Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship

Fellowship Director: Sandip Biswal, MD
Fellowship Co-Director: Robert Boutin, MD
Fellowship Coordinator: Dianna Ziehm

Applications are being accepted for the 2022-2023 Fellowship

Application submission deadline: January 1, 2021

Interviews will be held between February 8 - March 2021


The Stanford Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship is a one-year clinical fellowship for which there are three positions. Highlights of the fellowship include extensive involvement in musculoskeletal MRI with an emphasis on sports injuries and musculoskeletal US and CT. Additionally, radiographic studies, arthrograms, and tenograms are performed. Dedicated time for research is provided, and Fellows are expected to participate actively in research with faculty radiologists as well as Stanford’s world-renowned imaging physicists and engineers.

Qualified applicants will have an MD degree, MD/Ph.D degrees, or a DO degree and will have successfully completed training and taken National Boards in an ACGME-accredited diagnostic radiology program in the U.S. by the time the fellowship begins. Candidates who have a DO degree must include the original COMLEX score sheet with their application.

Only U.S. citizens, who meet the above qualifications and are eligible to obtain a California license can apply. 

Candidates must be eligible to obtain a California Medical License, which is required prior to the start of fellowship. Please refer to the Medical Board of California website for eligibility information and license application. 

Application: August 1, 2020-January 1, 2021

2022-2023 Application

Please upload the documents listed below. Note: You must use the naming convention shown in order for your application to be accepted.

Three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted by referees via the online link provided to you in the application. One letter must be from your Program Director, and two from additional faculty members in your department. They must be dated, signed and on official institutional letterhead.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CandidateLastName_CV)
  • USMLE (or equivalent) scores (CandidateLastName_USMLE)
  • Digital Headshot (Passport size, jpeg) (CandidateLastName_Photo
  • Personal Statement (your name at the top of the document) (CandidateLastName_PersonalStatement)

    Applications will not be considered complete until all documents and letters have been received.


Interviews will be conducted between February 8 - March 31, 2021. All interviews will be conducted virtually in accordance with the SCARD Fellowship Policy.