Mobile apps bring radiology education to the world

November 30, 2020 -- Mobile apps can bring high-quality radiology education to imaging specialists around the world, according to Dr. Elliot Fishman of CTisus. Fishman discusses the benefits of mobile apps over traditional educational tools in this video interview with

Fishman's CTisus iQuiz app won the award for Best Educational Mobile App in the Minnies,'s annual event recognizing excellence in radiology. The app uses an interactive quiz-based format to teach radiology, a format that Fishman believes has advantages over traditional learning.

iQuiz is one of 17 mobile apps in the CTisus portfolio, and this year's Minnies award marks the fourth time in eight years that a CTisus app has won recognition as the Best Educational Mobile App. Editor-in-Chief Brian Casey and Senior Editor Erik L. Ridley talked to Fishman about the app and about this year's Minnies award.

Now in their 21st year, the Minnies awards are's annual event recognizing excellence in radiology, with over 200 candidates competing in 15 categories, ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Radiology Image of the Year.

Minnies candidates are nominated by members, with winners selected by an expert panel of radiology luminaries in two rounds of voting. Winners are recognized each year at the annual RSNA meeting. A full list of winners in the 2020 edition of the Minnies is available on

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