RSNA Press Release

RSNA Presents New Webinars on COVID-19

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Released: May 12, 2020

OAK BROOK, Ill. (May 12, 2020) As part of its commitment to connecting radiologists and the radiology community to the most timely and useful COVID-19 information and resources, RSNA has developed three new webinars designed to help radiologists manage their practices and deliver optimal patient care in the coming months of the pandemic. All webinars are free, but registration is required.

COVID-19 and 3D Printing Collaborations
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 11:00 a.m. CT

In this webinar, hosted by the RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Innovation Ecosystem, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3D Print Exchange, and America Makes, a leader in 3D printing technology, have agreed to share data and coordinate on open-source medical products for the COVID-19 response. A panel featuring one representative from each institution will discuss how and why the collaboration was created, ongoing efforts and future goals. Faculty includes Matthew Di Prima, Ph.D., Meghan McCarthy, Ph.D., Gregory O. Voss and John Wilczynski. The webinar is free, but registration is required.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Radiology Residents and Resident Education
Friday, May 15, 2020, 11 a.m. CT

RSNA presents a resident-focused webinar on COVID-19, focusing on the impact COVID-19 is having on radiology residents, trainees, fellows, residency programs and medical students. The webinar will cover trainee experiences during this pandemic, impacts on board exams, job searches and recruitment, and valuable educational resources to assist trainees during this time. Faculty includes Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D., RSNA President-Elect Mary C. Mahoney, M.D., Janet E. Bailey, M.D., Harprit S. Bedi, M.D., and Dania Daye, M.D., Ph.D. CME will be available for both the live and on-demand versions of this webinar. The webinar is free, but registration is required.

COVID-19 - Radiology Surge and Second Surge Preparedness (Part 1)
Friday, May 22, 2020, 11 a.m. CT

This webinar will focus on strategies and tactics hospitals in the U.S. and internationally can implement to prepare for and handle the surge of COVID-19 patients. Radiologists from Singapore, Argentina and the U.S. will discuss readiness due to past experience with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, how to manage a COVID-19 surge in the first wave and how low-resource countries can prepare for surges. Faculty includes RSNA Board Liaison for Publications and Communications Jeffrey Klein, M.D., Bien Soo Tan, M.D., Kiang-Hiong Tay, M.B.B.S., Judy Yee, M.D., and Santiago Rossi, M.D. The webinar is free, but registration is required. Part 2, to be held in June, will focus on second surge preparedness.

From early on, RSNA has been a global leader in disseminating information and the latest radiology research on COVID-19 through its scientific journals, webinars, podcasts and best practices documents. Additional RSNA COVID-19 resources, including past webinars available on demand, may be found at RSNA.org/COVID-19.

Contact: RSNA Media Relations at 630-590-7762 or media@rsna.org.

RSNA is an association of radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists promoting excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research and technologic innovation. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Illinois. (RSNA.org)