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Junior Membership

Who is eligible?

All Radiology residents may apply for Junior Membership at any point during their training in General Radiology and/or sub specialization in Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology and/or Interventional Radiology.

Is there anything else required apart from filling in the online Application Form?

Application must be accompanied by confirmation letter regarding residency status of the applicant, signed by the head of the Department.

How long may someone be a Junior Member of ESGAR?

Junior Membership is valid for maximum three years or will end once the residency in Radiology is terminated.

What are the rights of Junior Members?

Junior Members have the right to vote but not to hold office. They shall be subject to congress fees and shall pay a reduced membership fee.

Membership fee: 75 EUR per year


ESGAR Top 20
The “ESGAR TOP 20” are the best abstracts, submitted by residents, who appear as the first author on the respective abstract and actually presented their presentation in the course of the Annual Congress. The oral presentations have been published in the Book of Abstracts, which is accessible for ESGAR Members and ESGAR participants via the ESGAR Personal Account. Top 20 winners receive a diploma and are names in the Annual Society Report.

Poster Prizes
The evaluation of the poster presentations is completed in advance of each annual meeting by a jury and is based on novelty, accuracy, educational value and design. Poster prize winners receive a diploma and are names in the Annual Society Report. Awarded posters are highlighted during the Annual Meeting and in the permanent poster databank online.

Rising Star
The Rising Star Award is a recognition award to acknowledge promising young abdominal radiology researchers. It can serve as a stepping stone to further develop their research career in abdominal radiology. Selected Rising Stars will receive their award on occasion of the ESGAR Annual Meeting.

The Rising Star status includes following benefits:

  • Free registration for the Annual Meeting
  • Participation in the Award ceremony during the Annual Meeting
  • Presentation of his/her research work during a lecture session at the Annual Meeting


Radiological Imaging of the Digestive Tract in Infants and Children - 2nd edition
Stafrace, Samuel; Blickman, Johan G. (Eds.); Springer 2016

Imaging and pathology of pancreatic neoplasms A pictorial atlas
D'Onofrio, Mirko; Capelli, Paola; Pederzoli, Paolo (Eds.); Springer 2015

Radiology Illustrated: Gastrointestinal Tract
Choi, Byung Ihn (Ed.); Springer 2015

Cross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Elsayes, Khaled M (Ed.); Springer 2015

Textbook of Gastrointestinal Radiology, 2-Volume Set
Gore, Richard; Levine, Marc; Elsevier Health Sciences 2014

Imaging of Small Bowel, Colon and Rectum. Series: A-Z Notes in
Radiological Practice and Reporting
Paolantonio, Pasquale; Dromain, Clarisse; Springer 2014

Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen
Brittenden, John; Tolan, Damian J.M. (Eds.); Springer 2012

Learning Abdominal Imaging
Luna, Antonio; Vilanova, Joan C.; Ros, Pablo R. (Eds.); Springer 2012

Clinical MRI of the Abdomen, Why, How, When
Gourtsoyiannis, Nicholas C. (Ed.); Springer 2011

Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging, Applications in the Body
Koh, Dow-Mu; Thoeny, Harriet C. (Eds.); Springer 2010

MRI of the Gastrointestinal Tract (Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging)
Stoker, Jaap (Ed.); Springer 2010

Training Curricula

European Training Curriculum for Radiology

The European Training Curriculum for Radiology (former European Training Charter for Clinical Radiology) is designed to provide a valuable template for training radiologists and to enhance the quality of care for patients throughout Europe. This existing current version is seen as a living document which is subject to continuous update and revision and is therefore at the moment only available in electronic format.

e-Book for Undergraduate Education in Radiology

The eBook for Undergraduate Education in Radiology is a project developed by the Education Committee and the Undergraduate Education Subcommittee of the European Society of Radiology. This eBook has been created to serve medical students, but also residents in their first year(s) of training, as well as academic teachers throughout Europe to understand and teach radiology as a whole coherent discipline, respectively.