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Online Learning Center Offers a Variety of New Resources

The RSNA COVID-19 related webinars are available free to members in the Online Learning Center. RSNA members can earn CME on some of the webinars for free; non-members pay a nominal fee.

Webinars available include:

• Crisis Leadership During COVID-19

• Is There a Gender Penalty for Women Professionals During COVID-19? 

• Radiology Surge and Second Surge Preparedness (Parts 1 and 2) 

• The Impact of COVID-19 on Radiology Residents and Resident Education

• 3D Printing Consideration During COVID-19

• Radiology Preparedness for COVID-19: Radiology Scientific Expert Review Panel

• The Role of Chest Imaging in Patient Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multinational Consensus Statement from the Fleischner Society

These webinars are also available on RSNA’s YouTube channel (@RSNAtube).

Visit for on-demand learning about COVID-19.

New courses from RSNA 2019 are available. SA-CME credit is available. There are 26 new Refresher Courses, in addition to three new Hot Topics, three Quality Courses, and one Essentials Course. Visit


Thank You for RSNA/AAPM Physics Modules Review

RSNA thanks the following institutions whose volunteers dedicated time to assist in updating nine RSNA/AAPM Physics Modules. Visit to access the updated modules.

Gamma Cameras / Image Quality

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Image Display

Emory University/University of Athens

Imaging Gently: CT Imaging and Radiation Protection of Pediatric Patients

Image Gently and the Pediatruc Imaging Subcommittee (PISC) of the AAPM

MRI: Image Characteristics

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

MRI: Pulse Sequences

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Radiation Detection Instrumentation in Nuclear Medicine Practice

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Radiation Dose in CT

Massachusetts General Hospital

Ultrasound Image Acquisition and Doppler Ultrasound

Yale School of Medicine

X-Ray Tubes and Spectra

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Value of Imaging Through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) Program

Registration Deadline: As soon as possible

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.

The first workshop, September 25-26, 2020, will be conducted virtually. The second workshop, March 5-6, 2021, is scheduled to be held in-person at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. For more information and to register, visit or contact RSNA staff at with questions.  



Introduction to Academic Radiology for Scientists (ITARSc)

Application Deadline: August 15

Introduction to Academic Radiology for Scientists (ITARSc) program objectives:

  • Introduce participants to the scope of research in the radiologic sciences
  • Highlight the important role of postdoctoral degrees in the radiologic sciences
  • Identify keys to success for postdoctoral scientists in imaging research
  • Introduce participants to successful radiology researchers who may serve as future mentors

As a result of RSNA 2020 pivoting to a virtual meeting, the ITAR/ITARSc program directors are working to offer a shortened, modified web-based program in the weeks preceding or following the RSNA 2020 Virtual Meeting, Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2020. Due to the virtual format, no financial support will be offered for the RSNA ITARSc program. For more information and to download the application form, go to


Advanced Course in Grant Writing

Application Deadline: August 15

Applications are now being accepted for this course designed to assist participants in preparing and submitting a National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, or equivalent, grant application. The course is beneficial for junior faculty members in radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine programs, The course, held at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, will consist of four 11/2-day sessions:

Session I: October 2–3, 2020

Session II: January 22–23, 2021

Session III: March 12–13, 2021

Session IV: April 16–17, 2021

Accepted participants are responsible for travel expenses for each session. Hotel accommodations will be provided by RSNA. There are no fees associated with this course.

For more information and an application, visit


Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop 

Application Deadline: August 15


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. The course will be held January 9-15, 2021, at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort and Spa, Coronado, CA.


For applications and additional information, visit


Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR)

Application Deadline: August 15

Sponsored by RSNA, the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) and the Association of University of Radiologists (AUR), the Introduction to Academic Radiology program exposes second-year residents to academic radiology and demonstrates the importance of research in radiologic sciences.

As a result of RSNA 2020 pivoting to a virtual meeting, the ITAR program directors are working to offer a shortened, modified web-based program. Successful applicants will be assigned to either a modified virtual ITAR program held in the weeks preceding or following the RSNA 2020 Virtual Meeting, Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2020; or at an in-person ARRS annual meeting held in San Diego, CA, April 18-23, 2021. ARRS is anticipating that they will be able to proceed with an in-person meeting but the number of seats is limited. A $1,000 award will be made to the departments of accepted applicants who attend the ITAR program at ARRS; no financial support will be offered for RSNA 2020 accepted applicants.

For more information and to download the application form, go to  


RSNA/ASNR Comparative Effectiveness Research Training (CERT) Program

Application Deadline: August 15

Applications are being accepted for the Comparative Effectiveness Research Training (CERT) Program, sponsored by RSNA and the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR).

CERT is an interactive course in comparative effectiveness research, targeted to junior faculty, senior trainees, international radiologists and mid- to senior-level faculty in the imaging sciences.

Participants will work through a combination of online modules, a 1½-day in-person workshop, web-based didactic lectures and small group web-based grant proposal review discussions. The CERT program begins in November 2020, with a workshop at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, February 4-5, 2021.

For more information, visit or contact RSNA staff at with questions.