As you may know the PACS and Teleradiology Group are awarding two £500 prizes this year from among the Abstracts submitted for consideration at UKRC in Birmingham last week. There were a large number of applications pertinent to PACS and Teleradiology across the range of Scientific, Service Delivery, Education and Mainstream entries. The winners were:
E-1518: PACS in the Dissecting Room; submitted by E Miles Panayiotou from Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex.
Their Key Learning Objectives: "Historically medical students have been taught anatomy in the dissecting room with the aid of anatomy atlases. The GMC's Tomorrow's Doctors ask medical schools to take advantage of new technologies to deliver teaching.
This poster sets out to highlight 1. The role of imaging in undergraduate anatomy 2. How imaging is beneficial in the dissecting room 3. The potential use of PACS in medical education to support the larning and teaching of anatomy"
E-1706 Double Reporting of Brain MR - 12 Month Results; submitted by M Serrallonga, E Grive, S Domenech, C Schorlemmer and H Billing from Barcelona, Spain.
Their Key Learning Objectives: "To achieve highest diagnostic accuracy, reduce incidence of errors and attain high level of clarity and comprehension of the report" (by measuring the extent of discrepancy graded by clinical consequence).
Many thanks to the (honorary) judges for their time and expertise:
Dr Guy R J Sissons, MRCP FRCR; Postgraduate Tutor and Consultant Interventional Radiologist at the Countess of Chester; and
Dr Peter Rowlands, BMedSci, FRCP, FRCR; National Clinical Guardian for Ultrasound and Consultant Interventional Radiologist at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital.
We will of course contact the winners directly but thought website users may also like to know the outcome.