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Breast Imaging Fellowship

The Department of Radiology at Northwestern Medicine offers one-year Advanced Specialty Training Program (ASTP) fellowship positions in breast imaging at the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center (LSCBC). Fellows are appointed to the full-time coterminous faculty of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as an Instructor of Radiology for a term of one year. This appointment is non-tenure-eligible and is coterminous with the ASTP fellowship program. Fellows will receive training in mammography, breast ultrasound, breast magnetic resonance imaging and all image-guided interventional techniques. Attendance at weekly multidisciplinary breast conferences and radiology pathology concordance conferences provide a comprehensive clinical perspective on breast cancer care. Training is also enriched by a formal didactic lecture series, M&M conference and Journal Club. Rotations in breast pathology, breast surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology will be provided to ensure that the fellows gain experience in these closely related specialties, with rotations tailored to the individual’s interests.

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LSCBC is one of the largest, most advanced breast centers in the country, with cutting-edge equipment and an examination volume exceeding 90,000 per year. Fellows are actively involved in the interpretation of examinations, performance of procedures and consultation with referring physicians. Fellows are also required to participate in research projects with clinical faculty. Former graduates of our fellowship program have been successful in both academic and private practice.

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Program Director

Lilian Wang, MD

Lilian Wang, MD

Program Coordinator

Ana Serna

How to Apply

Our fellowship positions for 2024-2025 are filled. 

We participate in the Society of Breast Imaging Fellowship Match Program, which is managed by the National Resident Matching Program. In order to become a fellow with Northwestern University, you must register with the Radiology Match, of which Breast Imaging is a part. See the SBI and NRMP website for details on dates of the match. 

Applications for 2025-2026 will be accepted from November 1, 2023, to December 15, 2023. Applicants must complete an accredited four-year radiology residency program and be board certified or board eligible in diagnostic radiology. Offers for interviews will be made upon assessment of the completed application. Virtual interviews will be held after January 8, 2024 and will conclude by March 31, 2024. Our fellowship currently does not accept applicants with J1 or H1B visas.

To apply, submit the following:

SBI Universal Application
Curriculum vitae
Personal statement
Scores for USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 (copy acceptable)
Three letters of recommendation
Email or mail these items to our fellowship coordinator at the following address:
Ana Serna
Fellowship Coordinator
Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center
Prentice Women’s Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Department of Radiology
250 E. Superior St., 4th Floor, Room 04-2304
Chicago, IL 60611


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