1. To provide a mechanism for input and involvement by residents and fellows in the educational, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration functions of the SAR.
2. Promote interest among members in training in the subspecialty of abdominal radiology.
3. Increase SAR membership with a broader membership base.
4. Continue SAR membership as trainees graduate to attending positions.
5. Establish involvement in organized medicine that will likely continue later in trainee careers.