Strategic Alignment Grant

The purpose of the AUR Research and Education Foundation Strategic Alignment Grant (SAG) is to advance the long-range strategic organizational goals of the AUR by awarding one year length grant(s) to applicants who address identified strategic priorities.

Application Process
The AUR Research and Education Foundation will identify a minimum of one targeted area chosen from the AUR Strategic Plan.

2020-21 Identified Targeted Strategic Initiatives:

Goal 1: Improve the AUR brand by creating the perception of AUR as the “go-to,” trusted source for content and opinion in academic radiology.

  • Improve the perception of AUR as an innovative radiology organization.
  • Increase dissemination of AUR-based educational content to a wider audience.

Goal 2: Become the radiology organization known for its development of individual leaders in medical imaging education throughout healthcare.

  • Create “branded” presentations on important topics for nationwide dissemination to radiologists, medical educators, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Create a structure to develop and promote innovative educational tools and methods.
  • Change the public perception of radiologists and their roles in patient care.

Goal 3: Promote academic radiology research and the development of leaders and managers in radiology.

  • Expand leadership development.

Application Deadline: January 24, 2020 at 12 NOON (Central)

Amount: One or more grants, up to $35,000 (USD) in aggregate will be awarded for the 2020-2021 year. Funds may or may not be granted each year, depending on the quality of the received proposals. The maximum individual award may not exceed $35,000 for a one year project

Contact Information:
AUR Research and Education Foundation
Phone: 630-368-3730

Grant Recipients:

Strategic Alignment Grant 2019 Nancy R. Fefferman 

Nancy R. Fefferman, MD - New York University School of Medicine
Development of Standardized Digital On-line Diagnostic Radiology Resident Core Curriculum Lecture Series

Strategic Alignment Grant 2017 Tessa S. Cook

Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Development and Implementation of a National Imaging Informatics Curriculum for Radiology Residents

Strategic Alignment Grant 2016 Stella K. Kang

Stella K. Kang, MD, MsC - New York University Langone Medical Center
Value of Imaging through Comparative Effectiveness (VOICE) Research Program: A Collaborative Training Program in Biomedical Big Data and Comparative Effectiveness Research for the Field of Radiology