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 has identified the following strategic priorities as areas of focus for this grant:

  • Developing and testing new strategies for challenges resulting from the emerging virtual academic radiology department
  • Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in academic radiology  

Application Deadline: The letter of intent must be completed and submitted electronically as a PDF file by 12:00 pm Central Time on November 15, 2021. Applicants will be invited to submit a proposal by December 15, 2021 based on their letter of intent.

Amount: One or more grants, up to $20,000 (USD) in aggregate will be awarded for the 2022-2023 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 $20,000 for a one-year project.

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

Grant Recipients: 

Dr. Gadde
Judith Ann Gadde, DO, MBA - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
A Comprehensive Hybrid Radiology Interest Group with Mixed Live, Virtual, and Recorded Events Targeting Underserved Medical Student Population: A Regional Pilot Program to Prove Efficiency and Scalability



Michael D. Fishman, MD - Boston Medical Center
Cup of Coffee Speed Coaching – Helping to Develop the Next Generation of Leaders


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