More Than 1,000 Imaging Providers Pledge to “Image Gently”
Since the Jan. 22 launch of the “Image Gently” campaign (www.imagegently.org
), more than 1,000 imaging providers, representing more than 800 facilities nationwide, have taken the Image Gently pledge to reduce the radiation dose estimate used in the performance of computed tomography (CT) scans on children.
The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging launched… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 25, 2008 at 1:40pm —
radRounds is now over 520 members!
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 22, 2008 at 11:00pm —
On Tuesday, May 20th, the ACR (American College of Radiology) held its RADPAC Gala. The RADPAC efforts are on track for record participation under the leadership of the esteemed Dr. James Thrall of Massachusetts General Hospital. The night was filled with active participation of over 750 radiologists and radiation oncologists from throughout the country. This dinner marks the eve of the ACR's Capital Hill Day on May 21st. The night featured Congressman, House of Representative of New Jersey,… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 21, 2008 at 12:00am —
American College of Radiology and American Roentgen Ray Society have announced that there is intensive discussion regarding a merger of the two very large and successful radiology societies. An FAQ was release by the ACR at their annual meeting which basically states the following: FAQs Why is the college considering this? - There are 55 separate radiology organizations, and that this dissipates resources in terms of both human and monetary resources;… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 21, 2008 at 12:00am —
We will start listing our top 5 radRounds case contributors! Please see our front page.
As far as other caveats and preferences, we here love one image cases--but that is not to say, upload multiple images showing cool stuff. We love those too! Continue
But no worries if you only have one image--please do share and if you need help with anything (for educational purposes), please upload for the community to discuss.
Also, please make sure you have the right to distribute the…
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 15, 2008 at 1:43pm —
Check out the latest research by Auntminnie.com. By report, radiologist salaries fell in 2008 when compared to 2007. To go to their radiology salary report click on the link here:
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 13, 2008 at 5:40pm —
OsiriX Training Course - 12/13 Sept 2008 - Cupertino, USA
The first hands-on OsiriX Training Course is organized to be held at Apple headquarters in Cupertino. The two-day course will be given by the
OsiriX development team from Geneva with a special attention to
providing appropriate training for physicians and radiologists who want
to use the software for their clinical practice. Given…
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 13, 2008 at 5:30pm —
We just came across a great site that provides highly useful information for residents, medical students, and even beyond--for the education of those in healthcare in the matters of money.
The site is called "PoorMD" by James, a radiology resident! Smart in multiple respects, not only in clinical skills. Visit his site--it provides alot of great tips and insights.
Poor MD: Money $marts for M.D.'s (aka "Money Dummies")
"If you aced your SAT's, smoked the… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 12, 2008 at 1:55am —
Questions and Answers on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents (as published from the FDA)
1. What information is new since the Questions and Answers from December 2006?
Since December 2006, FDA has continued to investigate reports of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in patients who received gadolinium-based
contrast agents (GBCAs) to help define risk factors for NSF.
In addition, the FDA has…
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 4, 2008 at 4:22pm —
Check this out. This is the latest from Apple. They actually wrote a white paper on Osirix!
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 24, 2008 at 2:37am —
AFIP-one of the best
six four weeks of residency. Welcome all residents! And we hope you enjoy your four weeks @ the AFIP. If any resident needs any advice on the course or anything related to Washington DC (housing, restaurants, parking, etc), please forward your questions to the radRounds team, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or to the community, don't hestitate to do so!
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 21, 2008 at 12:41am —
(radRounds, April 15, 2008 - Vienna, Austria) The European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, was held March 7-11, 2008
in Vienna, Austria. Over 17,000 participants from over 90+ countries,
ECR has grown into the second largest medical meeting, not to mention
only radiology, in Europe and the second largest radiology meeting
This article is… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 16, 2008 at 2:49pm —
We'd like to announce another exciting partnership between the new site, Which Interventional Device (http://www.whichinterventionaldevice.com). Through this partnership, radRounds members will now be able to preview some of the great reviews that they feature. For full review and images, visit their sites via links. In addition, if you would like to review devices, please let us know or let Dr. Haslam, who is the president of the site know!
your dedicated… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 6, 2008 at 1:52pm —
(radRounds, April 5, 2008 - Vienna, Austria) The European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, was held March 7-11, 2008 in Vienna, Austria. Over 17,000 participants from over 90+ countries, ECR has grown into the second largest medical meeting, not to mention only radiology, in Europe and the second largest radiology meeting… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 4, 2008 at 12:22pm —
radRounds has partnered with Skyscape to offer all of us a special discount of 25% off all their radiology titles for handhelds.
Specific Titles include:
Radiology Review Manual Continue
Reeder & Felson's Gamuts in Radiology
Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures
The link to order is below. Skyscape technology enables users to seamlessly cross-reference from one title to another.…
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 4, 2008 at 10:19am —
With the help and official support of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), we have officially posted a direct link on our front page so that anyone who visits radRounds can search for high quality peer-reviewed images on the ARRS Goldminer Search Engine. Look to the right and check it out for yourself. Let us know if you have any questions!
Thanks to Dr. Charles Kahn (Informatics Luminary and Leader, Professor of Radiology at Medical College of Wisconsin,… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 2, 2008 at 2:02pm —
Wow, almost 300 members in only three months. We'd like to thank everyone for all their wonderful cases so far and their support, whether you have invited fellow colleagues, submitted a case, or simply dropped by! We have received so many kind words and compliments :) That really keeps the team excited here so we really appreciate it. In addition, your many suggestions have helped us improve the site; keep them coming.
For example, we have made the following improvements and… Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on March 15, 2008 at 3:40pm —