RADIANT News: Abstract deadline, upcoming projects
Abstract Competition Ends Tonight!
RADIANT invite all UK medical student, foundation doctors and trainees to submit a radiology based QIP, service evaluation and audit abstract for the RADIANT annual meeting on Monday 17th July 2023 for poster or oral presentation. This is an excellent opportunity to present your research and win a RADIANT poster prize too!
Please submit a 200 word abstract by midnight, Wednesday 31st May 2023 by sending your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information along with your submission:
Your full name
Current position (medical student, foundation doctor, radiology trainee)
200 word structured abstract (e.g. introduction and aims, methods, results, conclusion)
At least one author must register and attend the meeting to qualify for presentation at the conference. Successful abstracts will be notified by Friday 1st of June 2023 and asked to prepare a poster or 5 minute oral presentation. We reserve the right to reject abstracts, posters or presentations that do not adhere to our standards for presentation. We also ask your permission to upload accepted posters onto our website.
Remember - there's still time to register for the AGM!
Multi-centre service evaluation of ultrasound (US) surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the United Kingdom.
HCC US surveillance aims to detect early HCC in high-risk patients using 6 monthly ultrasound and AFP testing in the UK however, there is a lack of UK-based studies characterising HCC surveillance adherence rates, cancer detection rate by surveillance, and barriers to surveillance.
Rolling out this summer, our project aims to assess patient experience and barriers to HCC US surveillance. RADIANT members will have to opportunity to get involved in a large-scale, unique project with support of the RADIANT team. Updates will be announced at the AGM, then by newsletter/social media.
Barriers and avenues to accessing research opportunities for LTFT trainees
Building on our previous work highlighting issues around gaining research experience in Radiology training, RADIANT is conducting focused research on barriers to research faced by LTFT trainees.
We will be releasing a questionnaire for LTFT trainees to fill in, so please share this widely with LTFT trainees in your deaneries.
Raising awareness of Radiology amongst patients
In September we will be launching a multi-centre project focusing on understanding and changing patients' understanding of Radiology. This will be a large scale study and we are excited to launch this towards the end of the summer.