Nuclear Medicine Residency

Nuclear Medicine Residency


The residency in Nuclear Medicine is a three-year program accredited by ACGME. There are a maximum of six residents in the training program at a given time. In general, two residents graduate each year, allowing for two vacancies per year. The training consists of four-week rotations in various clinical subspecialties of nuclear medicine, including general nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, PET/CT imaging and therapy. There is time allotted for research and CT training.

Fellowship training is available for those who have already finished an ACGME accredited nuclear medicine residency. The fellowship is not ACGME accredited. A fellow rotates in general nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, therapy, and PET/CT. There is enhanced exposure to PET/CT and research during the fellowship. See Nuclear Oncology Fellowship for more information.

The trainees will actively participate in the performance and interpretation of studies, as well as in consultations with clinical staff. Trainees will attend and participate in various clinical conferences. They are also encouraged to participate with the faculty in clinical research projects.

Residents and fellows share on-call responsibilities at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


Conferences include daily lectures including didactic nuclear medicine, clinical and basic science lectures, NM seminars, Tuesday radiology noon conference; molecular imaging seminars, case discussions, and journal club.


The service has 14 Attending faculty involved in clinical practice, teaching, and research. The ratio of faculty to trainees is >1:1. The faculty participates in clinical case discussion, grand rounds, journal clubs, research, and clinical conferences. The faculty members offer guidance and support for daily clinical work and in research design and analysis. The faculty is highly experienced and the service provides immense exposure to contemporary research.


November 15 (for following July start), rolling admissions.


Requirements for this position include completion of one year of ACGME accredited training. US applicants must have a License to Practice Medicine in New York State before the start of the fellowship. Foreign applicants must obtain ECFMG certification, a clinical visa, and a Limited Permit or a full License to Practice Medicine in New York State prior to the fellowship. MSKCC does sponsor H-1B visas.

Number of Positions


How to Apply

To apply for a residency position, please use the link to our online application portal below. We will then contact you about arranging an interview.

Service Chief

Heiko Schoder, MD

Heiko Schoder

Program director

Associate director


Education Coordinator
Jacqueline Johnis
Department of Radiology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
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