Radiology Residency and Fellowship Programs

The Department of Radiology at UVM Medical Center and the University of Vermont (UVM) offers a program with nationally renowned specialists utilizing cutting-edge technologies to advance the science of radiology. In this university hospital setting, you will work in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic options, and applying medical research breakthroughs to provide exceptional patient care. Set in Burlington, Vermont, this dynamic learning environment allows for a challenging, productive, and enjoyable training experience.

Why a Residency at the University of Vermont ?

As a resident, you will experience learning in our state-of-the-art conferencing center with dual stream videoconferencing capabilities (where we videoconference the New England Roentgen Ray Society meetings). Hands-on and electronic educational resources abound. There are two conferences per day dedicated to the radiology residents, a weekly educational conference run by the senior residents for the residents, and many more multidisciplinary conferences each week.

While emphasizing resident education, the program also addresses ease of practice and quality of life issues, including: 

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Kristen DeStiger, MD
Interim Chair and Program Director 

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UVM Medical Center - UVM offers intensive, ACGME-certified residency and fellowship programs staffed by 39 board-certified radiologists. We provide a challenging and inspiring academic setting, an outstanding training program with a knowledgeable team of attending physicians, and a relaxed, supportive learning environment with solid camaraderie among peers.

Because UVM Medical Center - UVM is the only tertiary center serving an area that includes one million people, you will gain experience from a diverse spectrum of disease processes.

  • Night float system
  • Workstation in the call room for ease of access
  • Educational fund
  • Funded expenses for meetings
  • Funded Board Review courses
  • A newly renovated resident room with multimedia capabilities (including plasma TV)
  • Resident-only exercise facility on-site
  • Credit plan for meals and coffee kiosk
  • Departmental social activities

A Front Row Seat for Tomorrow’s Technologies

As a resident at UVM Medical Center - UVM, you will be part of a team that is at the forefront of the field. The department is filmless and paperless, with voice-recognition software, and possesses the latest state-of-the-art technology in every major imaging modality including:

  • 64 and 40-slice CT
  • High Field Open MRI
  • 3.0T and 1.5T MRI
  • 3.0T research magnet
  • Two biplane angiography suites
  • Digital Mammography and a robust breast biopsy service

UVM Medical Center - UVM also serves as a luminary and beta site for world-renowned companies, testing the newest state-of-the-art equipment and helping them develop new technologies. In short, as a radiology resident here, you will train on the most sophisticated equipment in the world and be right in the middle of the action as we help pioneer tomorrow’s technologies.

A Team of Skilled Experts & Teachers

While technology is critical to outstanding patient care and resident education, what truly makes the difference is the strength of the faculty radiologists who will be your mentors and colleagues. Our radiologists are internationally recognized experts and leading medical researchers, professors, and clinicians. Radiology residents will work side by side with some of the field’s most skilled teachers who will remain deeply involved in your training.

The UVM Medical Center - UVM Radiology Department is an incredibly supportive learning and working environment, where a shared sense of camaraderie raises everyone’s collective abilities to provide the best patient care and advance the field.

Living in Burlington, Vermont

While UVM Medical Center - UVM provides the ideal environment for your professional and academic pursuits, Vermont offers limitless possibilities for your recreational activities. Burlington is equal parts small city and big town, and is consistently ranked among the most livable cities in the country. It’s a thriving place where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, where you can be a part of a close-knit community, and where young families can truly feel at home.

From the slopes of the Green Mountains to the East, to the stunning shores of Lake Champlain to the West, there’s no shortage of ways to get outside and enjoy the best of Vermont. In short, this is truly a unique and inspiring place to live, work, learn, and grow. 

Apply to the Radiology Residency & Fellowship Programs

We seek residents who have a commitment to learning and are ready to become the leaders in the field of radiology; please contact us for more information and to apply to the UVM Radiology Residency & Fellowship Programs. We appreciate your interest and look forward to meeting with you soon.