CAMRT joins BIR World Partner Network

The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists joins British Institute of Radiology (BIR) scheme to share knowledge of imaging and radiation oncology worldwide

CAMRT_BIR_Dec 2017The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation 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 Radiology, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists, Israel Radiological Society, Japan 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.

Francois Couillard, CEO of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists said, “We are delighted to have established a collaboration with the BIR through its World Partner Network. We believe this initiative will enhance the educational offering we offer our members, while opening-up new opportunities for exchange with colleagues from around the world. We commend the BIR for this initiative.”

Andy Rogers, BIR President said “We are delighted to be able to join with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation 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 or call 020 3668 2224.


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Carole Cross (Head of Membership and Communications, BIR), Carrie Bru (Director of Education, CAMRT), Simon Thompson (CEO, BIR), Francois Couillard (CEO, CAMRT) and Karren Fader (President, CAMRT).



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