Medical Dealer’s Guide to RSNA 2017: Explore, Invent and Transform

The theme of RSNA 2017, “Explore. Invent. Transform.” invites attendees to investigate and advance radiology through innovation as a means of creating positive impact on patient care.

“It’s a strong message with big implications – and radiology’s most influential forum is the ideal place to share it,” according to the RSNA website.

The 103rd RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, scheduled for November 26 to December 1 at McCormick Place, Chicago, will once gain feature top-notch education, an enormous exhibit hall with industry leaders from around the globe and ample opportunities to network with colleagues.

Among the thought leaders presenting at the Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting is RSNA President Richard L. Ehman, MD. He will kick off this year’s event with the President’s Address titled “Is It Time to Reinvent Radiology?” at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 26.

Ehman’s presentation is one of nine plenary sessions slated for this year’s event. The complete schedule can be viewed online at

RSNA Technical Exhibits are also scheduled to begin on November 26 and will be held from 10 am. to 5 p.m. through Wednesday with a Thursday session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional educational opportunities includes special courses, events and features designed to enhance each attendees unique experience. Among the topics featured in special courses are 3D printing, abbreviated MRI breast exams and deep learning and machine intelligence in radiology.

Also, individuals are reminder that registration for the virtual meeting will be open from November 25 to February 28.

Speaking of November 25, that is the day to attend a special workshop. The NIH Grantsmanship Workshop will provide an introduction to writing a grant proposal for the National Institutes of Health. Topics to be covered include elements of a good proposal, understanding the review process and planning.

An expansive exhibit area allows space for manufacturers to showcase their products and interact with attendees one-on-one. It is another reason for the popularity of the Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.