The PET /CT Hands-on-Training will teach the basic skills required for screening and evaluating patients for PET and PET/CT scans, preparations, protocol selection, performance of study, quality control, and interpretation. The candidate will be able to review and manipulate the studies at the work station. One-on-one mentoring is a unique feature of this training program. Most studies interpreted will have correlative reports available. The course will fulfill the necessary requirements for State of Texas Certification, provided the candidate demonstrates adequate interpretive skills. Studies include adult and pediatric oncologic and neurologic PET imaging. No CME credit is given for this program.
Length of program: 2 days
Mentors: Three experienced Nuclear Medicine Physicians
Location: Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) (Nuclear Medicine) and McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Texas Medical Center.
Training includes: Two introductory lectures on the basics of PET Imaging. 75 mentored cases on oncology and neurology reviewed in 2 days, or 35-40 cases in one day. Hands-on-training and one-on-one mentoring.
Dates: Flexible schedule
Working hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Method of payment: Personal check, money order or certified check submitted upon acceptance of the candidate to attend the training program.
Cancellation policy: One week advance notice. There will be a $300 nonrefundable administrative fee for all cancellations.
Application and information contact
- PET Imaging Fellowship Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Personal Statement
- Copy of Medical Diploma and Internship Certificate
- Three Letters of Recommendation (one from your Residency Director or Head of Department – current employment)
- A copy of your Board Certification, if applicable
- A current passport size photo
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Department of Radiology
6431 Fannin Suite 2.100
Houston, Texas 77030