Preparing and Delivering Your Best Radiology Lecture

J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 May;16(5):745-748. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.030. Epub 2018 Dec 28.


Delivering a presentation that is educational, memorable, and even inspiring is the aspiration of all speakers. Unfortunately, public speaking is an anxiety-producing experience for many. This is especially true when delivering a talk to physician colleagues. Like so many daunting activities, success is achievable if you are willing to invest the time and energy to prepare. We believe that adherence to the principles outlined in this article, including a focus on content, delivery and design, will help you to succeed.

Keywords: PowerPoint; Presentation skills; design; lecture.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Medical*
  • Humans
  • Radiology / education*
  • Speech*
  • Teaching*