Radiology Fellowship Program, Orlando

Radiology Fellowship Program, Orlando

Program Overview

The Pediatric Radiology Fellowship at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida (NCHFL) is a one-year ACGME-accredited program for graduates of diagnostic radiology residencies. NCHFL is a state-of-the-art freestanding tertiary care facility for children. The hospital is part of Nemours Children’s Health, a nonprofit organization funded by the Nemours Foundation. The hospital is currently operating 135 inpatient beds serving pediatric patients from birth to 18 years. There are more than 180 pediatric medical and surgical faculty physicians at NCHFL caring for an incredibly medically vulnerable and diverse patient population across Central Florida. In addition, there are 40 categorical pediatric residents invested in the care of our patients as well as a multitude of fellows in many medical and surgical pediatric subspecialties.

The NCHFL Radiology Department performed more than 100,000 procedures in 2023. Our provider team evaluates and treats a robust variety of pediatric patients, including those with acute life-threatening illness and injury, those with chronic and medically complex disease with technology dependence, and healthy children who require acute care in the emergency department setting. As part of the largest Pediatric Radiology team in the country with the Nemours Children’s Radiology department, we perform well over 400,000 studies nationally with an integrated multicampus Radiology team which works together on research, education, quality and safety as well as exceptional clinical care in all subspecialties of Pediatric Radiology.

We are staffed by 15 American Board of Radiology CAQ’d physicians who provide care 24/7/365 with most having secondary fellowships in areas of pediatric radiology such as interventional radiology, neuroradiology, cardiac imaging, musculoskeletal imaging and nuclear medicine. The Radiology Department is additionally supported by dedicated radiology nurses, and advanced practice providers, radiology technologists, sonographers, nuclear medicine technologists and other expert team members to ensure optimal patient safety. Nemours Radiology Department has over 45 Pediatric Radiologists in addition to dedicated research PhD’s.

We provide a well-balanced pediatric radiology education within the fellowship program with exposure to all of the subspecialties and both elective and research time to provide for a complete experience and the beginning of a great career.


Our Mission

The Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Program at Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida is committed to providing exceptional postgraduate medical education in pediatric radiology in accordance with the standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our program is dedicated to cultivating the knowledge, skills, and professionalism of our fellows, ultimately fostering the highest quality patient care and advancing the field of pediatric radiology.


The Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Program engages the following aims to guide our educational efforts and ensure the comprehensive development of our fellows:

  1. Clinical Excellence: Our program educates pediatric radiologists proficient in the interpretation of a wide range of pediatric imaging modalities including radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and nuclear medicine. Fellows will gain expertise in diagnosing pediatric conditions across various organ systems and subspecialties.
  2. Patient-Centered Care: We instill in our fellows a patient-centered approach to care with effective communication, empathy, and an understanding of the unique needs of pediatric patients and their families. Fellows learn to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive, compassionate and safe care.
  3. Education and Scholarship: Our program fosters a culture of continuous learning and scholarly activity. Fellows engage in teaching and mentorship opportunities, including education of medical students, residents and other healthcare professionals. Fellows are required to participate in research projects, quality improvement initiatives and scholarly activities that advance the field of pediatric radiology.
  4. Professionalism and Ethics: We emphasize the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct. Fellows learn to navigate complex ethical dilemmas in pediatric radiology, including issues related to patient confidentiality, informed consent and resource allocation. Fellows develop a strong sense of responsibility to society and the medical profession.
  5. Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Care: Our program trains fellows to effectively collaborate with referring physicians, surgeons, pediatricians and other specialists. Fellows gain exposure to multidisciplinary conferences and clinical care meetings to ensure robust contribution to comprehensive patient care.
  6. Quality and Patient Safety: Our team promotes quality and patient safety in pediatric radiology. The program explicitly teaches fellows how to participate in quality improvement initiatives, utilize evidence-based practices, and reduce medical errors.

Salary & Benefits


  • PGY 1: $70,679.12
  • PGY 2: $73,400.17
  • PGY 3: $76,115.97
  • PGY 4: $78,837.02
  • PGY 5: $81,552.83
  • PGY 6: $84,273.88
  • PGY 7: $86,989.68
  • PGY 8: $89,710.93


  • $1,000 educational stipend
  • Research funds for poster presentations
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year
  • Paid training medical license and fingerprinting fees
  • Access to Tend Health, a confidential mental health services platform with no billing of insurance or out-of-pocket expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary insurance plans
  • Paid short-term disability insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • On-site gym
  • Free parking
  • Retirement plans

About Our Hospital in Florida

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida (NCHFL) is a state-of-the-art freestanding pediatric tertiary care facility located in Orlando’s Lake Nona Medical City. The hospital is part of Nemours Children’s Health and funded by the Nemours Foundation. The hospital is currently operating 130 inpatient beds serving pediatric patients from birth to 18 years as well as a 20 bed Emergency Department that served over 40,000 visits during the past academic year. The institution has more than 180 pediatric medical and surgical faculty physicians caring for an incredibly vulnerable and diverse patient population from across central Florida.

As an institution, NCHFL has received national recognition for its quality, safety and technology infrastructure as evidenced by receiving the Leapfrog Group Award 5 times since opening its doors. Furthermore, NCH has made the "Most Wired" list on multiple occasions and has been designated as a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Stage 7 organization, which acknowledges the highest level of achievement awarded to an organization in regard to improving patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction, support of the clinical teams and ensuring data security.

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Living in Orlando’s Lake Nona Medical City

Just steps from the hospital doors, you’ll discover the beautiful Lake Nona Town Center, which serves as the hub of Lake Nona. As a regional shopping and entertainment destination, Lake Nona Town Center has a distinct pulse where residents and visitors gather to socialize and unwind. It serves as the perfect fit for both young single professionals and families alike. The Town Center features boutiques, hotels, public art and event venues to inspire and delight. This modern-day entertainment destination includes the Lake Nona Wave Hotel — the world’s most technologically-advanced hotel, the Lake Nona Performance Club, world-renowned art collection on display in the Lake Nona Sculpture Garden, multiple office buildings, Courtyard by Marriott® and Residence Inn, parking garages defined by iconic art installations, Boxi Park at Lake Nona, Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen, Park Pizza & Brewing Co., Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, Ivory Salon and The Master Barber Experience, and more.

Orlando, Florida

Orlando is the most-visited city in the nation. It’s the home of Walt Disney World®, Universal Studios, SeaWorld® Orlando, Disney Springs and Downtown Orlando — all accessible by car within 30 minutes of NCHFL.

Orlando is much more than a tourist destination for theme parks. It is exploding with art and culture. The Dr. Phillips Center hosts ballet, opera, comedy, musicals, jazz and theater. There is dining ranging from James Beard award-winning chefs preparing meals for a sophisticated palate to the food truck scene with adventurous culinary delights. Orlando is home to the Orlando Magic, Orlando City Soccer Club and hosts many national and international sporting competitions. The Orlando Museum of Art tops the list of museums in the area, but there are photography, folk art and sculpture exhibitions throughout the region.

These are just a few of the reasons that Forbes and U.S. News & World Report have ranked it among the top cities to live. Among the varied communities, you’ll find everything from devoutly religious to casually spiritual. Also, Orlando is one of the fastest growing Spanish-speaking cities in America. There’s also celebration and support of the LGBTQ community, with plenty of events, like Gay Days at Disney World.

There is no state income tax in Florida. For more data about living in Orlando, such as current details on housing costs and school rankings, go to Sperling’s Best Places.

NCHFL is conveniently located 7 miles from Orlando International Airport. In less than 1 hour, you can escape to Cocoa Beach, embark on a cruise from Port Canaveral or launch a boat in one of Central Florida’s many nature-rich lakes. The day trips described on Florida Backroads Travel can all be reached within 100 miles. View them at your leisure at Florida Backroads Travel.

How to Apply

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Completed applications may be sent to:

Jennifer Luther
GME Coordinator
Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida