For the fourth year, the Leesburg, Va.-based Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) is offering a scholarship program for radiology residents interested in imaging informatics. The scholarship is open to all trainees in North America who intend to pursue a career in radiology or imaging sciences.
A one-year SIIM membership is included for recipients, as well as travel expenses and meeting registration for the SIIM 2009 Annual Meeting, which takes place June 4-7 in Charlotte, N.C.
Applicants are asked to submit a 500-750 word essay on the following topic: “Besides PACS, what one piece of software most improves workflow efficiency for radiologists?” The winning essays will be published in the Journal of Digital Imaging or SIIM News.
For more information and to see the online application, see www.siim2009.org/Resident_Scholarship.html.
The application deadline is March 2, 2009.