Alumni Lecture: Dr. Philip Scherer

Please join us in welcoming residency program alum, Dr. Philip Scherer, who will give a lecture and board review to current residents on January 4, 2022. For a zoom link to his virtual lecture, please contact Sarah Bloom.

12:00PM: “Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy: 177Lutetium-DOTATATE”

1:00PM: Nuclear Medicine Board Review (R3s only)

Headshot of Doctor Philip Scherer

Vanderbilt university

Philip Scherer, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Philip Scherer, MD, earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology at Brigham Young University. He earned his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed a transitional year residency at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he served as a chief resident. He completed residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Florida College of Medicine and fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis. 

From 2016-2020, Dr. Scherer practiced at Adventhealth Orlando and was an Instructor and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Central Florida. During this time, he served as Chair of the Radiation Safety Committee, member of the Radiology Department Research and Quality and Safety committees, and Medical Director of the Adventist University Nuclear Medicine Technology Program. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Radiological Sciences. Interests include general and therapeutic nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, PET CT, mentorship, teaching, and quality improvement. In 2021, he was appointed Associate Program Director of the Nuclear Medicine Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). He currently serves as a member of the Pharmacy, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics Committee and Radiology Department Quality and Patient Safety Committee at VUMC.

Dr. Scherer is a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM), and American College of Radiology (ACR). He currently serves on the Early Career Professionals and Membership Committees of the SNMMI and is a Council Member of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SECSNMMI).