Events & Activities 2016
During this month, the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI) will be celebrating the International Day of Radiology by sharing interesting cases of paediatric breast imaging cases with pathological correlation. Keep your eye out for their posts on Facebook!
To celebrate IDoR 2016 the Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale (SARIM) is organising a hiking run to raise awareness for breast cancer screening in Bouchaoui near Algiers, on October 28, 2016. In addition, SARIM is holding a Conference on Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging of Breast Cancer in Algiers, on October 28–29, 2016.
The Breast Imaging Chapter of the Sociedad Argentina de Radiología is organising the virtual Updated Breast Imaging Course, starting on October 18.
The Sociedad de Radiología y Diagnóstico por Imágenes de la Provincia de Córdoba (SORDIC) joins the International Day of Radiology by providing mammograms to women without health coverage, in 21 health institutions throughout the province. In addition, the society holds a series of lectures for the general public to raise awareness of this method for the early detection of breast cancer.
The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) marks the occasion of IDoR 2016 with a Day on the Hill, a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on November 3, 2016, to help raise awareness of the value of breast screening as well the critical role that radiologists play in healthcare in Canada.
The Hungarian Society of Radiologists together with the Duna Medical Center, Budapest are organising a conference entitled ‘Meeting of screening centres’ in Budapest on November 5, 2016, including a press conference where they will present the new official Hungarian protocol for breast screening/diagnostics/therapy.
The Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) has invited radiology residents to submit scientific papers on breast imaging. The best papers are presented at a dedicated event at the IRIA House in New Delhi on November 8, 2016.
The Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica (SIRM) – Sezione di Senologia is organising a meeting in Genoa on November 8, 2016, dedicated to breast imaging and radiation therapy. Patients’ representatives from Europa Donna, the Associazione Italiana Ricerca sul Cancro and the Lega Italiana Lotta ai Tumori, will join this event.
The Radiology Department at Imola Hospital – University of Bologna – Breast Unit is holding a series of public lectures on breast imaging at the Ospedale Santa Maria della Scaletta in Imola on November 8, 2016.
The Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica (SIRM), together with the Istituto di Radiologia Università del Piemonte Orientale Novara is holding a special Course on Ultrasound in Senology in Novara on November 7–8, 2016.
The Japan Radiological Society held a special public lecture on breast imaging in Matsumoto on October 2, 2016. A review of this lecture will be published in a national newsletter on November 8.
An Open Day for students introducing them to medical imaging and its techniques, with a focus on breast imaging, and a Workshop on Medical Imaging, are held at the An-Najah National University in Nablus on November 8, 2016, all organised by the Palestinian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (PARMT).
The Slovak Association of Radiology is organising an Open Day with a series of oral presentations in the morning, and practical demonstration of breast imaging procedures in the afternoon, at the St. Elizabeth’s Cancer Institute in Bratislava on November 8, 2016.
The European Society of Radiology celebrates IDoR 2016 with an Open Day at its learning centre in Barcelona. Flags and posters with the IDoR logo are decorating some of the most beautiful and important streets in the city.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología (SEGRA), together with the key groups of radiographers across Spain and the Fundación Reina Sofia, celebrates with a special day of lectures on breast imaging for professionals and patients, JORNADA DE LA MAÑANA, in Madrid on November 8, 2016.
The Asociación Espanola de Técnicos en Radiología, Radioterapia y Medicina Nuclear is organising a Course on Breast Imaging, in particular for radiographers, at the Hospital San Juan de Dios del Aljarafe in Sevilla on November 5, 2016.
The VICOROB Research Institute of the Universitat de Girona organises an evening talk on research, diagnosis and support in breast imaging, at the Biblioteca Carles Rahola in Girona on November 8, 2016.
The Centro Oficial de Formación Profesional (CESUR) is holding a series of lectures on breast imaging on November 11, 2016, at the CESUR Centre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
To commemorate the International Day of Radiology and World Radiography Day on November 8, 2016, the British Institute of Radiology has produced two fun resources aimed at staff to remind them of the essential role that radiology plays in the detection, diagnosis and management of diseases of the breast. Download them from the BIR’s website.
Events & Activities 2015
Radiologists from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center will host an IDoR 2015 ‘Grand Rounds’ session on popular medical image sharing platform Figure 1, starting 8pm EST on November 8. They will post some of their most compelling radiology cases on the app every 10 minutes over the course of an hour. Figure 1 can be downloaded for free here.
They will also co-host a tweet chat on the future of paediatric radiology immediately afterwards. To join in, follow @CincyKidsRad and @Figure1 and use #AskCKR, or go here.
The Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale (SARIM) & SARIM Junior celebrate the IDoR 2015 by holding a Workshop on Paediatric Imaging in Algiers on November 7, 2015.
On occasion of the IDoR 2015, the Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Radiología, Diagnóstico por Imágenes y Terapia Radiante (FAARDIT) presents a Virtual Course on the Paediatric Chest, starting November 2, 2015.
Upon an initiative by Prof. Erich Sorantin, various hospitals throughout Austria are holding an Open Day for children and their parents, to show them the radiology departments and introduce them to the various modalities and procedures.
To celebrate IDoR 2015 and 120 years of radiology the Colégio Brasiliero de Radiologia e Diagnóstico por Imagem (CBR) and the Sociedade de Radiologia de Pernambuco (SRPE) organise an International Symposium on Head and Neck Imaging in Recife on November 6 and 7, 2015.
To commemorate IDoR 2015 and 120 years of x-rays celebrations were held at hospitals throughout the country, one at Hospital Clínico Herminda Martín in Chillán on November 6, 2015.
On the occasion of IDoR 2015, the Croatian Society of Radiology organises a series of lectures on paediatric radiology in Osijek on November 9, 2015.
The Asociación Colombiana de Radiología (ACR) is holding a Seminar on Paediatric Imaging in Medellín on November 6 and 7, 2015.
The staff at University Hospital Motol in Prague are holding an Open Day inviting children and their parents to visit the Department of Paediatric Radiology on November 8, 2015. Children are encouraged to bring their toys and see what they look like when being radiographed.
At the Department of Paediatric Radiology of the Abo El Rish Hospital, Cairo University, the consultants and specialists are holding a series of lectures on paediatric imaging from November 7 to 24, 2015.
At the University Clinic Jena the specialists at the Department of Radiology / Section Paediatric Radiology are holding an Open Day on November 8, 2015. Children are encouraged to bring their cuddly toys to see what they look like inside.
To remember Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s work, the Röntgenkuratorium Würzburg e.V. together with the city of Würzburg, University Würzburg and University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt are inviting to celebrate the IDOR 2015 at Prof. Röntgen’s laboratory at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg. There will be an Open House Day with complimentary guided tours to the laboratory every hour, starting at 10 am on November 11, 2015.
Specialists in paediatric imaging at the University Clinic Cologne are organising a Day of Paediatric Radiology, inviting children and their parents to the clinic on November 6, 2015, from 11 am to 3 pm.
The Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) has invited radiology residents to submit scientific papers on paediatric imaging. The best papers are presented at a dedicated event at the IRIA Central Office in New Delhi on November 8, 2015.
The GOA Chapter of the IRIA is organising a Paediatric Radiology Quiz to mark the occasion of the International Day of Radiology on November 8, 2015.
The Musculoskeletal Study Group of the residents of the radiology department, Faculty of Medicine at the University Indonesia, hosts a Special Session on Paediatric MSK at RSCM Jakarta on November 10, 2015.
The Kenya Association of Radiologists (KAR) and the Society of Radiographers in Kenya (SORK) will hold a joint Radiology Week running from October 31 to November 6 at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi. A series of activities have been planned which include medical camps, discussions on radiation safety using both print and electronic media, one-day symposium and sensitisation walk. The activities are geared towards enhancing the clinicians’ knowledge on the bio-effects of radiation and to increase public awareness on the role of radiation in medicine. The Radiology Week will be followed by a regional IAEA technical cooperation workshop on ‘Optimisation of Paediatric Imaging’ on November 9–13, 2015. More information on the WFPI website.
On the occasion of the 4th IDoR, the Lebanese Society of Radiology, in conjunction with the Turkish Society of Radiology, organises a Seminar on Paediatric Imaging in Beirut on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
The Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN) has arranged symposia, lectures with CME points, and health talks for patients in health facilities throughout the country, all in line with their national theme for IDoR 2015, ‘Life saving impact of imaging and radiation oncology on children’s healthcare in Nigeria’.
The Society of Pediatric Imaging in Nigeria (SPIN), in conjunction with the Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN) South-West zone and the Department of Radiology UCH Ibadan, Radiology Nurses, Radiation Oncologists, and Nuclear Therapists will be hosting the 2015 IDOR celebration in Ibadan from November 4 to 11, 2015.
An Open Day for students introducing them to medical imaging and its techniques, with a focus on paediatric imaging, is held at the An-Najah National University in Nablus on November 8, 2015.
At St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City the IDoR 2015 was celebrated with a poster competition and a meeting at the radiology department.
As part of IDoR, the Romanian Society of Radiology and Medical Imaging (SRIM) and the Paediatric Radiology Working Group organise an Open Doors Day in the radiology department at the Emergency Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases and Transplantation in Târgu Mureș.
The Romanian College of Medical Physicists (CFMR) organises the 13th Romanian Conference of Medical Physics in Cluj Napoca, dedicating November 7 to the memory of Maria Salomea Skłodowska-Curie and November 8 to Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, additionally celebrating 135 years of medical physics in Romania.
The Hera General Hospital Makkah, Saudi Arabia will join the international community of radiology to celebrate the International Day of Radiology in Makkah on November 8, 2015.
To celebrate the IDoR 2015 and the 120th anniversary of x-rays, the Slovak Association of Radiology organises a Symposium on Paediatric Radiology in Banská Bystrica on November 6, 2015.
The Slovenian Association of Radiology and the radiology unit of the University Children’s Hospital organise a national meeting on paediatric radiology in Ljubljana to celebrate the IDoR 2015 on November 5, 2015.
The South African Society of Paediatric Imaging is planning numerous activities, e.g. a series of educational paediatric imaging webinars in collaboration with the Radiological Society of South Africa. In addition, the South African Journal of Radiology will publish a special paediatric issue, in collaboration with SASPI.
The Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica (SERAM), in cooperation with the Sociedad Española de Radiología Pediátrica (SERPE) and the Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer, are holding a series of lectures by experts from all over Spain in Madrid on November 6, 2015.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología (SEGRA), together with the key groups of radiographers across Spain, will celebrate with a special day of lectures in Madrid on November 8, 2015, including live streaming.
The Sri Lanka College of Radiologists celebrates the 120th anniversary of the discovery of the x-rays by organising a half day Workshop on Paediatric Imaging, on November 8, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Hotel Galadari, Colombo.
The Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging (USOFARI) is organising a professional annual conference for all radiation users and imaging personnel including radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists, sonographers, imaging technologists, radiotherapists and equipment suppliers in Kampala on November 7 and 8, 2015. The theme of the conference: ‘Paediatric Imaging’. More information on the WFPI website.
The Washington State Radiological Society will be holding its Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on November 7, 2015. At the meeting they will be providing a display with information about the history of imaging and the afternoon break refreshments will feature a cake with edible decoration representing the x-ray of Frau Roentgen’s hand!
The American Röntgen Ray Society offers 10% discount on all their online courses when registering before November 10, 2015.
To celebrate IDoR 2015, Oxford University Press is pleased to offer free access to a collection of research papers, relating to x-rays and paediatric imaging. All articles are free to read and download until the end of January 2016.
On occasion of IDoR 2014, the Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale and SARIM Junior are holding the 7th Junior Workshop in Algiers on November 8, 2014. This year’s theme is brain imaging.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology 2014 the Sociedad Argentina de Radiología is launching their brandnew website aimed at patients and physicians on November 8, 2014.
The Vienna Radiological Symposium (Wiener Radiologisches Symposium) is presenting a series of lectures on MR in neuroimaging, within their yearly meeting, in Vienna on November 8, 2014.
The Belarusian Society of Radiology is holding a conference on up-to-date diagnostic technology for neuroimaging in Minsk on November 14, 2014.
The Belgian Museum of Radiology is holding a lecture on the use of gamma rays in medical and pharmaceutical sterilisation in Brussels on November 8, 2014.
The Sociedad Boliviana de Radiología is holding an international course on musculoskeletal ultrasound to celebrate the IDoR in La Paz on November 6 and 7, 2014.
The Radiological Society of Iceland is celebrating the International Day of Radiology together with the 100th anniversary of the society with a seminar and a gala dinner in Reykjavik on November 8, 2014.
The Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) has invited radiology residents to submit scientific papers on brain imaging. The best papers are presented at a dedicated event at the IRIA Central Office in New Delhi on November 8, 2014.
The Thoothukudi Medical College held an interdepartmental seminar on brain imaging in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, on November 4, 2014.
The Iraqi Association of Radiologists is holding a series of lectures on oncologic imaging in Baghdad on November 9, 2014.
The Tuscan chapter of the Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica (SIRM) has decided to hold its yearly congress on the occasion of the IDoR 2014 in Montecatini on November 8, 2014.
The Japan Radiological Society will organise a public lecture in Tokyo on November 8, 2014.
The Lebanese Society of Radiology will organise a seminar on brain imaging, including a presentation entitled, ‘The Discovery of X-Rays, and the Evolution of the X-Ray Tube’, in Beirut on November 8, 2014.
The Erasmus Medical Center is celebrating IDoR 2014 with a mini symposium on ‘The Past, Present and Future of Brain Imaging’ in Rotterdam on November 7, 2014.
The National Hospital Abuja organises a symposium on Thursday, November 6, and an open day for patients on Friday, November 7, in Abuja.
To celebrate IDoR 2014, the Russian Association of Radiology is holding its annual congress in Moscow, November 6 to 8, 2014.
The Slovak Association of Radiology is holding a conference on neuroradiology in Banská Štiavnica on November 8, 2014.
The Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica, in cooperation with Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer, is holding a series of lectures by experts from all over Spain to present the latest developments in brain imaging in Madrid on November 7, 2014.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología, the Fundación Reina Sofia, and the Fundación CIEN are celebrating a Special Day with a series of lectures in Madrid on November 8, 2014.
In Barcelona flags and posters with the IDoR logo are decorating some of the most beautiful and important streets.
The Sri Lanka College of Radiologists held a series of lectures on neuro imaging to celebrate IDoR 2014 in Colombo on November 9, 2014.
The publisher Springer celebrates the International Day of Radiology by highlighting publications related to lung imaging and offering free access to book chapters and articles on Marie Curie and Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen.
The Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale is holding an interactive workshop on thoracic imaging in the Ben Aknoun Hospital in Algiers on November 8.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists is hosting a morning tea at the College in Sydney on November 8, and displaying some old radiology items, photos and books from their archive collection.
Radiologists and radiographers united for a colourful Radiography Rallye in Dhaka on November 8, 2013.
The Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Radiología e Imagenología will hold a special conference on chest imaging in the Panamericana Hospital in Guayaquil on November 8.
The Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) has invited radiology residents to submit scientific papers on lung imaging. The best papers will be presented at a dedicated event at the IRIA Central Office in New Delhi on November 8.
At the National Institute of Technology Calicut Dr. PremRaj Pushpakaran is organising a seminar on lung imaging and TB detection on November 8, 2013.
The Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica (SIRM) is holding a dedicated course on the oncologic thorax in Bari on November 8, 2013.
The Lithuanian Radiologists’ Association will hold a conference on ‘Radiology 2013’ with a focus on the IDoR on October 18/19 in Kedainiai, Lithuania. On November 8 a conference on ‘Pulmonary Hypertension’ will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, organised by the Lithuanian Radiologists’ Association together with the Lithuanian Cardiology Society and Vilnius University.
The Sociedad Peruana de Radiología will organise an international course on neuroradiology on November 15/16 in Lima with a focus on the International Day of Radiology.
The Slovak Association of Radiology will organise a conference on chest imaging in Bratislava on November 8, 2013.
The Slovenian Association of Radiology organised a press conference on the latest achievements in radiology in Ljubljana on November 6, 2013.
On November 8, the Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica (SERAM) will organise a public event on lung imaging in Madrid, with a series of lectures and an award ceremony. Both doctors and a patient organisation (Asociación de Familiares y Enfermos de Fibrosis Pulmonar Idiopática y Fibrosis Pulmonar Familiar – AFEFPI) representative are going to give the lectures.
The Asociación Española Técnicos en Radiología will hold a conference on MRI in Alzheimer’s disease research in Madrid on November 8, 2013.
In Barcelona flags and posters with the IDoR logo decorated some of the most beautiful and important streets.
The association Amicale des Radiologues de Sfax is organising a dedicated series of lectures in Sfax on November 7, 2013.
United Arab Emirates:
The team of the Medical Imaging Dept. at the AHS PACS Center in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. is celebrating the event of IDoR 2013 for the second year with a fantastic IDoR cake.
The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is holding a dedicated meeting on hot topics in thoracic imaging in London on November 8, 2013.
ESOR – European School of Radiology
The ESOR Asklepios Course ‘Multidisciplinary Approach of Cancer Imaging’, taking place in Rome, is dedicating its programme to lung cancer on November 8, 2013.
The French Society of Radiology (SFR) has made training material for oncologic imaging available online in order to encourage its members to organise training sessions, throughout 2013.
The SFR has also produced posters for the CNRS exhibition ‘La vie en transparence’ as a means of informing the public.
The German Radiological Society (DRG) is celebrating the anniversary of Röntgen’s discovery with a birthday mailing to over 2,000 radiological departments. The mailing includes a birthday card, information brochures for patients and, less conventionally, some birthday balloons. A radio spot has also been produced, which points out the benefits brought about by the discovery of x-rays.
The Hungarian Society of Radiologists is holding a series of lectures with the focus on oncologic imaging in Eger on November 8, 2012.
The Italian Society of Radiology (SIRM) is holding a dedicated meeting on the occasion of IDoR 2012 in Milan on November 8, 2012.
The Japan Radiological Society is holding a round table discussion entitled ‘Open the door for the future of radiology’ on November 8, 2012.
The Romanian Society of Radiology and Medical Imaging organised a series of events focusing on oncologic imaging at Fundeni Clinical Institute in Bucharest on November 1 to 3, 2012.
The Slovak Association of Radiology is holding a symposium on 30 years of CT and 20 years of MRI in Slovakia in Smolenice on November 8, 2012. More information can be found here.
The Slovenian Association of Radiology is holding a press conference together with the Clinical Radiology Institute UMC Ljubljana on the role of radiology in modern medicine, in Ljubljana on November 7, 2012.
The Spanish Society of Radiology (SERAM) is hosting en event together with the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) in Madrid on November 8, 2012. There will be a press conference and a series of lectures on the role of imaging in oncology. More information ca be found here.
The Royal College of Radiologists is inviting the public to a free lecture on ‘Medical sports imaging and the 2012 Olympics’ at the Wellcome Collection, London, on November 8.