Alternate Pathway to Subspecialty Certification
Last verified on July 1, 2022
- Served 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
- 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.
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 July 1 through September 30. The application form is available here.