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04 August 2021

ASM Highlights for CR Trainees  

A jam packed ASM program for Trainees

With only six weeks to go be sure to register now for the 2021 RANZCR ASM. Don’t miss out on the full program of events, networking opportunities and fun we have planned for Trainees this year! Learn about recent advances in clinical radiology from our star-studded line up of invited speakers and network with peers across a full fun-packed program of social events.

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Program Highlights for CR Trainees

2021 Branch of Origin Session

10:30am – 12:30pm on Friday 17 September 2021

Watch the “Battle of the Branches”, as radiologist trainees from each state and NZ make their outstanding research presentations and compete for the grand prize. The winner will attend the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in 2022.

RANZCR Update on Training and Assessment Reform

9:00am – 10:00am on Saturday 18 September

This session will provide a comprehensive overview of the new training program including changes to the curriculum, assessments, learning activities and progression rules. Learn more and ask questions about the key changes coming to your new Clinical Radiology Training program that will launch in February 2022.

Get hot tips for your upcoming exam

10:30am – 12:30pm on Saturday 18 September 2021

Dr Scicchitano, Dr Jarema, Dr Harisis and Dr Lukies share their insider perspective on how to prepare for your exams at the Trainee Learning Day. As recent graduates, they will openly share their personal experiences, exam tips and what to expect. Please be sure to submit questions for the presenters to answer during the live session. You can submit your questions via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 1 September 2021.

  • Breast and paediatric VIVAs by Dr Madeline Scicchitano (WA)
  • Neurological/Head, Neck and Musculoskeletal VIVAs with Dr Alexander Jarema (VIC)
  • Chest, Cardiovascular and Abdominal VIVAs with Dr George Harisis (VIC)
  • O&G VIVA and Pathology questions with Dr Matthew Lukies (VIC)

Radiopedia Chest Workshop

9:00am – 10:30am on Sunday 19 September 2021

A valuable opportunity to hear from subspecialty expert educators Dr Andrew Dixon, Dr Miranda Siemenowicz, and A/Prof Frank Gaillard about chest and neuroradiology. These sessions will feature high yield cases and tips to getting to the right diagnosis.

Social events for trainees: Quiz, Gala dinner and more

Clinical Radiology Radiopedia Quiz

7:00pm – late on Thursday 16th September 2021

We are excited to announce that the Radiopedia Quiz will return to the RANZCR ASM 2021. The Quiz will take place right after the Welcome Reception. The Quiz Masters for this event will be Dr Andrew Dixon and Associate Professor Frank Gillard. If you haven’t been before, this event is the perfect blend of learning and lively entertainment.

Trainee and junior radiologist reception

9:00pm – 11pm on Friday 17th September 2021

An exclusive networking event for trainees and junior radiologists to share ideas, achievements and challenges over drinks and nibbles. Take the time to get to know other likeminded professionals who share your goals. Embrace this special opportunity to grow your professional network and build strong relationships with people in your industry.

RANZCR Annual Gala Dinner Celebration

7:00pm – late on Saturday 18th September 2021

Celebrate the successes of our sector at RANZCR Annual Gala dinner. This dinner event will be an opportunity to reflect on the collective work to improve health outcomes for patients through our profession, and acknowledge industry partners. Take a moment to expand your professional network and hear about the achievements of the wonderful people working in this sector.

INVITED SPEAKER PRESENTATION: Contrast Allergy and Anaphylaxis Workshop with Dr Luke Phillips

1:30pm – 3:00pm on Thursday 16 September 2021

Dr Luke Philips is a leading educator in emergency medicine and will be kindly delivering a session for radiologists and radiology trainees on the management of mild, moderate and severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis to contrast media used in radiology. This is a fast-paced and practical topic not to be missed.

Discover a wide range of learning opportunities at the RANZCR ASM 2021

In addition to these program highlights and social events, the ASM will highlight learning and workshops on digital health, research, international updates, interventional radiology, artificial intelligence and much more.

View the full program to lean more, view our invited speakers, and everything else we have planned for ASM attendees this year!