RSNA Press Release

RSNA in Brief—Q3 October 25, 2021

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Released: October 25, 2021

FOCUS ON RSNA 2021

RSNA Fun Run Registration Is Open
RSNA 2021 attendees are invited to register for the RSNA 2021 5k Fun Run. Participation helps improve patient care by supporting research and education in radiology through the RSNA Research and Education (R&E) Foundation. The Foundation invests in the future of radiology by developing investigators and supporting lifelong innovative research and education. The Fun Run will take place Tuesday, Nov. 30, 6:30 a.m. Central Time (CT). Advance registration: $40 Onsite registration: $50 (Available Nov. 28 to 29). RSNA 2021 attendees can register for the 5k when they register for the annual meeting at RSNA.org/Register

NIH Grantsmanship Workshop for RSNA 2021 Attendees
The NIH Grantsmanship Workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 27, from 1-5 p.m. at McCormick Place in Chicago. The workshop introduces participants to the process of preparing a competitive research or training grant application. Designed for junior faculty in academic centers who wish to pursue a career in radiological research, this didactic workshop will cover elements of a good grant proposal, understanding the review process and planning the proposal. Workshop attendees must be registered for the RSNA Annual Meeting. For more information on this program contact the RSNA Department of Research at dor@rsna.org.

OTHER NEWS

Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal Workshop
The Writing a Competitive Grant Workshop is designed for researchers in radiology, radiation oncology, nuclear medicine and related sciences who are interested in actively pursuing federal funding.
This 1½-day program, April 1-2, 2022, 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. The registration fee for this workshop is $225. Attendees are encouraged to register by Jan. 20, 2022. For additional information and to register, go to RSNA.org/WCGP or send questions to dor@rsna.org

Medical 3D Printing in Practice Course: Call for Abstracts
The RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group is now accepting abstracts for the RSNA Medical 3D Printing in Practice course to be held at the Westin Chicago, April 22-24, 2022. This course will convene physicians and professionals working in the advanced imaging and medical 3D printing industry and will feature didactic lectures, posters and expert demonstrations focusing on 3D printing technology, research and policy regulation in addition to a vendor exhibition area.

R&E Grant Applications Open
The R&E Foundation has a variety of grant opportunities available for radiologists at various career levels.

  • Research grants (Deadline Jan. 18, 2022): The RSNA Research Scholar Grant is the premier career development grant designed to transition junior faculty to independent investigators. The RSNA Research Seed Grant provides seed money to test hypotheses and conduct pilot studies to prepare major grant applications to corporations, foundations and government agencies. International applicants welcome. The Research Resident/Fellow Grant provides investigators a chance to explore powerful ideas and gain insight into specific investigations and practice research methods and techniques.
  • Research Medical Student Grant (Deadline Feb. 3, 2022): This grant offers medical students radiology research opportunities and encourages them to consider academic radiology.
  • Education Grants (Deadline Jan. 10, 2022): The Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant is open to international and domestic applicants for projects in any area of radiologic education with an international scope. The RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant provides research opportunities to designed to advance the science of radiology education. International applicants welcome.

Visit RSNA.org/Foundation for more information.

From Novelty to Necessity: Optimizing AI Access, Use and Impact
Moving beyond the fear and hype created by the advance of artificial intelligence (AI), radiologists now face practical considerations for accessing, integrating and using AI to elevate care quality and outcomes. This webinar, to be held October 28, 12–1 p.m. CT, will allow attendees to explore the future of AI in radiology and learn how radiology teams are harnessing these technologies to deliver value to downstream providers and the patients they serve. Sponsored by Nuance Communications.

November 8 Is the International Day of Radiology
On November 8, radiologists, radiographers, radiological technologists and professionals from related fields will celebrate the tenth International Day of Radiology (IDoR 2021) all over the world. In 2021, the International Day of Radiology will be dedicated to Interventional Radiology and its essential role in treating patients. Visit IDoR2021.com to learn more.

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)