Eligibilty & Application

The 2025-2026 Applications' link is now CLOSED.

Application period: April 3, 2023, to July 16, 2023
Application link: Fellowship Application Form
Referee submissions period: April 3, 2023, to August 7, 2023
Applications available to supervisors for review: August 8, 2023
Interview period: August 14, 2023, to November 10, 2023


  • Must be proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Completed an accredited Radiology training program
  • Certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Diagnostic Imaging or American Board of Radiology certified/eligible or certified with equivalent qualifications

Application Process

The below items must be submitted in PDF format by the deadline indicated above. Candidates may apply to up to 2 programs using 1 application formYour first choice will be primarily considered for the fellowship positions. Your second choice will only be considered if there is an unexpected vacancy, or we are unable to fill a fellowship position.

An application is not complete until all references letters have been received by the program; incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Candidate Letter (Addressed to Program Director)
  • Proof of Certification 
  • Three Reference Letters (Addressed to Dr. Mini Pakkal; one letter must be from Radiology Residency Program Director)
    • All letters must be signed, include credentials, contact information of referee and be on institutional letterhead
    • Once an application webform is completed your referees will automatically receive emails requesting references
    • Once your referee submits their letter of reference, both the applicant and referee will get a confirmation email
    • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all reference letters are received by the Department of Medical Imaging administrative office. Referees will not be contacted by the Department for the purpose of requesting these letters.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for further information.

Applicants are required to secure $65,000 CAD/annum in funding which will serve as their annual training salary. Some fellowship positions are funded while others require fellows to secure external funding. Review the definitions below before indicating your Funding Status on the application form.

  • Funded (e.g., host supervisor, hospital corporation, research grant, non-profit endowment, international sponsoring agency from a country not mentioned under 'Sponsored')
  • Sponsored (sponsoring agencies ONLY from the following countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)
  • Self-funded (please note you are required to provide proof you have $65,000 CAD per annum to support yourself, 6-7 months prior to your fellowship start date)

Sponsored Trainee must submit an application through the PGME portal for Sponsored Trainee Application Registry (STAR) and through the Online Fellowship Application at https://documents.med.utoronto.ca/Forms/FellowshipsApplication

Pediatric Radiology Fellowships: apply directly to The Hospital for Sick Children. For more information, please visit Pediatric Radiology Fellowship webpage.

If you have also applied to the U.S match through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), please be advised that the University of Toronto is a participating institution and adheres to the match policy, found on the NRMP website.


Applications will be reviewed by the Fellowship Selection Committee. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview between August 14, 2023 to November 10, 2023.

Candidates applying to the following programs are required to submit site ranking preferences to their interview contact. This information will be used during the final selection process to match candidates and sites appropriately. It will be assumed that candidates not providing rankings have no site preferences.

  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Cardiothoracic Imaging
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Women's Imaging

Offer Dates: 

Please see dates below by which each subspecialty will begin offering positions.


Offer Date

Abdominal Imaging

September 30, 2023

Body Imaging 

September 30, 2023

Breast Imaging

November 16 2023

Cardiac Imaging

September 25, 2023

Cardiothoracic Imaging

September 25, 2023

Emergency and Trauma Imaging

October 31, 2023

Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care

October 31, 2023

Interventional Neuroradiology

December 1, 2023

Molecular Imaging (Clinical/Research)

December 1, 2023

Musculoskeletal Imaging

November 15, 2023


September 20, 2023

Thoracic Imaging

September 25, 2023

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

January 8, 2024

Women’s Imaging

November 16, 2023