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Pediatric Radiology Fellowship

1-year ACGME-accredited program
Located at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

The Program Consists of Several Rotations:

  • 12 weeks of Fluoroscopy, plain films (with NICU and PICU concentration) and Nuclear Medicine –- Concentration on Pulmonary and GI disease
  • 13 weeks Ultrasound and plain films -– Concentration on GI and GU disease and Orthopedics
  • 14 weeks CT/MRI (including Neuroradiology and Orthopedics with some Cardiac MRI) –- Concentration on Neuroradiology and Orthopedics
  • 2 weeks Interventional Radiology / Angiography
  • 3 weeks Fetal Treatment Center –- Fetal Maternal Medicine
  • 4 weeks Pediatric Hematology Oncology Rotation at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • 1 week conference or research time

Fellows will also have a 40 lecture curriculum that is separate from the UTHSC – Methodist Radiology resident curriculum. They can attend both groups of lectures.


In order to be considered for the program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be able to provide proof of completion of a LCME – approved U.S. or Canadian Medical School, or AOA accredited Osteopathic Medical School.
  • Satisfactory completion of a diagnostic radiology residency program accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Must be able to provide proof of passing USMLE steps 1, 2, 3 to the program director and GME office.

Selection Criteria

Application information includes the following criteria:

  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Medical school transcripts
  • List of publications, if any
  • USMLE Scores (steps 1-3)
  • ECFMG certificate, (if International Medical Graduate)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement about interest in Pediatric Radiology (1 page)
  • Photo

Applications for the academic year beginning July 1 will be accepted September-February.


Interviews are by invitation. Selected applicants will be contacted with potential interview dates.

IMG Requirements

International Medical Graduates:

  • Must a have valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate and should have satisfactorily completed a diagnostic radiology residency position in an ACGME accredited or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Must be able to provide proof of passing USMLE steps 1, 2, 3 to the program director and GME office.

Visa status for International Medical Graduates must fall within the following categories:

  • Eligible to seek J-1 visa
  • Permanent resident or Alien status (i.e., “Green Card”)

In accordance with University of Tennessee Graduate Medical Education guidelines, this program does not sponsor fellows for “H” type visas.


  • Harris L. Cohen, MD - Program Director and Chief
  • Thomas Boulden, MD - Associate Program Director; Professor
  • Chandra Smothers, MD - Assistant Professor
  • George Young, MD - Assistant Professor
  • H. Lynn Magill, MD - Professor
  • Robert Gold, MD - Professor, Vascular Imaging
  • Giancarlo Mari, MD - Professor, Obstetrics
  • Robert Kaufman, MD - Professor; St. Jude
  • Stephen Miller, MD - Assistant Professor; St. Jude
  • Mildred Willis - Radiology Technologist
  • Shawn Holliday - Radiology Technologist
  • Thaddeus Wilson, PhD - Associate Professor; Physics, Radiation Safety

Why Memphis?

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Last Published: Mar 12, 2021