CMR Fellowships available in Australia and New Zealand

Members of ANZCMR are encouraged to submit the details of training fellowships available in their institutions. 

St Vincents Hospital, Sydney: CMR & CT Imaging Fellowship

St Vincents Hospital Sydney,  Department of Cardiology,  provides a one year fellowship in Cardiac MR and CT commencing January. The unit performs over 650 CMR and 1500 cardiac CT examinations each year and has strong links in clinical and basic science research  at the St Vincents Campus,  Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and University of New south Wales.  The option to extend the fellowship towards a higher research degree can also be considered. Applicants should have completed their basic cardiology training requirements and have a strong interest in cardiac imaging. All supervisors have level 3 or equivalent training in both CMR and Cardiac CT

For further details and to register your interest, please contact A/Prof Jane McCrohon at jmccrohon@stvincents.com.au

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Sydney: CMR Fellowships

Two trainee positions are offered each year (commencement February) in Cardiovascular MR. The trainees will be involved in scanning of simple and complex congenital and acquired heart disease. It is anticipated that the trainees will complete more than 300 scans in a 12-18 month period and would be eligible for Level III accreditation (satisfying the AHA/ACC guidelines). The program has options to further advance training at UK sites in which CMRS is in collaboration with.

For further details contact A/Prof Raj Puranik at raj.puranik@cmrs.org.au or visit www.cmrs.org.au for details.

Alfred Hospital, Melbourne: Fellow in Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging

The Heart Centre at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, offers a 1 year full-time non-invasive imaging fellowship in cardiology. The non-invasive imaging fellow will be involved in a wide range of exciting new cardiac imaging modalities, including Cardiac MRI and Cardiac CT, as well as newer echocardiographic techniques. In addition to the clinical experience, the position also involves a significant research component and would be well suited to someone interested in a future academic career in cardiac imaging. Prerequisite qualifications include Australian medical registration as well as 2 years of advanced training in cardiology. 

All enquiries should be directed to Dr Andrew Taylor, Heart Centre, Alfred Hospital (phone +61 3 90763263, email a.taylor@alfred.org.au).

Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide: CMR Fellowships

The Cardiology Department at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, offers a funded one year clinical fellowship in CMR, suited to candidates following core cardiology training. This can be extended to a higher degree (MD/PhD) in CMR research.

Flinders Cardiology is at the forefront of clinical and academic CMR in Australasia. Professor Selvanayagam heads a department of three CMR consultants, clinical and research fellows (usually 4 fellows in total at any one time). We have two state of the art MRI scanners (Siemens Aera 1.5T and Siemens Trio 3T) and generally perform about 25 scans per week. Our current analysis software is Circle by CMR 42 which is availiable on multiple workstations throughout the hospital. We run weekly clinical and research meetings and have an on-going lecture program to enable formal accreditation of your training with SCMR.
For further infomation, please contact Prof Selvanayagam. joseph.selva@health.sa.gov.au