Nuclear Medicine Fellowship

Program Overview

The Department of Radiology at the University of Southern California is recruiting for fellowship positions in nuclear medicine with PET/CT. This program provides a broad ACGME approved educational and clinical experience in all aspects of nuclear medicine principles, imaging and therapy, including PET-CT (Siemens Biograph 64, and a Philips Gemini 16 slice PET-CT at the LA County Hospital). Fellows learn the basic principles of radiotracers, including; nuclear physics, radiopharmacy, 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, Training is at the LA County Hospital, Norris Cancer Hospital, Keck Hospital of USC, and the USC PET Imaging Science Center. This 12 month program is appropriate for radiologists. Successful candidates will be eligible for the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Radiology-Nuclear Radiology.

Candidates are required to participate in active ongoing research programs in cardiology, oncology, and neurology.

Application Process

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. You will also need to be eligible to sit for ABNM or ABR exams. USC offers competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Qualified applicants should send a CV, 3 letters of recommendation (including one from your Program Director), a statement of interest and current certificates.

Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Application

Contact Information

Patrick Colletti, MD
Program Director
Email: colletti@usc.edu

Adriana Cassani
Fellowship Coordinator

LAC+USC Medical Center
1200 N. State Street
D&T 3D321
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Phone: (323) 409-7677
Fax: (323) 441-8233
Email: cassani@med.usc.edu