1. In August - October, 2018, the WFPI initiated it's first WFPI Pediatric Imaging Observership in South Africa. Dr Janet Akinomoladun spent 3 months with Dr. Jaishree Naidoo at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, and the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto.
Dr. Akinomoladun's full report available here. She is pictured with her mentor, Dr. Naidoo in the picture to the right.
2. In April - June, 2019 the second WFPI Observership was held in India. Dr. Anitha Kini spent 3 months with Dr. Kushalijt Sodhi at the PGIMER in Chandigahr, India. Dr. Kini's report will be posted when it is received. She is pictured with the pediatric radiology team in the picture below. The Observership is now named the WFPI-Shiels Memorial Observership in recognition of the generous support from the Shiels Foundation at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
3. August - October, 2019 the 3rd Observership will be held at St Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City and Global City, Philippines under the mentorship of the President of the Philippine Society for Pediatric Radiology, Professor Bernard F. Laya along with the St. Luke's Medical Center Pediatric Radiology Team.
4. Applications are still be accepted for the Observership in Argentina this fall under the mentorship of Dr. Jose Lipsich at the Garrahan Children's Hospital. Deadline is August 21st.