Current SBI Fellows Application Criteria


  • Achievement of 100 or more points, with a minimum of 40 points in the category of Publications.
  • Publications must have a breast imaging specific focus. Three (3) 1st Author publications in the category of Scientific Articles in a Peer Reviewed Journal are required (5 points each).
  • All articles are subject to review and acceptance if not included in the primary list of acceptable publications. To view a list of publications, please click here.
  • An applicant can only submit up to three (3) committee based publications, e.g. ACR Guidelines, for consideration of Publication points.
  • Nominations must be supported by two (2) current Fellows of the Society. In order to demonstrate a wider reputation of excellence, at least one of two Letters of Support for the applicant must come from a current Fellow at a different institution than the applicant’s home program.
  • The nominee must be a full dues-paying member of SBI for a minimum of five (5) consecutive years.
  • You must be present at an SBI Fellows meeting to become a Fellow.


  • Please complete the Fellows Nomination form completely, including all three worksheets of the excel document. Include an electronic copy of your Nomination Form and current CV.
  • Attach PDF copies of a minimum of 10 publications cited on the Publication Sheet of the Nomination Form. Please send the 10 articles that are reflective of your best work. All first author articles should be submitted.
  • Convert CV and Supporting Articles into PDF files. The Excel File of the Nomination Form may remain as is.
  • Send the entire packet electronically to the First Sponsoring SBI Fellow for their review, signature and letter of support. The supporting fellow must review the points listed and if approved, forward the entire packet to the SBI office.
  • Request the second SBI Fellow send their letter of support directly to the SBI office via email.
  • Send all materials to Natalie Ward at nward@sbi-online.org. Please use the subject: SBI Fellow Nomination for [insert name].
  • Applications will not be processed until all required documentation has been submitted. Applicants will be notified when their file is complete and ready for review.
  • Please direct all application questions to Natalie Ward at nward@sbi-online.org.
  • Applications must be submitted by February 3, 2020 for review and induction at the Fellows meeting at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium.
  • Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2020 for review and induction at the Fellows meeting at the RSNA.