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Application for 2023 CLOSED

Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis Teaching Fellowship

The Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis Teaching Fellowship, established by the European Radiology Private Foundation, is aimed at radiologists with clinical and academic experience, who wish to enhance their teaching and training skills, by delivering lectures and undertaking interactive workshops in a foreign environment.

The fellowship will consist of two visits, at two different radiology departments and/or universities chosen by the fellow. At each site, the fellow is asked to deliver two lectures/workshops. The fellow must prepare different lectures/workshops for each of the hosting centres.


Dr. Tristan Barrett (Cambridge, UK), Dr. Tommaso D’Angelo (Messina, IT)

Dr. Francesco Giganti (London/UK): find out more about his 1st visit and his 2nd visit:

Giganti, F., Cole, A.P., Fennessy, F.M. et al. Promoting the use of the PI-QUAL score for prostate MRI quality: results from the ESOR Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis teaching fellowship.Eur Radiol (2022).

Giganti F, Aupin L, Thoumin C et al (2022) Promoting the use of the PRECISE score for prostate MRI during active surveillance: results from the ESOR Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis teaching fellowship. Insights Imaging.

Dr. Miltiadis Krokidis (Cambridge/UK)

Dr. Ivana Blažić (Belgrade/RS)


  1. This fellowship is aimed at board-certified radiologists, holding a consultant post or an academic position, who have completed three to six years of clinical/academic practice at the time of application.
  2. Applicants must be ESR members in good standing.
  3. Applicants must provide all the required documents together with the application.

Duration of fellowship and funding

The fellowship must take place during the year 2023. Any postponement is not possible. The fellow will receive a grant (€4,500.-) upon completion of the training and delivery of a final report. 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 fellow 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.