Program out now! ISR-WFUMB-WHO Webinar on Safer Maternal and Newborn Care – the Role of Ultrasound

Posted in Announces, News
on Sep 06, 2021

The ISR, the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are pleased to invite you to the ISR-WFUMB-WHO Webinar on Safer Maternal and Newborn Care – the Role of Ultrasound on September 14, 3pm-5pm CEST, chaired by Guy Frija (ISR) and Jacques Abramowicz (WFUMB). The webinar will be held in celebration of World Patient Safety Day (WPSD), which is commemorated annually on 17 September. Register now for free!

Paper on How to improve access to medical imaging in low- and middle-income countries published

Posted in Announces, News
on Jul 29, 2021

The ISR-endorsed paper on "How to improve access to medical imaging in low- and middle-income countries" has been published in The Lancet journal EClinicalMedicine.

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

Posted in Announces, News
on Mar 24, 2021

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 04, 2021

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.

Otha W. Linton, MS

Posted in Announces
on Dec 21, 2020

Otha W. Linton, MS (1932-2020)


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...

Letter from Renato Mendonça, ISR President

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

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.

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

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

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
on Mar 30, 2020

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 Feb 19, 2020

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.

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

Posted in Announces
on Feb 19, 2020

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

Safe spaces for women in challenging environments

Posted in Announces
on Feb 04, 2020

Lancet Global Health publication

1st International Meeting of Radiology Departments with Training-Residency

Posted in Announces
on Feb 03, 2020

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

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

Posted in Announces
on Nov 09, 2019

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.