The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) is the national specialty society for radiologists in Canada. We are committed to promoting the highest standards of patient care, lifelong learning, research, and helping radiologists contribute to the very best health care for patients.
Is to be the national voice for medical imaging excellence in patient care.
CAR Key Messages
The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) is:
- The national voice for radiologists in Canada, dedicated to imaging excellence and advocating for the highest standard of patient care across the country
- A recognized leader in education, research and innovation in radiology
- Focused on providing world-class resources that empower our members to be more successful in their profession
As the national voice for radiologists, the CAR empowers its members to be more successful in their practices through education, research and innovation.
The CAR is particularly active on three fronts:
We work with governments, health professionals and technology leaders to make optimal use of medical imaging. Our goal is to ensure the right tests are performed on patients at the right time.
We also serve as the voice of Canadian radiology so that governments, the public and news media are fully informed about the benefits and risks of medical imaging, the challenges we face and the solutions we propose.
We create, accredit and promote opportunities for continuing medical education and research, helping radiologists stay at the leading edge of medical imaging healthcare.