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Information about the residency program in nuclear medicine
Contact Kelsey Lang, interim clerkship coordinator, at email@example.com or by calling 206-598-7370.
RADGY 505 P-Preceptorship in Nuclear Medicine (credits: *variable, 1 to a maximum 24) Opportunity for first- and second-year medical students to gain experience in imaging by shadowing a faculty member in clinical and academic environments. Students observe general aspects of the Nuclear Medicine Division at UWMC, including the technical performance, and diagnostic interpretation of nuclear medicine imaging studies (planar scintigraphy, SPECT/CT, PET/CT). Other activities observed by the student will include an array of therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures using radiopharmaceuticals to treat bone pain, metastatic bone disease, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer and certain hematologic malignancies. The student will participate in these activities, attend weekly case and didactic conferences and will be given an opportunity to observe the academic aspects of the faculty activities (research, teaching). Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: A W Sp S