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Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for Nominations

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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


Call for nominations.


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising for nominations for the diagnostic radiologist position on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). Nominees should currently be practicing diagnostic radiology in a clinical setting.


Nominations are due on or before February 22, 2010.

Nomination Process: Submit an electronic copy of resume or curriculum vitae, along with a cover letter, to Ms. Ashley Cockerham, The cover letter should describe the nominee's current duties and responsibilities and express the nominee's interest in the position. Please ensure that resume or curriculum vitae includes the following information, if applicable: Education; certification; professional association membership and committee membership activities; duties and responsibilities in current and previous clinical, research, and/or academic position(s).

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Ms. Ashley Cockerham, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs; (240) 888-7129;

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The ACMUI diagnostic radiologist provides advice to NRC staff on issues associated with the regulation of diagnostic applications of byproduct material. This advice includes providing input on NRC proposed rules and guidance documents; providing recommendations on the training and experience requirements for physicians specializing in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine; evaluating non-routine medical uses of byproduct material; bringing key issues in the diagnostic radiology community to the attention of NRC staff; and other diagnostic radiology issues as they relate to radiation safety and NRC medical-use policy.

ACMUI members are selected based on their educational background, certification(s), work experience, involvement and/or leadership in professional society activities, and other information obtained in nomination letters or during the selection process. ACMUI members currently serve a four-year term and may be considered for reappointment to an additional term. The current membership is comprised of the following professionals: (a) Nuclear medicine physician; (b) nuclear cardiologist; (c) nuclear medicine physicist; (d) therapy medical physicist; (e) radiation safety officer; (f) nuclear pharmacist; (g) two radiation oncologists; (h) patients' rights advocate; (i) Food and Drug Administration representative; (j) Agreement State representative; (k) health care administrator; and (l) diagnostic radiologist. For additional information about membership on the ACMUI, visit the ACMUI Membership Web page,​about-nrc/​regulatory/​advisory/​acmui/​membership.html.

Nominees must be U.S. citizens and be able to devote approximately 160 hours per year to Committee business. Members are expected to attend semi-annual meetings in Rockville, Maryland and to participate in teleconferences, as needed. Members who are not Federal employees are compensated for their service. In addition, these members are reimbursed for travel and correspondence expenses. Full-time Federal employees are reimbursed travel expenses only.Start Printed Page 68286

Security Background Check: The selected nominee will undergo a thorough security background check. Security paperwork may take the nominee several weeks to complete. Nominees will also be required to complete a financial disclosure statement to avoid conflicts of interest.

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of December 2009.

For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Andrew L. Bates,

Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E9-30497 Filed 12-22-09; 8:45 am]