Mentorship Opportunities for Residents/ Fellows/Early-Career Professionals in Nuclear Medicine

The purpose of the Mentoring Program is to assist the nuclear medicine trainee (i.e. residents, fellows and researchers) to develop fully their professional career through a support system that augments guidance by nuclear medicine residency program directors. The goal is to implement the proven success strategies of mentoring in career development in nuclear medicine field.

Interested in getting professional mentorship in Nuclear Medicine? Enroll for the ACNM Mentorship Program aimed to facilitate exchange of expertise and ideas driven primarily to boost the mentee’s learning, personal growth and development. This Program will pair you with an expert mentor sharing your areas of interest and willing to devote time to your growth and success.

Mentoring goals:

  • Increase potential for academic success, and thus increase the number of strong nuclear medicine trainees, who do well in the program and pass the ABNM qualifying exam.
  • Increase collaboration and networking opportunities (e.g. to educate about advances in clinical, research and the new upcoming topics in nuclear medicine).
  • Provide a structured system for strengthening and assuring the continuity of the nuclear medicine physicians and researchers as a specialist.

Mentoring objectives:

  • Residents and/or fellows as mentee will select a junior or senior nuclear medicine faculty who will guide them in preparing for the future job opportunities in academic centers, private practice and /or the industry.
  • The relationship between mentor and mentee should be kept professional and confidential.

Mentors and their affiliations

  • Ashwin Singh Parihar, MBBS, MD
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Austin Pantel, MD
    University of Pennsylvania
  • David T Wymer, MD
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • David, Mankoff, MD, PhD, FSNMMI
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Gary Ulaner, MD, PhD, FACNM
    Hoag Family Cancer Institute
  • Mark Tulchinsky, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI
    Penn State Health
  • Simin Dadparvar, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI
    Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA
  • Twyla Bartel, DO, FACNM, FSNMMI
    Co-Owner, Global Advanced Imaging
  • Amy M. Fowler, MD, PhD, FSBI
    University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Lesley Flynt, MD
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Stephen Lokitz, PhD
    Biomedical Research Foundation

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