ARRS Clinician Educator Development Program

Each year 30 junior faculty members are selected to attend a one-day workshop held at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Annual Meeting to gain proficiency in teaching skills and designing educational activities.

About the Program

The ARRS Clinician Educator Development Program (CEDP) is designed to be a highly interactive, focused day of learning new teaching skills and tools, and improving those you already have. Over half the program is hands-on learning—be taught in the way that we want you to teach! This program is also an excellent opportunity to meet with other enthusiastic clinician educators, and there will be opportunities to network further with the faculty and attendees. 

Attendees will be asked to pre-submit some homework that will be used during the session, and may be asked to download various apps/software and review short videos prior to the start of the program. Bringing a laptop is a requirement for this course. In addition, accepted participants must register for the ARRS Annual Meeting for at least the day of the program and be ARRS Members in good standing at the time the nomination is submitted . 

The Clinician Educator Development Program is funded by The Roentgen Fund® of the ARRS.

General Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • ARRS member at the time the nomination is submitted and for the duration of the program
  • MD or DO (or equivalent) from an accredited institution
  • 1-6 years post-residency completion
  • Certification by the American Board of Radiology or International equivalent, Board Eligible candidates are acceptable 
  • Faculty appointment as a lecturer, instructor, or assistant professor
  • Currently employed in an academic center or teaching hospital
  • Interested in, and has the potential for, a career that includes teaching

Application Process

Chairpersons and medical directors at medical schools, affiliated hospitals, and clinical research institutions are invited to nominate candidates for this program. If their nominee is selected, each institution receives a $1,800 grant after the program concludes to cover expenses associated with sending the selected candidate to the ARRS Meeting. 

To apply, please complete the online application form below and attach your CV and letter of recommendation.  The deadline for applications is Monday, December 16, 2024 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Status notifications will be sent by the end of January. 

Applicants are required to provide the following:


Selection of participants is based on:

  • Nominee's education involvement in current or prior positions
  • Nominee's clarity of career goals
  • Potential that attending CEDP will help nominee attain goals
  • Nominee's potential for future impact in radiology education

The program is limited to 30 attendees. No more than TWO nominees per institution will be accepted.  A $1,800 educational grant will be issued to institutions  after the participants have attended the program.

Additional Opportunities After the Program:
Attendees' names will be shared with ARRS subcommittee section chairs for potential participation as faculty at future ARRS meetings or involvement in other various subcommittee work. 

2025 Clinician Educator Development Program

2025 Clinician Educator Development Program will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2025 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. 

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