Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowships, Canada

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Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowships

The Vascular and Interventional Radiology ( VIR ) Fellowship in the Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology ( DVIR ), Singapore General Hospital ( SGH ), is a hands-on clinical fellowship ( 12 months preferred ) which provides the full range of vascular and non-vascular interventional procedural as well as clinical experience. There is also exposure to vascular imaging and research.

The spectrum of VIR procedures performed include :

  • Venous access ( PICC, tunneled and non tunneled central catheters, ports )
  • Image guided biopsies ( including transjugular liver biopsy ) and drainages
  • Dialysis access / central venous angioplasty, stenting, thrombolysis  
  • Lower limb angioplasty / stenting ( including subintimal and infrapopliteal angioplasty, SAFARI technique ), thrombolysis and debulking procedures
  • Aortic stent grafts for aneurysmal disease and dissection
  • DVT thrombolysis and venous stenting
  • IVC filter insertion and removal
  • Embolisation for trauma, tumour, bleeding GIT, PPH, hemoptysis
  • Testicular vein embolisation
  • Fallopian tube recannalisation
  • Uterine fibroid embolisation
  • Transarterial Chemo-embolisation ( cTACE, bTACE ) and radio-embolisation ( Y90 spheres )
  • Thermal ablation ( RFA; MWA ) of liver and lung tumours
  • Cryoablation of renal and bone tumors
  • Biliary drainages, dilatations and stenting
  • Nephrostomies and ureteric stenting
  • Radiological guided gastrostomy insertion, NJ tube insertion and GI stenting
  • Fusion and contrast enhanced US guided procedures

Eligibility for Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowships

Fellowship candidates must have completed an accredited Radiology training program and be :

  • Certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Diagnostic Imaging or
  • American Board of Radiology certified / eligible or
  • Certified with equivalent qualifications and
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English.

Sponsorship Details 

Sponsorship from the Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology ( DVIR ) / Division of Radiological Sciences is available.

To apply, please indicate on the fellowship application form that funding is required. Upon successful application,  a stipend of S$2000 per month will be awarded.

Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowship Admission Criteria

  • Postgraduate medical qualification in Radiology e.g. FRCR, MMed or equivalent 2 years of postgraduate training experience
  • Proven competency in English ( to fulfil Singapore Medical Council’s criteria for medical registration for clinical fellowship )

Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowship Application

Vascular/Interventional Radiology Fellowship applications are submit through www.pgmi.com.sg

Last date for submission of application form : 31st December, 2017