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  • 2011 Report of the RSNA Research & Education Foundation

  • Mission Statement: The mission of the RSNA Research & Education Foundation is to improve patient care by supporting research and education in radiology and related scientific disciplines through funding grants and awards to individuals and institutions that will advance radiologic research, education and practice. 

    This was another outstanding year for the RSNA Research & Education Foundation. Through the collective efforts of our many donors, dedicated volunteers serving on committees, study sections and review panels, and the steadfast leadership of the Board of Trustees, programs were implemented to advance the mission of the R&E Foundation. Following is a summary:

    Research and Education Grants
    The demand for funding continues to climb, for the second year in a row, nearly 200 applications were received by the Foundation.  Of these, the Foundation was able to fund 72 grants totaling over $2.5 million in awards in 46 institutions.

    Grant Program Highlights
    The R&E Foundation continues to play a critical role in radiologic research. In the past five years, R&E funding has nearly doubled, and to date, the Foundation has funded approximately 900 grants totaling well over $34 million. Low administrative expenses enable the Foundation to maximize the support of grant awards. On average, every dollar awarded by the Foundation results in over $30 of additional funds awarded from sources such as the NIH.  

    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
    One hundred and fifty-nine residents and fellows in North American departments of radiology and radiation oncology were recognized for their research activities by both the R&E Foundation and their departments. Nominated by department chairs and program directors, the residents and fellows were presented personalized awards and their names added to wall plaques in their departments that serve as tributes to past recipients.

    Individual, Private Practice and Corporate Giving
    For the fifth consecutive year, individual giving exceeded $1 million, and a single bequest in the amount of $1.5 million was received from a long-time RSNA member. The Foundation’s Charitable Gift Annuity Program continues to expand to new states and attract interest. Presently, twenty-seven private practice and academic groups are supporters of the Visionaries in Practice giving program and corporate support for the Foundation remains strong.  

    The Board of Trustees appreciates the support of the RSNA Board of Directors; members of Foundation committees, study sections, and review panels; and the individual, group and corporate donors who have made the year a tremendous success.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Theresa C. McLoud, MD
    Chair, Board of Trustees
    RSNA Research & Education Foundation

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Discounted Dues: Eligible North American Countries 
Belize
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatamala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
St.Lucia
St. Vincent & Grenadines
Country    Country    Country 
Afghanistan   Grenada   Pakistan
Albania   Guatemala   Papua New Guinea
Algeria   Guinea   Paraguay
Angola   Guinea-Bissau   Peru
Armenia   Guyana   Phillippines
Azerbaijan   Haiti   Rwanda
Bangladesh   Honduras   Samoa
Belarus   India   Sao Tome & Principe
Belize   Indonesia   Senegal
Benin   Iran   Serbia
Bhutan   Iraq   Sierra Leone
Bolivia   Jordan   Solomon Islands
Bosnia & Herzegovina   Jamaica   Somalia
Botswana   Kenya   South Africa
Bulgaria   Kiribati   South Sudan
Burkina Faso   Korea, Dem Rep (North)   Sri Lanka
Burundi   Kosovo   St Lucia
Cambodia   Kyrgyzstan   St Vincent & Grenadines
Cameroon   Laos\Lao PDR   Sudan
Cape Verde   Lesotho   Swaziland
Central African Republic   Liberia   Syria
Chad   Macedonia   Tajikistan
China   Madagascar   Tanzania
Colombia   Malawi   Thailand
Comoros   Maldives   Timor-Leste
Congo, Dem. Rep.   Mali   Togo
Congo, Republic of   Marshall Islands   Tonga
Cote d'Ivoire   Mauritania   Tunisia
Djibouti   Micronesia, Fed. Sts.   Turkmenistan
Dominica   Moldova   Tuvalu
Domicican Republic   Mongolia   Uganda
Ecuador   Montenegro   Ukraine
Egypt   Morocco   Uzbekistan
El Salvador   Mozambique   Vanuatu
Eritrea   Myanmar   Vietnam
Ethiopia   Namibia   West Bank & Gaza
Fiji   Nepal   Yemen
Gambia, The   Nicaragua   Zambia
Georgia   Niger   Zimbabwe
Ghana   Nigeria    

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