Australia & New Zealand
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) have teamed up with Prof Brett McDermott from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists to bring members a fascinating and informative webinar with a focus on maintaining resilience and decreasing stress during times of challenge. The webinar takes place on November 4, 2020 at 6pm and registration is free for members.
The Romanian College of Medical Physicists is organising the 8th Romanian Conference of Medical Physics which will take place exclusively online on November 7, 2020. On the occasion of the event, the society celebrates the 8th International Day of Medical Physics with the theme “Medical Physicist as a Health Professional”, as well as the International Day of Radiology. The conference will be preceded by the Annual General Assembly of members of the Romanian College of Medical Physicists taking place on November 6, 2020 at 14:00-18:00.
To mark IDoR 2020, the Slovenská Rádiologická Spoločnosť (Slovak Radiological Society) are organising a webinar, ‘Radiological diagnosis of COVID-19 and experience in Slovakia’, which is free for Slovak members. The webinar takes place at 15:00 CET on November 8. To register for the event or find out more information click below.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología (SEGRA) will, in collaboration with ACTEDI (Catalan Association of Radiology Techs), host an online event to celebrate the International Day of Radiology in Spain.
Radiologists, radiographers, medical physicists and other professionals related to radiology will participate in this event sharing their experience with COVID-19. The event, also supported by the SERAM (Spanish Radiology Society) and SEFM (Spanish Medical Physics Society), will take place on November 8 at 19:00 CET.
The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) are organising a free talk by Dr Sam Hare, a leading consultant chest radiologist and National Specialty Advisor for Imaging for NHS England and Improvement. The online talk is titled ‘Unmasking the true face of COVID-19 through clinical imaging’ and takes place on November 12 at 18:30 GMT.
In the run-up to the IDoR 2019 celebrations, the World Health Organization (WHO) together with the International Society of Radiology (ISR) will organise a webinar in Spanish on November 6 at 4 pm CET. The webinar will discuss the present and future of diagnostic imaging in sports medicine, and balanced strategies that maximise the benefits of radiology in sports medicine and minimise the risks. The webinar is free, registration is required.
The publisher Elsevier celebrates the International Day of Radiology 2019 by publishing a dedicated Sports Imaging Article Collection, with free online access until the end of the year.
For the first time this year, the recently founded Sociedad Argentina de Radiología Pediátrica (SARP) will join the celebrations for the International Day of Radiology. With the intention of spreading knowledge and their experience, the SARP will organise different meetings all through the country, addressing the essential role of paediatric imaging in sports injuries, with a particular focus on the specific detection and prognosis in childhood. Lectures and round-table discussions with interesting cases will be held. For more information visit IDoR Argentina.
The Armenian Association of Radiologists is organising a celebration dedicated to IDoR 2019 and invites everyone on November 8 at 7 pm to the New Yans Music Hall in Yerevan. Places are limited, and entry fee is 15,000 AMD (equivalent to around €28).
The Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA), which represents radiology practices throughout Australia, is organising a function at Parliament House in Canberra on October 23 to celebrate the International Day of Radiology. To find out more about ADIA and their IDoR activities, visit IDoR Australia.
The University Clinic for Radiology at the University Clinic Graz, Styria, will celebrate IDoR 2019 on November 8 with a special event highlighting the important role of imaging in healthcare and its benefits for patients.
To celebrate IDoR 2019, the Liga Acadêmica de Radiologia e Dignóstico por Imagem (LARDI-UFTM) has arranged a special event at the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro in Uberaba. The event will be attended by leading specialists in the area of MSK radiology, with the intention of disseminating knowledge about sports imaging. Several lectures and round-table discussions will be on offer. For more information visit IDoR Brazil.
The Bulgarian Association of Radiology, together with a great number of dedicated radiologists, will celebrate IDoR 2019 by organising events and festivities in the radiology departments of hospitals in Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna, on November 8.
The team of the Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital in Sofia is celebrating IDoR by publishing a video they have created with the message “What would you do without us? Celebrate with us!”. It can be seen on YouTube here.
Radiology staff at the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Osijek, contacted local athletes who are also national sport representatives to come and celebrate #IDOR2019 with us. A short lecture on role of radiology in sport injuries was given. The event was covered by local and national media.
In the Czech Republic, radiologists will celebrate IDoR 2019 with a one-day event on November 8. The event is held in Faculty of Health Studies, University Pardubice (FHS, UPa) in Pardubice along with the Hospital Pardubice Region, University Hospital Hradec Králové, Oncological and Radiological Center Multiscan and the Czech Radiographer’s Society (SRLA CR). The programme includes morning lectures on sports injuries imaging with MRI and nuclear medicine and the role of sports during radiation therapy. For further information, go to IDoR Czech Republic.
This year the Radiological Society of Northern Greece (RSNG) celebrates the International Day of Radiology 2019 with a day course in musculoskeletal imaging, held in Thessaloniki on September 28. The RSNG is excited to organise this course where distinguished speakers from the radiological community of Northern Greece will be delivering lectures on shoulder and knee imaging. Lectures will address imaging with ultrasound and MRI. The normal anatomy and pathology of these joints will be discussed in addition to common sports injuries. More information can be found at IDoR Northern Greece.
The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Researchin Chennai will celebrate IDoR 2019 and World Radiography Day on November 8 with an afternoon of education and festivities, featuring a tribute to W.C. Röntgen, a key lecture and a High Tea Party.
The Japan Radiological Society celebrated IDoR 2019 with a series of public lectures at the University of Tokyo, on June 29, on the occasion of the 79th Annual Meeting of the JRS. The lectures were moderated by Prof. Shigeki Aoki from Juntendo University, the JRS2019 Congress President.
Kurdistan Association of Radiologists
The Kurdistan Association of Radiologists is holding an event to celebrate IDoR 2019 in the Grand Millennium Hotel Sulaimani, in the city of Sulaymaniyah,Kurdistan region. The event will feature a series of lectures about sports imaging; it will take place on November 8 and will last throughout the day.
On the occasion of IDoR 2019, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), together with the Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN), held a press conference in Lokoja, on November 9. NMA Committee Chairman on Radiation and Radiodiagnosis, Dr. Ododo Bernard, and ARIN President Dr. Kamal Jimoh spoke about the necessity of retaining doctors in the country and setting up tertiary health trust funds. IDoR 2019 was celebrated across the 36 States of Nigeria, including the Federal Capital territory.
To celebrate IDoR 2019, the University of Cebu in Cebu City has created a series of marvellous videos where athletes from various sporting backgrounds describe injuries they have experienced, and how radiology helped them, through quick and precise diagnosis and following treatment, to return to play as soon as possible.
The Radiology and Medical Imaging Department of the Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in Kharj, Saudi Arabia, is planning a large one-day event to celebrate IDoR 2019. Activities include morning lectures covering trending topics such as AI’s role in radiology and sports imaging, booths targeting medical professionals and the general public with radiology awareness materials, and student activities such as competitions and scientific posters.
The Slovak Radiological Society is organising an event in Trnava to celebrate IDOR on November 6 from 14:00 – 20:00. The programme involves a series of lectures about sports imaging by renowned experts in the field. More info can be found at IDoR Slovakia.
The Slovenian Association of Radiology, together with the Slovenian Society of Radiographers, will host a meeting with Slovenian motorcycling champion, Miran Stanovnik, who entered the Dakar Rally and sustained a severe injury. The interview is expected to cover a wide range of topics, including the use of medical imaging during all phases of his diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. On November 8, the Association’s president, Dr. Maja Marolt Mušič, and a number of MSK experts will hold a series of lectures on sports imaging at the Medical Faculty in Ljubljana.
On the occasion of IDoR 2019, the Sociedad Española de Radiología Medica (SERAM) invited experts from the field of sports imaging to celebrate radiology with a series of lectures in Madrid, on November 8. The event will take place at the Colegio de Médicos de Madrid and will include a ceremony where distinguished radiologists will be awarded the Premios SERAM and the Premios de la Fundación Española de Radiología. The detailed programme and further information can be found at IDoR Spain SERAM.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología (SEGRA) along with the Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV) will celebrate this year’s International Day of Radiology on November 8 in Madrid with a programme focusing on sports imaging. They are hosting a multidisciplinary day trip involving first level figures in technique, radiological and clinic scope, and participatory patients who will illustrate the relationship between imaging and sports. Their programme includes a rugby exhibition match and a small investigation with ‘pre’ and ‘post’ data collected by ultrasound (B-mode and elastography). For further information, go to IDoR Spain SEGRA.
The Société Tunisienne de Radiologie and their residents branch STR Junior celebrate the International Day of Radiology this year a little differently, by practising sports together. Participants can choose from either pilates or a game of football! Both events will take place in Tunis, on November 8.
At their 40th Annual National Radiology Congress – TURKRAD2019, which was held in Antalya on November 6–9, the Turkish Society of Radiology organised a dedicated lecture where members of their executive board spoke about the International Day of Radiology 2019. As a special guest, ESR Chair of the Board, Professor Lorenzo Derchi, initiated a heartily sung ‘Happy Birthday Radiology’ and was joyfully joined by the audience.
United Arab Emirates
A special IDoR 2019 celebration took place in Rashid Hospital, Dubai, where people from various media outlets were called, as well as the general director of the hospital and various department heads. A number of sporting activities were on offer, including boxing bag, treadmill and football. All staff were invited to join and plenty of prizes were given out for the winners.
The Royal College of Radiologists is holding a public lecture in London on November 7, with Dr. Philip Robinson, consultant musculoskeletal radiologist, and Dr. Andrew Murray, consultant doctor in sports and exercise medicine, that will address the essential role imaging plays in the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries. For more information, see their website: IDoR UK.
To celebrate IDoR 2019, the Sociedad Venezolana de Radiología y Diagnóstico por Imágenes (SOVERADI) is organising a series of lectures on musculoskeletal imaging with a focus on sports imaging, in the framework of the XXIV Venezuelan Congress of Radiology, on November 7 and 8 in Caracas. For more information see IDoR Venezuela.
In honour of the seventh celebration of International Day of Radiology this year, the publisher Springer is delighted to provide a selection of featured articles relating to the 2018 theme, cardiac imaging.
The publisher Elsevier also celebrates the International Day of Radiology by highlighting publications related to cardiac imaging.
In recognition of IDoR 2018, la Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale (SARIM), together with SARIM Junior, will host a full-day event on cardiac imaging for its members in Algiers on November 2.
The Sociedad Argentina de Radiología will celebrate IDoR 2018 by hosting a series of lectures on the basics of cardiac imaging, led by Dra. Laura Dragonetti and Dra. Adriana Martínez, at the SAR Auditorium in Buenos Aires, on November 8.
In recognition of the International Day of Radiology 2018, the Armenian Association of Radiologists will organise a scientific seminar dedicated to the imaging of cardiac pathologies. It will be held in Nork-Marash Medical Center, Yerevan, on November 8.
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) will be celebrating IDoR 2018 at its headquarters in Vienna on November 8. Joining them in the festivities will be participants in the European School of Radiology’s (ESOR) EDiR preparation courses, running from November 5 to 14.
The University Clinic for Radiology at the University Clinic Graz, Styria, will organise an Open Day for patients on November 8 to inform them about the important role of imaging in healthcare and especially its benefits for patients.
The Medical Imaging Department of the Medical University in Plovdiv, in cooperation with the Bulgarian Society of Biomedical Physics and Engineering and the Bulgarian Society for Cardiothoracic Radiography, will organise the International Conference of Young Radiologists, dedicated to the IDoR, at the Medical University of Plovdiv on November 8.
The Canadian Association of Radiology/L’Association canadienne des radiologistes will be hosting a political event at the federal legislature in Ottawa, with Members of Parliament, to help commemorate this occasion and leading in to the International Day of Radiology.
The Croatian Society of Radiology will hold a series of special lectures about the International Day of Radiology and in particular about cardiac imaging at the Croatian Medical Association in Zagreb on November 5.
The congress of the Cuban Society of Imaging, Jornada Nacional de Radiología, will take place from November 8–9 in Havanna, Cuba. In celebration of the International Day of Radiology, the programme for November 8 will be dedicated to cardiac imaging.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology, the Hospital Clínica San Agustín will host a series of lectures in Loja, on November 8, with special guests Dr. Gustavo Reyes, a well-known cardiologist specialising in echocardiography, and Dr. Alexander Lozano, a cardiac imaging specialist.
St. Paul’s Millennium Medical College Radiology Department, in Addis Ababa, will celebrate the International Day of Radiology with a special event on November 8, in the Academic Meeting hall, with an event focusing on cardiac imaging. Radiologists, cardiologists, technologists, technicians and radiology administrators are all welcome to join the event.
The Radiological Society of Northern Greece will realise two special scientific events within the framework of the celebration of the 7th International Day of Radiology.
First, there will be a 3-day International Course on Cardiovascular Imaging on September 27–29 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Thessaloniki. Secondly, there will be a one-day course related to ‘Novelties in Oncologic Imaging’ organised in the Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki on November 10.
To honour the International Day of Radiology, the Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica will dedicate the first day of its 48th National Congress (taking place in Genova November 8 – 11) to cardiac imaging.
The Japan Radiological Society celebrated IDoR 2018 with a series of public lectures in Kumamoto, on October 14. The lectures were moderated by Prof. Yasuyuki Yamashita from Kumamoto University, the JRS2019 Congress President.
The Jordanian Society of Radiographers will celebrate the International Day of Radiology by hosting a scientific day of cardiac imaging including lectures about Cardiac CT and MRI in Amman, on November 8.
Kurdistan Association of Radiologists
The Kurdistan Association of Radiologists will celebrate the International Day of Radiology with a series of lectures on cardiac imaging. The half-day event will be held in the Erbil-Kurdistan region of Iraq, at the Rotana Hotel, on November 8.
Labib Medical Center in Saïda organised an event on November 7, including an educational session presented by Dr. Ibrahim Dheini about diagnostic cardiac imaging and ways to protect patients and technicians from radiation. They celebrated the International Day of Radiology with their own special IDoR cake.
The Radiological Society of Mauritius and the Cardiological Society of Mauritius will celebrate IDoR 2018 together by co-hosting a conference on cardiac imaging on November 11 in Port Louis.
In Mexico, the National Heart Institute will celebrate the International Day of Radiology by posting IDoR- and cardiac imaging-related information all week.
The Nepal Radiological Society will organise a one-day workshop on cardiac imaging, focusing on cardiac interventional procedures, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and cardiac nuclear medicine, in the National Trauma Center of Bir Hospital in Kathmandu on November 8.
To celebrate IDoR 2018, the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Radiologie (Radiological Society of the Netherlands) will organise a series of public lectures on cardiovascular imaging for the general audience (including ministry, insurances, patient and medical organisations) in Amsterdam on November 8.
The College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan will host a symposium centred on cardiac imaging, including various tertiary institutions from South West Nigeria, in Ibadan, on November 8.
The Palestinian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (PAMRT) will host a big event with a series of lectures in the Arabic American University in Jenin, on November 8, to celebrate IDoR 2018.
On occasion of IDoR 2018, staff of the Department of Radiology at University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, together with the Philippine College of Radiology, celebrated a whole radiology week with a series of lectures for residents and radiological technologists in Manila, on November 8.
The Cardiovascular Section of the Polish Medical Society of Radiology, together with the Centre for Postgraduate Education in Warsaw and the Medical University of Silesia will celebrate IDoR 2018 by organising a two-day course on cardiac imaging for residents at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, on November 8–9. Topics are: cardiovascular anatomy, non-invasive imaging, congenital heart disease, CAD, cardiac intervention, cardiomyopathies, tumours and many more.
On the occasion of IDoR 2018 and to raise awareness of the specialty and in particular of radiation protection, the Polish Medical Society of Radiology plans to launch a special informative website for patients, inforadiologia.pl, to be initiated on November 8.
The Russian Society of Radiology will hold its Annual Congress in November in Moscow; the first day, November 8, will focus on cardiac imaging, in recognition of the International Day of Radiology.
The Radiological Sciences Department at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, is organising a full day of education on November 8, with the morning session dedicated to educating the public, and the afternoon session dedicated to educating faculty and colleagues.
The Medical Imaging Department of Samtah General Hospital in Samtah is celebrating the International Day of Radiology with a series of lectures and a nice party on November 8.
To celebrate IDoR 2018, the Slovak Radiological Association will organise a half-day symposium in Bratislava, on November 9. The event is also dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the first purchase of a radiograph for the General Hospital of Bratislava in 1897. This hospital now serves as part of the University Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University in Bratislava.
On November 8, Slovenian radiographers and radiologists will celebrate the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of x-rays in the main auditorium of the Faculty of Health Sciences in Ljubljana, with an event focusing on cardiac radiological procedures. Speakers will present an overview of cardiac imaging in each modality and cardiac considerations in radiotherapy.
The celebration is organised by students and staff of the medical imaging and radiotherapy department at Faculty of Health Sciences, the Slovenian Society of Radiographers, the Slovenian Chamber of Radiographers, the Slovenian Association of Radiology and the Institute of Radiology at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
On the occasion of the IDoR 2018, the Sociedad Española de Radiología Medica (SERAM) invited experts from the field of cardiac imaging to celebrate radiology in Madrid, on November 8. The event, which unfolded in the Official School of Doctors of Madrid, featured talks on the history and future of cardiac imaging, with a special focus on paediatric cardiac imaging, highlighting the role played by the radiologist in this challenging setting.
Members of the patient association Menudos Corazones, which represents and helps the families of children with congenital heart disease, were also invited to share their views and experience with radiology. Prominent Spanish radiologists who contributed to the development of the discipline were awarded SERAM’s distinctions during the following ceremony.
The Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología will celebrate the International Day of Radiology by organising a full day conference with a focus on cardiac imaging at the Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús in Madrid, on November 10. Radiographers, radiologists, cardiologist and technologists are expected to join this event.
The training centre Dental Trainer will be organising an event on November 9 and 10 to celebrate IDOR 2018 at the Faculty of Nursing of the University of La Laguna, Tenerife.
The Taiwan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists will celebrate the International Day of Radiology with a special event during their annual meeting, to be held in Taichung City on November 3. The symposium will deal with ‘New challenges or opportunities: artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging and radiotherapy’.
The Société Tunisienne de Radiologie and their residents branch STR Junior celebrate the International Day of Radiology with a series of special lectures on cardiac imaging at the Faculty of Medicine Ibn El Jazzar in Sousse, on November 3.
In honour of the International Day of Radiology, the Association of Radiologists of Ukraine organises a two-day seminar on November 8–9 at Ivano-Frankivs’k Medical University in Yaremcha.
The first seminar ‘The role of technologists in modern radiology’ is for x-ray technicians and radiological technologists on November 8; the second seminar ‘The role of radiation diagnostics in ensuring the effectiveness of first level medical care’, held on November 9, is for radiologists, general practitioners, family doctors and all doctors working in primary healthcare facilities.
United Arab Emirates
The Medical Imaging Dept. of Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS) of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) will celebrate IDoR 2018 with a two-days conference on ‘Emergency Conditions Imaging and Interventions – A Multidisciplinary Approach’ at Al Ain Hospital in Abu Dhabi, on November 9–10.
On November 8, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Gulf Medical University in Ajman will celebrate the 7th International Day of Radiology, with special events and an exhibition focusing on cardiac imaging. Student speakers will present an overview of cardiac imaging in each different modality, whereas experts will give valuable lectures about recent developments in cardiac imaging.
The Royal College of Radiologists will host a public lecture on ‘Imaging of the heart’ at the RCR headquarters in London, on November 8. The lecture by Dr. Deepa Gopalan from Imperial College London will explore how rapidly advancing imaging technologies are starting to reveal new insights into the structure and functions of the heart, paving the way for pioneering treatment and management of cardiovascular disease.
To celebrate IDoR 2018, the British Institute of Radiology published a podcast on cardiac imaging, featuring a radiologist and a cardiologist from the University of Edinburgh discussing their ongoing research projects in cardiac imaging.
In addition, BIR will present a live webinar on cardiac MRI by Dr. Swamy Gedela on November 7.
In honour of the International Day of Radiology, AJR Online, the official journal of the American Roentgen Ray Society, will be open access on November 8.
In addition, all of the ARRS’s Online Courses will be 15 percent off on November 8–10 when you use coupon code 2018IDOR at checkout.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology, the Centro Clinico La Sagrada Familia will host a series of lectures on cardiovascular imaging at the clinic in Maracaibo, on November 8. Dra. Carla Alaimo and Dr. Oswaldo Ramos will introduce these lectures, which will be presented by a range of experts in cardiac imaging.
The Society of Yemeni Radiologists and the Yemen Society of Radiology will celebrate the International Day of Radiology by hosting a Cardiac Imaging Symposium in Sana’a on November 8. The symposium includes a series of lectures on cardiac MRI, CT and nuclear medicine, as well as a training course on echocardiography with an associated exhibition. Radiologists, cardiologists, technologists, technicians and radiology administrators will join the event.
On October 27, la Société Algérienne de Radiologie et d’Imagerie Médicale (SARIM) will host a full-day event in Algiers for its members in recognition of IDoR 2017 and the October Rose campaign against breast cancer. In the morning session, Dr Sofiane Derrouis will address members on the burning issues of breast imaging. The afternoon session will be devoted to emergency radiology, the theme of IDoR 2017, with interactive cases being presented. Register for this free event by visiting OctoberRoseIDoR. And for those attending, don’t forget your smartphones!
La Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Radiología, Diagnóstico por Imágenes y Terapia Radiante (FAARDIT) is celebrating IDoR 2017 by inviting its associates to submit anecdotes and stories, including enriching experiences, about their work in diagnostic radiology. Outstanding submissions will be published in next issue of FAARDIT’s Nexos Magazine and all contributors will go into a draw to win a tablet. To participate, send your story (in a PDF file) to firstname.lastname@example.org before November 1. More information ca be found at IDoRArgentina.
The Universidad Nacional de Córdoba will host its inaugural Radiological Olympiad. Medical students and postgraduates in diagnostic imaging will compete against each other in a variety of radiological challenges. Who will be the ultimate champion?
To mark IDOR 2017, the Armenian Association of Radiologists held a meeting at the Austrian Children’s Hospital of Gyumri, with radiologists of the Shirak region and the Chief Radiologist of the Ministry of Health as a guest speaker. The IDOR 2017 promotion week ended with a great gala dinner to celebrate the International Day of Radiology.
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) will be celebrating IDoR 2017 at its headquarters in Vienna on November 8. Joining them in the festivities will be participants in the European School of Radiology’s (ESOR) EDiR preparation courses, running from November 6 to 15.
To celebrate IDOR 2017 the Sociedad Cruzeña de Radiologia will hold a three-day conference on emergency radiology in Santa Cruz from November 9 to 11.
On November 8, the Radiology Clinic of Uberaba will host an evening of lectures in recognition of IDoR 2017. Four topics will be addressed at this event: acute abdomen, thoracic emergencies, bone fractures and head emergencies. The location of this event is Bookcafe, Av. Edilson Lamartine Mendes, 536. Lectures will commence at 7:30pm, and entry will cost R$30,00.
On the same day, the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) will hold a special online forum on emergency radiology. The forum will be broadcast over Workplace. CBR’s Workplace is a space for radiologists, which unites more than 5 thousand specialists in the field.
At Vancouver General Hospital in British Columbia, the team of the Emergency Radiology section will celebrate a special event in the Emergency Radiology section of the VGH Emergency Department on November 8, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
In recognition of IDoR 2017, radiologists at the Hospital San Juan de Dios de Los Andes (HOSLA), situated 80kms north of Santiago, will hold an educational activity for emergency room (ER) doctors. The activity, held on November 9, will guide the ER doctors through requests for radiological tests and what to expect from them. It will also provide an oportunity for the radiologists to demonstrate the equipment they have available and discuss a range of topics with their audience. Topics discussed will include: the uses and side effects of contrast media; radiation and its effects on health; and frequent emergency pathologies and their respective imaging correlates.
The Imaging Sector of 251 Hellenic Air Force and V.A. Hospital in Athens, in cooperation with the Hellenic Radiological Society are celebrating the International Day of Radiology 2017 hosting an event with lectures about the history of radiology in Greece, the role of the radiologist in MDTs and Emergency Radiology themed lectures. The event will take place on November 7 in 251HAF and V.A Hospital’s amphitheatre at 10:30 am and is open to the public. ESOR Scientific Director Prof. N. Gourtsoyiannis and the president of the Hellenic Radiological Society, Prof. Panos Prassopoulos will be present. Find more information at IDoRGreece.
On November 11, the Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) will host a special academic programme on emergency radiology for radiology residents (both post-graduate and senior residents). Dr. Lalendra Upreti and Dr. Anju Garg are coordinating the programme for this event, which will be held at IRIA House, New Delhi. For more information visit IDoRIndia.
The Society for Emergency Radiology – India is organising an e-CME event on November 8 to celebrate the International Day of Radiology and Emergency Radiology. Anyone interested will be able to login for free and participate in this educational programme. Please contact Dr. Anjali Agrawal, the scientific programme’s organiser, at email@example.com for more information.
The Musculoskeletal Study Group of radiology residents at the Faculty of Medicine, University Indonesia will have an evening gathering to celebrate the International Day of Radiology on November 7, at Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital Jakarta. There will be scientific lectures and a quiz on emergency MSK imaging, a radiology movie, and prizes.
On November 8, the Radiology Unit at the College of Medicine/HMU and the Radiology Faculty of the KBMS will present a half-day scientific session. Thoracic aorta dissection, imaging of oncological emergencies and out of hours imaging of acute neurological diseases, are just some of the topics that will be presented upon. This event will be held in Rizgray Teaching Hospital’s meeting hall and run from 9am until midday.
IDoR 2017 is coming to Milan! La IDoRItaly.
To celebrate IDOR 2017, the Japan Radiological Society held a lecture open to the public in Tokyo on September 23, 2017. Learn more about this event at IDoRJapan.
On November 8, a special emergency radiology conference will take place at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences’ Department of Radiology in Kaunas. The conference will be presented in Lithuanian and the preliminary topics are: cooperation between trauma units and emergency radiologists; the role of radiologists in the detection and early diagnosis of acute abdomen; contrast media – advangtages and disadvantages in emergency radiology cases; and the Alberta stroke program early CT score (ASPECTS).
The Macedonian Society of Radiologists, together with the Radiation Safety Directorate of Macedonia, are organising a symposium on the optimisation of diagnostic procedures in Skopje October 16-18.
Within the 5th WHO Regional Workshop on Dose Optimisation and Radiation Safety Culture in Healthcare, organised by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia with the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) and the International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP), in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) there will be dedicated IDOR celebrations at the Institut Kanser Negara in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on November 8. Find our more at IDoRMalaysia.
On November 8, the Nepal Radiologists Association will host a walkathon at the Bir Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, to raise awareness of radiology in the region. Find more information on IDoRNepal or read the announcement on Facebook here.
The Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN) and the Department of Radiology at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, are holding a community safety event on 15 November 2017. This community event will commence at 10am at the carpark in front of the University College Hospital’s main gate. Preventing traffic accidents and stroke prevention will be the two topics focused upon. Free medical check ups will also be provided at this event.
In recognition of IDoR 2017, the Radiological Society of Pakistan (RSP) will deliver a special continuing medical education activity, focusing on emergency radiology.
To celebrate IDoR 2017, the Palestinian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (PAMRT) is hosting its very own emergency-themed IDoR. This event will take place on November 8 at the Al-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine’s largest university.
In celebration of the International Day of Radiology 2017 in the Philippines, the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) in Manila, an accredited institution of the Philippine College of Radiology (PCR), will hold its ‘Annual Poster and Oral Presentation of Interesting Cases’.
On November 8 at 3pm, the Radiology Department of the University of Algarve Health School will present a series of lectures on the theme ‘from the x-ray discovery to the image fusion’. These lectures will chart the development of radiology, from the discovery of x-ray, to current applications in diagnosis and treatment. More information on this event, taking place in Faro, Portugal, can be found on the university’s facebook page.
IDoR 2017 and the International Day of Medical Physics will be celebrated at the 15th Romanian Conference in Medical Physics, to be held in the Romanian city of Iași. The conference, organised by the Romanian College of Medical Physicists (CFMR) in cooperation with Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, will run from November 10-12. Visit RCMP2017 for more information.
On the morning of November 8, the Medical Imaging Department of King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh will present a series of lectures on emergency radiology. Emergency radiologists, pediatric radiologists and emergency physicians will discuss the role of imaging in emergency radiology and how emergency radiology can improve patient care. In the afternoon, the department will set up several interactive kiosks. These will highlight the functions fulfilled by various imaging modalities.
The Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia (RSSA) in collaboration with the Radiology Department of the King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, will be celebrating the IDOR 2017 at the hospital’s main lobby on November 8. Radiologists will be on hand to explain how medical imaging helps physicians to make better diagnoses and how it contributes to effective medical management and treatment.
The Radiology Department at the Medical Applied Sciences College, Taibah University in Madina, Saudi Arabia, is celebrating the International Day of Radiology for the first time. This celebration will include lectures, poster sessions and collaborations with major hospitals in Madina to raise the awareness of the important role of radiology in emergency cases.
The Udruzenja Radiologa Srbije (Serbian Society of Radiology) will be holding its national congress from November 9-11 in Zlatibor, to coincide with IDoR 2017. View the congress’s programme (in Serbian) here.
A symposium focused on emergency radiology will be held by the Slovenská Rádiologická Spoločnosť (Slovakian Society of Radiology) in Kežmarok, in recognition of IDoR 2017. Also celebrated at this event will be the 120th anniversary of the purchase of the first Roentgen device within the former Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1897 (this device can be seen at the Slovak National Museum in Kežmarok, where it is part of the permanent display). Visit IDoRSlovakia to view the scientific programme and register for this event.
La Sociedad Española de Graduados en Radiología (SEGRA) will hold its first national congress, CIMER17, from November 10 to November 12 in Alcalá de Henares. CIMER17 will also play host to the 10th Annual Meeting between SEGRA and the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS). In recognition of IDoR 2017, the ESR, EFRS and SEGRA will present ‘Emergency Radiology’, a special event to be held at the congress on November 10. Speaking at the event will be Lluís Donoso Bach, former ESR President; Graciano Paulo, former EFRS President; and Eva Alfayate, Secretary General of SEGRA. For more information, click IDoRSpain2017.
The team of 3R – Réseau Radiologique Romand, Centre d’Imagerie de Fribourg will host a brunch for their patients on November 8, and discuss the history and future of radiology.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology 2017 in Taiwan, a two days’ symposium will be held at Yuanpei University of Medical Technology in Hsinchu City, on November 8–9. Special lectures on Emergency Radiology will be given.
The Junior Committee of Tunisian Society of Radiology (STR Junior) will host a special IDoR 2017 symposium on November 8, at the Medicine School of Tunis. Interactive sessions will be delivered by specialists on several topics: neurological emergencies, cardiothoracic emergencies and spinal chord trauma. You can find out more about this event on facebook at by clicking IDoRTunisia.
On Thursday, November 9, The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) will host a free public lecture titled ‘Emergency Radiology – the Inside Story’ in London. Join Dr Elizabeth Dick and Dr Philip Coates as they give their audience insight into the work of an emergency radiology team. Meet patients with a variety of urgent conditions, hear about their symptoms and signs, decide how radiology can help, review the imaging as soon as the scan is done and discuss the best treatment for each patient, including treatment from physicians, surgeons and interventional radiologists. The lecture will be available to stream (both live and recorded) without cost. For more information and instructions on how you can register for this event, visit the Inside Story.
The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) will be hosting a webinar delivered by guest-speaker Dr Mariano Scaglioni on November 8 from 11:30-12:30 (GMT). Entitled ‘The Role of Emergency Radiologists in the Management of Polytraumatized Patients’, Dr Scaglioni will illustrate the role of radiologists in emergency settings. Sign up here!
On November 8, the Radiology Department of the Sagrada Familia Clinical Center at Maracaibo, Venezuela, will host an event on the management of emergencies in the radiology room, addressed to general practitioners, emergency physicians, internists and radiologists, with a panel to discuss clinical cases and promote the importance of radiology in emergency medical care. Find more information here.
On November 8, Seiyun General Hospital and students from Seiyun Health Institute’s radiology department will hold a public exhibition of medical imaging modalities. The radiology department of Seiyun General Hospital will also host a free public lecture by radiologist Dr Adeeb Ba-Raja, titled ‘Emergency Radiology’, on November 9.
A committee of radiologists will host an emergency radiology symposium at the General Military Hospital in Sana’a on November 8. All radiologists and technicians in Yemen are invited to attend this event. Those interested should contact the Yemen Radiology Forum Facebook Group for programme details.
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 (SAR) 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 Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the Universidad de Los Andes is celebrating the International Day of Radiology with a Conference on the History of X-Rays at the Centro de Prácticas of the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá on November 8, 2016.
The Clinical Hospital Center Rijeka is celebrating IDoR 2016 by giving lectures on breast imaging for women of the region, and by organising an Open Day for students to learn more about breast imaging and breast imaging principles, both in Rijeka on November 8, 2016.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Congolese Society of Radiology (SOCORAD) and the NGO REPOS are organising lectures and thematic meetings on ‘Breast Cancer in the DRC: the choice of inexpensive methods for its detection in low-income countries’ in Kinshasa, on November 8, 2016.
The Sociedad Salvadoreña de Radiología, Ultrasonografía e Imágenes Diagnósticas (ASRUID) is holding a series of conferences called ‘Breast imaging: improving the current standards’, during their National Congress, to be held in San Salvador on November 9, 2016.
The Georgian Association of Ultrasound and the Medical Centre MRCHEVELI are holding a seminar about breast imaging in Tbilisi, on November 7, 2016. In addition, they offer ultrasound examinations for a special price to their patients during November.
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.
Celebrations for the International Day of Radiology 2016 were held at the Röntgen Domus Medica in Reykjavik, on November 8, 2016.
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 Kerala Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) is celebrating the fifth International Day of Radiology with an interactive session and symposium at the Regional Cancer Centre in Thiruvananthapuram, on November 8, 2016.
The radiology residents from the Musculoskeletal Study Group of the Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia in Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital Jakarta are celebrating IDoR 2016 by watching a movie about the history of radiology, and holding a special lecture on metastatic bone disease from breast cancer, and a hands-on workshop on US-guided tumour biopsy, all in Jakarta on November 8, 2016.
The Società Italiana de Radiologia Medica (SIRM) – Sezione di Senologia is organising a meeting in Genova on November 8, 2016, ‘Strategies in diagnostic breast imaging in the era of personalised medicine’, 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) – Sezione di Senologia is organising a meeting for the public, dedicated to breast imaging, together with the SIRM Gruppo Regionale Lombardia and Europa Donna Italia, at the Ospedale San Raffaele in Milano 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 Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Area di Palermo, supported by Europa Donna Italia and the Lega Italiana Lotta ai Tumori, are organising a public event dedicated to the prevention of breast cancer in Palermo, on November 8, 2016.
The Japan Radiological Society (JRS) 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.
The Lebanese Society of Radiology organised various meetings in different areas of Lebanon to promote the IDoR 2016 and breast imaging: September 24, 2016: Half day for Radiographers in Beirut; September 30, 2016: Session on Breast Imaging in Bekaa (Ablah); October 22, 2016: Meeting on Breast Imaging in Tripoli; and more to come!
The Lithuanian Radiologists’ Association is organising a symposium on ‘60 years of Radiology and Roentgenology in Kaunas’, with a session dedicated to the International Day of Radiology, in Kaunas on November 11, 2016.
The Department of Radiology at the University College Hospital Ibadan, supported by the Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN), is organising a symposium, titled ‘Promoting early detection and standards of care in breast cancer management’, to be held in Ibadan, on November 9, 2016.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology 2016, the University of Ilorin is organising a symposium, ‘Breast imaging: the role in promoting early detection and management of breast diseases’, in Ilorin, on November 8, 2016.
To celebrate the International Day of Radiology, the Radiological Society of Pakistan (RSP) is organising a special seminar on ‘Radiology of pulmonary infections with special reference to immune compromised patients’, for radiologists and radiology trainees, in Islamabad on November 6, 2016.
IDoR 2016 was celebrated at Dr. Ziauddin Hospital with a lecture on the history of radiology, followed by a ceremony with all members of the department of radiology, at Karachi, on November 8, 2016.
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 University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) department of radiology, under the Philippine College of Radiology (PCR), celebrated IDoR by holding a week long poster competition of interesting cases at the PGH in Manila.
To celebrate the International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) on November 7 and the International Day of Radiology (IDoR) on November 8, the Romanian College of Medical Physicists (CFMR) is organising the 14th Romanian Conference of Medical Physics in Oradea, on November 4–6, 2016.
The Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia (RSSA) is organising special lectures on breast imaging and an exhibition at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh, on November 8, 2016.
The Students Club at the King Saud University is organising a special event to celebrate IDoR 2016 at the College of Applied Medical Sciences at the King Saud University in Riyadh, on November 8, 2016.
At the King Khalid Hospital in Najran, IDoR 2016 was celebrated with a special lecture on November 8, 2016.
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 (ESR) 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 (AETR) 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.
The Sri Lanka College of Radiologists is joining celebrations for IDoR 2016 by conducting Seminars and Educational Programmes on breast cancer screening and breast imaging for the general public and public health workers in all nine provinces of Sri Lanka on and around November 8, 2016.
United Arab Emirates
The Medical Diagnostic Imaging Department of University Hospital Sharjah, in collaboration with the University of Sharjah, are organising a series of presentations on ‘Detection and Management of Breast Diseases’ in Sharjah, on November 8, 2016.
To commemorate the International Day of Radiology and World Radiography Day on November 8, 2016, the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) 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.
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 8 pm 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 Juniorcelebrate 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 brand new 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 an 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 can 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.