Contributing to Radiopaedia.org
Radiopaedia.org is created and peer-reviewed by radiologists, trainees, and other health professionals across the world, just like you. We aim to create the best radiology reference the world has ever seen and to make it available for free, forever, for all. We passionately believe that access to knowledge critical to the accurate diagnosis and health management of people in all countries should not be limited by wealth or geographical boundaries.
We encourage collaboration from all corners of the world and from all current and emerging health professionals as we believe that to create a resource that is relevant to all, we need input and contributions from as many people as possible.
You can help by sharing some of your expertise and a few of your precious moments. By pooling our collective knowledge and experience, we can make a real difference in how people all over the world are imaged and diagnosed. Every new article, every case, and every correction counts.
On this page:
Your first edit
So you want to contribute? We know I can be daunting. The best place to start is to find a typo in an existing article or a sentence that can be improved grammatically. Click Edit, make the change and click Save.
That's it. All changes are peer-reviewed by our volunteer editors for accuracy and to make sure they follow our style guide, and you'll have guidance if you're unsure about anything.
All edits and contributions are peer-reviewed by our editorial board.
Articles are collaborative efforts to provide a single canonical page on any and all topics relevant to the practice of radiology. Every edit counts, so don't hesitate to jump in and share what you know. We like properly referenced content with subscription-free (open access) references, allowing readers and editors to cross-check the validity of articles and their content.
Just because we have well in excess of 50,000 cases doesn't mean we are done. The more high-quality examples of every single pathology imaginable, the more we can help you learn and teach. And don't forget, if you have special cases you want to keep unlisted, that's an option too.
Playlists are ordered collections of cases. You can use playlists for teaching or self-testing or just to curate the best cases on Radiopaedia. Just like cases, playlists can also be unlisted and can be shared with hidden findings.
Multiple choice questions
Relatively recently we added the ability to create multiple-choice questions. These are currently only found at the bottom of related articles but will eventually become a more central part of our self-learning quiz mode.
Becoming a supporter
Radiopaedia supporters can get great perks to make the Radiopaedia experience even better.
- No ads
- More unlisted or draft cases
- More unlisted playlists
- Ability to download cases and playlists for offline use
- CME certificate etc...