Thomas M. Grist, MD, FACR, Chair of the UWSMPH Department of Radiology, delivered the Report of the RSNA Research and Education Foundation at the kickoff Plenary Session of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
In his presentation, Dr. Grist discussed improvements in the imaging field including artificial intelligence, new imaging methods, and novel applications of current imaging techniques. He reported that the Foundation approved over $5 million in Radiology Research and Education grants this year, a record amount. In 2019 alone, the Foundation will support over 100 recipients from 48 different institutions. This year there were 17 grants funded in the area of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, these grants being made possible through donations to the Foundation. See Dr. Grist’s full presentation here.