EDiR Training Evaluation
The EDiR Training Evaluation is a self-assessment test aimed to review the fundamentals of general radiology.
This is an online evaluation via remote proctoring software, which can be taken at the hospital or from home (see technical requirements below).
Radiology trainees thinking of applying for the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR). Radiologists who would like to review the fundamentals of general radiology. Please note that the content of this evaluation corresponds to level I of the ESR European Training Curriculum for Radiology (pages 9 to 53): https://www.myesr.org/media/2838. Heads of Training wishing to monitor the progress of their residents. Your residents will be evaluated in different categories and you will receive an anonymised report covering the areas of deficiency. Your residents will get instant results (pass/fail and average score) and a detailed report on their performance (results classified by subspecialty area) via email.
Radiology trainees thinking of applying for the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR).
Radiologists who would like to review the fundamentals of general radiology.
Please note that the content of this evaluation corresponds to level I of the ESR European Training Curriculum for Radiology (pages 9 to 53): https://www.myesr.org/media/2838.
Heads of Training wishing to monitor the progress of their residents.
Your residents will be evaluated in different categories and you will receive an anonymised report covering the areas of deficiency.
Your residents will get instant results (pass/fail and average score) and a detailed report on their performance (results classified by subspecialty area) via email.
Candidates must be in at least the second year of their national radiology training programme.
Dates and fees:
- September 28, 2023 -> REGISTER HERE
09:30h – 10:00h CEST – Registration
10:00h – 12:00h CEST – MRQs
12:00h – 12:05h CEST – Break
12:05h – 12:35h CEST – Short Cases
Fee: € 50.
- A dedicated committee has been appointed to work on this self-assessment.
Its members have previously collaborated in the preparation of the EDiR.
- New questions are included in each self-assessment.
For more information, please contact the EBR office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Structure of the evaluation, blueprint and scoring
The evaluation lasts 150 minutes with a 5 minute-break in-between. You will have to go through 100 MRQs and 10 Short Cases.
|Subspecialty||Multiple Response Questions (knowledge and image-based)||Short Cases|
|Chest / Thorax||10||1|
|Head and Neck||8||1|
|Imaging Physics including radiation safety||4||–|
|Imaging Pharmacology including contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals||2||–|
|Interventional and Vascular||8||–|
In order to pass the EDiR Training Evaluation, the score has to be greater or equal to 50% in both sections (Multiple Response Questions and Short Cases).
Please pay attention to the technical requirements and make sure that you fulfil them. No refund will be provided if an applicant does not comply with the technical requirements set forth below and cannot complete the self-assessment on the day of the test:
Candidates will need a computer or laptop, a working built-in or external web camera and microphone, a smartphone, and a strong internet connection.
What operating system is needed?
Candidates can use ProctorExam on Windows 8 and higher, Mac OS X and higher, ChromeOS and most Linux distributions (64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+ or Fedora Linux 24+. Check your operating system here.
Is a specific browser required?
The ProctorExam platform requires you to use the latest version of Google Chrome. Check your browser here.
How can it be checked if the webcam is working?
Simply visit this page and follow the instructions. If you see your image, you’re all set.
How can it be checked if the microphone is working?
Simply visit this page and follow the instructions. If you can see a wave, you’re all set.
What mobile phone should be used?
Android 5.1+ and iOS 10.0+ smart devices – smartphone or tablet – with a camera are supported. Check your operating system here by using your smartphone. Note: Huawei P30, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), Google Pixel 3 and newer are not compatible with our app. Please make sure that your device is connected to a power supply. During the evaluation, your smartphone should be connected to your WiFi but in Airplane Mode. This way, proctors may contact you through WhatsApp if any technical problems may occur. Kindly note, that enabling Airplane Mode always disables Wi-Fi. However, on most devices, you can re-enable Wi-Fi after turning on Airplane Mode.
What about the internet connection?
The EDiR Training Evaluation Working Group
The EDiR Training Evaluation Working Group has been established to fulfil two functions: to develop this new project and to set up a database for this new self-assessment.
All its members are or have been on an EDiR committee and, in some cases, they have also organised the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) at their hospitals in their capacity as Heads of Training.
Prof. Dr. Davide Caramella (Italy)
- Professor of Radiology at the University of Pisa and Chairman of the Residency Program (retired).
Prof. Oğuz Dicle (Turkey)
- Professor at Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine in the Department of Radiology.
- Written Evaluation Committee, Member and Team Leader (Informatics)
Prof. Süha Süreyya Özbek (Turkey)
- Professor of Radiology and Director of the Ultrasonography Division of the Radiology Department at Ege
- University Faculty of Medicine in Izmir.
- Standards Committee Chair
Prof. Laura Oleaga Zufiría (Spain)
- Professor of Radiology at the University of Barcelona.
- Head of the Radiology Department at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona.
- EDiR Scientific Director
Prof. Jean-Baptiste Pialat (France)
- Professor in Residence.
- Deputy Head of the Department of Radiology at Lyon Sud Hospital Center in Pierre-Bénite.
Prof. Wolfgang Schima (Austria)
- Professor of Radiology at the Medical University of Vienna.
- Head of Radiology of Göttlicher Heiland Krankenhaus, Barmherzige Schwestern Krankenhaus, and Sankt Josef Krankenhaus in Vienna.
Dr. Aaron Dean Stirling (Ireland)
- Consultant paedistric diagnostic and interventional radiologist at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI).
Prof. Katarina Šurlan Popovic (Slovenia)
- Head of the Neuroradiology Department at Clinical Institute of Radiology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
- Head of the Radiology Department at Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana.
Prof. Sofie Van Cauter (Belgium)
- Professor of Neuroanatomy at Hasselt University in Hasselt.
- Staff Radiologist Department of Medical Imaging at Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg (ZOL) in Genk.
- Consultant Radiologist Department of Radiology at University Hospital Leuven in Leuven.