GALEN Foundation Courses
AimThe GALEN Foundation Courses have been designed to familiarise young radiologists with the established approaches and most recent achievements in diagnostic imaging, related to topics across the modalities.
The courses are aimed at residents in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of training in radiology and are primarily assigned to the geographic area of south, central and eastern Europe. Board-certified radiologists are welcome to join as well.
Each programme is divided into organ-oriented lecture series and interactive workshops, offered by an internationally renowned European faculty.
All programmes have been specifically structured with the trainee radiologist in mind and are meant to deal with subjects of practical importance; they have an interactive character to encourage informal and free communication between participants and lecturers.
Course programmeEach programme is divided into organ-oriented lecture series and interactive workshops, offered by an internationally renowned European faculty. All programmes have been specifically structured with the trainee radiologist in mind and are meant to deal with subjects of practical importance; they have an interactive character to encourage informal and free communication between participants and lecturers.Every course is held in English and is accompanied by an online self-assessment test consisting of multiple-choice questions.
ESR/ESOR reserves the right to amend course programmes.
EligibilityFoundation courses are intended for residents in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of training in radiology. Participants must be proficient in English. All courses are open to ESR members, as well as non-members. ESR members benefit from a special registration fee. Further information about ESR membership is available at myESR.org/membership.
RegistrationFor online registration please go to the relevant course.
There are different registration fees for residents and for board certified radiologists. Moreover, a special early fee is available until eight weeks prior to every course. Please go to the relevant course for the exact registration fees. It is possible to attend more than one course. As the number of participants per course is limited to 60, registrations will be considered on a first come, first serve basis.
The registration fee includes lecture and workshop attendance, teaching material for the course (digital syllabus), coffee breaks and lunch as per programme.
Kindly note that the fee for residents applies to radiologists in training only. Resident registration must therefore be accompanied by a confirmation of resident status, signed by the head of department. Download
When making your travel arrangements, please make sure that you will be able to stay for the entire course.
Terms of cancellationCancellation by the course organiser:
• In case the minimum number of participants has not been reached four weeks prior to the course, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the course. Registration fees will be refunded in full.
Cancellation by the participant:
• No refund from ESR/ESOR is possible in the event of cancellation or no-show by the participant. We recommend taking out the cancellation insurance offered by Europäische Reiseversicherung.
Please read through our terms and conditions before you book the course. Download
Participants are responsible for their travel and hotel arrangements. Recommendations for hotels at the venue or nearby are available online. Further information is available under the respective course information. Please book early in order to ensure availability.
An application has been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of all ESOR courses. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.eu. European accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants to validate the credits obtained at this activity in their home European country. The maximum number of CME credits designated for each event is announced on the ESOR website as soon as the application process of the specific event has been finalised. Certificates can only be handed out to participants who attended the entire course.
CopyrightAll material supplied or used as part of an ESOR course is protected by copyright and remains the intellectual property of the speaker. This material is only for use by those participants who have attended an ESOR course; copying or use by others of such material is prohibited.
Videotaping and photography policyESR/ESOR does not allow any unauthorised videotaping or photography of any lectures or workshops.
About GALENGALEN (129-200 AD)
Galen was an ancient Greek physician whose teaching was influential all the way up to the Renaissance. His views dominated European medicine for over a thousand years and Galen’s work can be seen as building on the Hippocratic theories of the body.