Status
Active
Code
2085R0205X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Radiological Physics
A radiological physicist deals with the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of roentgen rays, gamma rays from sealed sources, ultrasonic radiation and radio-frequency radiation, as well as the equipment associated with their production and use, including radiation safety. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added]

Additional Resources: American Board of Radiology, 2007. http://www.theabr.org/.

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Radiology.