Welcome to McMaster University’s Department of Radiology - Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Program
McMaster University, Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Department offers Clinical Fellowships Clinical Fellowships that provides a broad-spectrum learning experience in two main pathways:
⁃ Nuclear Cardiology
⁃ Oncological PET/CT
This fellowship program is offered through the large academic hospital systems in Hamilton: St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences, including Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, and McMaster University Medical Centre. We have state of the art facilities including two PET/CT instruments, CZT camera, five SPECT/CT cameras, and 4 Gamma cameras.
A large volume of studies is performed on daily a basis, offering a unique learning experience based on evidence-based medicine with diverse patient demographics and medical specialties.
McMaster University is one of only four Canadian Universities consistently ranked in the world’s top 100 universities, McMaster has a proud tradition of academic and research excellence and is a renowned centre for clinical care and medical education. As an academic centre, there is strong emphasis on academic activity including teaching and research.
Both fellowships involve one year of intense training provided by specialists certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Clinical fellows receive a breadth of experience in applications of PET/CT and SPECT/CT imaging, in their specific pathway, as well as other relevant specialties. The patient volume is sufficient for a well-rounded training for both pathways. Clinical Fellows are also involved in resident and medical student teaching, multidisciplinary rounds, and research projects. Fellows are expected to participate in research with a goal to complete at least one research project during their training.
Our constant goal is to provide our fellows with strong preparation for the next steps in their careers and with a positive overall experience.
Dr. Olfat Kamel Hasan
Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Director