The program will partner with radiology departments in low- or middle-income countries to create learning centers that will offer radiology education. A team of RSNA members will work with each new center over the course of three years to develop an educational plan that includes hands-on training, lectures, conferences, and online courses. One new learning center will be selected each year, the RSNA said.
To be considered for the program, applicant institutions must meet the following criteria:
- Be a university or hospital
- Be located in countries eligible to receive discounted RSNA dues
- Demonstrate a need for radiology education and resources
- Have an established radiology department staffed with at least one radiologist
- Have a team lead with English fluency who will serve as a primary contact
Interested institutions can apply online until November 1, 2019, to be a global learning center in 2020. The RSNA's Committee for International Radiology Education will review applications and communicate results in December 2019.
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