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Nuclear Medicine

Teaching Program Overview

This is an ACGME-accredited program which provides exceptional training in the full spectrum of nuclear medicine including SPECT/CT, PET/CT, nuclear cardiology, and radionuclide therapy. Requirements for resident applicants include at least one year of ACGME-approved preparatory clinical training, three letters of recommendation, and an ECFMG certificate (if applicable).

Applicants with board certification/eligibility in radiology or internal medicine are preferred. The department does not sponsor visas. Applications should be made through ERAS.

The program is based at University of Missouri Health Care (UMHC) which includes University Hospital, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Women’s & Children’s Hospital. The service is directed by full time board certified (ABNM) nuclear medicine physician with assistance of one or two board certified (ABNM and/or ABR) physicians. The equipment includes three gamma cameras with SPECT capability, two DEXA scanners, two SPECT/CT scanners, and one PET/CT scanner.

This division performs entire spectrum of adult and pediatric studies, imaging and non-imaging studies, diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine studies, and DEXA. The division is part of department of radiology and provides training for both nuclear medicine and radiology residency programs.

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