International Fellowship 


The RSNA Journals International Editorial Fellowship is for early or mid-career radiologists currently residing in a non-North American country who are interested in learning more about scholarly publishing in radiology. 

As an international fellow, you'll learn about manuscript preparation and editing, peer review, journal production and digital publishing. At the end of the fellowship, you'll complete a program evaluation and prepare a follow-up report on your experiences during and after the fellowship.  

Fellowship details

The fellowship lasts for approximately one to two weeks and all meetings are intended to be virtual. Upon receipt of fellowship, recipients are invited to work with the editorial offices to tailor the fellowship to a specific journal/area of interest.  

A suggested itinerary is provided: 

  • Have virtual visits with the editors of all RSNA journals 
  • Work with an editor of a specific journal on papers or a special project 
  • Meet the RSNA publications department and learn about the peer review, editorial and production processes 
  • Virtually attend the Editors’ Forum, the March Publications Council and editorial meetings during the RSNA annual meeting 


To be eligible for the International Fellowship, you must: 

  • Be an RSNA member 
  • Be an early- or mid-career radiologist 
  • Currently reside in a non-North American country 
  • Have served as a reviewer for a major imaging journal and/or have a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals 

Application and deadline

Applications for the International Fellowship are closed and will reopen in 2025.


One international fellow is selected each year.  

2024 International fellow

Pankaj Gupta, MD, was selected as the first recipient of RSNA's new International Editorial Fellowship.

Dr. Gupta is an associate professor of radiology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. He earned his medical degree at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

An active reviewer for several international journals, Dr. Gupta was named the 2022 Roger Fellow in Radiology Journalism by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS). He is the associate editor of the abdominal radiology AI section and section editor of the Indian Journal of Gastroenterology and Frontiers in Oncology.

Dr. Gupta's clinical and research interests are focused on gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary imaging and interventions, particularly gallbladder cancer. He was the lead on the gallbladder reporting and data system (GB-RADS) consensus. His team has developed state-of-the-art deep learning models for the detection of gallbladder cancer on US. He is supported by the 2022 RSNA Research Seed Grant to develop a deep learning radiogenomic model for CT-based non-invasive detection of Her2 mutation in gallbladder cancer.

Involved in many national and international radiology societies, Dr. Gupta was awarded the Dr. Kishor Taori Gold Medal by the India Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) in 2019 for the best competitive paper and received the Prof. V.P. Lakhanpal Gold Medal from the India College of Radiology and Imaging (ICRI).

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