Residents and Fellows Symposium Explores Career Essentials

Sessions in the RSNA 2014 Residents and Fellows Symposium, sponsored in part by RSNA's Resident and Fellow Committee, offer a wide range of career-related issues including what trainees should know about the job market, keys to financial success and personal advice from recent grads. The symposium will be held Wednesday from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Room E451B.

Session 1: What Type of Job is Best for Me

Designed for trainees and those recently having entered the radiologist job force, the courses focuses on developing an understanding of the job opportunities for radiologists, describes the differences between working in private practice and working in an academic medical center, and provides a question-answer forum on the best job choice.

Session 2: Career Essentials from the Experts

Presenters discuss issues including what you know about the current job market and evaluating a potential job, interviewing secrets from the business world, including mistakes and pitfalls, and a question-answer session with career experts.

Session 3: Money Talk: The Veil is Lifted

Experts discuss keys to take during residency, fellowship and early years of practice to ensure financial success and answer questions from attendees.

Session 4: Candid, Frank and Personal Job Advice from Recent Grads

The session focuses on essential tools and strategies for optimizing your job search followed by a question-answer session with a panel of young radiologists who recently conducted a job search.

Additional Offerings

In addition to Wednesday's symposium, RSNA 2014 offers other programming and services for residents as well:

Resident/Fellow Brochure

Pick up this brochure in racks in the Grand Concourse to pinpoint courses and sessions with content of interest to members in training.

Residents Lounge

Located in the Learning Center, the lounge offers RSNA members-in-training and non-member residents a place to relax and network while enjoying complimentary refreshments. The lounge is open Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Residents Reception

Offered in conjunction with the American College of Radiology, the reception gives residents a chance to eat, mix and mingle with their peers and network with longtime RSNA members and leaders. The reception is Monday, 4:00–5:00 p.m., in the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place hotel.

RSNA Research & Education Foundation

Visit the R&E Foundation area in RSNA Services to explore grants available to residents and fellows. Learn about the work of past grant recipients and the application process.

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