Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellow


Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellow

***** ***** Hospital in Washington, DC is currently recruiting for a 4th year clinical fellowship position in Advanced Cardiac Imaging. Consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in America, ***** has been serving the nation’s children for 150 years. ***** ***** is proudly ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the Leapfrog Group and #7 in America by US News & World Report in 2020.

The ***** ***** Heart Institute includes cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, cardiac intensive care, and cardiac anesthesia. The cardiovascular surgery program is performing over 500 procedures yearly.


The Echocardiography Laboratory was the first digital pediatric echocardiography lab in the country and performs approximately 15,000 echocardiograms per year. Activities include routine inpatient and outpatient transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, telemedicine, three- dimensional echocardiography, strain and strain-rate imaging, and synchrony and cardiac resynchronization studies. The Echocardiography Laboratory includes telemedicine terminal as well as a dedicated research station with state-of-the-art software to analyze ventricular mechanics. ***** serves as a development site for industry leaders in echocardiography and telemedicine and frequently has access to new technology before it is released to the market.

The Fetal Heart Program addresses the needs of the fetus with heart defects. Our program includes first trimester imaging and a specialized Fetal Delivery Service that has performed these evaluations as early as 12 weeks gestation. The Fetal Heart Program’s goal is to understand how heart defects affect fetal well-being in-utero and determine when and if intervention may be possible to best assure that the fetus is well taken care of for the duration of the pregnancy. Our department performs approximately 2800 fetal/echos a year. Fetal cardiologists collaborate with maternal-fetal medicine specialists and obstetricians as well as cardiac intensivists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and adult congenital cardiologists to provide care for the fetus and mother and to coordinate risk-adjusted deliveries. Fetal cardiologists also work with other specialists in the Division of Fetal Medicine to care for fetuses with extracardiac abnormalities and in multiple grant-funded research projects.

Cardiac MRI

The Cardiac MRI program at ***** ***** is a busy clinical service, performing over 560 clinical cardiac MRIs annually on infants, children, and adults with congenital heart disease. The cardiac MRI program is engaged in cutting-edge research efforts, working with scientists and physicists at the ***** Institutes of Health to create innovative imaging sequences as well as make current imaging faster and more accurate. ***** ***** recently installed a state-of-the-art hybrid fluoroscopy and MRI suite designed to allow for cardiac catheterization under MRI guidance as well as image fusion techniques designed to reduce radiation exposure.

Fellowship start date:

July 1st, 2023

Contact Information:

Mary Donofrio, MD

Pediatric Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Program Director

***** ***** Hospital

Washington, DC 20010



Roles Responsibility
Training in Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
Desired Qualification
MD Medical Doctor, DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice
Full Time
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