About Ohio State's Musculoskeletal Fellowship


The Musculoskeletal Fellowship is a one-year non-accredited program. The osteoradiology curriculum allows for progressive scholarship and experience. Please note that an applicant may only apply to one fellowship.

Upon completion of the program, fellows will have:
  • Advanced knowledge in the imaging principles and physics including radiation biology and safety
  • Knowledge in radiographic techniques and their indications including conventional radiography, computed tomography, fluoroscopy, sonography, nuclear scintigraphy and MR imaging
  • An understanding of radiographic, sonographic, scintigraphic and cross-sectional imaging evaluation of musculoskeletal diseases
  • Ability to perform interventional procedures such as image guided biopsies, drainage procedures, percutaneous introduction techniques
  • An understanding of emergency procedures and their indications and impact

Program directorJason Payne, MD


Application Process


All positions are filled for a July 2019 start.


Application must include:
  • Fellowship application (please type, as this is a writable PDF)
  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of USMLE and/or COMLEX scores
  • Copy of medical school transcript
  • Three recent letters of recommendation (within one year)
Application dates:
  • We anticipate participation in the NRMP match, once the approval process is finalized. We will accept applications starting July 1, unless otherwise instructed by the SSR at a later date, and plan on interviewing candidates during the window proposed by the SSR. For more information, including a timeline, please refer to the FAQ on the SSR website.

Applicants who are non U.S. citizens must meet one of the following:
  • Permanent resident status: Applicants must have permanent resident status with a work authorization prior to being appointed to a position in a residency or fellowship training program
  • J-1 Visa: Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for a J-1 Visa through the ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program. Application for the J-1 visa will be completed after a position is offered to the applicant
  • H1-B Visa: Applicants may be eligible for an H-1B Visa if they are either a medical student at an LCME/AOA accredited U.S. medical school on an F-1 student visa or a trainee in a GME training program at another institution on an H-1B Visa
  • Approval to accept a trainee on an H-1B Visa must be received from the GME office prior to a rank list being submitted or a letter of offer being given to an applicant
 

Applications should be mailed or emailed to the education program manager, Samantha Schnitzer.

Samantha Schnitzer
Education Program Manager
Samantha.Schnitzer@osumc.edu

Department of Radiology

395 W. 12th Ave.
Fourth Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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