Residency in Diagnostic Imaging (Antech Imaging Services Sponsored)

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Indiana, USA

This position is sponsored by Antech Imaging Services (AIS) and delivered by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Funding is provided to the university by AIS for the cost of the resident position with a five year commitment to work full time for AIS which may be entirely teleradiology, teleradiology with a part time appointment to academia or teleradiology with a part time appointment to a private practice hospital.

The Diagnostic Imaging Residency at Purdue University is a four-year program (outside of VIRMP) combined with a M.S. graduate program that is designed to provide advanced training in Diagnostic Imaging and to satisfy both the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) residency requirements.

The applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A veterinary degree and interest in advanced training in diagnostic imaging is required. A completed rotating internship in small or large animal medicine/surgery or equivalent experience is required. Please email your application (letter of intent + CV + academic transcript + 3 referee letters) to Dr. Chee Kin Lim at cklim@purdue.edu.  The closing date for submitting the application is November 22, 2019. The faculty will review your completed application and will then determine whether an interview will be arranged by November 30, 2019. On-site interviews are mandatory for shortlisted candidates. Interview dates will be from December 16-18, 2019.

Residents rotate between the radiology, ultrasound and advanced imaging services in accordance with ACVR/ECVDI requirements. Residents evaluate images under the direct supervision of senior faculty. Daily faculty backup will be present during these times and dictated reports will be evaluated by these faculties. The residents will be compensated for after-hours emergency cases. Periods of off-clinic time will be assigned according to residency program. Applicant is required to pursue a Master’s degree graduate program as well as study for the qualifying examination of both the ACVR and ECVDI. Diagnostic Imaging residents will participate in known case conference rounds, diagnostic imaging journal clubs, and daily diagnostic imaging rounds. Diagnostic Imaging residents will have opportunities to attend conferences related to the field of diagnostic imaging.

Residents are required to enroll in the Department’s Clinical and Translational Research Master of Science degree program (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/vcsgradprogram/index.php) unless non-enrolment is approved by the Department Head. The M.S. graduate program (thesis or non-thesis option) is designed to develop the resident's ability to conduct clinical and translational research and augments the residency program.

The diagnostic imaging section at Purdue University currently employs four full time board-certified radiologists. All radiologists have training in all modalities and diverse research interests. The section also employs five veterinary technicians with training in diagnostic imaging and one certified MRI/CT technician. The section currently has three small animal DR rooms, a large animal DR room, a 64-slice CT scanner, a digital fluoroscope, 2 ultrasound machines, a gamma camera for nuclear imaging and a 1.5T MRI scanner.

In addition to clinical training and responsibilities, residents will have the opportunity to develop clinical research techniques, writing skills and lecture preparation/delivery skills. Involvement in a clinical, translational, or fundamental research project under the supervision of a senior faculty member is required. Publication of the research findings in a refereed scientific journal is expected, and the manuscript must be accepted for publication before a residency certificate will be granted. Residents are expected to present one seminar each year to the department and may also be required to present a small number of didactic lectures. Residents are expected to participate in the clinical teaching of interns, veterinary students and veterinary nursing students and a commitment to further development of their teaching skills is expected.

For additional residency information, contact Dr. Chee Kin Lim, Diagnostic Imaging Section. Telephone (765)-494-0116, E-Mail: cklim@purdue.edu.

For questions regarding funding and post training commitment to AIS, please contact Diane Wilson, DVM, DACVR, Director of Academic Affairs at diane.wilson@antechimagingservices.com

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of scholarship, instruction, and engagement. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty and staff and inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force. Al individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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http://www.acvr.org/page/approved-radiology-residency-programs
https://www.ecvdi.org/small-animal-training-centers/51-usa-university-of-purdue

 

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