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  • RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Education Research Development Grant

  • Deadline Date:  January 10, 2017

    Purpose: Sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Association of University Radiologists (AUR), Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR), and Society of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD). To encourage innovation and improvement in health sciences education by providing research opportunities to individuals throughout the world who are in pursuit of advancing the science of radiology education. In addition, this program will help build a critical mass of radiology education researchers and promote the careers of persons advancing the science of radiology education.

    Nature of Projects: All areas of radiology education research are eligible for support including, but not limited to: Development of new educational programs or the improvement of existing programs; pilot studies with respect to methods of teaching, and the evaluation of educational techniques, materials, or programs; improving methods of student, teacher, course, or program evaluation; or expanding knowledge of how to provide effective education in the radiologic sciences.

    Amount: Up to $10,000 for a 1-year project to help cover the costs of research materials, research assistant support, and limited primary investigator salary support (no more than half of grant award).


    • Applications are accepted from individuals throughout the world.
    • Grants may be awarded to individuals, at any level of career development, who have a primary appointment in a radiology department
    • Applicant must be a member of one or more of the sponsoring organizations.
    • Applicant/co-principal investigators must not be agents of any for-profit, commercial company in the radiologic sciences.
    • Applicant may not submit more than one research or education grant application to the RSNA R&E Foundation per year.
    • Acceptance of an award from another source for the same project is prohibited unless one source provides only salary support and the other source provides only support for non-personnel research expenses.
    • Recipients may not have concurrent RSNA grants.
    • Supplementation of funding from other grant sources must be approved by Foundation staff if not described in the original research plan. Awards from other sources may be approved by Foundation staff if the investigator submits a satisfactory plan to address any budgetary overlap.

    Full Details: Download the RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant  Policies and Procedures(now with grant application instructions and guidelines)

    Application Process: Applications are completed online using the Online Grant Application System.

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  • Grant Recipients

  • To view additional recipients from prior years, please use our online Grant and Award Recipient Search tool.

  • Current RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Education Research Development Grant Recipients

    Justin Cramer, MD Justin Cramer, MD
    University of Utah

    3D Modeling and Printing of Spine Interventions: New Educational Tools for Teaching Complex Anatomy

    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant
    Osamu Kaneko, MD; Michael Muelly, MD; and Jason Oppenheimer, MD Osamu Kaneko, MD; Michael Muelly, MD; and Jason Oppenheimer, MD
    Stanford University Hospital and Clinics

    Imaging Top 10: An Engaging and Interactive Radiology Simulation App for the Medical Student

    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant
    Melissa McCutcheon Picard, MD & Jeanne G. Gill, MD Melissa McCutcheon Picard, MD and Jeanne G. Hill, MD
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Long-term Evaluation of a Comprehensive Curriculum Involving Didactic and Simulation Based Methods of Teaching Residents the Identification and Management of Adverse Contrast Reactions

    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant