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Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship Information

Welcome to the Department of Radiology Vascular and Interventional Fellowship Program.

The Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one year in duration and ACGME-accredited. The University hospital is a 530 bed hospital serving a diverse urban population and is a busy tertiary referral center. All aspects of vascular and interventional radiology are covered. The hospital has a busy transplant service and strong interdisciplinary interventional oncology program.  Our equipment includes three state of the art angio/interventional suites, 64 and two 16 slice CT scanner for CTA, and multiple 1.5T and 3T MR units including a 9T research magnet. We perform vascular interventional oncology, dialysis, IVC filter placement/retrievals, UFE, TIPS, percutaneous biliary and renal procedures. Our fellows also rotate through CT and US for cross-sectional nonvascular interventions. Research is available and encouraged. Your interest is greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions that are not answered to your satisfaction on this website feel free to contact our department Educational Coordinator, Rachel Marks (radadmin@uic.edu).

Thank you for your interest in our program. We look forward to receiving your application.

Program Director
James Bui, M.D.
Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program

Accreditation Information

ACGME AccreditationYes
ACGME ID4271631099
Accredited SinceJuly, 2000
Accredited (A) Prog Positions2
Non-Accredited (NA) Positions0
Program Length (years)1
Research Year AvailableNo
Admitting Service?Yes
Admissions per Year
Vascular/Interventional Clinic?Yes
Clinic Visits per Year
In hospital Call?No
Call Days per Year73
Residents in Program32
Residents on service per Month2
Academic Days Allowed?To be arranged
Academic Days per Year
Research Required? No


The interview dates for the 2018 appointment year Radiology- Interventional Fellowship Match are: January 15, 2017- April 30, 2017.

The NRMP match date is June 2017.
For match details: http://www.nrmp.org/fellowships/radiology-match/


Applicants may begin applying and programs begin receiving applications starting December 1st.
Send application using Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®).

For additional information please contact:

IR Fellowship Coordinator
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
1740 W. Taylor Street, Rm 2511
Dept. Radiology (MC 931)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-8143
Email: radadmin@uic.edu

Call Schedule:

One week home call every 5 weeks


Books subsidy of $1000. Conference allowance: 1 conference for the year, Allowance and time for any presentation at a conference

Vacations are scheduled individually and include: Twenty workdays (four weeks) per year Standard UNIVERSITY holidays, sick days, etc

Library and media services include: PC computers with multimedia capabilities, Medical-Center-wide computer network providing every user with a personalized desktop that provides access to e-mail, Internet, Office applications, web-based PACS viewer, medical record system, and other clinical applications, Department library includes CD-ROMs, ACR laserdiscs, Radiology journals, textbooks, and teaching files

Major Participating Institution(s):

University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago

Program Faculty:

James Bui, MD James Bui, MD Interventional, Peripheral Vascular Imaging,
Ron Gaba, MD Ron Gaba, MD Interventional, Peripheral Vascular Imaging
Charles Ray, Jr, MD, PhD Charles Ray, Jr, MD, PhD Interventional Radiology,
Radiology Department Head
Peter Lokken, MD Peter Lokken, MD Interventional Radiology
Andrew Lipnik, MD Andrew Lipnik, MD Interventional Radiology

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Department of Radiology (M/C 931)
1740 West Taylor Street, Room 2483
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 996-0235
Fax: (312) 355-2098

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