Fellow of the American College of Radiology is a prestigious award that is conferred by the Board of Chancellors. The
Committee on Fellowship Credentials measures each candidate's credentials against the Nomination Criteria rubric where members are not in competition with one another. The CFC forwards its nominations to the Board of Chancellors for its review and approval decisions.
The minimum eligibility requirement is 10 cumulative post-training ACR membership years and at least one criterion among one or more of these domains:
- Service to the ACR at national or chapter level(s) and/or
organized radiology/medicine at national, regional, state, or local
- Outstanding teaching of diagnostic radiology,
interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation oncology, and/or
- Significant scientific or clinical research in radiology or significant contributions to the literature
You may confirm your eligibility with a membership inquiry to FACR@acr.org.
You are encouraged to review the ACR Fellowship Guidelines, ACR Bylaws and Nomination Criteria or Military Nomination Criteria prior to beginning an application. Seek guidance from the fellowship chair of your chapter to determine if you are a strong candidate this year or in the near future.
At least two current Fellows must endorse your application; only one endorsing Fellow may be from the same business entity. An All ACR Fellows list is posted below for your reference to help identify your potential endorsers. Use the membership directory to identify the email addresses to submit your endorsement requests through the application platform.
Your Application Deadline:
View your chapter's submission deadline in the drop down section below to avoid missing the submission deadline; your application deadline is determined by the submission date required by your chapter. Your must submit a complete application before the chapter-designated deadline to be eligible for chapter review. A complete application including at least two endorsement letters must be submitted before the submission deadline below. Chapter officers review applications after the submission deadline and submit recommendations to the College no later than June 30, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted from candidates nor chapter reviewers.
Attendance at the convocation ceremony during the Annual Meeting is necessary for the honor to be conferred. Members who apply in 2021 will receive notification letters by late October 2021. Those elected to become Fellows will participate in the April 2022 Convocation Ceremony in Washington, DC unless approval is deferred to a subsequent convocation year.