Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship Application Process

Minimum qualifications for the Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship include successful completion of a diagnostic radiology residency and the ability to obtain a license to practice medicine in North Carolina.

We are currently accepting applications for 2021-2022.

Application Process

Students interested in pursuing the Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship program are required to apply using the instructions and documents below.

Candidates who match will be notified by email of available interview dates.

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete the Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship Application
  2. Complete your match profile on NRMP

Completed applications, letters of recommendation, and supporting documents should be addressed to Dr. Wuertzer.

For all other questions, including requests for application materials as well as inquiries about the process, interview arrangements, or the receipt of materials, please send an email to Ms. Rebecca Miller.

Required Documentation

As part of the application process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documents:

  • Completed MSK Imaging Fellowship application
  • USMLE Step I, II, and III / Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dean's letter from medical school
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your program director)
  • Current photograph

Interview Process

Invitations for interviews will be sent by email from our fellowship coordinator. Interviews may also be conducted via Skype or Facetime media if travel or time restrictions exist. A personal interview is required unless there are exceptional circumstances. We can coordinate interview dates with the other two North Carolina musculoskeletal radiology fellowship programs (Duke University and University of North Carolina).

Foreign Medical Graduates

We accept foreign medical graduates into our program. We look for well qualified candidates and prefer applicants that have had U.S. clinical experience within the application year. International medical graduates must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency to be considered for an interview. If you need work authorization, our institution accepts J-1 Visas, Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) and green cards.