Inaugural Case Competition Focus: Africa
Saturday September 18, 2021
8:00 am - Noon (EDT)
The Global Health Imaging Case Report Competition is a collaboration between the Departments of Radiology at Penn Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), along with the Perelman School of Medicine Center for Global Health. It was designed for medical trainees in low- and middle-income countries to present cases unique to their region. The free virtual webinar event featured presentations by the finalists, “unknown cases” challenge, and a keynote speaker.
Keynote Speaker: Hammed Ninalowo, MD
Co Director, Accuread Radiology Nig LTD
Founder, CEO, IRDOC Vascular and Interventional Radiology LTD
Dr. Hammed Ninalowo is a Vascular and Interventional Radiologist who completed his IR training here at Penn Medicine. He is the first U.S.-trained physician to offer the full spectrum of interventional radiology services in Nigeria.
“I was told that standing up an IR practice in sub-Saharan Africa was impossible. It was then my mission to make the advanced therapies of interventional radiology readily available there. IRDOCNIGERIA was founded because I simply believed 'impossible' was nothing.”
Guest Judge: Pradnya Mhatre, MD, MRMD
Editorial Board Member, Applied Radiology
Focus: New AR Column on Global Health Imaging
Case Submission Guidelines
Deadline for abstracts was Friday July 30, 2021.
Case competition submissions should be centered around relevant medical images demonstrating patient presentation and course of disease as well as patient story which explains their social circumstances.
This event provides a platform for networking, professional advancement, and learning while having fun (and potentially winning prize money).
1st place - $1000
2nd place - $500
People’s Choice - $250
The winning case will also be published in Applied Radiology.
When does judging take place?
Presentations by selected participants were given and judged during the virtual event on September 18.
What do entrants need to do?
Submit an abstract limited to 500 words which includes:
- Name, department, institution and country
- Name of mentor and other team members
- Brief description of the case and course of disease/treatment
- Description of available imaging studies (for example: CT abdomen and pelvis showing a 9 cm abdominal mass)
- Unique past medical and social history
What else do entrants need to know?
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