Alternate Pathway to Subspecialty Certification
Last verified on February 12, 2020
- Serving on the subspecialty faculty at a single institution with an ACGME- or RCPSC-accredited
fellowship in the discipline for two consecutive years at 1.0 FTE, with at least 75 percent of clinical responsibility in the
discipline, or at a single institution for three consecutive years at 1.0 FTE, with at least 50 percent
of clinical responsibility in the discipline.
- Note: To be eligible for nuclear radiology subspecialty certification via this pathway, the institution must have either an ACGME- or RCPSC-accredited nuclear medicine residency (fellowship), nuclear radiology fellowship, or an established 16-month ABR Pathway in Nuclear Radiology for its diagnostic radiology residency or integrated interventional radiology residency.
- Certified in general radiology, diagnostic radiology, or interventional radiology/diagnostic radiology.
An application form must be submitted to the ABR before a decision can be made regarding a candidate's qualifications. The application window for this pathway is February 1 through April 30. The application form is available here.