Curriculum

The year of Interventional Radiology Fellowship will be divided into 12 one-month clinical rotation blocks. Rotations will include structured outpatient and academic time for research, presentation and lecture preparation and elective time.

Fellows will rotate at Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley and Geisinger Community Medical Center for case type and optimal learning experience. The clinical assignments will be one week per month. Geisinger will provide a furnished apartment at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Geisinger Community Medical Center is 16.7 miles from the apartments.

The Fellow will be assigned a mix of both vascular and nonvascular procedures designated on a weekly basis as below:

  • Fellows will participate in the day’s complex emergent cases such as GI bleeds, trauma, nephrostomy tube placements, and the scheduled complex cases of the day including aerterial cases, TIPS, percutaneous trans-hepatic cholangiography.
  • Routine procedures such as venous access, maintenance tube changes, fistulograms
  • Participation in biopsy and drainage cases with responsibility to read diagnostic studies such as CTA, MRA