Wahl Is Namesake of Nuclear Medicine Career Award

MIR Director Richard Wahl, MD, sits at a table in front of a bookcase.

The Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) has created a new grant to support mid-career nuclear medicine physicians in the advancement of their careers. The Inaugural Richard L. Wahl Mid-Career Leadership Award is named for Richard L. Wahl, MD, director of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. 

ERF is the primary source of grants from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, which Wahl currently leads as its president.

The award provides a one-time $7,500 payment to support the recipient’s career advancement and educational endeavors. 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A doctoral degree (MD or equivalent) from an accredited institution
  • Have full-time employment and be a citizen or permanent resident in the U.S.
  • Be more than 10 years beyond their final year of residency and less than 10 years from their expected retirement

Applications are due March 31, 2022. Learn more about the grant and its application process from ERF