RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Education Research Development Grant

Sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Association of University Radiologists (AUR), Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR), and Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD). To encourage innovation and improvement in health sciences education by providing research opportunities to individuals throughout the world who are in pursuit of advancing the science of radiology education. In addition, this program will help build a critical mass of radiology education researchers and promote the careers of persons advancing the science of radiology education.

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Grant Recipients:


Megan K. Mills, MD - University of Utah
Eye of the Beholder: Quantitative and Qualitative Measures of Radiology Residents' Perceptual Skills

Kawan S. Rakhra, MD - University of Ottawa
The Radiology E-score: Developing a Dedicated Metric for the Evaluation of Educational Scholarly Activity of Academic Radiologists


Justin Cramer, MD - University of Utah
3D Modeling and Printing of Spine Interventions: New Educational Tools for Teaching Complex Anatomy

Osamu Kaneko, MD; Michael Muelly, MD; and Jason Oppenheimer, MD - Stanford University Hospital and Clinics
Imaging Top 10: An Engaging and Interactive Radiology Simulation App for the Medical Student

Melissa McCutcheon Picard, MD and Jeanne G. Gill, MD - Medical University of South Carolina
Long-term Evaluation of a Comprehensive Curriculum Involving Didactic and Simulation Based Methods of Teaching Residents the Identification and Management of Adverse Contrast Reactions


Andrea Schwarz Doria, MD - The Hospital for Sick Children
Towards Building Capacity to the Research Training of Future Leaders in Radiology: A Pilot International Outreach Educational Program

George L. Shih, MD, MS - Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Open Source Radiology Resident Educational Mobile Dashboard App To Measure Clinical Experience

Nikhil G. Thaker, MD - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Designing and Implementing an Innovative Prostate Brachytherapy Training Program Using an MRI Phantom-Based Simulator


Diana Litmanovich, MD - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Development of a Longitudinal Radiology Curriculum Integrated into the Medical Student Primary Clinical Year


Kalpana Kanal, PhD - University of Washington
Use of Pediatric CT Protocols among Children with Head Trauma in U.S. Hospitals

Daniel Strauchler, MD - Jacobi Medical Center
Randomized Controlled Study of Simulated Inerpretation to Enhance Medical Student Radiology Clerkship


Joshua Dowell, MD, PhD - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
A Pharmacopeia iPhone/iPad Mobile Communication for the Interventional Radiologist

Supriya Gupta, MBBS, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital
Education in International Radiology Outreach: Development of Multi-language Web-based Modules and Providing Training for Diagnosing Acute Clinical Conditions Using Ultrasound