that there are instances when the educational needs of an international
institution are best served by having an individual faculty member study at a
North American institution, the RSNA Committee on International Radiology
Education (CIRE), established the RSNA Derek Harwood-Nash International
Eligibility criteria: Interested candidates must be
promising international radiology scholars who have completed their radiology
training, are embarking on a career in academic radiology (i.e. have held a
faculty position for 3 to 10 years), and who demonstrate that their specific
educational goals can be met most appropriately by a course of study in a
North American institution. Qualified candidates must also specify how the
knowledge and experience gained from this fellowship will benefit and improve
the practice of radiology in both the home institution and the radiological
community. English proficiency is required.
The CIRE has developed a
roster of host academic centers in the US and Canada where fellows may
observe procedures and participate in conferences relating to their area(s)
of special interest.
All travel and living arrangements must be made
directly by the fellow and the host academic center. The RSNA will provide a
stipend to cover travel and modest living expenses for a 6- to 12-week
period, and education materials. In addition, each fellow will receive a
1-year complimentary subscription to the RSNA
journals Radiology and RadioGraphics, on return to his or her
The application deadline for the 2017 program has passed.
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from past participants:
“In behalf of the women of my country,
my family and my own I am deeply grateful for this fellowship that has taught
me more than just radiology, the members of the department at Lee Bell center
showed me to be more than a doctor treating a patient, that persons with such
great minds and knowledge can be humble and extremely dedicated to patients.
That kind of commitment cannot be learned by reading a book, it can only be
transmitted by action and perseveration.”
- Celeste Amabel García de
Rodríguez MD, El Salvador
“My experience at Boston
Children’s proved that a combined inter- disciplinary meeting is more
beneficial than isolated clinical meetings and the merits of the combined
meeting has already shown, making a positive impact towards improving patient
care and registrar training in my home institution.”
-Nasreen Mahomed, MBBCH, South Africa
Dr. Wai Wai Htun of Myanmar, Dr. Abraham
Inikori of Nigeria and Dr. Sniya Sudhakar of India were appointed as the 2016
RSNA Derek Harwood-Nash International Fellows. The three participants will
study at differnet institutions, each focusing in their subspecialty of
interest. Dr. Htun will study CT and MRI at the Lahey Clinic, Dr. Inikori will
study body imaging at University of Virginia Health System and Dr. Sudhakar
will study pediatric neuroradiology at University of Toronto.