Radiology Reporting

How to create a great radiology report

This manuscript reviews key principles for radiology reporting that can serve as a guide in training and during your career. 

If you do not have access to Radiographics and would like a copy of the manuscript, send me a request at

Reporting Presentation

This is an updated version of my original 2020 Radiopaedia talk (listed below) with some additional insights and material. This video expands on and compliments the Radiographics article, and is not simply a slideshow version of that material. 

Successful Radiology Reporting and Staff Out

Trainee quick-guide to reporting! 

This document is a handy workstation resource that highlights the major components of a successful radiology report and preparing for staffing with your attending radiologist. 

How to create a great radiology report.pptx

Slideshow presentation

First iteration of Radiology reporting material presented at RSNA 2019 in PowerPoint format 

CT abdomen and pelvis template checklist.docx

CT Abdomen/Pelvis Template

This is an expanded template that we developed for our CT abdomen/pelvis structured reports.

Structured Reporting - Hartung.pdf

Structured Reporting

Practical guide to implementing structured reporting in your practice. 

Recommended reading

The radiology report - Are we getting the message across?

Radiology reporting - from Hemingway to HAL?

Primer for residents and Wayward Radiologists

Vintage 1923 paper "The scope of the roentgenologist's report"

Original 2020 Radiopaedia Talk

This lecture was first presented at the Radiopaedia virtual conference 2020, and expands on the manuscript with the highest yield insights from the Radiographics manuscript.