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University of Utah Breast Imaging Radiologist, Assistant, A in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Join the expanding University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences Breast Imaging section. We are seeking a full-time specialized Breast Imaging Radiologist to make a significant impact in the field of Breast Imaging and contribute to a collegial environment that promotes academic and clinical growth. As a faculty member, you will provide clinical services and innovate care delivery, engage in teaching for residents and fellows, expand research programs, and advance quality improvement programs and value initiatives.Qualifications:The ideal candidate should be American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) certified or eligible, Breast Imaging fellowship (or equivalent)-trained in all aspects of clinical breast imaging, and possess outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills. You must have the ability to interpret digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening and diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, MRI examinations and be able to perform core biopsies and preoperative needle localizations using X-ray, ultrasound, and MRI guidance. In addition, the candidate should have a strong academic interest and prior evidence of excellence in education and/or research productivity.Facilities and Institution: As a faculty member in the Breast Imaging section, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources. The section provides clinical services for the University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, an NCI-designated premier cancer center, and multiple outpatient centers throughout the Wasatch front. You will have access to extensive imaging resources for both clinical work and research, including multiple MRIs with breast MRI biopsy capability, dedicated breast US units with elastography, tomosynthesis-guided biopsy systems, a mobile mammography unit, intraoperative MRI, PET-CT scanners, and innovative breast localization techniques. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET-MRI and 7T MRI, are also available.One of the University of Utahs newest facilities, the Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women's Cancers will have a dedicated breast imaging area.Research opportunities abound, with a broad case mix from the sources described above, as well as the world-class unique support provided by the Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research (UCAIR) in the Department. UCAIR offers international expertise in imaging sciences, including basic sciences, physics and engineering, MRI research, and CT and PET research. The group is working on breast cancer treatment using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). The University of Utah Health Sciences offers various leadership programs and research training opportunities for faculty members.As a leader in quality care, the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics were ranked #1 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability among all academic medical centers and consistently ranked in the top 10 over a decade. The breast imaging section supports an outstanding Breast Imaging fellowship program, and the Department is known internationally for its excellence in educational innovations and imaging research.Location: Salt Lake City is an exceptional place to call home, offering an ideal balance of natural beauty, cultural vibrancy, and professional opportunities. Nestled at the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and surrounded by stunning natural scenery, Salt Lake City is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. With seven ski and summer resorts just a short drive from the city, including world-famous Park City, Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird, you'll never run out of places to explore and adventures to experience. Within a days drive are nine U.S. National Parks.Beyond its natural splendor, Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, multicultural city that has been listed among the top 25 Best Places for Business and Careers. The city itself is renowned for its rich culture and history, with museums, galleries, performing arts venues showcasing local
nd international talent, and the Sundance Film Festival that attracts international visitors to the area. From world-class opera performances at the Utah Opera to thought-provoking exhibitions at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, there's something for everyone in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City is one of the most beautiful and safest cities in the USA.The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.If interested in this position, please apply on-line by going to the following quicklink: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/146691Any questions, contact:Phoebe E. Freer, MD, FSBISection Chief, Breast ImagingAssociate Professor of RadiologyDepartment of Radiology, University of Utah30 North 1900 East #1A071Salt Lake City, UT 84132, U.S.A.Phone (801)581-8699Email: phoebe.freer@hsc.utah.edu