The Section of Nuclear Medicine of the Department of Radiology at Wake Forest School of Medicine offers an ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship program in nuclear radiology. The training program includes classroom time, training and experience in nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, positron emission tomography (PET/CT), as well as in theranostics (therapy plus diagnostics).

The fellowship is designed to provide the trainees an in-depth experience in all areas of clinical nuclear medicine, both diagnostic and therapeutic. The fellow is taught the basic principles upon which the field of nuclear medicine is founded, including:

  • Radiation physics
  • Radiobiology
  • Health physics
  • Instrumentation
  • Radiopharmacy

Successful completion of the training program and its requirements also earns the fellow a certificate in Nuclear Theranostics.

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Program Benefits Highlights

As a fellow of Wake Forest you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-call resources (rooms, meals, etc.)
Learn more about the all standard benefits available to Wake Forest Fellows. Program-specific benefits, if available, can be found on the program application page.