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Graduation requirements


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Mammography
  • Last updated 8/23/2018
  • https://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/MammographyQualityStandardsActandProgram/FacilityCertificationandInspection/ucm607885.htm
  • Have interpreted 240 mammographic examinations under direct supervision within any 6-month period during the last two years of the medical residency. (That is, for newly graduating medical residents, the interpretation of the 240 exams may be during any 6-month period during the last 2 years of the residency program, as opposed to the last six months of the residency program, as was previously required.)
  • Have completed 3 months of formal training in the interpretation of mammograms and in topics related to mammography (including instruction in radiation physics specific to mammography, radiation effects, and radiation protection).
  • Have completed a minimum of 60 category I hours of documented medical education in mammography (including instruction in the interpretation of mammograms, basic breast anatomy, pathology, physiology, technical aspects of mammography, and quality assurance and quality control in mammography), with at least 15 of the category I hours having been acquired within the 3 years immediately prior to the date that the physician qualified as an interpreting physician.

IR
  • 25 Biopsies and drainages during residency
  • Last updated 8/23/2018

PET
  • 30 PETCT during residency
  • Last updated 8/23/2018

Optional

Nuclear Medicine
  • Last updated 8/23/2018

Cardiac
  • Last updated 8/23/2018
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