Education and funding

The latest updates and announcements

CORE Workshop Registration Now Open

Application Deadline July 15

The CORE workshop focuses on strategies for developing and advancing imaging research programs in radiology, radiation oncology and nuclear medicine departments and features a combination of presentations, case studies and group discussions. It will take place Oct. 17–18 at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. There is no fee for this workshop.

For more information and to register, visit RSNA.org/CORE

Seats Still Available - Value of Imaging through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) Program

The RSNA Value of Imaging through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) program offers researchers the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that can be applied to eliciting the value and cost-effectiveness of diagnostic imaging procedures and imaging-based procedures.

The registration fee for VOICE is $1,125 for members and $1,350 for non-members. Members in training can use the promo code “50OFF” to receive a 50% registration discount. Registered participants are responsible for all travel expenses and hotel accommodations.

Beginning in September, participants will participate in two interactive 1½-day in-person workshops, online educational courses and webinars. The two workshops will be held Sept. 27–28, 2019, and Feb. 28–29, 2020, at RSNA headquarters in Oak Brook, IL.

For more information and to register, visit RSNA.org/VOICE or contact RSNA staff at dor@rsna.org.

National Imaging Informatics Curriculum and Course

Sept. 16 – 20

RSNA continues its partnership with the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) to sponsor the National Imaging Informatics Curriculum and Course (NIIC), an innovative, week-long online course on imaging informatics. NIIC introduce senior radiology residents to the fundamentals of imaging informatics, with an emphasis on practical concepts and knowledge.

The course consists of:

• Recorded lectures

• Live lectures to be delivered online

• Live online small group discussion and problem-solving sessions

• Pre- and post-test

Visit RSNA.org/Education for curriculum details and to register.

NIH Grantsmanship Workshop

The NIH Grantsmanship Workshop introduces participants to the process of preparing a competitive research or training grant application. Designed for junior faculty in academic centers who wish to pursue a career in radiological research, this didactic workshop is led by faculty who are leading researchers with extensive experience in the grant application process. Topics covered include elements of a good grant proposal, understanding the review process and planning the proposal.

The workshop takes place Saturday, Nov. 30, from 1 to 5 p.m. at McCormick Place in Chicago. Workshop attendees must be registered for the RSNA Annual Meeting and can add the workshop to My Agenda at RSNA.org/Annual-Meeting.

For more information, contact the Department of Research at dor@rsna.org or 1-630-368-3758.

New Education Resources in the Online Learning Center

Thirty-five courses from RSNA 2018 are now available in the RSNA Online Learning Center. Courses include Refersher courses, Hot Topics, Quality Improvement courses and Essential courses. Visit RSNA. org/Learning-Center and look for courses labeled “New.”

Three Quality Improvement courses have been re-released and are now available: “QI: Common Mistakes in Practice QI,” “QI: Designing and Running a Successful Practice Quality Improvement Effort,” and “QI: Radiologist Performance Improvement.”

View these courses at RSNA.org/Learning-Center-Quality

RSNA Artificial Intelligence Webinar Series Available On-Demand

The RSNA 60-minute webinars on artificial intelligence (AI) are now available on-demand.

Designed for radiologists from all practice settings, the series offers a broad introduction to artificial intelligence and machine learning and discusses the current state and future perspectives of the technology for radiology professionals.

Webinars titles are:

• “Intro to AI and Machine Learning: Why All the Buzz?”

• “Current State and Future Perspectives of AI”

• “Future Applications of AI”

• “AI, an Ally or an Enemy?”

Members can access the on-demand recordings for $35 per webinar. The cost for non-member is $50 per webinar. The on-demand recordings offer SA-CME credit.

For more information and a list of speakers and course objectives for each webinar, visit RSNA.org/AI-Webinars

Pre-Applications Due Aug. 30 for R&E Foundation 2020 Education Grants

The deadline for pre-applications for the RSNA R&E Foundation 2020 Education Innovation Grant and the 2020 Education Development Grant is Aug. 30. These grants are designed to facilitate the development of educational products and content that will have a long-lasting impact on radiology education. Multi-year grants of up to $525,000 are available.

Education Innovation Grant Topic:

• Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) Education: Basic AI/ML, Practical Applications or Implementation

Education Development Grant Topics:

• Value of Imaging

• Patient Centered Reporting

Contact Keshia Osley, assistant director, grant administration, kosley@rsna.org or 630-571-7816, for additional information.