MRVets now offering MRI Fellowship training

Veterinary MRI Fellowship


Veterinary Radiologists, Veterinary Radiology Residents in Training, Specialists, Veterinarians with an interest in magnetic resonance imaging.


A comprehensive course in basic and clinically applied veterinary magnetic resonance imaging with Jaime E. Sage, DVM, MS, DACVR (minimum of two weeks - consecutive or split weeks). Dr. Patrick Gavin is retired but remains available to answer questions during fellowships.


The offices of MRVets, Inc. located in historic Georgetown, Texas, within a short drive from Austin.


Please contact us to arrange a mutually beneficial time.


Develop your clinical skill in veterinary MRI in an intensive course.


Call Dr. Sage: 512.745.0510 or Send us an email.


A maximum of 2 students per two week session will be accepted. This small number will ensure personal attention.

Tuition: $1000 (US) per week.

Accommodations: The offices of MRVets are located in a beautifully renovated 1916 Bungalow, located in a residential neighborhood within walking distance to shops and restaurants in historic Georgetown Texas. The home provides three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, as well as laundry facility. Fellows receive a reduced rate of $100 per night for the whole house. We do accept up to two students at a time, so if you would like to bring a colleague with you, we can accommodate both of you for just $50 each, per night. 

The course will be comprised of didactic lectures and case based clinical MRI reading.

Topics covered:

Physics of MRI, basic imaging sequences, protocol development, and patient positioning for optimal imaging quality.

Clinical material:

     •    Brain including neoplastic, inflammatory/infectious, infarctions, congenital and degenerative conditions

     •    Spine including neoplastic, inflammatory/infectious, infarction, congenital and degenerative conditions

     •    Orthopedic including shoulder, elbow, pelvis, stifle, tarsus

     •    Nerve sheath tumors (in their many locations)

     •    Abdominal studies (liver, spleen, portosystemic shunts, adrenal, pancreas, and genitourinary conditions

     •    Thorax including mediastinum, heart, lungs, and thoracic wall

     •    Head including nasal, middle and inner ear, oral cavity, ocular and retrobulbar, salivary, and lymphatic lesions

Case based material:

Drs. Sage and Gavin read for over a dozen sites with magnets ranging from 0.3 to 3.0T. Ten or more new cases are received daily and there are thousands of more cases available for additional study.
Other information:

The course is held in historic Georgetown, Texas. The courses will entail 35 hours/week, leaving time for recreation and enjoyment. Please visit our Georgetown info page for more information on accommodations and entertainment during your visit.
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