Support for researchers

Research

We support radiology research through grant funding, training opportunities and industry initiatives that advance innovation in radiology.

Research

The future of radiology starts here.


Our mission is to improve patient care by supporting research and education in radiology and the related scientific disciplines. We do this by funding grants to individuals and institutions that will advance radiologic research, education and practice. Discover funding, training and resources you can use to make an impact on the future of your field.


Education grants

Develop new ways of teaching a discipline you’ve devoted your life to with our education grants. We offer several grants that support the creation of tools, resources and new methodologies that better prepare the next generation of radiologists. Our grant options focus on advancing radiology education both domestically and internationally.


Research development grants

Our research grants support junior faculty, trainees and medical students as they start their career journey as radiologists. From gaining experience as a researcher to defining objectives and testing hypotheses, our research grants give investigators the backing they need to move the radiologic sciences forward.


Research excellence awards

We are committed to recognizing excellence in radiology research. Each year, we honor both seasoned researchers and medical trainees who’ve made significant contributions to the field. Explore the awards and the recipients’ noteworthy contributions to radiology.


Education grants

Education grants

Develop new ways of teaching a discipline you’ve devoted your life to with our education grants. We offer several grants that support the creation of tools, resources and new methodologies that better prepare the next generation of radiologists. Our grant options focus on advancing radiology education both domestically and internationally.


Research development grants

Research development grants

Our research grants support junior faculty, trainees and medical students as they start their career journey as radiologists. From gaining experience as a researcher to defining objectives and testing hypotheses, our research grants give investigators the backing they need to move the radiologic sciences forward.


Research excellence awards

Research excellence awards

We are committed to recognizing excellence in radiology research. Each year, we honor both seasoned researchers and medical trainees who’ve made significant contributions to the field. Explore the awards and the recipients’ noteworthy contributions to radiology.


Advancing together


The RSNA R&E Foundation provides a critical source of support for early career investigators to nurture their studies.

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Awarded in RSNA grants in 2017

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Grants awarded
since 1984

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For every Foundation dollar, grantees secure $50 from other sources

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Amount awarded
since 1984

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Research development guides

Our research development guides are useful for investigators at any stage of their research. In addition to offering step-by-step instructions on developing your initial idea to building your project, the guides include resources on many topics pertinent to research proposals such as rubrics, curriculum development, assessment practices, competency-based training, learning theory and grant writing.

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Imaging research tools

Our imaging resource tools provide researchers the technology and tools to help them work more efficiently while improving the quality and safety of patient care. We offer free online medical imaging tools for the radiology community through a user-led, open source community. In addition, researchers can download a secure software solution to exchange, index and retrieve images and documents from imaging clinical trials. Explore the ways our innovations in imaging processing have enabled us to become a model for future image sharing technology.

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Quantitative imaging

RSNA organized the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA) to unite researchers, heath care professionals and the industry to advance quantitative imaging and the use of imaging biomarkers in clinical trials and clinical practice.

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Grow our future

RSNA's Research & Education Foundation provides a critical source of early support for early career investigators looking to improve patient care through radiology research and education. Since the Foundation’s inception in 1984, we’ve awarded more than $55 million in funding for over 1,300 grant projects. Build a strong future for radiology and support our grants by making a donation to the R&E Foundation online.

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