ONLINE Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Lower extremity

8 - 10 May 2023

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Level II - General radiologist

9 EACCME CME Credits

Join leading MSK radiologist Dr. Roar Pedersen as he walks participants through the most common MR studies of the lower extremity (knee, ankle, hip, and more) through a series of lectures combined with hands-on case readings followed by group discussions.

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This course will guide you through the most common MR studies of the lower extremity, and will give you sufficient knowledge of MR anatomy and pathology to evaluate the most common injuries and findings of this region. Anatomical variants and pitfalls will be discussed. Findings particular for the growing skeleton as well as degenerative changes will be illustrated, and common sports injuries and stress reactions are extensively covered.

After completing this course you will have updated your knowledge on MSK MR imaging of the lower extremity and if you are a beginner, you should be able to report your first studies.

TMC Academy fellowships are held in a virtual classroom environment on Zoom. Participants are encouraged to engage in discussions making use of their camera and microphone in order to recreate the face-to-face experience.

In this small group environment among your peers, you are free to ask questions, make mistakes, and learn together with the support of the radiologist mentor.

This fellowship is organised by TMC Academy, an EACCME Trusted Provider.

To continue growing your knowledge on MSK imaging, we recommend also following Dr. Pedersen's fellowship on Upper Extremity: ONLINE Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Upper extremity

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"Great course with a lot of practical value.”
Dr. Damian Szydelko, Radiologist (Fellow, Sep 2022)

"The event has motivated me to think outside the box, explore other subspecialties and try to learn more about MSK imaging and beyond. Thanks to nice pictorial presentations, I feel more motivated to challenge own bias and boundaries. Well designed lectures stimulate visual and system thinking processes.”
UW, Radiologist (Fellow, Sep 2022)

"I am a general radiologist trying to incorporate more MSK MRI into my reading repertoire. I was looking for a place to start and this filled the bill. Dr. Pedersen has an organized lecture style that clearly delivers practical points and avoids minutia. Reviewing the cases on a PACS simulator is much more helpful than seeing a few static images. Interacting with the lecturer and group sets this course apart from others. Dr. Pedersen was collegial and supportive. The course allowed for a very comfortable environment and was extremely convenient. The technical coordination was very good.”
Marjorie Thurlow, MD (Fellow, March 2022)

Learning objectives

  • To become familiar with standard MSK MR imaging of the lower extremity
  • To understand stress reactions and sports injuries of bone, soft tissues and joints
  • To recognize normal anatomy and normal variants

Programme will include

  • Lectures highlighting common injuries
  • Lectures highlighting normal reporting and image evaluation
  • Case reading sessions challenging your pattern recognition skills
  • Group case discussion of the selected cases
  • Plenty of time for Q&A with the radiologist mentor
  • Lifetime access to presentation slides, session recordings, and other course materials
  • Access to discussed cases prior to and after the fellowship (for 1 year)
  • Your own personal dashboard and course materials on TMCA online platform
  • Certificate of attendance


Level II - General radiologist
The fellowship will cover both basic and advanced topics, in a manner that includes both beginners and more experienced radiologists

Interested in attending? If you have any questions about seats available or have doubts about whether this fellowship is right for you, feel free to send us an email and we are happy to help!

Technical requirements

The training platform runs entirely in the browser but the online PACS places a considerable load on the hardware and internet connection when viewing and loading cases.

Hardware Tablets * Minimum Recommended
Memory (RAM): 2 Gigabyte 8 Gigabyte 16 Gigabyte
Processor (CPU): Dual core 1.85 Ghz Dual core 2 Ghz Quad core 2.5 Ghz
Internet connection Minimum Recommended
Speed: 10 Mbps 25 Mbps
Software Tablets Desktop
Browser: Safari * Chrome **
  • * Tested with Safari on iPad 9.7 (2017), should also work on Android with Chrome. User interface not optimized for smaller screens. Large cases (more than 600 images) are not able to be opened on tablet or mobile devices due to memory constraints.
  • ** Firefox, Edge and Safari also work but might not provide an equally smooth experience. Internet Explorer is not supported.


  • Roar Pedersen M.D.
    Tønsberg, Norway

    Leading MSK radiologist of Unilabs Røntgen Norway Head of MSK radiology of Unilabs Norway. Dr Pedersen is an experienced lecturer and course organizer, mainly specializing in sports injuries, and with a special interest for imaging of young and growing performers. Dr Pedersen has been a MSK radiologist for 20 years and has worked with the topic in various ways during the years. Over this time, he has developed skills and techniques to cope with a large workload and expectations on speed, efficiency and quality. He oversees 12 radiology clinics, which are producing a large number of studies every day. He reports musculoskeletal studies every day of the year and has an extensive case library, from which he shares cases at his Instagram account (mskradiologyno).


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Monday - May 8th 2023
13:30 - 13:45 (GMT +0200) Introduction to online course and technical tools Introduction
13:45 - 14:45 (GMT +0200) Stress reaction and findings related to prolonged activity Lecture Roar Pedersen
14:45 - 15:00 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:00 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) The knee joint: Ligaments Lecture Roar Pedersen
15:30 - 17:15 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo Roar Pedersen
17:15 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q&A Roar Pedersen
Tuesday - May 9th 2023
13:30 - 14:45 (GMT +0200) The knee joint: Cruciate ligaments and menisci Lecture Roar Pedersen
14:45 - 15:00 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:00 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) The ankle joint: anatomy and imaging Lecture Roar Pedersen
15:30 - 17:15 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo Roar Pedersen
17:15 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q&A Roar Pedersen
Wednesday - May 10th 2023
13:30 - 14:45 (GMT +0200) The ankle joint; ligaments and tendons Lecture Roar Pedersen
14:45 - 15:00 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:00 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) The hip joint; tendons Lecture Roar Pedersen
15:30 - 17:15 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo Roar Pedersen
17:15 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q&A Roar Pedersen

Cancellation Policy

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

TMC Academy offers a 7-day money back guarantee from the moment of the online fellowship purchase. 

How do I request a refund?

Send us an email at and we will process your refund.