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Top 5 Mistakes in Writing Radiology Report Conclusions


Deciding what to include in the conclusion of a report is one of the most difficult but important challenges faced by a radiologist. It will come as no surprise to you that clinicians love a conclusion, so much so that it is often the first and only thing they read. And so here's my list of the...

Not having a conclusion

If your report is longer than three or four sentences then it really should have a conclusion. In my experience, radiologists most often omit a conclusion when they are unsure how to interpret the findings. Unfortunately this is precisely when a conclusion is most valuable, as it's likely the clinician will find the case difficult…

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 Top 5 Mistakes in Writing Radiology Report Conclusions

Deciding what to include in the conclusion of a report is one of the most difficult but important challenges faced by a radiologist.

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Eurorad

Radiologic case database...The idea to build an EAR teaching database was originally launched in 1995 by Prof. J. Struyven (ULB, Belgium). The aim was to implement a search tool for radiological documents already published on the Internet.

International Society of Radiology

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) is a confederation of around 80 national radiological societies. Its mission is defined broadly as education in radiology, the advancement of the practice, radiation science and protection.

Radiological Society of North America

The mission of the Radiological Society of North America is to promote and develop the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through education and research. The Society seeks to provide radiologists and allied health scientists with educational programs and materials of the highest quality.

Radiology Business Management Association

RBMA is the leading professional organization for radiology business management, offering quality education, resources and solutions for its members and the healthcare community, and helping shape the profession's future.

Royal College of Radiologists

Although a relatively young Royal College, The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) can trace its roots back to the Röntgen Society founded in 1897. The College's Lay Forum produces a range of patient information on interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology and oncology procedures.

Society of Radiographers

The Society of Radiographers represents more than 90 per cent of the diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers in the UK. It is responsible for their professional, educational, public and workplace interests.

Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research

The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research is an alliance of 28 professional imaging societies. Established in 1995, the Academy was the catalyst for creating the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), for supporting its growth and development, for accelerating investment in vital imaging research areas by other NIH institutes, and for building support for radiology and imaging in Congress and the Executive Branch.

American Telemedicine Association

Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve patients' health status. Closely associated with telemedicine is the term "telehealth," which is often used to encompass a broader definition of remote healthcare that does not always involve clinical services.

Association for Medical Imaging Management

AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers, and group practices.

Association for Medical Ultrasound

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing

The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) was founded in 1981 as the professional organization representing nurses who practice in the diagnostic, neuro/cardiovascular, interventional, ultrasonography, computerized tomography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance, and radiation oncology.

Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences

AEIRS is one of the largest organizations for imaging and radiologic science educators, representing educators from the United States, Canada as well as countries abroad.

Association of Freestanding Radiation Oncology Centers

AFROC is a national membership organization founded in 1987 to promote the interests of freestanding radiation oncology centers.

Association of Program Directors in Radiology

The Association of Program Directors in Radiology is an organization of residency and fellowship program directors and coordinators with the common goal of optimizing the educational experience for our trainees.

Association of University Radiation Protection Officers

AURPO is a professional association run by volunteers with a membership that primarily consists of radiation protection / safety professionals that work in higher education, research and teaching establishments.

Association of University Radiologists

The AUR is committed to advancing the interests of academic radiology, enhancing careers in academic radiology and advancing radiological science, research and education.

Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers

The AVIR is dedicated to reaching for the highest professional standards through commitment to education, networking, and education. The AVIR is a powerful advocate for the special interests and concerns of health care professionals working in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Certification Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants

Welcome to the Certification Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA) website! CBRPA is your leading source for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the educational, professional and certification practices of the Radiology Practitioner Assistant.

Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors

CRCPD's mission is "to promote consistency in addressing and resolving radiation protection issues, to encourage high standards of quality in radiation protection programs, and to provide leadership in radiation safety and education."

Council for Certification in CardioVascular Imaging

The mission of the Council for Certification in CardioVascular Imaging is to enhance the quality of patient care through individual and multi-modality cardiovascular imaging certification of physicians.

Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards

The Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS) is an independent, non-profit council that draws together stakeholders from government, industry and academia to discuss, review and assess national needs in the field of ionizing radiation to enhance societal benefits.

Fleischner Society

The Fleischner Society is an international, multidisciplinary medical society for thoracic radiology, dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest. Founded in 1969 by eight radiologists whose predominant professional interests were imaging of chest diseases, the Society was named in memory of Felix Fleischner, an inspiring educator, clinician, and researcher who made many contributions to the field of chest radiology.

Health Physics Society

The Health Physics Society is a professional organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and application of both the scientific knowledge of, and the practical means for, radiation protection. The objective of the Society is the protection of people and the environment from unnecessary exposure to radiation. The Society is thus concerned with understanding, evaluating, and controlling the risks from radiation exposure relative to the benefits derived.

Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Education, and Research

The Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Education, and Research was formed in response to the growing need for information and research on matters pertaining to magnetic resonance safety.

Institute for Radiological Image Sciences

The Institute for Radiological Image Sciences, Inc. (IRIS, Inc.) applies its extensive experience in image quality evaluation to solve the needs of medical imaging facilities. The IRIS personalized services include: system evaluations, development of purchasing specifications, acceptance testing, and quality assurance monitoring of equipment and equipment services.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

This website is specifically designed for facilities seeking accreditation, reaccreditation or who are currently accredited through the IAC Echocardiography program.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

JRCERT promotes excellence in education and elevates quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

The Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) is the only programmatic accrediting agency recognized to accredit nuclear medicine technologist educational programs offered through traditional and distance education formats in the United States and its territories.

Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board

MDCB Steers advancement of the medical dosimetry profession by establishing and maintaining certification and continuing education standards to enhance quality patient care.

Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, innovators, and product developers. It represents companies whose sales comprise more than 90 percent of the global market for medical imaging technology.

Multi Detector Computed Tomography

To be the leading national and international organisation representing the practice of CT Radiographers and Radiologic Technicians by promoting the highest achievable standards of patient care and professional practice.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Society

The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Society is an International society dedicated to the ideals of Ultrasound application to the musculoskeletal system. Over the past several years, the Society has grown steadily, with ever-growing memberships from all the continents.

National Alliance for Medical Image Computing

NA-MIC is a National Alliance with funded activities in a variety of locations throughout the United States.

National Board of Echocardiography

The National Board of Echocardiography, Inc. (NBE) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1996 to develop and administer examinations in the field of clinical echocardiography, and recognize those physicians who successfully complete the appropriate exam.

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) seeks to formulate and widely disseminate information, guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurements which represent the consensus of leading scientific thinking. The Council is always on the alert for areas in which the development and publication of NCRP materials can make an important contribution to the public interest.

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

The NMTCB is the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, formed for the purpose of creating and maintaining examinations for nuclear medicine technologists(NMTs). Since 1978, the NMTCB has offered a high-quality certification exam for NMTs.

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada

The Institute is an independent national not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of radiation safety in the workplace, in the home and community and in the environment.

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group has been a recognized leader in working to increase survival and improve the quality of life for cancer patients.

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions promotes excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through physician education and representation, and the advancement of quality standards to enhance patient care.

Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

The Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance aims to be the recognized representative and advocate for physicians, scientists, and technologists who work in the field of cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) aspires to be the leading healthcare professional organization representing interests and goals of those who work with and whose work is affected by the rapidly changing world of information and imaging technologies.

Society for Pediatric Radiology

The Society for Pediatric Radiology is a professional medical organization dedicated to being the leader in advancing pediatric health care through medical imaging and image-related therapy.

Society for Radiation Oncology

The Society for Radiation Oncology is the authority for radiation oncology operations. It is committed to providing education, advocacy and information to radiation oncology administrators.

Society for Vascular Ultrasound

SVU has been dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease. Established in 1977 in Columbus, Ohio, SVU is the only professional organization completely dedicated to the advancement of non-invasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease.

Society of Abdominal Radiology

The purpose of The Society of Abdominal Radiologyshall be to furnish leadership and to foster advances in diagnostic, interventional, gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology...

Society of Breast Imaging

The Society of Breast Imaging is a non-profit professional organization of radiologists, medical physicists and technologists interested in breast imaging. The society has more than two thousand professional members throughout the world.

Society of Computed Body Tomography & Magnetic Resonance

The mission of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR) is to improve patient care through the appropriate use of CT and MR by fostering innovative research and educating radiologists.

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography was founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Society of Interventional Radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a national organization of physicians, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through disease management and minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic interventions.

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation

SIR Foundation is a scientific foundation dedicated to fostering research in interventional radiology for the purposes of advancing scientific knowledge, increasing the number of skilled investigators, and developing innovative therapies that lead to improved patient care and quality of life.

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

The SRU is the only ultrasound society in North America which solely represents issues from the perspective of the radiologist. The Fellows of the society are leaders in the field who promote the advancement and involvement of radiologists in ultrasound. These experts are available to lend their support and encouragement to you.

Society of Skeletal Radiology

A society of physicians dedicated to the practice and advancement of musculoskeletal radiology.

Society of Thoracic Radiology

The Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) is dedicated to the lifelong learning of cardiothoracic radiologists and other health professionals and to the advancement of medical care through the science of radiology and allied disciplines. Continuing professional development opportunities provided by the STR include educational and scientific meetings, support of a peer-reviewed journal, and funding and support of grants and awards programs.

The Radiosurgery Society

The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS) is a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization of surgeons, radiation oncologists, physicists, and allied professionals, who are dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery. Originally formed as The CyberKnife® Society™ in 2002, becoming a non-profit (501c6) in 2008 and changing our name in 2011, the Radiosurgery Society today represents over 600 members who perform stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy in hospitals and freestanding centers throughout the world.

American Academy of Health Physics

The AAHP advances the profession of Health Physics and encourages the highest standards of ethics and integrity in its members. The AAHP offers membership to all individuals who have been granted certification in Comprehensive Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP).

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) is the professional association committed to ethical, evidence based and high quality oral and maxillofacial diagnostic services to the referred public. The AAOMR aims to promote and advance the art and science of radiology in dentistry, and to provide a forum for communication among its members, to the healthcare community and to the public.

American Association of Medical Dosimetrists

The American Association of Medical Dosimetrists is an international society established to promote and support the Medical Dosimetry profession. We provide opportunities for education, a forum for professional interaction and a representative voice in the healthcare community. The Society seeks to promote an ideal of professional conduct to which its members should aspire and endorses the highest standards of patient care.

American Association of Physicists in Medicine

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine is the premier organization in medical physics, a broadly-based scientific and professional discipline encompassing physics principles and applications in biology and medicine. The purposes of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) are to promote the application of physics to medicine and biology, encourage interest and training in medical physics and related fields.

American Board of Nuclear Medicine

The ABNM was established to set educational standards and to evaluate the competence of physicians in nuclear medicine. This now includes fusion imaging (PET/CT-SPECT/CT), radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical therapy and molecular imaging. It has responsibility for establishing requirements for certification and maintenance of certification, for conducting examinations leading to certification and maintenance of certification in nuclear medicine, and for issuing certificates to those who fulfill its requirements.

American Board of Radiology

The mission of The American Board of Radiology is to serve patients, the public, and the medical profession by certifying that its diplomates have acquired, demonstrated, and maintained a requisite standard of knowledge.

American Brachytherapy Society

Founded in 1978, the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide insight and research into the use of brachytherapy in malignant and benign conditions. The organization consists of physicists, physicians, and other health care providers interested in brachytherapy.

American College of Nuclear Medicine

The American College of Nuclear Medicine is comprised of physicians and other nuclear medicine professionals dedicated to enhancing the practice of nuclear medicine through the study, education and improvement of clinical practice.

American College of Radiation Oncology

ACRO strives to ensure the highest quality care for radiation therapy patients and promote success in the practice of radiation oncology through education, responsible socioeconomic advocacy, and integration of science and technology into clinical practice.

American College of Radiology

The mission of the ACR is to serve patients and society by maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics by advancing the science of radiology, improving the quality of patient care.

American College of Veterinary Radiology

The American College of Veterinary Radiology was founded in 1961 to determine competence of voluntary candidates in veterinary radiology and to encourage the development of teaching personnel and training facilities in veterinary radiology.

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 9000 physicians, sonographers, scientists, students, and other health care providers. Established more than 50 years ago, the AIUM is dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

American Osteopathic College of Radiology

The American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1941 as the principal organization serving osteopathic radiologists. The AOCR is committed to advancing the practice of radiology by promoting excellence in education, research and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare while embracing the tenets of osteopathic medicine.

American Radium Society

Founded in 1916, the American Radium Society is the oldest society devoted to the study and treatment of cancer. As a multidisciplinary organization, members include radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists and medical oncologists.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

ARDMS promotes quality care and patient safety through the certification and continuing competency of ultrasound professionals...

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. We test and certify technologists and administer continuing education and ethics requirements for their annual registration.

American Roentgen Ray Society

The American Roentgen Ray Society, founded in 1900, is the first and oldest radiology society in the United States. The society has been a forum for progress in radiology since shortly after the discovery of the X-ray and is dedicated to the goal of the advancement of medicine through the science of radiology and its allied sciences.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Since its founding in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

Radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants and practice administrators comprise ASTRO’s members, making it the largest radiation oncology organization of its kind. These medical professionals, found at hospitals, cancer treatment centers and academic research facilities around the globe, make up the radiation therapy treatment teams that are critical in the fight against cancer.

American Society of Echocardiography

The American Society of Echocardiography is an organization of professionals committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation and service to our members and the public.

American Society of Emergency Radiology

The mission of the American Society of Emergency Radiology is to advance the quality of diagnosis and treatment of acutely ill or injured patients by means of medical imaging.

American Society of Head and Neck Radiology

The purposes of the society include: advancing knowledge, stimulating interest, promoting research, and improving methods of Head and Neck Imaging, as well as hosting the premier Head and Neck Imaging meetings for the presentation and dissemination of Head and Neck Imaging knowledge, while fostering the continued development of Head and Neck Imaging as an art and science.

American Society of Neuroimaging

The American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN) is an international, professional organization of clinicians, technologists and research scientists who are dedicated to education, advocacy and research to promote neuroimaging as a crucial to the treatment and investigation of disorders of the nervous system.

American Society of Neuroradiology

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) is a professional membership society comprised of more than 5,000 physicians specializing in the field of neuroradiology.

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

ASNC is a professional not-for-profit organization, international in scope, which provides its members with a variety of continuing medical education programs related to nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography, promotes accreditation and certification in nuclear cardiology and is the principal advocacy voice for the profession.

American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology

The ASPNR was founded in 1992. The objectives and purposes of the ASPNR are to develop, foster, and support the care of pediatric patients undergoing neuroradiologic imaging exams and procedures. The ASPNR aims to maintain the highest standards of practice, research and education in pediatric neuroradiology throughout North America.

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to foster the professional growth of radiologic technologists by expanding knowledge through education, research and analysis; and promoting exceptional leadership and service.

American Society of Spine Radiology

The American Society of Spine Radiology was founded as a subspecialty society under the auspices of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). The ASSR has produced and supported educational programs and practicums on spine imaging and intervention that have strengthened the practice of spine radiology.

Asian-Oceanian Society of Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology

The purposes of the Asian & Oceanian Society of Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology are to promote neuroradiology and head & neck radiology by appropriate means, to coordinate work and documents in neuroradiology and head & neck radiology and to assure the diffusion thereof throughout the countries of Asia & Oceania...

Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

The Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging was created to promote knowledge, understanding and the use of diagnostic imaging by practicing veterinarians.

Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine is an Australian and New Zealand multidisciplinary society whose mission is to advance the clinical practice of medical ultrasound for the highest standards of patient care.

Australian Institute of Radiography

The Australian Institute of Radiography is the peak body representing radiographers, radiation therapists and sonographers in Australia. Our aims are to promote, encourage, cultivate and maintain the highest principles of practice and proficiency in respect of Medical Radiation Science.

Australian Sonographers Association

The Australian Sonographers Association (ASA) is the peak body and leading voice for sonographers in Australia. The ASA guides the advancement of our profession to ensure the community has access to quality sonographic services. With a financial membership of around 70% of Australia’s sonographers, the ASA has a clear mandate to advocate for best practice in sonography.

British Institute of Radiology

The British Institute of Radiology is an independent multidisciplinary organisation and a registered charity whose membership is open to everyone with an interest in radiology and radiation oncology. All our members are equal, regardless of profession or grade. We strive to ensure that the potential of image science and radiation technology to prevent, detect and combat disease is fully realised. We believe in the importance of research and education, and we promote collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and understanding.

British Medical Ultrasound Society

BMUS is a charitable, multi-disciplinary society, whose members are health care professionals and include radiologists, sonographers, obstetricians, physicists, veterinarians and others.

British Nuclear Medicine Society

The BNMS is an organisation concerned with the clinical practice, education, research and development of nuclear medicine within the UK. Membership of the BNMS is open to those who have a substantial interest and involvement in the provision of nuclear medicine services.

British Society for the History of Radiology

This organisation was formed in January 2006, replacing the Radiology History and Heritage Charitable Trust. We hope to put different historical articles and items of interest on the site each month. We will also look at items and articles you wish to send in with a view to either publishing them in our journal or posting them on the site.

British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

The British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (BSGAR) is a Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Radiologists and provides a forum for imaging, intervention and research in the care of patients with abdominal disease.

British Society of Interventional Radiology

The BSIR is a charitable foundation founded to promote and develop the practice of Interventional Radiology.

British Society of Neuroradiologists

The BSNR aims: -To promote high standards in the clinical practice of diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology throughout the UK. -To promote the place of neuroradiology as a core discipline of the clinical neurosciences. -To advise and collaborate with regulatory and professional bodies regarding development of guidelines and standards for the practice of diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology. This includes standards for facilities, delivery of service and professional abilities.

British Society of Paediatric Radiology

The British Society of Paediatric Radiology is a society for radiologists in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland who have an interest in paediatric radiology. The society is recognised as a “Special Interest Group” by both the Royal College of Radiologists and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

British Society of Skeletal Radiologists

The BSSR is the premier organisation for musculoskeletal radiologists in the UK and a special interest group of the Royal College of Radiologists. The society holds regular educational meetings and provides a national forum for discussion of issues relating to musculoskeletal radiology imaging and practice.

British Society of Urogenital Radiology

The British Society of Urogenital Radiology is a Charitable Society, which aims to promote Urogenital Radiology as a specialty and to support education, training and research within this field. The Society organizes an annual scientific meeting and helps to organise other uroradiological educational activities during the year in conjunction with other organisations.

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists is Canada''s national certifying body and professional association for medical radiation technologists and therapists across the country.

Canadian Association of Radiologists

The Canadian Association of Radiologists is the national voice of radiology committed to promoting the highest standards in patient centred imaging, education and research. Our physician members are respected as the experts in using diagnostic and therapeutic interventional imaging technology.

Canadian Interventional Radiology Association

The Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA) had its foundation at the 2000 meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SCVIR), later to become The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), in San Diego. Its mission is to improve the health of Canadians by providing minimally invasive, image guided treatments.

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists

The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP), is the main professional body for medical physicists practicing in Canada. The membership is composed of graduate students in medical physics programs, post-doctoral fellows, as well as professional physicists, scientists, and academics located at universities, hospitals, cancer centres, and government research facilities such as the National Research Council.

Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiological Society of Europe

In the pursuit of its objectives, CIRSE aims not only to address but to also provide suggestions and solutions regarding the important issues which currently face Interventional Radiology by adopting more of an active role within the radiological industry.

Danish Society of Radiology

Promotes the specialty thruout Denmark.

European Association of Nuclear Medicine

The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) is the umbrella organisation of nuclear medicine in Europe and represents the sector towards the European Institutions. Within this role, the EANM aims at advancing science and education in nuclear medicine for the benefit of public health as well as at promoting and co-ordinating, throughout Europe and beyond, discussion and exchange of ideas and results relating to the diagnosis, treatment, research and prevention of diseases through the use of unsealed radioactive substances and the properties of stable nuclides in medicine.

European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics

EFOMP founded in 1980 serves as an umbrella organisation to national medical physics organisations in Europe.

European Federation of Radiographer Societies

"The role of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) is to represent, promote and develop the profession of radiography in Europe, within the whole range of medical imaging, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy and moreover everything that is directly or indirectly related or beneficial to this role, everything in the broadest meaning".

European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine

The European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine (ESMRMB) promotes within Europe the development and practical application of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology and other related topics.

European Society of Breast Imaging

EUSOBI is a non-political and non-profit society with the solely and main goal to support the medical field of breast imaging in the widest sense of the word. The society promotes high quality unique medical and scientific standards as well as the furtherance of the study of the normal breast, abnormal breast and axilla with emphasis on the integration of radiology, ultra-sonography, magnetic resonance, computed tomography, nuclear medicine and other new imaging methods, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and research.

European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology

Our members are radiologists engaged in practice, teaching or research in Europe, non-radiologist physicians, radiographers, physicists, members of other scientific disciplines and individual members of commercial companies with a special interest in the field of radiology, and radiologists engaged in practice, teaching or research, residing outside Europe.

European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

The European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) is a not-for-profit, educational and scientific organisation founded by radiologists working in close association with gastroenterologists, hepatologists, abdominal surgeons, pathologists, and other allied specialists. Its members have a special interest in the imaging and treatment of patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and associated abdominal organs.

European Society of Neuroradiology

Our purpose is to promote the speciality of clinical neuroradiology in all its aspects, including diagnostic, interventional, head & neck and paediatric neuroradiology.

European Society of Radiology

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) was founded in February 2005 by merging the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and the European Association of Radiology (EAR), thus establishing a single house of radiology in Europe. It is an apolitical, non-profit organisation, exclusively and directly dedicated to promoting and coordinating the scientific, philanthropic, intellectual and professional activities of Radiology in all European countries.

European Society of Urogenital Radiology

ESUR, as an, non-profit society is organized to promote interest in the advancement of urogenital imaging and intervention, and to stimulate the study of the normal and abnormal kidney, urinary tract and genital organs with emphasis upon the integration of roentgenology, ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine, and any new imaging techniques as well as research on contrast media.

Faculty of Radiologists in Ireland

In association with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the Faculty of Radiologists offers postgraduate training programmes and examinations in radiology as well as a broad range of other activities dealing with education, radiation protection, EEC developments, alternative methods of imaging, career structures and overseas training.

Hong Kong College Of Radiologists

The College is established with the objectives to encourage the study and advancement of the science and practice of radiology, as well as to maintain the good practice of radiology by ensuring the highest professional standards of competence and ethical integrity.

International Commission on Radiation Units & Measurements

To develop and promulgate internationally accepted recommendations on radiation related quantities and units, terminology, measurement procedures, and reference data for the safe and efficient application of ionizing radiation to medical diagnosis and therapy, radiation science and technology, and radiation protection of individuals and populations.

International Commission on Radiological Protection

The work of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) helps to prevent cancer and other diseases and effects associated with exposure to ionising radiation, and to protect the environment.

International Organization for Medical Physics

IOMP is charged with a mission to advance medical physics practice worldwide by disseminating scientific and technical information, fostering the educational and professional development of medical physics and promoting the highest quality medical services for patients.

International Radiation Protection Association

IRPA is recognized by its members, stakeholders and the public as the international voice of the radiation protection profession in the enhancement of radiation protection culture and practice worldwide.

International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin.

ISBS promotes the development, use and spread of knowledge on skin bioengineering techniques.

International Society for Clinical Densitometry

The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) provides a central resource for a number of scientific disciplines with an interest in the assessment of skeletal health.

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

The merged International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine is an international, nonprofit, scientific association whose purpose is to promote communication, research, development, and applications in the field of magnetic resonance in medicine and biology and other related topics and to develop and provide channels and facilities for continuing education in the field.

International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists

ISRRT is the only global organization representing over 300,000 medical imaging practitioners (called Radiographers in this document) in more than 85 countries .In many of the more developed countries regulation and licensure ensures a critical standard of practice. This includes the effective and efficient use of radiation.

International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists

The ISRRT supports radiographers and medical radiation technologists worldwide including the Peter Lloyd Scholarship: the award is named for the late Peter Lloyd, a radiographer and educator from England and South Australia who had a passion for radiography and the application of knowledge and skills in the clinical and work environment.

International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

ISUOG exists to encourage the effective exchange of research information and to promote education on ultrasound and related imaging within the field of obstetrics and gynecology.

International Veterinary Ultrasound Society

The International Veterinary Ultrasound Society's goals are to promote research and provide education in ultrasonography to all groups performing diagnostic ultrasound in veterinary medicine. The primary method by which the society promotes research in and provides education in veterinary ultrasonography is through organization of an annual meeting.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Our mission is to establish, maintain and promote quality education standards in diagnostic medical sonography.

National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists

The objective of the NRRPT is to encourage and promote the education and training of radiation protection technologists and, by so doing, promote and advance the science of health physics.

New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology

NZIMRT is the professional organisation representing Medical Radiation Technologists and Radiation Therapists in New Zealand. NZIMRT strives to ensure excellence in the practice of the profession by: - Ensuring professional representation in all areas pertaining to the practice of Medical Radiation Technology and Radiation Therapy. - Encouraging excellence of practice, through the sharing and seeking of knowledge, within the profession and beyond.

New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board

The Medical Radiation Technologists Board (the Board) is one of sixteen New Zealand health registration authorities appointed by the Minister under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the administration of the Act in regard to the profession of medical radiation technology.

North American Society for Cardiac Imaging

An international forum for the exchange of information for physicians and scientists who are actively involved in cardiovascular imaging. NASCI members are Radiologists, Cardiologists, Physicists and Residents, Fellows and Trainees, each with expertise to share, cases to discuss and questions to raise.

Radiological Society of South Africa

The Radiological Society of South Africa is the professional association of radiologists in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. It looks after the interests of radiologists in the public and private sectors and trainees in radiology.

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

The College is the leading professional organisation for the promotion of the science and practice of the medical specialties of Radiology and Medical Imaging (Diagnostic and Interventional) and Radiation Oncology in Australia and New Zealand.

Scottish Radiological Society

Membership is open to radiologists, radiotherapists and oncologists who currently work in Scotland, or who have previously worked or trained here. As a member you will be invited to participate in the society’s regular scientific meetings and social functions, and kept informed on developments in the worlds of diagnostic radiology and oncology in Scotland.

Singapore Radiological Society

Objectives of the SRS include: a. To facilitate rapid international transfer of clinical technology and research b. To exchange knowledge and enhance skills in - basic, applied and clinical areas of radiology and oncology research - new technologies and biomedical development c. To acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application and use in the home organization upon return.

UK Imaging Informatics Group

This forum is open to all healthcare imaging professionals — radiologists, radiographers, health informatics professionals, project managers, physicists, imaging industry employees etc. interested in PACS, teleradiology and other related IT & imaging developments.

World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) is dedicated to the advancement of ultrasound by encouraging research, promoting international cooperation, disseminating scientific information, and improving communication and understanding in the world community using ultrasound in medicine and biology.

World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies

The WFNRS is an umbrella organization composed of 25 national and regional neuroradiological societies. It fosters international scientific and educational programs in neuroradiology and promotes cooperative projects between its member organizations and those in allied disciplines.

World Molecular Imaging Society

The World Molecular Imaging Society is an international scientific educational organization dedicated to the understanding of biology and medicine through multimodal in vivo imaging of cellular and molecular events involved in normal and pathologic processes and utilization of quantitative molecular imaging in patient care.

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