Introduction/Background Inadequate involvement of radiology residents in research during core training has been reported in Europe and North America [1,2],
and approximately 41% of radiology residents are not satisfied with the research opportunities available to them . The involvement in research of radiology trainees in Europe is approximately 39% ,
and the rate of publications authored by radiology trainees can be as low as 19% .
This inadequate involvement of radiology trainees...
Methods & Materials
We designed and distributed an online survey (Google LLC,
US)about academic involvement during core training to radiology trainees and fellows across the world. Theweb link allowed users to fill in their responses on any internet browser. English version: https://forms.gle/aw5y4pk3zw1jbzRs6 Spanish version: https://forms.gle/qMjQa1vZ9QREEkPv9 French version: https://goo.gl/forms/BowFFWDStR74FlQR2 We used social media platforms (including Twitter,
We included 199 trainees and fellows with an interest in thoracic and cardiovascular imaging (79 females; 4 did not reveal their gender.
137 (69%) participants were residents in European countries; 138 of participants did core training in Europe.
See Figures 1-6 and Tables 1-7. Geographical distribution is displayed in Fig. 1 . Table 1 covers valuesdistributed by world regions as well as total numberson: age groups,
academic background in family,
setting of core...
Radiology trainees with interest in cardiothoracic imaging are often not formally involved in research or teaching in their programmes accross the world. The majority of surveyed trainees have a positive attitude to academic practice,
and mostof the participantsare planning to work in academic setting. There is a significant perceived gender barrier for women in academic opportunities.
Significantly lower number of female participants were involved in teaching activities. The most important...
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Dr Monika Arzanauskaite Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist Clinical Tutor / Trust Specialty Training Lead forNorth West School of Radiology Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (Liverpool,
United Kingdom). Twitter: @arzanauskaite Dr Federica Vernuccio Radiologist University of Palermo Université Paris 7 Diderot Twitter: @DrF_Vernuccio