Marc Tetalman, MD, Memorial Award

Amount: $1,000

Sponsored by: ERF


  • This biannual award honors the research accomplishments of a young investigator who is pursuing a career in nuclear medicine.
  • Dr. Tetalman was a highly respected and productive clinician, researcher, and member of the SNMMI before his tragic death as a young man
  • Applicants must be members of the SNMMI



  • Nominees must exemplify outstanding achievement in basic science applied to nuclear medicine.

  • Applicants must be 36 years of age or younger as the year they apply and no more than 7 years from having obtained certification in nuclear medicine or nuclear radiology, or in completing a PhD program.

  • Applicants may be nominated by a member of SNMMI.  To become a member, please visit:

  • Completed online application

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • A maximum of four (4) letters of recommendation, two (2) of which must come from the applicant’s institution. At least one of the recommendation letters must be from a SNMMI member.

  • A maximum of three (3) manuscripts and/or abstracts of grant applications submitted or funded describing the applicant/nominee’s research efforts.

  • A letter (2 pages maximum) from the candidate stating why he or she is qualified for this award.

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