"Tackle The Core" Nuclear Medicine Board Review Course 2018


Update: January 1, 2018

The 2018 "Tackle The Core" Nuclear Medicine Board Review Course for the Radiology Core Examination is now "Open" for registration.

We are currently offering the Course for:

- Small or Large Group Review Sessions or

- Private Review Sessions 

All Sessions include the "Tackle The Core" Review Course Materials and NRC/Radiation Safety Scenarios (see details of the previous review course listed below). Teaching materials and format are similar to those presented on the Core Examination. Date and time of sessions are flexible. Sessions may include distinguished guest faculty.

If you are interested in any of these review sessions, please feel free to contact Dr. Gerard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thank you


We are currently offering the "Tackle The Core" Nuclear Medicine Board Review Course" (formerly the Nuclear Medicine "Hot Seat" Course) which has been revamped and adapted for the "New" American Board of Radiology (ABR) Qualifying Core Examination for the upcoming June 2015 Exam. Our Previous Nuclear "Hot Seat" Course received a National and International attendance and was very successful for many years.  See Brochure and Application below.

Date of Course: April 20, 2015

The Nuclear Review Course is an intensive one day course scheduled from from 7 AM to 7 PM. Participants will utilize an audience participation system for active evaluation of cases. In addition there will be several prestigious guest lecturers as in previous years. We will be able to accomodate up to 120 registrants. Testimonials are available upon request from those who have taken the most recent core examination.


Download PDF brochure and application, by clicking PDF icon below: 

Location: Best Western Mill River Manor
173 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre, New York 11570
Course Director & Lecturer: Perry Gerard M.D., F.A.C.R.

See driving directions to hotel which are listed below.

Course Information

When: Monday, April 20, 2015  

Time: 7 a.m - 7 p.m.

Description: There will be 4 practical interactive NRC review sessions, as well as a comprehensive review of NRC regulations and multiple case scenarios as in previous years. There will be an emphasis on recognition of whole body scans, cases of Quality Assurance and Nuclear Artifacts, Interpretation of Nuclear Cardiology Studies, as well as board style case reviews. There will be an interactive audience response system to complement the presentations.

Fee: Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. Vegetarian and Kosher food are also available on request. See brochure for more details. Valet Parking is available.

Register: Send application with payment. Download application above.

Seating: As in previous years seating will be limited, so early registration is recommended.

Other info: Please include your name, address, phone number, email address and institution when registering for the conference. No video or audio recording of lectures will be permitted during the Hot Seat course. A course syllabus and schedule will be available on site during registration.

If you require additional information, please email Dr. Gerard with your contact information. Dr.Gerard's email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

-Course Program Contents:

   -Didactic review of high yield Nuclear Medicine Topics

   -Radiation safety and NRC Scenarios, with review topics for RadioIsotope Safety Exam (RISE)

   -Nuclear Physics integration into reviews and cases

   -Quality Assurance Topics and Review of Artifacts

   -Nuclear Cardiology Review (How to perform and interpret nuclear cardiology studies)

   -Many Many Case Reviews with Discussions (Utilizing Audience Participation System)

   -Format adapted for the upcoming June 2015 Radiology Qualifying "Core Examination"

   -Course Program and Didactic Materials will be distributed at the course



Perry Gerard, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Director of Nuclear Medicine at New York Medical College, Vice Chairman of Radiology, Director of Radiology IT at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Matty Mozzor, Physicist

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY

Guest Faculty

Christopher J. Palestro M.D.

Professor of Radiology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Program Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, North Shore/LIJ Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY

Leonard Freeman M.D.

Director of Nuclear Medicine, Professor of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, Moses Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY

Hotel Information

A Block of hotel rooms are available at a reduced rate (Please use Group Code).
For hotel information, please contact 516-678-1300 between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM, ask for reservations.
Visit Hotel Website here.

There is access by the Long Island Railroad and the hotel is near local airports including JFK and La Guardia, and the hotel is located on Sunrise Highway. Valet parking will be available. If you require information on other hotel accomodations in the New York area, please contact the course administrator who can assist you.

References and Testimonials

Check the "Testimonials Page" of this web site for comments on previous courses. References will be available upon request. There are no CME credits offered for this course.

Best of luck on your examinations.

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