Education and funding
The latest updates and announcements
Webinar: Strategies to Advance Value-Based Health Care in Radiology
Wednesday, March 29
1 p.m. CT
Listen to radiology professionals committed to health equity discuss strategies to advance value-based health care and learn how they can be used to improve population health, address health disparities and foster diversity, equity and inclusion. In this free webinar, experts will focus on the significant role radiologists can play by providing appropriate care to achieve patients’ goals and best outcomes, ensuring equitable resource distribution, and facilitating connections. To register, visit RSNA.org/Education/Upcoming-Education-Events.
Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal Workshop
March 31 – April 1, 2023
Oak Brook, IL
Registration fee: $275
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.
This 1 ½-day program is guided by a faculty of leading researchers with extensive experience in all aspects of grant applications and funding. The program will focus on developing specific aims to be included in a grant application. Participants will be provided tools for getting started in the grant writing process and developing realistic expectations.
For additional information and to register online visit RSNA.org/WCGP or contact the Department of Science and Research with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRYA Applications Closing Soon
Application Deadline: April 17
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.
The application window is closing soon. For more information, visit RSNA.org/IRIYA.
RSNA Shines Spotlight on Dubai
RSNA is bringing radiology education around the world with several Spotlight Courses designed to deliver practical insights on essential topics in medical imaging. Course programs are tailored to meet the needs of each audience.
Join RSNA faculty members May 19-20 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for AI Adoption and Implementation: Applications and Opportunities in Radiology. This two-day course will help attendees navigate the rapidly changing AI landscape, evaluate risks and rewards of adopting AI products in clinical practice, and better enable them to make informed decisions about implementing AI solutions.
The program consists of lectures, demonstrations, group discussions and Q&A. Several sessions will include clinical applications with case studies. For additional details and to register, visit RSNA.org/Spotlight.
Upcoming Spotlight Courses:
AI Adoption and Implementation: Applications and Opportunities in Radiology
United Arab Emirates
AI Implementation: Building Expertise and Influence
Temas Actuales de Imagenologia de Medicina del Deporte
June 30–July 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Registration opening soon.
Stay informed about these and additional 2023 courses—sign up for email updates now.
Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
January 6-12, 2024
Learn to develop protocols for the clinical evaluation of imaging modalities during the six-day Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop. Each trainee will be expected to develop a protocol for a clinical study, ready to include in an application for external funding. A dynamic and experienced faculty will cover topics including:
• Principles of Radiology Study Design
• Review of Statistical Concepts for Radiology
• Taxonomy of Imaging Trials
• Introduction to Cost Effectiveness Analysis
• FDA Regulation of Imaging Modalities
• Multi-Reader, Multi-Modality Studies
Participants will be selected through a competitive application process. 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 this workshop and participants are responsible for all travel expenses and hotel accommodations. The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation will provide up to four travel awards for selected interventional radiology participants. Sponsored applicants must be SIR members. Access applications and additional information online, or contact RSNA staff at email@example.com with questions.
“The CTMW helped me to take what was just an idea to a workable protocol. I then used that protocol to submit a grant application to a funding source suggested by the CTMW faculty. The grant was funded, and the trial is now accruing.”
— TYLER SEIBERT, MD, PHD
Experience the Advanced Course in Grant Writing
Application Deadline: July 1
Applications are now being accepted for this course designed to help participants prepare and submit a National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, or equivalent, grant application.
The course, held at RSNA Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, will consist of four 1½-day sessions:
• Session I – Sept. 22–23, 2023 (in-person)
• Session II – Oct. 27–28, 2023 (virtual)
• Session III – Jan. 26–27, 2024 (virtual)
• Session IV – March 8–9, 2024 (in-person)
Accepted participants are responsible for travel expenses for each in-person session. Hotel accommodations will be provided by RSNA. The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation (SIRF) will provide up to four travel awards for selected interventional radiology participants (Sponsored applicants must be SIR members). There are no course fees.For more information and to apply, visit RSNA.org/AGW.
Introduction to Academic Radiology for Scientists (ITARSc)
Application Deadline: July 1
RSNA has expanded its Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) program to include postdoctoral fellows and junior researchers in the imaging sciences and biomedical engineering.
Postdoctoral fellows and early-stage researchers in these specialties who received their degrees within the past six years are invited to apply for this opportunity to participate in a dynamic program held during RSNA 2023.
The program consists of a combination of dedicated programming for ITARSc participants and shared sessions with participants of the ITAR program. Selected participants will receive a $1,000 stipend to offset travel and hotel costs as well as free registration for the RSNA annual meeting.
For more information or to apply, visit RSNA.org/ITARSc.
RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) Program
Application Deadline: July 15
Sponsored by RSNA, the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) and Association of University Radiologists (AUR), the ITAR program:
• Exposes second-year residents to academic radiology
• Demonstrates the importance of research in radiologic sciences
• Illustrates the excitement of research careers
• Introduces residents to successful clinical radiology researchers
Successful applicants will be assigned to either a seminar held during the RSNA annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 26–30, or the ARRS annual meeting held in Boston, May 5–9, 2024.
A $1,000 award will be made to the departments of accepted applicants to be used to help advance the applicants’ academic careers. There are no fees associated with this program.
For more information and to apply, visit RSNA.org/ITAR.
Introduction to Academic Radiology for Junior Faculty (ITARJF)
Application Deadline: July 15
RSNA expanded its Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) program to include junior faculty in ITARJF. Faculty members who have been out of training for no more than five years and who are interested in becoming involved in radiology research either as a principal investigator (PI), co-PI, or as a collaborator are invited to apply for this opportunity.
Selected applicants will participate in a dynamic program held during RSNA 2023. Participants must be active members of RSNA.
The program will consist of a combination of pre-recorded sessions and live content. Some sessions will include participants of the ITAR program. If selected, ITARJF participants will receive a $500 stipend to offset travel and hotel costs.
Application forms are available at RSNA.org/ITARJF.
Enrollment Open for the RSNA Imaging AI Advanced Certificate
Registration is open for the RSNA Imaging AI Advanced Certificate course.
Building on the proven success of the RSNA Imaging AI Foundational Certificate, the Advanced Certificate course is the next step along the pathway to learning how to leverage AI in practice and for career advancement. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of the pitfalls of dataset curation, pre-processing and annotation. They will also become familiar with the regulatory environment and clinical AI marketplace, and discuss ethical considerations of AI in health care.
Registrants are encouraged to take a brief self-assessment survey to determine which certificate best suits their individual educational needs. Learn more at RSNA.org/AI-Certificate.
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The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.