The Stephenson Cardiac Imaging Centre is now recruiting for a 2017/18 funded training position!

This is a competitive position and preference will be given to Canadian Candidates.

CMR Fellowship Available!

Stephenson Cardiac Imaging Centre - Calgary, Alberta

Clinical Training Positions:  Two full-time Level 3 (12-month) clinical fellows per year (1 competitive with internal funding)

Research Training Positions:  Typically one-two post-doctoral fellows per year

Resources:  Two dedicated CMR facilities (3T)

Clinical volume:  3600 clinical CMR studies per year

Didactic teaching:  Two formal teaching rounds per week

Stress Perfusion:  Yes

Adult Congenital:  Yes

Pediatric Congenital:  Upon request (Alberta Children's Hospital - Dr David Patton)

Supervisor:  Dr James White

Program Administrative Contact:

University Health Network - Toronto, Ontario

Clinical Training Positions: Open to radiologists and radiologist trainees. Currently three funded clinical fellowship positions available with the possibility of a self-funded position if there is an appropriate candidate.  The fellowship lasts 12 months with time evenly split between cardiac MR and CT.  80% of the fellowship is clinical and 20% is dedicated to research​  

Resources: 1 dedicated clinical 320MDCT, 2 Cardiac MRs (3T & 1.5T) 

Clinical volume: ~ 2500 CMR & ~ 1800 CT clinical cases per year

Didactic teaching: Faculty in the cardiac section provide dedicated weekly cardiac teaching rounds and multiple weekly educational sessions comprised of case based and didactic lectures  

Stress Perfusion: 

Adult Congenital: Yes

Supervisor: Dr. Elsie Nguyen 

Program Administrative Contact:

Canadian CMR Training Programs


SCMR Training Recommendations:

Guidelines for Training in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) - 2007

CMR Quick Reference Material:

European Society of Cardiology - CMR / Congenital Heart Disease Pocket Guide 2014

European Society of Cardiology - CMR / Physics for Clinicians Pocket Guide 2015

Clinical Indications for CMR - Consensus Panel Report (2004)

Core Knowledge Requirements for Level 3 Certification:

Syllabus for European CMR Board Examination

Available On-Line SCMR Training Courses:

Two SCMR Accredited Training Courses are available on-line.  Click here to view.

Appropriateness Criteria:

ESC/EACVI Taskforce Appropriateness Criteria for cardiovascular imaging use in clinical practice (2014)

ACCF/ACR/SCCT/SCMR/ASNC/NASCI/SCAI/SIR Appropriateness Criteria for Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI (2006)

CMR Performance, Quantification and Reporting Guidelines:

​​Simplifying Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Reporting (2015)***NEW***
CanSCMR Recommendations for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Image Analysis and Reporting (2013)

SCMR Guidelines for Reporting CMR Examinations (2009)