2024 Eyler Fellowship

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Starts: 01-02-2024
Location: RSNA Headquarters/ 820 Jorie Blvd Ste 200, Oak Brook, IL 60523 volunteer opportunity location

Description:

Eyler Fellowship

Overview

The William R. Eyler Editorial Fellowship provides an opportunity for mid-career radiologists to further their experience in radiologic journalism by working with RSNA journal editors and publications staff.

As an Eyler fellow, you’ll learn about manuscript preparation and editing, peer review, journal production, printing and digital publishing. At the end of the fellowship, you'll complete a program evaluation and prepare a follow-up report on your experiences during and after the fellowship.

Application deadline

February 29, 2024

Click on Apply Now at the top of the page to submit your application.  If the Apply Now button is not visible, log in to your RSNA account in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Fellowship details

The fellowship lasts for approximately one month. Upon receipt of fellowship, recipients are invited to work with the editorial offices to tailor the fellowship to a specific journal/area of interest. A suggested itinerary is provided:

  • Travel to New York City to work with the editor of Radiology.
  • Visit Phoenix to work with the editor of RadioGraphics.
  • Have a virtual visit with the editors of the RSNA subspecialty journals.
  • Tour the RSNA publications department in Oak Brook, Illinois, and learn about the peer review, editorial, and production processes.
  • Attend (virtually or in-person) the Editors’ Forum (location varies), the March Publications Council meeting (Chicago), and editorial meetings during the RSNA annual meeting (Chicago).

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Eyler Fellowship, you must:

  • Be an RSNA member 
  • Have accomplished at least three years of attending-level work at an academic institution.
  • Have served as a reviewer for a major imaging journal.
  • Be affiliated with a national radiologic society in your country.

Application requirements

In addition to completing the questions on this form, please also upload the items listed below.

  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • A 500-word personal statement which includes your objectives in radiology journalism.
  • Three letters of reference, one of which must be from your department chair and must include an indication that the chair agrees to let you be away from your department if you are selected as a fellow. If you are from outside North America, (1) the letter from your department chair must attest to your written and verbal fluency in English, and (2) one of the other two letters must be from the national radiologic society of your home country.

Award

One Eyler fellow is selected each year and is awarded a stipend of $10,000 to cover the cost of transportation, lodging and meals during the fellowship.

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

See Opportunity for Details

Contact:

Christine Krause