Nuclear Medicine Residency Position

Nuclear Medicine Residency Position


  1. Must have at least one year of ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) or AOA (American Osteopathic Association) clinical training; including at least nine months in any specialty that provides direct patient care.
  2. Physicians who were trained in other programs (non-ACGME or training in foreign country) may be accepted into Nuclear Medicine residency programs if they are an “exceptionally qualified applicant,” as defined in the ACGME Common Program Requirements.
  3. Dual-board: to receive certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and ABNM, the candidate must complete 16 months of NM Residency training during Diagnostic Radiology Residency.
  4. Combined five-year NM and Diagnostic Radiology (DR) Residency to become ABNM and ABR eligible.
  5. If ABR-eligible/certified, candidate must complete one year of NM Residency training to become ABNM-eligible. If non-ABR, but American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) eligible/certified, candidate must complete two years of NM Residency training to become ABNM-eligible. Without any ABMS eligibility or certified training, the candidate must complete three years of NM Residency training to become ABNM-eligible.
  6. Dual board: to receive certification in American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and ABNM, the candidate must complete 4 years of Combined IM/NM Residency training with approval of ABIM and ABNM


Although applications are accepted on a rolling admission basis, we prefer to have the process completed by March 1, 2020, as the academic year starts on July 1, 2020. We are currently accepting applications for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. Below are different pathway options to board certification in Nuclear Medicine (NM) by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM).

How to Apply:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

For more information, you can send an inquiry to the contact details below.

Contact Information:

Ashley Appel
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115

Email: [email protected]

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    Jan 12, 2020

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    Boston, Massachusetts

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