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Recording available now: ISR-WHO World Tuberculosis Day 2021 symposium

The ISR-WHO Scientific Symposium on Systematic Screening for TB and the Role of Chest Radiography was a huge success. The WHO presented its updated guidelines for TB screening, which now include recommendations on the use of chest radiography and computer-aided detection (CAD) systems. The more than 460 participants from all over the world included radiologists, pulmonologists, radiographers and other related professions.

Posted in Announces, News
on Mar 24, 2021

LANCET ONCOLOGY COMMISSION LAUNCHED

The Lancet Oncology Commission on Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine presents results from the first-ever comprehensive effort to quantify imaging and nuclear medicine resources worldwide. It highlights dramatic inequalities in access to these resources and calls for a global strategy to scale up access to imaging and nuclear medicine for cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The ISR is proud and honored to be among the supporting organizations of the Commission.

Posted in Announces, News
on Mar 04, 2021

ISR paper on imaging in Covid-19: EuroMinnies 2021 Scientific Paper of the Year

The ISR paper The use of imaging in COVID-19 -- results of a global survey by the International Society of Radiology. Blažić I et al, European Radiology, 17 September 2020 has been selected as EuroMinnies 2021 winner in the Scientific Paper of the Year category. The paper is based on a survey of 50 radiology departments around the world conducted by the ISR.

Posted in COVID-19, News
on Feb 25, 2021

Otha W. Linton, MS

Otha W. Linton, MS (1932-2020)

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We have learned that former Associate Executive Director of the ACR, passed away on Monday, December 7th in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 88.

Over his tenure, Otha became fascinated with the history of radiology. His fascination ultimately led to two major projects that culminated his long tenure at the ACR. The first was to write a definitive anthology of the ACR's first 75 years, The American College of Radiology: The First 75 Years. The book was published in 1997 and is a must read for those interested in the College's history.

To help celebrate the 100th an...

Posted in Announces
on Dec 21, 2020

Letter from Renato Mendonça, ISR President

Dear colleagues and friends, It is a great honor and pleasure for me to serve as President of the ISR for the next two years. I am deeply grateful to my predecessor, Luis Donoso, for his leadership during his presidency, and the members of the Executive Committee for their commitment to ISR and their inspiring achievements.

Posted in Announces, ISR President’s column, News
on Nov 30, 2020

WHO publishes Rapid Advice Guide on chest imaging in COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a Rapid Advice Guide on the use of chest imaging in COVID-19. The guide provides health care professionals with recommendations on the appropriate use of different imaging modalities in COVID-19 cases to support diagnosis and patient management decisions, taking into account different settings around the world. The ISR provided scientific and technical assistance to support this important endeavor.

Posted in Announces, COVID-19, Newsletter
on Jun 12, 2020

ISR COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR RADIOLOGISTS

The mission of the ISR as a WHO representative NGO is to facilitate the global endeavors of the ISR’s member organizations to improve patient care and population health through medical imaging. Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ISR now offers a collection of freely accessible resources provided by its member societies from all over the world.

Posted in COVID-19
on Mar 31, 2020

ISR & ICR CONCEPT

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) is a federation of the world’s national radiological societies with a mission to facilitate the global endeavors of the ISR’s member organizations in order to improve patient care and population health through diagnostic medical imaging and image-guided interventions.

Posted in Announces
on Mar 30, 2020

NEW EDITION OF GORAD AVAILABLE

GO RAD is a new global outreach program developed by the International Society of Radiology. Through agreements with these cooperating major radiology journals, the GO RAD platform provides immediate open access to a limited amount of otherwise restricted access content, providing an electronic link back to the original on-line article, at the time of first publication.

Posted in Announces
on Feb 19, 2020

ISR represented at the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

ISR represented at the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe. Copenhagen, Denmark, 16-19 September 2019

Posted in Announces
on Feb 19, 2020

Safe spaces for women in challenging environments

Lancet Global Health publication

Posted in Announces
on Feb 04, 2020

1st International Meeting of Radiology Departments with Training-Residency

Meet the Radiological Community currently in training around the world, Departments from all continents will participate

Posted in Announces
on Feb 03, 2020

LLUÍS DONOSO BACH, PRESIDENT LETTER

Dear colleagues: It is a great honor for me to hold the position of president of the ISR for the next two years. First of all, I want to thank Prof. Ricardo García Mónaco and the members of the ISR Executive Committee for the work they have done during the last period.

Posted in ISR President’s column
on Feb 02, 2020

ISR partnering with Oman Radiology and Molecular Imaging Society to organize International Congress of Radiology in 2020

Save the date - ISR partnering with Oman Radiology and Molecular Imaging Society to organize International Congress of Radiology in 2020 The ISR Executive Committee decided to reinstate the International Congress of Radiology (ICR) in 2020 in collaboration with the Oman Radiology and Molecular Imaging Society (ORMIS)

Posted in News
on Feb 02, 2020

International Day of Radiology 2019, Nov. 8, to focus on sports imaging

More than 160 radiology-related professional societies from around the world will participate in the 8th International Day of Radiology (IDoR), whose central theme is sports imaging this year.

Posted in Announces
on Nov 09, 2019

NL 30 - June 2019

Save the date: International Congress of Radiology (ICR), 1-4 October 2020 - ISR signs Memorandum of Understanding with IOMP -1st International Meeting of Radiology Departments with Training-Residency - Registration phase: Until 30 June, 2019

Posted in Newsletter
on Jun 03, 2019

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Posted in News
on May 06, 2019

IAEA Technical Meeting on Radiation Exposure of Patients from Recurrent Radiological Imaging Procedures

IAEA Technical Meeting on Radiation Exposure of Patients from Recurrent Radiological Imaging Procedures (4-6 March 2019, Vienna) Strengthening the Protection of Patients who Need Multiple Imaging Exams

Posted in News
on Apr 30, 2019

A new edition of GORAD available

New edition of GORAD available

Posted in News
on Apr 01, 2019

ISR co-hosted session on improving radiation protection in medical imaging in low- and middle-income countries

ISR President Dr. Donoso co-chaired a EuroSafe Imaging session on “Improving radiation protection in medical imaging in low- and middle-income countries: past actions and future directions” together with IOMP President Dr. Madan Rehani

Posted in News
on Mar 19, 2019

RICARDO GARCÍA-MÓNACO, PAST PRESIDENT LETTER

Dear ISR members: With much honor and a nice feeling of accomplished responsibility I have recently end my term as ISR President , proud that the goals that we faced together with the Ex com and staff were successfully fulfilled. Among those more relevant I would not forget to mention...

Posted in ISR President’s column
on Mar 07, 2019

ISR Newsletter - March 2019

ISR Newsletter - March 2019

Posted in News
on Mar 04, 2019

NL 29 - March 2019

Save the date - ISR partnering with Oman Radiology and Molecular Imaging Society to organize International Congress of Radiology in 2020 (October 8-11) - World TB Day 2019 IAEA News on Radiation - Protection of Patients

Posted in Newsletter
on Mar 03, 2019

ISR Global Outreach-Radiology Vol.19, No.1, 2019

From the GO RAD website, you will find One Click, Open Access links to timely and topical articles from many of the world's leading radiology journals. GO RAD includes topics of general interest as well as subspecialty content. We also include articles of interest to radiological technologists, radiology nurses, and other allied health professionals with interest in radiology and related sciences.

Posted in Newsletter
on Feb 01, 2019

ISR Newsletter - December 2018

ISR Newsletter - December 2018

Posted in News
on Dec 03, 2018

NL 28 - December 2018

NL 28 - December 2018

Posted in Newsletter
on Dec 03, 2018

New edition of GORAD available - Volume 17 number 2

New edition of GORAD available

Posted in News
on Nov 16, 2018

ISR President Dr. Garcia Monaco presents the ISR perspective on value-based radiology at the ESR International Forum at ECR 2018

ISR President Dr. Garcia Monaco presents the ISR perspective on value-based radiology at the ESR International Forum at ECR 2018

Posted in Photo Gallery
on Nov 14, 2018

Summary of the proceedings of the ESR International Forum 2017: “Position of interventional radiology within radiology”

Summary of the proceedings of the ESR International Forum 2017: “Position of interventional radiology within radiology” Participation of the ISR with its president Dr. García Mónaco

Posted in News
on Nov 08, 2018

In memoriam Dr. Ian Isherwood

Dr. Isherwood was a U.K. radiologist responsible for much of the important early clinical development of CT.

Posted in News
on Nov 02, 2018