The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology has an extensive history of advancing the scope and practice of Nuclear Medicine and training individuals for careers in academic and private practice Nuclear Medicine.
MIR will be accepting up to two residents out of each Diagnostic Radiology residency class for a specialized training track that enables graduates to obtain dual certification in Diagnostic Radiology (from the American Board of Radiology) and Nuclear Medicine (from the American Board of Nuclear Medicine). Candidates will be selected by the second year of residency training.
Depending on a resident’s interests, both 4 and 5 year options are available.
The four year training option allows 16 months of training in nuclear medicine during a 4-year Diagnostic Radiology residency. Residents complete the same rotations in years 1, 2 and 3 as the standard Diagnostic Radiology residents. However, in year 4, residents in this combined track focus on Nuclear Medicine. This pathway is most suited for individuals who are interested in practicing clinical nuclear medicine full or part-time.
The five year training option provides for up to 28 months of training in Nuclear Medicine (minimum 24 months) by completing a standard 4-year Diagnostic Radiology residency with the year 4 training focused on Nuclear Medicine followed by a one year Nuclear Medicine residency/fellowship. Some of the time spent in Nuclear Medicine would be devoted to research in the field. This pathway is most suited for individuals who are interested in practicing academic nuclear medicine full or part-time.