New Emerging Research Submissions

Submit your cutting edge research by December 1, 2021.

As part of our commitment to staying on the cutting edge of emerging topics that impact our profession and our patients, the Scientific Program is accepting submissions from in-training radiologists for two new sessions that will take place at the ARRS Annual Meeting: Emerging Research, Parts 1 and 2.

Residents, fellows, and medical students can submit research topics and materials to be considered for Oral Presentations until December 1, 2021

Only 13 Oral Presentations—representing contemporary, advanced research—will be accepted. Declined submissions for the two Emerging Research Sessions will not be transferred to the routine Scientific Program, so be sure to prepare your submissions accordingly.


  • The Submitting Author and the designated Presenting Author must be residents, fellows, or medical students.
  • The designated Presenting Author must be confirmed at the time of submission.
  • Presenting Authors must agree to present their research in person at the ARRS 2022 Annual Meeting, and if needed, in the format of a pre-recorded PowerPoint presentation.
  • Declined submissions for the Emerging Research Session will not be transferred to the routine scientific program, so be sure to make your prepared submissions now.
  • You must submit an Oral Presentation abstract; Online Poster submissions will not be considered for the Emerging Research Session.
  • The submission and review processes for oral presentations submitted for the Emerging Research session is similar to that of the routine submission process.
  • The designated Presenting Author must be confirmed at the time of submission.
  • The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Review Subcommittee Section Chairs.
  • The Subcommittee Chair will either accept or reject the abstracts per radiology subspecialty discipline.
  • Notification on the acceptance of the Emerging Research abstracts will be forwarded to all authors in January, once the peer-review processes are completed.
  • Authors will be notified in January, 2022 on the status of their abstract submissions.
  • The accepted abstracts (13 total) from the Emerging Research submissions will be presented in two sessions at the 2022 Annual Meeting, with two moderators.
  • Each Presenting Author will be allowed 8 minutes for their respective Oral Presentation, followed by a 2-minute Q&A session.
  • Moderators will choose up to 2 abstracts in the program for potential awards, to be determined by the Subcommittee Chair.
  • No keynote presentations will be delivered during the Emerging Research sessions.
  • CME will be awarded as for the routine scientific abstract session process.