Clinical Radiology is an exciting and rapidly evolving specialty, which plays an integral role in primary care and hospital medicine.
It is important for medical students to be aware that the Royal College of Radiologists have written an Undergraduate Radiology Curriculum that ensures you are taught the basics of image interpretation to prepare you for becoming a junior doctor.
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the RCR Undergraduate Curriculum and look at the Sample Questions that will aid your revision for Finals.
These documents are available on the RCR Website. Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the RCR Undergraduate Curriculum and look at the sample questions that will aid your revision for finals.
The Royal College of Radiologists are also looking for Trainee Undegraduate Representatives. To find out how you can become a Trainee Undergraduate Representative for your medical school please click here.
Undergraduate Radiology Societies Association
The RCR have set up the Undergraduate Radiology Societies Association (URSA) with the aim to bring together radiological societies from medical schools across the UK.
Here is an up to date list of the medical schools with radiological societies who have joined URSA. Click on the links for more information about each society.
|Medical School||Society name|
|Aberdeen||“DiagnostiX” University of Aberdeen Pathology & Radiology Society|
|Birmingham||University of Birmingham RadSoc|
|Buckingham||UBMS Radiology Society|
|Cambridge||“CamVIRS” Cambridge Vascular and Interventional Radiology Society|
|Cardiff||“CUMIS” Cardiff University Medical Imaging Society|
|Dundee||University of Dundee Radiology Society|
|Edinburgh||“EURS” Edinburgh University Radiology Society|
|Glasgow||“GURIG” Glasgow University Radiology Interest Group|
|Imperial College, London||Imperial College Radiology Society|
|Leeds||“X-Posure” Leeds Radiology Society|
|Liverpool||“LivRadSoc” Liverpool Radiological Society|
|Newcastle||Newcastle University Radiology Society|
|Nottingham||University of Nottingham Radiology Society|
|Plymouth & Peninsula||Plymouth RadSoc|
|Sheffield||University of Sheffield Radiology Society|
|St Bartholomew’s, London||Barts Radiology Society|
|St Georges, London||SGUL RadSoc|
|University College London||UCLU Medical Society (Radiology section)|