Research Fellowship

The program is accepting new applications for academic year 2024-2025 and 2025-2026.


Counting down to December opening of new Packard Children's Hospital | News  Center | Stanford Medicine

Research Fellowship


Erika Rubesova, MD
Clinical Professor of Radiology
Program Director, Pediatric Radiology

Stanford University Medical Center and the Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital are pleased to offer an outstanding Pediatric Radiology Research Fellowship to qualified candidates.

About the Fellowship

The Pediatric Radiology Research Fellowship provides acess to a comprehensive pediatric radiology imaging program utilizing state-of-the-art imaging technology, including two fluoroscopy suites, three ultrasound rooms, a CT imaging suite, and an MR suite including a 1.5T and a 3T MR. The twelve dedicated Pediatric Radiology faculty are devoted to teaching, patient care, and translational research, and include subspecialists with expertise in pediatric neuroradiology, pediatric cardiovascular imaging, pediatric pulmonary imaging, nuclear medicine, pediatric urology, fetal imaging and pediatric interventional radiology. Additionally, the program features two basic science researchers. This provides research fellows access to a unique breadth of investigational opportunities ranging from basic science to clinical translational medicine.

Stanford Pediatric Radiology Research Fellows have access to a wealth of clinical case material in an organized, structured, hands-on educational environment. Fellows may perform research in any of a variety of services, including pediatric MRI, pediatric CT, PET/CT, pediatric fluoroscopy, pediatric ultrasound, pediatric neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, and general radiography. Stanford’s program also provides a comprehensive educational curriculum, including didactic lectures pertinent to pediatric radiology, radiology case conferences, and multi-disciplinary imaging conferences in which all of the major pediatric clinical subspecialties participate. In addition, Stanford also offers Fellows unique exposure to fetal imaging including obstetrical ultrasound and fetal MRI. Research Fellows are required to develop and complete at least one in-depth research project, present it at a national or international meeting, and submit the resulting manuscript for publication.

The Stanford University Medical Center name is recognized and respected around the world. The Division of Pediatric Radiology at the Stanford University Medical Center and the Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital has the goal of utilizing the medical center’s enormous resources in order to train tomorrow’s best in clinical and academic pediatric radiology.

Prerequisites for entering this program include a doctorate-level degree, and sufficient funding.

How to Apply


If you wish to apply for a fellowship position, you must complete and upload the following:

  • Application [Fillable PDF - Just the Application Form]
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of leave and funding from home institution (states leave period and amount of funding to cover income requirements)
  • Visa status – Stanford only sponsors J1 visas. Applicants who currently hold an H1 visa will need to change to a J1



Submit to:

Marissa Lee
Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Coordinator


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric Radiology
1000 Welch Road Rm G03
Stanford, CA 943054-5913
Tel: (650) 723-8087

An interview may be scheduled after receipt of all of the above documents.