Our department is actively involved in the training of medical undergraduate and post-graduate students from CUHK, radiography students from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, trainees from the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, and is involved in the organisation of regular Training Courses and Meetings.


The CUHK Radiology undergraduate teaching program is integrated with the preclinical and clinical curriculum, and comprises teaching in Radiological Anatomy, Radiological Pathology, and Clinical Radiology.

Teaching is structured by systems comprising pulmonary, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, nervous, musculoskeletal, head & neck and vascular systems. At the end of the undergraduate radiology teaching program, students are expected to understand the advantages, limitations, risks and indications for different imaging techniques, identify normal and abnormal radiological anatomy, and interpret images for basic emergency and common disorders.

Radiology Teaching Programme across the Undergraduate Medical Curriculum

Radiology has an essential role in medicine for diagnosis, disease monitoring, and minimally invasive treatment. We have a comprehensive and structured CUHK Radiology teaching programme that provides a continuum across the curriculum in the pre-clinical and clinical years. This puts Radiology teaching at the heart of undergraduate medical student teaching.

Medical students acquire the knowledge and skills to:

(1) Understand the strengths & weaknesses of imaging investigations/modalities

(2) Select imaging investigations thoughtfully in the context of a patient’s clinical presentation, patient safety, and health care resources

(3) Prepare patients for imaging investigations and provide relevant information on the radiology request form

(4) Distinguish normal from abnormal images and know when to seek advice

(5) Interpret basic images of common & emergency disorders

(6) Check the radiology report with the images, the responsibility for which is likely to increase with the introduction of AI generated reports

5 Modules

Thorax Abdomen & Pelvis Musculo Nervous System Head & Neck Imaging Modalities
Radiology Anatomy
Year 2/3
Radiology Pathology
Year 4
Radiology Basic Clinical
Year 6
Flipped Classroom
Blackboard Quiz
Interactive Lecture With Online Quiz
Modality Rotation
Face-to-Face Small Group Tutorials

Example Thorax Module

Radiology Anatomy Year 2/3
Radiology Pathology Year 4
Basic Clinical Radiology Year 6


The Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology accepts students yearly for our MPhil or PhD programs. The most common application date is before the end of one year, and if selected, students will enrol in early August of the next year.

There are three types of studentships, 1) Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) by Hong Kong government, which is extremely competitive and only selects the best candidates; 2) Studentship by the University; 3) Studentship by individual professor’s research grants. Note that most of the current students are supported by university studentship. Occasionally, we also accept self-financed students.

To apply for HKPFS, students have to have a professor supervisor to endorse their application. To apply for studentship allocated by the University, it is not essential for an applicant to seek the endorsement from a professorial supervisor.

Students join our Department’s active research program and work as part of a team under the guidance of their supervisor.

As well as research training provided within the Department, students will have access to other relevant teaching in the Chinese University of Hong Kong to fully develop their research skills.

If you are interested in applying to our department, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website at [] for detailed information about the application procedure, entry requirements, and program details.

For additional information and answers to frequently asked questions, you can visit the “Frequently Asked Questions” section on the CUHK Graduate School website at [].

Please click here, for our current postgraduate students.

For further information regarding application, please contact:

Scientific Updating Meeting 2019

Date Name Title
Jan 23 2019 Dr M LAW

AI and Radiology: what Radiologists should know

Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Current Updates
Feb 20 2019 Dr HY HUNG

MR Enterography for Small Bowel Crohn’s Disease

Latest Guidelines on Management of Incidentally detected Pulmonary Nodules
Feb 28 2019 Dr T SO Neuroimaging - Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury
Mar 20 2019 Ms Ellen Chow (APN)

Ms Wong Yuen Sim, Grace (RN)
Hand Hygiene Audit

Enhancing the Workflow in DIIR Nursing
Apr 17 2019 Mr Jiang Bai Yan
(PhD Candidate)
Probing Chemical Exchange Using Quantitative Spin-Lock R1rho Asymmetry Imaging With Adiabatic Radiofrequency Pulses at 3.0T
May 8 2019 Mr Chiyanika Chileka
(PhD Candidate)

Mr Yeung Kwong Hang Jimmy
(PhD Candidate)

Mr Wong Lun Matthew
(PhD Candidate)
Relationship of Fatty Pancreas, Fatty Liver, Body Fat and the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance in Obese Chinese Adolescents with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based on Vertebral Wedging Measurements in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (Pilot study)

Patch-based Segmentation of Primary Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma on MR T2-Weighted Images through Deep Learning with Positional and Textural Awareness
Jun 19 2019 Dr J CHAN Palatine Tonsil Uptale in PET-CT
Jul 17 2019 Dr E TANG

Audit on FNA of Thyroid Lesions

Audit on Pre-operative Neuroimaging in Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients
Aug 21 2019 Dr S YU

The morphology of intravesical prostatic protrusion predicts the outcome of prostate artery embolization

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in HCC surveillance
Sep 18 2019 Dr T CHEUNG

Periprocedural Management of Bleeding Risk in Percutaneous Image-guided Interventions

Crystal Arthropathies
Aug 21 2019 Dr S YU

The morphology of intravesical prostatic protrusion predicts the outcome of prostate artery embolization

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in HCC surveillance
Sep 18 2019 Dr T CHEUNG

Periprocedural Management of Bleeding Risk in Percutaneous Image-guided Interventions

Crystal Arthropathies
Oct 23 2019 Dr E TANG

Ms KM Wong (Radiographer)
Audit on FNA of Thyroid Nodules

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Audit
Nov 20 2019 Mr Qian Yurui
(MPhil Candidate)

Ms Li Siyue
(PhD Candidate)

Mr Jiang Bai Yan
(PhD Candidate)
Multi-parametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging of liver fibrosis

Fully Automatic Segmentation of Knee Joint Tissue using MR Images based on Deep Learning Network

‘Probing Chemical Exchange Using Robust Quantitative Spin-Lock R1rho Asymmetry Imaging With Adiabatic Radiofrequency Pulses
Dec 11 2019 Ms Huang Xiling
(MPhil Candidate)

Ms Qiu Shiwen
(MPhil Candidate)
Chest Imaging Features Suggesting Drug-resistant Lung TB

Validation study of a diffusion MRI derived vessel density biomarker for detecting viral hepatitis-b induced liver fibrosis
Dec 23 2019 Dr J CHAN Transcatheter Embolisation For Acute GI Bleeding

Scientific Updating Meeting 2020

Date Name Title
Jan 22 2020 Dr J ABRIGO

Medical Reversals in Radiology

Reaudit on CT Pulmonary Angiogram: Enhancement and Radiation Dose
Jun 17 2020 Dr SC TSAI

Neuro-Spine : Case Sharing

CT Myocardial Perfusion
Jul 22 2020 Dr M Law / Dr A Hui / Dr SC Tsai Discrepancy Cases

Scientific Updating Meeting 2021

Date Name Title
Jan 6 2021 Ms CHAN Lok Ching, Jasmine
Prompt Abnormality Detection Project Review
Jan 20 2021 Dr A KING

The Role of MRI in NPC Screening

Update on Stroke Imaging
Feb 17 2021 Dr C CHO

Seeing the Invisible : Adjunctive Techniques in Liver Ablation

A Survey of Incidence and Final Outcome of Incidental Breast Lesions detected by 18F-FDG PET-CT in Patients without Known Breast Malignancy
Mar 24 2021 Dr C CHO

Discrepancy Cases

Audit on US-guided Percutaneous Needle Biopsy of Groin and Axillary Lymph Nodes
Jun 23 2021 Dr T SO

Volumetric Analysis and Survival Predictors of High-grade Glioma

Metal Artefact Reduction using Iterative Reconstruction and Monoenergetic Extrapolation on Dual-energy CT
Jul 21 2021 Dr C TSOI

Audit on Imaging in Monoclonal Plasma Cell Disorders

Structured Reporting for CT Paranasal Sinuses
Aug 18 2021 Dr CM CHU Microwave ablation of lung tumor
Oct 20 2021 Dr S YIP Audit on New Bleeding Risk Hospital guidelines for Image guided Pleural and Abdominal Drainage
Dec 15 2021 Dr J CHAN

Non-fasting Contrast CT

Audit on TACE Complications
Dec 22 2021 Mr. Yan Taiyu (PhD Candidate)

Ms. Zheng Cunjing
(PhD Candidate)
Detection of Sagittal Vertebrae Compression Fractures based on Deep Learning

Bi-exponential fitting excluding b=0 data improves the scan-rescan stability of liver IVIM parameter measures and particularly so for the perfusion fraction

Scientific Updating Meeting 2022(Updated on Dec 02 2022)

Date Name Title
Jan 19 2022 Dr K WANG

DXA Auto-reporting

Imaging Features of Breast Cancer Molecular Subtypes
Mar 23 2022 Dr F YU

Audit on Reporting of Incidental Thyroid Nodules detected on Computer Tomography

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty – Technical Aspects, Efficacy and Safety Outcomes
Jun 22 2022 Dr W CHU

Radiation Protection in Children

Breast Imaging Cases Review
Jul 20 2022 Dr H LEUNG

Reaudit on Structured Reporting on CT Paranasal Sinuses

Structured Reporting of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Oct 6 2022 Dr. J Abrigo Neuroimaging - Round Update on imaging of diffuse gliomas in adults
Oct 12 2022 Dr KT Wong/Dr SC Tsai/Dr C Tsoi Critical Appraisal
Oct 19 2022 Dr F YU

Audit on Reporting of Incidental Thyroid Nodules detected on Computer Tomography

Audit on Defecogram
Dec 21 2022 Ms Grace Wong, APN Audit Presentation