UW Radiology

Application Process

How to Apply to the University of Washington Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Program

Applicants to the one-year PET/CT Fellowship must have successfully completed a residency program in nuclear medicine, or a diagnostic radiology residency plus a one-year fellowship in nuclear medicine for application eligibility.

The two-year Hybrid Imaging Fellowship may be offered to qualified applicants. Applicants to the Hybrid Imaging Fellowship must have been accepted for the one-year University of Washington PET/CT Fellowship. Eligibility is contingent on successful completion of the PET/CT Fellowship year. Eligibility is at the discretion of the program director.

Please complete the UW Nuclear Medicine PET/CT training application form and return, along with supporting documentation requested to:

Hubert Vesselle, Ph.D., M.D.
Director of Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Program
University of Washington Medical Center
1959 N.E. Pacific St., Box 357115
Seattle, WA 98195-7115.

Requested documentation:

Completed UWNM Fellowship Application form

  • Current CV
  • Copy of USMLE Score Reports
    • Step 1
    • Step 2 – Clinical Skills (CS)
    • Step 2 – Clinical Knowledge (CK)
    • Step 3
  • Medical School Transcript(s)
  • Dean’s Letter from Medical School
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Letters of reference – minimum of 3
  • Personal statement

Please have professional references send original letters directly to the UW Nuclear Medicine PET/CT program director at the time your application is submitted.

If you need further assistance, please contact NM administration at: nmadmin@u.washington.ed


ABR Alternate Pathway

An alternate four-year pathway is available for international medical graduates who are board certified in radiology in their home country.  This pathway provides an opportunity to complete four years of radiology training and become eligible to sit for the American Board of Radiology (ABR) board certification examinations. Nuclear Medicine is an integral part of the four-year training program. For more information about this opportunity please visit the 4-Year ABR Alternate Pathway page.

When applying, International Medical Graduates should also include the following with above required documentation:

  • Copy of ECFMG certificate
  • Copy of radiology residency certificate of completion
  • Copy of current Visa (if applicable)