Credentials Request

Program Directors may ask the ABNM to accept physician training obtained in countries outside the United States or Canada as being equivalent to training accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). The request may be for preparatory clinical training, as well as training in Nuclear Medicine or Diagnostic Radiology.

A Nuclear Medicine Program Director from an ACGME or RCPSC accredited United States or Canada Nuclear Medicine training program must complete the Program Director’s Assessment of Prior Training form and submit it directly to the ABNM by sending a PDF copy of the completed and signed form to

This form must be accompanied by PDF copies of supporting documentation, including:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Medical school diploma
  • ECFMG certificate
  • USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 results
  • Certificate of Training Completion
  • Specialty Board Certificates
  • Letters of evaluation from previous program directors and/or appropriate officials responsible for education and training
  • Fee