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Resident and Fellow Training

The Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) offers residents and fellows an array of live and online courses for comprehensive training in professional development, leadership and career management.

 Whether you are a resident looking for the career essentials that will prepare you for your first years in practice, or a program director looking to close the gaps in your resident career training curriculum, the RLI offers affordable programs that deliver a self-paced and immersive learning experience.

Residents will gain access to the best and brightest radiology educators and thought leaders. They will be empowered with skills for real impact as well as the knowledge to achieve in today’s competitive health care landscape.


RLI Resident Milestones Program

Developed by the RLI, economics experts and residency program directors, the RLI Resident Milestones Program: Economics and the Physician Role in Health Care Systems, provides the essential training to help satisfy the ACGME Physician Role in Health Care Systems sub-competency (part of the Systems-Based Practice competency) requirement by effectively facilitating resident education in health care economics.
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Kickstart Your Career

This workshop offers the unique opportunity to learn through self-paced pre-recorded lectures as well as an interactive live webinar. Upon participating, residents will gain critical knowledge about entering the workforce and have the chance to practice their skills in real-world scenarios with guided support from leading experts in radiology. Additionally, those who attend may sign up for an exclusive, one-year mentorship program for personalized guidance as they prepare to transition out of residency and into the workforce.
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Leadership Essentials 201: Preparing for Practice

Chaired by Ann Jay, MD and Ryan Peterson, MD, this comprehensive live and online program takes place over the course of 4 months and presents a focused curriculum on topics such as contracts and negotiations, rookie leadership and personal finance.
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RLI Leadership Lectures at AIRP

With a mission of offering residents a sample of the high-quality education RLI provides, one free leadership presentation is offered at the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) course in Silver Spring, MD, to attendees of the Four-Week Resident Course.

As an alternate to the RLI Kickstart course, sessions are scheduled once per course and are designed to provide insights and guidance that will be valuable on the leadership journey.

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RLI Power Hour Recordings

A selection of bi-monthly webinars that provide radiologists at all career stages with valuable insights on prescient leadership and health care topics.
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RLI-RFS Webinar Series: Trends in Corporatization

Faculty: Howard Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR and Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
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Other Resident and Fellow Resources and Opportunities

Awards and Scholarships

By recognizing the work and achievements of current leaders and providing scholarship opportunities for new leaders, the RLI strives to enhance the radiology leadership community overall. The RLI provides pathways through which scholarships are awarded to participate in the annual RLI Summit as well as other RLI programs. We also recognize the achievements of the Leadership Luminaries who have demonstrated leadership in organized radiology over the course of their career.      

Scholarships and Recognition

Participate in the RFS Journal Club

Interact directly with ACR leaders and gain unique perspectives on their areas of expertise. The journal club meets via conference call and is facilitated by a member of ACR leadership.
RFS Journal Club

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