June 15, 2022 — Six radiology and cardiology trainees have been selected as finalists for the 16th Annual Canon Young Investigator Awards (YIA) in cardiovascular computed tomography. Each finalist will present their research at the 2022 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) Annual Scientific Meeting, July 15 – 17 in Las Vegas. The YIA program supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years of completing a training program.
“SCCT greatly values the long-standing partnership with Canon Medical Systems, a company that recognizes the importance of promoting the research, writing and oral presentation skills of trainees,” says co-chair of the YIA judging panel, Marcus Chen, MD.
Adds YIA judging panel co-chair, Rene Packard, MD, PhD: “SCCT has a commitment, shared by Canon, to foster the development of radiology residents and cardiology fellows so they can become future leaders both in the clinic and in research.”
- Jorge Chavarria, MD | McMaster University
- Donghee Han, MD | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Rebecca Jonas, MD | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
- Ofir Koren, MD | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Alexander Razavi, MD, PhD, MPH | Emory University School of Medicine
- Seokhun Yang, MD | Seoul National University Hospital
The judges will select a first place winner and a runner-up. Each finalists will receive a cash prize. Winners will be announced at the closing ceremony on Sunday, July 17. Each award winner’s manuscript will be eligible for priority peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT).