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Clinical Case Competition for Trainees

Calling all residents and medical students! Cases will be presented on Thursday, September 28th, at 4:15pm in the University Guest House Alpine Theater. Each case should present interesting diagnostic images and a short patient history followed by a discussion of how a diagnosis was made. Each presenter will have 3 minutes to present his or her case via a powerpoint presentation. Faculty judges will then have 1-2 minutes for follow-up questions. Judges will score your presentation based on your logic, clarity, and overall presentation skills. The difficulty of the diagnosis is not a factor in judging.

Residents, please submit your case  by September 9th for consideration by the committee (Medical Student submissions closed on 8/18/23). On the submission form, you will be asked to provide:

  1. The diagnosis
  2. Short patient history (2 sentences max)
  3. Up to two images (x-ray, MRI, CT, PET, ultrasound)
  4. Attending radiologist name that approves of your submission

Everyone who submits will be contacted with the committee’s decision regarding participation. 

Awards: Top case presenter will be presented with a $150 Amazon gift card, 2nd place will receive $75, and 3rd place will receive $50.

Submit your case today!

Trainee Poster Competition

Trainees are encouraged to submit a poster to be presented and judged during the Thursday Exhibit Hall. Any clinical or research work involving imaging will be considered. The competition is open to: undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, residents, and postdocs. Posters must be printed and mounted on foam core using the Imaging Elevated template (36" x 48").

Judging Critera

Posters will be judged according to the following:

  1. Is the work innovative in the presenter's field?
  2. Does the work leverage imaging or imaging sciences (math, physics, etc.) successfully to achieve a scientific advancement?
  3. Clarity of poster presentation (layout, data, white space, etc.)
  4. Ability of presenter to answer questions


First place will receive a $250 award (Amazon gift card), second place, $150, and third place $75.

Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2023

Accepted submitters will be notified by email by September 7, 2023

Submit a poster today!