Frequently Asked Questions
The ACGME assesses the educational quality of graduate medical education programs in each medical specialty. This assessment provides licensing agencies, credentialing agencies, funding agencies and the public with a measure of approval that physicians have undergone training in graduate medical education programs that meet or exceed established standards. Completion of training in an ACGME-accredited program is required for a California medical license.
Yes. The program participates in the Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship Match Program administered by NRMP to establish a uniform timeline for interviews, ranking and notification. Interviews for the 2020-21 appointment year will begin in November 2018.
Yes. There are a minimum of 24 fellow-level conferences.
Yes. Fellows receive medical, dental and insurance benefits effective from the beginning of the program. Additional information regarding stipends, contracts, liability insurance and benefits can be found in the compensation benefits and policies section of the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Medical Education Web page.
The volume of inpatients and outpatients, clinical exams, attending faculty, teaching material, equipment and educational activities allows for a full educational experience without adversely impacting the residents in the core program. The fellow’s participation in the core program extends only to the experience required for acquiring medical knowledge, developing clinical competence, fostering professional development and compliance with the training requirements set forth by the ACGME.
About 40 hours per week.
No. All training is provided within the medical center.
The current stipend for a PGY-6 is $68,039.71.
Yes, with written approval from the program director.
Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai.
S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center
8700 Beverly Blvd, Suite M-335
Los Angeles, CA 90048