This one-year fellowship in Emergency Radiology involves imaging of both traumatic and non-traumatic emergency conditions. The Emergency Radiology Division is located adjacent to the Massachusetts General Hospital Emergency Department. As a Level I Trauma Center, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, and Level I Burn Center, Mass General is accredited to treat patients with the most critical injuries, and sees over 100,000 patients per year. Over 110,000 imaging examinations are performed annually in the Emergency Radiology Division which is equipped with state-of-the-art multi-detector CT scanners, a 1.5T MR scanner, ultrasound, and three digital radiographic rooms. The Division is completely digital, with film interpretation on six PACS workstations and 3-D workstations.


Teaching of fellows is provided at daily case review conference, weekly teaching conferences and research meetings. Consultation throughout the workday occurs with our team of staff radiologists and emergency department physicians. The emergency radiology fellow participates in divisional educational and research activities, including resident and medical student teaching of emergency radiology and participation in a wide variety of ongoing clinical investigations.

How to Apply


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Applications for 2018-2019 positions are currently being accepted and are due by September 1, 2016.

The Selection Process

The selection process involves an initial assessment of your CV, personal statement and three letters of recommendation. Selected applicants will be invited for one-day interviews with Dr. Robert Novelline the MGH Emergency Radiology Fellowship Director, the ED Radiology Division Head, and staff members. The applicant will have an opportunity to get acquainted with our working environment and facilities. There are three fellowship positions available per academic year.

Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs, IMGs)

Foreign medical graduates are encouraged to apply for our fellowship. Please note: To be considered for a fellowship position, you must have passed the entire USMLE (steps 1, 2, 3, CSA and TOEFL) and be eligible for a Medical License in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please visit the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) website and the Massachusetts Medical Board for more detailed information.

Application materials

1. Required documents:

  • Universal Fellowship Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Picture
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Copy of USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3 scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation

For applicants who went to a foreign medical school, please include:

  • Copy of ECFMG certificate
  • Visa status/copy of visa

2. Send your application materials to:

Alicia Royle
Division Administrator, Emergency Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Radiology
55 Fruit Street, BLK SB0029A
Boston, MA 02114

Email: aroyle@partners.org

Once your application is complete, we will evaluate your documents and invite you to arrange an interview. Offers for personal interviews will be made upon completion of the application; therefore, we encourage prompt submission.

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