The Canadian Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care Radiology Society (CETARS) is a network of Canadian radiologists with an interest in the diagnosis of acutely ill or injured patients through medical imaging. The society strives to encourage educational, research and administrative connections to maintain the highest standards of emergency radiology across Canada. The society strongly believes in and adheres to diversity, inclusion, respect for all and encouragement of professional behavior from leadership to individual members.
The Role of CETARS:
- Driving the appropriate, proper, and safe use of emergency, trauma, and acute radiological services in patient-centered care
- Play a leadership role in the development and update of emergency imaging guidelines, standards, and appropriateness criteria
- Providing access to medical education in the practice of emergency radiology for trainees and practicing radiologists
- Advocating for appropriate resources necessary for the delivery of quality emergency radiology services
- Fostering research in all aspects of emergency radiology
The mission of CETARS is to advance the imaging of acutely sick or injured as well as critically ill patients by the means of routine and advanced medical imaging. The society also believes in advancing teaching, research, and innovation in emergency radiology within Canada and across the world in helping to improve patient outcomes in the acute setting.
"With a focus on education, research, networking and fostering high-quality patient care, I invite you to become a member of the Canadian Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care Radiology Society, the voice for Canadian emergency radiology."
Savvas Nicolaou, MD, FRCPC, FASER
2020 - 2022 Board of Directors
Savvas Nicolaou, MD, FRCPC, FASER, Prof. of Radiology, University of British Columbia
Michael N. Patlas, MD, FRCPC, FASER, Prof. of Radiology, McMaster University
Ferco H. Berger, MD, EDER, FASER, Assistant Prof., University of Toronto
Adnan Sheikh, MD, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
Tracey Hillier, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, University of Alberta
Iain Kirkpatrick, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba
Thomas Ong, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, McGill University
Colbey Taylor, MD, Resident, University of British Columbia