Body MR

General Information

P.O. Box 208042, MRC-147
New Haven, CT 06520-8042
Quality Improvement Coordinator: Jennifer Arango, MPH
Phone:
Fax:
203-785-5913
203-785-3061


The Division of Yale Magnetic Resonance Imaging is committed to offer the finest quality imaging in patient care, education and research available today. The Body MRI section of Diagnostic Radiology delivers advanced MR imaging services and comprehensive diagnosis for a full range of diseases and we are equipped with highly sophisticated, cutting-edge technology.

MR is a vital component of the Diagnostic Radiology Resident’s Program. Resident education takes place on a daily basis through interactive readout sessions, conferences and rounds with our esteemed faculty. Our Fellowship Program provides a rich experience with balanced, in-depth education in all aspects of body imaging. (links)

Body Fellowship
4 Body Fellows
13 blocks of four weeks
CT and PET/CT, US, MR, 6 weeks MSK MR

MR Fellowship
1 MR Fellow
Body MR, at least 6 weeks MSK MR

Equipment- MR
7 Siemens clinical scanners (three 1.5T, four 3T whole body) at YNHH
3T Siemens scanner in OR/IR
Two additional scanners planned for 2012
9 dedicated research magnets (one Siemens 3T whole body, one Siemens 1.5T whole body, one 4T whole body for spectroscopy, three animal, three in vitro)

Conferences
Monday: Body Club (fellows and staff)
Tuesday: Body/MR fellow’s conference; research conference
Wed: resident cases
Thurs: Grand rounds every other week
Interdisciplinary: GI cancer, lymphoma, melanoma

Research Direction

  • Biomolecular imaging
  • Bioengineering
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • MR spectroscopy
  • Image processing.
  • Hepatic, breast, gynecological, prostate, and cardiovascular MRI.
  • MR contrast media
  • Liver Disease
  • Abdominal and pelvic MRI
  • Emergency room radiology
  • Renal masses