RSNA in Brief—Q3 2022
Released: October 10, 2022
*ANNUAL MEETING SPOTLIGHT*
RSNA 2022 Registration Going Strong
Advance registration for RSNA 2022, the world's leading annual radiology forum, is up 43% over September 2021. Visit RSNA.org/Annual-Meeting for registration, travel, hotel and annual meeting information. Visit the RSNA Newsroom for Media Guidelines and updates. Read up on the latest program highlights.
Two New Networking Events Scheduled for RSNA 2022
Join RSNA 2022 exhibitors Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. for Last Call at the Exhibit Halls. During this free event, participating exhibitors will be serving appetizers and refreshments at their respective booths.
The RSNA After Dark party will take place Nov. 30 from 9 p.m. to midnight at TAO Chicago, one of the city's most exclusive late-night venues. RSNA After Dark is a ticketed event, and advance purchase at RSNA.org/Register is encouraged. Price includes entry to the venue (photo ID required), open bar, small bites and music from a world-class DJ. Cost: $65 (limited availability; must be 21 or older). Visit RSNA.org/Annual-Meeting for details.
3D Printing Special Interest Group to Host Symposium in Chicago
The RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group (SIG) will host a symposium Thursday, Dec. 1, from 12 to 5 p.m. at McCormick Place in Chicago. Led by expert faculty, attendees will gain insight into key considerations for 3D printing in practice including imaging optimization and modeling, quality management, surgical planning, material compatibility and 3D printing sustainability. The RSNA 3D Printing Symposium has limited seating and is open to RSNA 2022 registered attendees only. Visit RSNA 3D Printing Symposium for details.
NIH Grantsmanship Workshop at RSNA 2022
The NIH Grantsmanship Workshop, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 27, Noon to 3:30 p.m. at McCormick Place in Chicago, introduces participants to the process of preparing a competitive research or training grant application. Workshop attendees must be registered for the RSNA annual meeting. For more information, contact the Department of Science and Research at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSNA 5k Fun Run Supports R&E Foundation
Hosted by the R&E Foundation, participation in the RSNA 2022 5k Fun Run helps the Foundation achieve its mission to invest in the future of radiology by developing investigators and supporting lifelong innovative research and education. The Fun Run takes place Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 a.m. Advance registration is $40.
MIDRC to Announce COVIDx AI Challenge Winners at RSNA 2022
The Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) is holding its first COVID-19 classification challenge. The goal of the MIDRC COVIDx challenge is to train an AI/machine learning model in the task of distinguishing between COVID-negative and COVID-positive patients using frontal-view portable chest X-rays. The Challenge has 3 phases: a training phase, a validation phase and a test phase. Prizes will be awarded, and top-ranking participants will be announced at RSNA 2022.
RSNA Seeks Volunteer Speakers
RSNA is looking for volunteers who are available for speaking engagements. The RSNA Speaker Database is designed to identify speakers for various educational formats, including RSNA's online education, live education and workshops, blended learning opportunities, short educational videos and annual meeting education sessions. Interested RSNA members can volunteer or nominate a colleague to fill one of the available slots. Learn more at Communities.RSNA.org/VolunteerOpportunities.
RSNA AI Certificate Program Makes Impact
RSNA received feedback from the inaugural class to complete the RSNA Foundational Imaging AI Certificate. Approximately 94% of program alumni felt it was applicable to their practice and 90% said they would likely make changes to their practice based on the course. Visit RSNA.org/AI-Certificate to learn more.
RSNA Introduces New Honored Educator Nomination Process
RSNA recently introduced an open nomination process for the Honored Educator Award to recognize RSNA members who have produced an array of radiologic resources during the calendar year. The new process welcomes nominations directly from RSNA members and ensures all qualified members have access to the distinction. To be eligible for the award, nominees must be RSNA members in good standing and participate in several qualifying educational activities. RSNA's Digital and Live Education Committee will select award recipients based on select criteria. Review eligibility criteria for the Honored Educator Award and the Lifetime Honored Educator Award. All nominations must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2023.
MIDRC Announces October Seminar Lineup
The next installment in the MIDRC Seminar Series will focus on "Prediction of COVID-19 Outcome Using Radiomics and Deep Learning." Featured speakers are Drs. Despina Kontos, Joel Saltz, Chunrui Zou and Prateek Prasanna. The 45-minute virtual event takes place Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 2 pm CT. Registration is required.
Celebrate International Day of Radiology (IDoR) on November 8
On November 8, medical imaging professionals from across the world will celebrate the 11th International Day of Radiology (IDoR 2022). This year's theme is "Radiologists and Radiographers Supporting Patients."
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