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Nuclear medicine physicians use radioactive molecules and atoms in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. They have a technological orientation and their work involves supervising and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory procedures and engaging in research.
- Number of physicians in specialty - Very small, less than 5,000
- Competitiveness of residency - Low
- Years of training required - Three years following a one year transitional or preliminary residency program. Two years following two years of training in another specialty. One year following a diagnostic radiology program.
Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Nuclear Medicine
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- Good income
- Feedback from others
- Taking care of people
- Working with my hands
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Society of Nuclear Medicine
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), headquartered in Reston, Va., is a nonprofit scientific and professional organization that promotes the science, technology and practical application of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. ...
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