The Resident Roentgen File: January 2023

FREE Registration for ARRS In-Training Members!

Imaging Acute Stroke: A Comprehensive Review for Clinical Practice will address everything you ever wanted to know about imaging the acute stroke patient. This course offers a comprehensive review of the role of CT and MRI for patient triage and treatment using illustrative cases.  Sessions are designed for the practicing clinician and will review of all aspects of stroke imaging. Session will include optimization of CT and MRI protocols and imaging techniques. The large number of illustrative cases allows for improvement in interpretative skills. Session will review clinically relevant scoring systems. Designed to optimize patient care, this clinically relevant symposium is focused on clinical cases and interpretive skills as well as the latest research and concludes with a review of cases demonstrating common stroke syndromes.

Abdominal Lecture Series: RSSA-ARRS Education Initiative

ARRS in collaboration with the Radiological Society of South Africa (RSSA) is pleased to offer this lecture series on Body MR imaging with a focus on abdominal topics. This education symposium was organized by Dr. Paul Rischbieter, RSSA CME Officer, and Dr. Fourie Bezuidenhout, ARRS International Committee Liaison. These lectures were originally given in a web series to residents and public and private practice radiologists located in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi and Kenya.

  • Imaging Biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer: How Radiologists Can Make a Real Difference
  • Enhancement-Pattern Approach to Diagnosis of Common Liver Lesions
  • Modern Cross-Sectional and Fluoroscopic Imaging of Esophageal Cancer: What’s the Role in Esophageal Cancer Management
  • Go With the Flow CTA/MRA for the Abdominal Radiologist

Algorithmic Multimodality Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal CSF Leak and Venous Fistula in Patients With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

January 18, 2023

Broadcasted Live and Online 12:00 noon–1:00 pm, Eastern Time 
Moderator: Max Wintermark, MD
Speaker: Andrew Callen, MD

CSF leak is a more and more recognized source of headaches and radiologists play a critical role in diagnosing patients affected by this condition.

Recognizing the possibility of a CSF leak and diagnosing it may be lifechanging for patients affected by what was considered until very recently as treatment resistant headaches.

Moving forward, the journal is pleased to announce two new article types…

Trainee Essay

First-person narrative essay that relates a personal anecdote or experience during training in radiology and medicine, and reflects on its meaning, impact, or lessons learned.

Maximums: 1 author (must be a medical student, resident, or fellow); 600 words; 3 References; 0 Tables; 0 Figures

Leadership Essay

First-person narrative essay that relates a personal leadership experience or anecdote in radiology and medicine, and reflects on its meaning, impact, or lessons learned.

Maximums:1 author; 600 words; 3 References; 0 Tables; 0 Figures

Subscribe to AJR Podcasts to hear our Resident and Fellow Podcast Editors critique articles and provide synthesized overviews of timely research for both in-training and practicing radiologists.

ARRS In-Training Members save nearly 60%—register today to receive the lowest rates!

The ARRS Annual Meeting is radiology’s most flexible meeting. Join us this April in Honolulu, or stream sessions live and on-demand for a full year. Here’s what you can expect:

  • GREAT EDUCATION – Our renowned educators will share knowledge and insights to help you master your clinical challenges. With 136 sessions and hundreds of Online Exhibits to choose from, the ARRS Annual Meeting offers a wide range of education to meet your professional goals.
  • SUPER LOCATION – The great thing about the Annual Meeting is that you can participate from anywhere, so why not participate in the best place possible?
  • RADIOLOGY WELLNESS SUMMITThis first-of-its-kind program will provide an opportunity for radiologists to define strategies to instill a culture of wellness and foster wellbeing, and is included with your registration.
  • PITFALLS AND CHALLENGING CASESThis new categorical course will tackle challenging cases within neuroradiology, abdominal, chest, and musculoskeletal imaging. Topics will emphasize real-life clinical scenarios, while providing tips and tricks for optimal performance—ultimately, enhancing your ability to add value to patient management.
  • REVIEW TRACKThis educational track offers a broad review of core topics across a variety of subspecialities, and is included with your registration.

Register by January 27 to get the best rate for radiology’s most flexible meeting. ARRS members get additional savings on registration, as well as access to hundreds of hours of additional educational material.

To maintain our mission of improving health through a true community committed to advancing imaging knowledge and skills, we encourage residents to get involved.

You can make a difference with ARRS and contribute to the profession in a variety ways:

Serve on a committee
The Resident Advisory Subcommittee focuses on residency training and their particular membership and professional needs.

Become a reviewer
ARRS receives scientific abstracts from July 1–August 30 annually. Members of the Scientific Program Subcommittee review abstracts during the months of September and December. Each committee member reviews abstracts in their area of expertise and may be asked to assist in the final selection of abstracts to be accepted.

Share your knowledge
Residents, fellows, and allied medical students are especially encouraged to share their insights in our flagship member publication, both in print and online at

ARRS is proud to offer the following Online Courses free to all our In-Training members.

How Residents and Fellows Can Join ARRS for FREE:

  1. Visit the ARRS Membership page, select In-Training Members, and complete the application online.
  2. Fill out the ARRS In-Training Membership Application, and mail or fax it back to us.