As professionals in the medical imaging sciences, we should all take pride in knowing that the work we do each day is revolutionizing clinical care and research—enabling earlier disease detection, advanced diagnosis, and minimally invasive yet highly sophisticated interventional therapies for our patients. We also play an essential part as champions for safe imaging, promoting the latest tech- niques and technology to minimize unnecessary cost and radiation exposure.
Your presence here demonstrates that you are committed to staying at the cutting edge of practice, continually furthering your knowledge and employing the latest research and technology for your patients while reaping the benefits of directly networking with world leaders.
There is much to learn here at RSNA 2011. Hundreds of course offerings and thousands of scientific presentations and education exhibits offer you unlimited opportunities. Hot Topics, Controversies/Game, and Special Interest Sessions explore controversial and late-breaking issues selected by RSNA experts. No matter where you practice, here is where you’ll find the answers to help you re- main a leader in your field. With full participation in this meeting, you can earn up to 92.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Be sure to make time in your schedule for new and featured offerings. India Presents showcases the latest discoveries from that region. The new Leadership refresher course track helps you take bold new steps in professional development. Special symposia for hospital administrators and for resi- dents and fellows address issues pertaining to your profession. “Diagnosis LIVE!: The Audience Participation Game” lets you test your knowledge in an exciting showdown with your peers.
Our community is expanding and ever-evolving. As we develop strategies for addressing persis- tent issues such as utilization management and meet new challenges such as health care reform, this global forum is the best place to participate in meaningful discussions about the issues we face in North America and throughout the world.
Connect with your colleagues, sharpen your skills, earn continuing education credit, and witness the discoveries that are driving radiology today.
On behalf of the RSNA Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff, I wish you a magnificent week.