers are expected to increase significantly within the next year when a new Breast Imaging centre will be built in the year of 2011
  • there are several Breast Imaging rounds occurring weekly with review of current cases, presentations of new techniques and advances in the field of Breast Imaging

Research

  • we offer on-site clinical research facilities with dedicated research scientists from Robarts and Lawson's Research Institute
  • ongoing research projects include:  MRI of the breast, photoacustic breast ultrasound and many other topics. 
  • several projects are done in collaboration with Breast Surgery
  • the fellow will have half day protected academic time for research projects

 

Combined Breast Imaging and Cross-sectional Imaging

  • This program offers 6 months rotation in breast imaging, 2 months Ultrasound, 2 months CT and 2 months MRI
  • There is ability to focus in specific areas of interest
  • we offer on-site clinical research facilities with dedicated research scientists from Robarts and Lawson's Research Institute
  •  Ongoing research projects include:  MRI of the breast, photoacustic breast ultrasound and many other topics
  • several projects are done in collaboration with Breast Surgery
  • the fellow will have half day protected academic time for research projects

 

For further information and details, please write to the Program Director:
Dr. Anat Kornecki
London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care
Department of Medical Imaging
268 Grosvenor Street
London, ON N6A 4L6
Anat.Kornecki@sjhc.london.on.ca
ph (519) 646-6035

Department Secretary:  Vickie Kline. Vickie.Kline@sjhc.london.on.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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