The Department of Radiology at the Penn State University College of Medicine is seeking a full-time subspecialty trained candidate for the Division of Pediatric Radiology. The Department has a strong commitment to serve the clinical, education, and research mission of the University and enjoys a collegial and collaborative relationship with the clinical services. The Division of Pediatric Radiology is comprised of 5 fellowship trained faculty and in FY17 performed approximately 50,000 examinations. Our pediatric radiology faculty work closely with pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists in the Penn State Health Children’s Hospital providing a spectrum of care ranging from community based primary pediatrics to tertiary subspecialty care. The Children’s Hospital was included in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals 2016-17 list, ranking in five specialties: Cancer, Neonatology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, and Urology.
The qualified candidate will have American Board of Radiology Certification, eligibility for Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology, and demonstrate proficiency in interpretation of a broad spectrum of pediatric diagnostic studies. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in pediatric neuroradiology or pediatric interventional practice. The faculty will participate in evenly distributed pediatric call responsibilities. A passion for teaching is essential as the education of our medical students, residents, and staff is a core tenet of our academic mission. The Department’s DR and DR/IR residencies will include 25 residents in FY18. The Department is actively involved in development of an innovative e-learning platform for resident training and has a dedicated education specialist on staff to provide expertise in resident curriculum development and faculty consultation on education scholarship.
There is opportunity for clinical research through collaboration with our basic science investigators in the Penn State Center for NMR Research and MRI Core Research facility. This Center has 4 research faculty with unique expertise in application of fMRI and quantitative imaging biomarkers. There are also research opportunities in the Department’s recently established Center for Optimizing Radiology Value (CORVA). This research center is dedicated to outcomes research and healthcare innovation in imaging and diagnostic pathways.
The Department has state of the art diagnostic imaging equipment with 8 Siemens MRI scanners, including four Siemens 3.0 T clinical MRI scanners, and an additional 3T Prisma scanner that is used for clinical research. There are four 128 slice Siemens Flash CT scanners, along with dedicated pediatric sonography and fluoroscopy suites.
Hershey, PA is a vibrant community of 15,000 residents and is part of the greater metropolitan Harrisburg area, within 2 hours of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. Excellent schools, a safe and friendly environment, excellent outdoor sports opportunities and a commute time of 5 – 10 minutes make for a family friendly active life in Central PA.
About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional t...rauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.