ONE YEAR ADVANCED TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE. AFTER COMPLETION, TRAINEE WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO SIT FOR AMERICAN BOARD OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE BOARD EXAM.
The Department of Radiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center seeks a trainee for advanced training in Nuclear Medicine, with a start date of July 1, 2017 and projected completion June 30, 2018. An additional slot is open for a start date of July 1, 2018 with completion June 30, 2019. The program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is designed to prepare a trainee for the American Board of Nuclear Medicine Certification Examination and subsequent practice in either an academic or private practice setting. This is the equivalent of a fellowship opportunity. Eligibilityrequirements include completion of an ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency program by thestart of the program. The educational program for these residents will be 12 months in length.
Clinical training is complemented by formal course work and hands-on experience in computer applications, radiopharmacology, instrumentation, radiobiology, radiation safety, and a variety of radiometric measurements. The first six months of each program focuses on the technical execution and interpretation of routine clinical procedures . Special procedures, quantitative measurement techniques,and participation in research are emphasized throughout the remainder of the training period. The learning process is stimulated and monitored through a series of resident presentations on both clinical and research subjects. With increasing experience, each trainee assumes progressively greater responsibility for the direction of the Nuclear Medicine Clinic under the guidance of staff physicians. Similarly, trainees are assigned progressively increasing responsibilities for selecting, presenting, and discussing clinical cases at departmental and interdepartmental conferences.
Interested applicants will need to apply to the program through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). The applicant can also e-mail the Program Director, Dr. Mona Natwa, at firstname.lastname@example.org with the intent to apply. If selected for an interview, applicants will have the opportunity to talk with current residents, interview with our faculty members, tour the institution, and enjoy lunch with a few of the residents at a local restaurant.
Minimum Requirements for Application
Applicants must have passed USMLE Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3 at the time of application
Three letters of recommendation as well as the Dean's letter are required
Mandatory clinical internship in either internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery or its subspecialties, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, family practice, emergency medicine, or an ACGME or equivalent accredited transitional year .
Mandatory completion of an ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency program by the start of the program.