Clinical radiology undergraduate day

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) annually holds a free whole day meeting for undergraduates with an interest in radiology. 

The meeting is organised with the intention to inform undergraduates about careers in radiology, the training pathway, what life is like as a consultant radiologists after achieving a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), and to provide updates in the field of radiology. At a typical undergraduate radiology day, you will hear from leading speakers in the field of medical imaging. There will also be many opportunities to network during the course of the day.

2021 virtual undergraduate radiology day

Date: Monday 7 June

Venue: Zoom

In light of the developing situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the clinical radiology undergraduate steering committee has taken the decision to hold a virtual undergraduate radiology day.  


To register for the 2021 virtual undergraduate oncology day, please create an RCR website account and then book your place

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The 2021 undergraduate radiology meeting programme is available below. 

Time SessionSpeakers 

Dr Malcolm Johnston, Chair of the Undergraduate Radiology Steering Committee

09:30-09:40Quiz Dr Chris George
09:40-10:00Developing practical skills for radiology training applications Dr Samantha Fossey
10:00-10:40Life as a consultant radiologist Dr David Little


10:55-11:35Interventional radiologyDr Malcolm Johnston
11:35-12:15CT post mortem Dr Siobhan McLaughlin

Lunch/Networking and Poster Gallery: Short presentations from winners of the 2019 and 2020 undergraduate radiology prizes 

13:15-13:20Presentation of prizes Dr William Ramsden, Vice President Clinical Radiology 
13:20-14:00The role of radiology in major trauma 

Dr Richard Graham 

14:00-14:20Q & A 
14:20-14:30Close - Survey feedback

Reasons to attend 

  • An opportunity to network with your peers
  • Listen to talks from consultant radiologists, radiology trainees and medical students with an interest in radiology
  • Enhance your CV by evidencing your commitment to radiology
  • Receive an attendance certificate 
  • Get information about the undergraduate awards and prizes
  • Find out how you can get involved with the RCR

Please note, this will be a virtual meeting and spaces will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. If you have any questions please contact

2020 undergraduate day -  8 June

Postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 

2019 undergraduate day - 3 June 

47 enthused undergraduate medical students with an interest in radiology attended the undergraduate radiology day held Monday 3 June 2019. The programme for the day can be seen below.

2018 undergraduate day – 7 June 

On 7 June 2018 the RCR welcomed 60 delegates to 2018 Undergraduate Day. The free meeting was organised for undergraduates with an interest in radiology and for consultants or trainees who are undergraduate leads, or who are involved in undergraduate radiology teaching.