Education and funding
The latest updates and announcements
Introduction to Research for International Young Academics
Application Deadline: April 15
The Introduction to Research for International Young Academics (IRIYA) workshop encourages young radiologists from around the world to pursue careers in academic radiology.
During a four-day seminar held during the RSNA annual meeting, participants will learn about academic radiology, gain real-world insight from other RSNA members and network with future mentors.
Nominations must be submitted by a radiology department chair or training director. Applicants must be from outside the U.S. and Canada and a resident or fellow currently in a radiology training program, or a radiologist who is no more than two years out of training, and beginning or considering an academic career.
For more information, visit RSNA.org/IRIYA.
Applications Open for International Travel Stipends
Application Deadline: April 27
To assist RSNA members from low-resource countries who would like to attend the annual meeting, RSNA offers the International Travel Stipend Program. Designed to help defray the cost of travel to the annual meeting, up to 25 awards of $1,000 each are available. Applicants must complete an application and specify how the knowledge and experience gained from attending the RSNA annual meeting will benefit and impact local health care. For more information, visit RSNA.org/International-Travel-Stipend.
Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
January 9 – 15, 2021
Coronado Island Marriot Resort and Spa
Application Deadline: July 1
Over the course of the six-day Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop (CTMW), participants will learn how to develop protocols for the clinical evaluation of imaging modalities. Each trainee will be expected to develop a protocol for a clinical study, ready to include in an application for external funding.
Applicants will undergo a competitive selection process for acceptance to the workshop. Familiarity with basic concepts and techniques of statistics and study design is required of all applicants. Successful applicants will participate in advance preparation, didactic sessions, one-on-one mentoring, small-group discussion sessions, self-study, and individual protocol development.
There are no fees associated with the workshop and participants are responsible for all travel expenses and hotel accommodations.
For applications and additional information, visit RSNA.org/CTMW.
Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal Workshop
March 6 – 7
Last chance to register for the Writing a Competitive Grant Workshop designed for researchers in radiology, radiation oncology, nuclear medicine and related sciences who are interested in actively pursuing federal funding. The course fee is $225. Direct questions to DOR@rsna.org or 630-368-3758.
Register online at RSNA.org/WCGP.
Register for the Inaugural RSNA Medical 3D Printing in Practice Course
March 6 – 8, 2020
Registration is open for the RSNA Medical 3D Printing in Practice course, March 6-8 at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. This three-day CME course offers the opportunity to learn the basics of 3D printing. Physicians and professionals working in the advanced imaging and medical 3D printing industry will present live demonstrations and share the latest research. Attendees will participate in hands-on sessions, explore clinical applications by subspecialty, interact with peers and discuss how to integrate 3D printing in a hospital setting. Organized by the RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group, the meeting is open to all medical professionals, including radiologists, non-radiology medical professionals and surgeons.
Register to attend at RSNA.org/3D-Printing.
Value of Imaging Through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) Program
Registration Deadline: June 15
The RSNA Value of Imaging through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) Program offers 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.
Beginning in September, researchers will participate in two interactive 1½-day in-person workshops, online educational courses and webinars. The workshops will be held Sept. 25-26, 2020, and March 5-6, 2021, at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL.
The registration fee is $975 for members; $1,200 for non-members and $488 for trainees. Registered participants are responsible for all travel expenses and hotel accommodations.
Online Education Content Available from RSNA 2019
A variety of repurposed courses, Cases of the Day and microlearning videos from RSNA 2019 will be posted on the RSNA You Tube channel.
More than 30 sessions from RSNA 2019 have been repurposed into online education activities that offer Self-Assessment (SA-CME) credit. The sessions include Refresher Courses (also called Educational Courses), Quality Courses, Essentials Courses and Hot Topics. Sessions will be released in mid-March and early May.
Cases of the Day will be available in March with two activities released each week through May.
New this year, RSNA 2019 microlearning videos will be posted on RSNA’s YouTube channel. These short videos highlight the salient points from 14 presentations. All microlearning videos will link to the corresponding full presentation in the OLC. The full video presentations will be available for SA-CME.
Videos now posted are “Patient-centered Imaging Informatics Innovations,” “MACRA and the MIPS: Impact for Radiology,” and “3D Printing and Augmented Reality in Interventional Cardiology.” The remaining microlearning videos will be posted in the spring.
Visit the OLC at Education.RSNA.org.