FAQ

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How do I apply?

There are two ways to apply. You may use our online application on this site. We also accept the Common Application set forth by the SSR. If you use the common application, please email to info@vulcanimaing.com along with passport type photo, CV, and brief personal statement.

Does your program participate in the match?

Because we are not affiliated with a residency program, we will not be participating in the match at this time. However, our interview timeline will roughly correspond with the match.

When do you begin accepting applications?

We will begin accepting applications on October 1.

Who may apply for this program?

United States permanent residents with authorization to practice medicine independently (excluding J1 visas) and who are eligible to oreceive an unrestricted Alabama license to practice medicine

 

*At the time of matriculation to the program, you are expected to have completed an accredited Radiology residency and to be an ABR Board Eligible Radiologist.

How much vacation time do fellows receive?

Fellows receive five weeks of paid vacation per year (25 working days).

Do you provide education/travel funds?

We will provide an education stipend to allow travel to any MSK imaging related scientific meeting, or for the purchase of radiology educational materials, up to $2,500.

How many fellows do you accept?

We will be accepting and providing full funding and benefits to 3 fellows .

Do you allow moonlighting?

Yes. There are internal moonlighting opportunities within our 23 partner group, Vulcan Imaging Associates. External moonlighting is permitted on a case by case basis, at the discretion of the group.

What salary and benefits do you provide?

Salary for ’19-’20 fellows is $75,000.  This does not include potential bonuses for general radiology work and internal moonlighting shifts for additional pay. Benefits include: 25 work days vacation plus hospital holidays, health insurance, and professional liability insurance.

Are there opportunities for research? Is it required?

Research/publication is encouraged but not required. We work closely with the Alabama Sports Medicine Institute and Andrews Sports orthopedic/sports medicine fellows, which affords many opportunities for interdepartmental collaboration on a range of orthopedic topics.