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This page contains links to Podcasts - sound recordings on radiology and allied topics, narrated by leading practitioners. They can be listened to on the web site or downloaded for offline listening. You can subscribe to our podcasts using the links above and then receive automatic notification of each new episode.
"Postercasts" combine podcasts with pdf posters. Just like our podcasts, these can be used on and offline.
Podcast: MRI safety week 24-29 July 2017
Exclusive interview with Dr Alan Bainbridge
MRI safety is vital all year round, but MRI Safety Week is a chance to raise awareness of safety issues and check that correct procedures are in place. In this podcast, Alan Bainbridge talks through recent advances in MRI safety, ways to minimise risk and, importantly, what radiologists, radiographers and physicists should be focusing on in MRI Safety week.
Dr Alan Bainbridge is Chair of the BIR MRI Safety Working party and is Head of MRI Physics at University College Hospital. He has a special interest in neonatal MRI and spectroscopy.
Podcast: Revised IRMER guidance on MGTI for radiotherapy
Exclusive interview with Dr David Eaton by Dr Keith Langmack
Dr David Eaton is Lead Clinical Scientist for the UK radiotherapy trials QA group (RTTQA), based at Mount Vernon hospital in London, and is currently chair of the radiotherapy special interest group for Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). In this interview, he talks about new guidance on "much greater than intended" (MGTI) doses, with specific application to radiotherapy exposures.
Podcasts from BIR's Palliative Radiotherapy 2017 event
Podcasts from BIR's SPECT/CT 2017 event
Podcast: Radiographer reporting
Interview with Professor Nigel Thomas
Professor Nigel Thomas is a Consultant Radiologist and an Honorary Professor at the University of Salford. In this interview, he makes the case for radiographer reporting as an effective means to tackle the many unreported backlog of images in radiology departments in the UK.
Podcasts: The future of radiology
Challenges for future radiologists by Dr Nicola Strickland
Dr Nicola Strickland is the President of Royal College of Radiologists and Consultant Radiologist at Imperial College Heathcare NHS Trust. Here she talks about the challenges for trainees as they enter their career as radiologists.
Interview with Dr Ian Francis
Dr Ian Francis is the Education Development Lead of Specialty Training Board at Royal College of Radiologists. He is a Consultant Radiologist and Clinical Lead for Strategy at QVH NHS Foundation Trust. In this interview, he talks about about his own experiences as a radiologist and his best piece of advice to young radiology professionals.
Interview with Dr Nassim Parvizi
Dr Nassim Parvizi is an Academic Clinical Fellow and Specialty Registrar in Radiology at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In this interview, she talked to us about her experiences as a trainee radiologist and the benefits of joining our trainee events.
Interview with Dr Joshua Shur
Dr Joshua Shur is a Specialist Registrar at St George's Hospital London and winner of the BIR/Phillips Excellence Award for trainees in 2016. In this interview, he talks about what inspired him in his project as well as his reflections on the benefits of being a member of the BIR.
Interview with Dr David Wilson
Dr David Wilson is a Consultant Radiologist at St Luke’s Hospital and former President of the BIR. In this interview, he talks about his experience as a radiologist and his best piece of advice to young radiology professionals.
Professor Eliot Siegel audio Q&A at the Annual Congress 2016
Professor Eliot Siegel, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Centre, USA.
Podcast: Radiation safety for children
Exclusive Interview with Professor Donald Frush
Dr Donald P. Frush is a Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics, faculty member of the Medical Physics Graduate Program, Radiology and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Radiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. In this interview, he talked to us about the "Image Gently", the campaign to promote radiation protection for children worldwide.
Postercasts - 2016 Annual Congress
Postercasts - 2014 Annual Congress
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