Introduction to Academic Radiology for Junior Faculty (ITARJF)

The Introduction to Academic Radiology for Junior Faculty (ITARJF) is a two-day workshop held during the RSNA annual meeting, providing junior faculty with an introduction to the many opportunities available for conducting research either as a principal investigator (PI), co-PI or as a collaborator.

ITARJF workshop dates and location

Dec. 2–3, 2024; McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Application process

Applications are currently being accepted.

Application deadline: July 22

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Workshop topics

  • Lessons Learned — Q&A with Early Career Faculty
  • Fundamentals for a Site-PI (Includes IRB and contracting issues)
  • Why (and How) to be a Good Research Collaborator
  • Ask the Chairs—Chair Perspectives on Junior Faculty Research

ITARJF programming will consist of a combination of pre-recorded sessions and live content. Some sessions will be shared with participants of the Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) workshop.

Selected ITARJF participants will receive a $500 award (through their respective departments) to offset travel costs to the RSNA annual meeting.

Please note: Some workshop topics may change.

Learning objectives

  • Introduce junior faculty to the many opportunities available for conducting research in radiology and demonstrate its importance in radiologic sciences.
  • Prepare junior faculty to participate in research as a PI, co-PI or collaborator.
  • Introduce junior faculty to further opportunities to enhance their research training through more advanced research training workshops and courses.
  • Provide junior faculty with an opportunity to meet future research colleagues and mentors.

Course directors

  • Brent D. Griffith, MD
  • Tina D. Tailor, MD

Applicant criteria

This workshop is intended for:

  • Faculty members no more than five years out of training
  • Faculty members who are interested in becoming involved in imaging research either as a PI, co-PI or collaborator
  • RSNA members from the United States or Canada

Candidates must agree to participate in all functions associated with the program. A limit of one applicant per department will be considered.

Contact us

Please direct all workshop questions to and we will be happy to assist you.