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

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.

Please note, all applicants must be a U.S. citizen and must be able to obtain a full and unrestricted license in the State of Ohio prior to starting the fellowship.

Applications should be mailed or emailed to the education program manager, Hannah Nichols.

Hannah Nichols
Fellowship and Faculty Development Program Manager

Department of Radiology

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

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