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Bracco Fellowships – Management

** Due to the ongoing pandemic related to the spread of the coronavirus, this programme will not be on offer in 2021. **

The aim of the management fellowship is to understand the multi professional organization of radiology departments (roles and responsibilities of the different professionals involved) in any of the following items: to learn workload issues and benefits, to get to know the common tools used to analyse the main key performance indicators, to audit a radiology department, to be able to evaluate professionals, to check for equipment updates and duty cycle, to be aware of the economic issues, and to understand the patients’ needs and satisfactions and to be aware of safety concerns.

The fellowships must take place in the first half of each year (January to June). For the year 2020, 2 management fellowships will be available.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to search and contact desired training centres.


  1. These fellowships are aimed at young radiologists, residents in the last years of training or recently board-certified radiologists.
  2. Fellowships are available for applicants up to the age of 35 years (at the time of application).
  3. Applicants must be ESR members or Members in training*.
  4. Applicants must provide all the required documents together with application.

*Candidates from outside Europe can only apply to European Training Centres.

Please note that during a calendar year, candidates may only apply for one of the offered ESOR training programmes. Multiple applications for different programmes will be rejected.  

Duration and funding

The fellowship will last for 2 months and must take place in the first half of 2020 (January to June). The fellow has to ensure his/her availability for the exact agreed period as any postponement is not possible. The fellow will receive a grant (€2.500,-) upon completion of the training and delivery of a final report, signed by the head of department of the hosting training centre. The grant is intended to contribute in part to travel and accommodation expenses during the training period. ESOR cannot guarantee that the grant will cover these costs in full. During the period of the training the fellow is responsible for covering his/her expenses and his/her own health insurance.


After successful completion of the training the trainee receives a certificate from ESR/ESOR. In order to receive this, the fellow must present a written report about his/her work and activities during the programme.