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OPEN until June 15, 2022

Date and venue

October 17-21, 2022

Medical University Graz
Auenbruggerplatz 9
8036 Graz
Austria

Host organiser

Prof. Michael Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

How to apply

To apply for the programme, applicants are invited to send an e-mail to the ESOR Office (esor@myesr.org) and provide the following documents in one single PDF file:

    1. Current curriculum vitae (CV)
    2. Letter of motivation explaining personal interest
    3. Letter of recommendation from the head of department of the current training centre or a previously undertaken academic training
    4. Proof of resident status or certificate of board certification
    5. Written confirmation from the head of department stating that the applicant is proficient in English

ESOR GRAZ TUTORIAL

October 17-21, 2022 – Graz/Austria

Aim

The aim of the ESOR Tutorials is to further the experience of young radiologists, residents in their last year of training and board-certified radiologists, in daily radiological practice through intense teaching and exchange in a European reference center. In Graz the participants are offered one week of practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology.

The tutorial will be organised by the Medical University Graz under the chairmanship of Prof. M. Fuchsjäger. The ESOR Graz Tutorial is supported by the ESR.

Number of available places

In 2022, 12 places are available for radiologists from Eastern European countries.

Eligibility criteria

  1. The ESOR Graz Tutorial applies to young radiologists, residents in their late years of training and board-certified radiologists within 5 years of board certification who desire to get the benefit of intense teaching.
  2. The ESOR Graz Tutorial is aimed at radiologists from Eastern European countries.
  3. Previous exposure in any field of special interest is advantageous.
  4. Applicants must be fluent in English.

Programme structure

For one week participants are offered practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology. Traditionally, the ESOR Tutorials are aimed at Eastern European countries. The tutorial comprises lectures on a variety of topics, covering modern diagnostic and interventional radiology. Mentored hands-on workshops in ultrasound, CT and MRI are also included. Additional exposure to non-interpretory issues of the broader culture of radiology is provided, addressing radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance or administrative principles and qualities. The whole programme is performed by a renowned faculty including local and invited speakers. The focus of the 2022 Graz Tutorial will be Cardiac and Breast Imaging. Furthermore, participants will have the chance to present a scientific lecture under expert guidance to train their presentation skills.

Registration

The registration fee for successful applicants is €990 and includes the following: hotel accommodation for six nights (single room), breakfast, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome dinner, local transport, registration for the Tutorial including the ASKLEPIOS Course on Breast Imaging as well as certificate of attendance.

Programme

Monday, Octber 17, 2022 (Graz/AT)

08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening
  A. Leither, Graz/AT
Vice-Rector of Medical University Graz
  W. Köle, Graz/AT
Medical Director of University Hospital Graz
  M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
Chairman, Department of Radiology
09:00-10:00 Welcome and introduction
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
10:00-12:00 Guided tour through the University Hospital Graz
M. Janisch, Graz/AT; E. Talakic, Graz/AT
12:00-13:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:00-13:45 Cardiac CT – Basics
P. Apfaltrer, Graz/AT
13:45-14:30 Cardiac MRI – Basics
U. Reiter, Graz/AT
14:30-15:00 Importance of radiological imaging for cardiology
A. Zirlik, Graz/AT
15:00-15:15 COFFEE BREAK
15:15-17:00 Cardiac radiology – Expert cases: an interactive session
C. Reiter, Graz/AT; J. Schmid, Graz/AT


Tuesday, October 18, 2022 (Graz/AT)

07:15-08:00 Morning conference
08:00-10:00 Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology
10:00-10:45 Paediatric trauma imaging: present and future
S. Tschauner, Graz/AT
10:45-11:30 Endovascular therapy of acute stroke: state-of-the-art
H. Deutschmann, Graz/AT
11:30-12:15 Differential diagnosis of liver lesions in CT and MRI
E. Talakic, Graz/AT
12:15-13:15 Lunch break
13:15-14:00 Evaluation of bone tumors and soft tissue sarcomas
J. Igrec, Graz/AT
14:00-15:30 Mentoring session: short scientific presentations by participants with expert feedback
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:15 CT & MRI film reading session
J. Elstner, Graz/AT; J. Igrec, Graz/AT; M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT;


Beginning of the ESOR Asklepios Course on Breast Imaging (Oct. 19-21, 2022, Graz/AT)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 (Graz/AT)

08:00-09:45 Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology
09:45-18:00 Participation in the ESOR Asklepios Course on Breast Imaging


Thursday, October 20, 2022 (Graz/AT)

08:00-10:00 Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology
10:00-18:00 Participation in the ESOR Asklepios Course on Breast Imaging


Friday, October 21, 2022 (Graz/AT)

08:00-09:00 Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology
09:00-17:30 Participation in the ESOR Asklepios Course on Breast Imaging