Molecular Imaging and Therapy


This diverse elective allows students to choose between two different opportunities, a clinical or a research elective, within molecular imaging and therapy.

The first opportunity is with a busy clinical service that will expose the student to general nuclear medicine applications that includes diverse oncologic imaging such as PET/CT, nuclear cardiology, and targeted therapy with radiolabeled antibodies/peptides.

Alternately, a student can choose a molecular imaging research elective with exposure to a variety of investigational radiotracers, cyclotron radiochemistry, as well as multimodality small animal imaging. The student will work alongside seasoned investigators of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s NIH-funded (P50 CA086438) Center for Molecular Imaging in Cancer program grant.

Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations

Surgery and Diagnostic Radiology


Four- weeks

Students per Module


Elective dates (students applying through VSAS should refer to calendar information there)

A (July 5 - July 29) (Closed to international students)
B (August 1 - August 26) (Closed to international students)
C (August 29 – September 23 (Closed to international students)
D (September 26 - October 21)
E (October 24 - November 18)
F (November 21 - December 16)
G (January 3 - January 27)
H (January 30 - February 24)
I (February 27 - March 24) (Closed to international students)
J (April 3 - April 28)
K (May 1 - May 26)
L (May 29 - June 23) (Students must receive permission to apply from the Medical Student Coordinator prior to submitting an application)


Elective Program Online Application

International Students must apply by mail. See instructions

Apply Online!