Individuals who wish to be certified to perform the physics component of the CAR Mammography Accreditation Program must have one the following credentials:

1. Certification in diagnostic radiological physics by one of:

  • Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM)
  • American Board of Radiology (ABR)
  • American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP)


2. A degree in Physics or related subject from a recognized university. Notwithstanding, other applicants may be considered in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Committee on Physics of Mammography Certification but with the approval of the College Board.