ARRS/Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism for Radiologists at USA, 2012

The Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism is intended to support study and research related to medical ethics, medico-legal principles, patient accountability, sensitivity to patient diversity and/or other topics encompassing medical professionalism. The scholarship may be used for study at or outside the scholar’s parent institution, and is open to radiologists at all stages of their careers. The ARRS Research Committee may select up to one scholar annually. Scholars may choose either a one-year program requiring a minimum 50 percent time commitment to be funded at $100,000, or a two-year program requiring a minimum 25 percent time commitment to be funded at $50,000 each year. Up to $20,000 of the funds may be used in a way that will contribute to the scholar’s development and professional advancement, such as tuition and course materials, with the remainder to be used towards salary support. The money may not be spent for the purchase of equipment, or imaging studies. Indirect costs may not be paid from this fund. The scholarship is funded through The Roentgen Fund of the ARRS and made possible in part by support from Dr. Leonard Berlin. The scholarship funds will be paid to the Scholar’s Department. Payments will be made semi-annually on July 1 and January 1 for one-year scholarships, and annually on July 1 for two-year scholarships

-Earned MD or DO from an accredited institution, or equivalent -Completion of a radiology residency, and fellowship training where appropriate, or the equivalent -Certification by the American Board of Radiology or equivalent -The candidate must be a member of the ARRS at the time the application is submitted and for the duration of the award

Scholarship Deadline: 19 November 2012

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