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

  • Deadline Date:  January 11, 2016

    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

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

    Doria, Andrea Andrea Schwarz Doria, MD
    The Hospital for Sick Children

    Towards Building Capacity to the Research Training of Future Leaders in Radiology: A Pilot International Outreach Educational Program
    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant 
     Shih, George George L. Shih, MD, MS
    Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

    Open Source Radiology Resident Educational Mobile Dashboard App To Measure Clinical Experience
    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant 
    Thanker, Nikhil Nikhil G. Thaker, MD
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Designing and Implementing an Innovative Prostate Brachytherapy Training Program Using an MRI Phantom-Based Simulator
    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant