- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Combined five-year NM and Diagnostic Radiology (DR) Residency to become ABNM and ABR eligible.
- 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.
- 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.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
Email: [email protected]