Program Overview

Welcome to Nuclear Medicine Fellowship training program at Keck School of Medicine of USC! The 12-month Nuclear Medicine Fellowship program provides advance training in all aspects of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in both outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as radionuclide therapy. Fellows learn the basic principles of radiotracers, including nuclear physics, radio pharmacy, radiation biology, radiation safety, and clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine.

This includes over 100 hours of formalized basic and clinical lectures and labs. Nuclear medicine faculty are trained and experienced in CT and fellows get substantial training in CT technique, supervision, and reporting. Clinical training takes place at Keck Medicine of USC PET Imaging Center, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Los Angeles General Medical Center.

Candidates are encouraged to participate in active going research programs in oncology, neurology, cardiology, and infectious disease. Each fellow is mentored in an original research project. Presentation at meetings and the preparation of a manuscripts for publication is expected.


Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Program
Length: 12-months
Accreditation: No


Applicants must complete or have completed a board certification or be board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology or Nuclear Medicine in an ACGME accredited program and hold a non-restrictive California Medical license.


Applications for the Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Program should be submitted directly to the program. This program does not participate in ERAS or the NRMP match. Interested candidates can submit an electronic application here.

Application materials are due on August 31 of the year prior to fellowship start.


Application requires the following to be submitted as pdfs:

  • CV
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (including one from your Program Director)
  • Personal Statement
  • Recent photo(jpeg)
  • Current Certificates


Should you be selected for the fellowship program you will be required to have a California Medical License, a California Fluoroscopy Certificate, and a DEA license.

Contact Information

Lucy Arroyo

Program Coordinator