Our Mission

The Association of Program Directors in Radiology is an organization of residency and fellowship program directors and coordinators with the common goal of optimizing the educational experience for our trainees. Through an annual meeting, periodic communications, and material on its website, APDR enhances the professional capabilities of its members, provides them with the tools necessary to flourish in a rapidly changing healthcare environment and to be in compliance with regulatory requirements of the Residency Review Committee and the American Board of Radiology, and facilitates effective communication with those organizations and others with common interests.

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News & Events

International Day of Radiology to Recognize Breast Imaging and Countless Innovations in Radiology Research

Tuesday, November 8th is the fifth annual International Day of Radiology (IDoR). APDR is one of more than 140 radiology-related professional societies from around the globe that are taking part in IDoR — the 121st anniversary of the discovery of the X-ray. 

This year the day will focus on breast imaging and the essential role that radiology plays in the detection, diagnosis and management of diseases of the breast. For additional information on International Day of Radiology, visit www.internationaldayofradiology.com.

APDR Committee Meetings at RSNA

APDR committee meetings will be held on Monday, November 28th. The committees scheduled to meet are: Annual Survey Ad Hoc, Archives, Early Career/Junior Members Task Force, Global Health Initiative for Residents Task Force, Interventional Radiology Residency Ad Hoc, Long Range Planning, Matching Plan, Membership, and Small Program/Non-University. Meeting invitations noting the time and location were emailed to committee members. 

Contact APDR@rsna.org with any questions. 

APDR Roundtable Discussions at RSNA

APDR and APCR members are invited to attend the fourth annual program director discussion forum hosted by Dr. Angelisa Paladin, University of Washington.

Please join your colleagues from 12:00-1:00pm on Tuesday, November 29th to discuss the IR/DR Residency, Informatics, and the Final Year Exam. The forum will be held in Room N139 at McCormick Place. No food will be served, but you are welcome to bring a lunch to eat during the forum.

No RSVP is needed - We hope to see you there!