4 April 2018
International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists joins British Institute of Radiology (BIR) scheme to share knowledge of imaging and radiation oncology worldwide
The International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists has joined with the BIR and other societies around the world in a new initiative: the BIR World Partner Network. This is a community of international societies with the shared goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of imaging and radiation oncology amongst radiologists, radiographers and physicists across the world.
Participating societies are the Sociedad Argentina de Radiología, Federacion Argentina de Radiologia, Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy, Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, Chinese Society of Radiology, Chinese Taipei Society of Radiology, German Röntgen Society, Hong Kong College of Radiologists, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists, Israel Radiological Society, Japanese Radiological Society, Russian Society of Radiology, Spanish Radiological Society and the Radiological Society of South Africa.
The members of each society will receive regular online content that can be easily accessed by participants from devices worldwide. Examples include papers from BJR, the BIR’s flagship journal, webinars featuring the world’s leading practitioners and video content by global experts. These resources will be shared through newsletters and intranets to individual society members.
Dimitris Katsifarakis, Chief Executive of the ISRRT said “We are very pleased to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the BIR. Building bridges, sharing knowledge and collaboration between professionals in radiation medicine field is the effective way for the patient’s positive experience. BIR has a long history in radiation medicine education and research hence enjoys respect among healthcare professionals globally. ISRRT is proud to be a partner with this high-profile Institution.”
Andy Rogers, BIR President said “We are delighted to be able to join with the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists and other leading societies from around the world to share knowledge and expertise. Ultimately this will benefit patients everywhere.”
For further information please contact Carole Cross, Head of Membership & Communications firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3668 2224.
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Dimitris Katsifarakis (CEO ISRRT), Fozy Peer (President, ISRRT), Simon Thompson (CEO, BIR), Stewart Whitley (Treasurer, ISRRT).