The Society for Computer Applications in Radiology (SCAR) has announced a new resident scholarship opportunity. The scholarship is open to first or second-year medical residents in North America who are interested in imaging informatics, the organization said.
Applicants are being asked to provide a 500 to 750 word essay on the following topic: "The Next Killer App: What is the Biggest Development on the Horizon for Imaging Informatics?" As suggestions, topics of interest to SCAR members include PACS (monitors, networking, and storage), digital teaching files, speech recognition, computer-aided interpretation, reading room workflow and ergonomics, and communication technologies.
Visit the SCAR website for more information and to see the online application: http://www.scarnet.net/residentscholarship.htm. The application deadline is Feb. 17th.
Travel expenses and meeting registration for the SCAR 2006 Annual Meeting, as well as a one-year SCAR membership, are included for the recipients. The SCAR Annual Meeting takes place in Austin, Texas, from April 27-30, 2006.