Congratulations to our newest members of the CAR Board of Directors! Please welcome the following individuals as your national representatives:
Dr. Lindsay Cherpak
Dr. Marta Hernanz-Schulman
Dr. Daniel Petrie
Dr. Pierre Bourgouin Read More
By Bruce B. Forster MSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Head
Department of Radiology
UBC Faculty of Medicine
The above is a common response of physicians as a whole, not just radiologists, and yet negotiation is something that we all do every day, with parties ranging from members of our practice group, referring MDs, nurse/technologists/clerks, patients, administrators, government, vendors….and family members! And not uncommonly the party with whom we negotiate, at work at least, is equipped with considerable knowledge of the art and science of negotiation, putting us at a significant disadvantage.
The CAR recognized the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Association of Radiologists. Recognition as a Fellow of the CAR demonstrates a history of service to the Association and the profession of radiology as a whole.
Please join us in welcoming Natalie St-Pierre, Director, Marketing and Communications to the CAR team. Natalie is a seasoned professional with over 18 years’ experience in the healthcare field and a depth of knowledge in marketing, communications and advocacy. Formerly employed in senior management roles with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants and Canadian Blood Services Read More
Tired of searching through hundreds of random job postings to find your next opportunity? Maybe you are an employer looking to find the best and brightest out there? Your search is about to become a whole lot easier with the CAR’s re-launched RAD Careers.
Important information about the regulation of diagnostic medical sonographersSonographers are now regulated with the CMRTO
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has made the necessary regulations for CMRTO to regulate diagnostic medical sonographers as a fifth specialty. These regulations made under the Medical Radiation Technology Act came into force on January 1, 2018. Read More
From April 26-29, the radiologists from across Canada headed to Montreal for the CAR 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The theme Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Present and Future was a great success and drew people to the meeting in record numbers. There were more than 560 participants, including a significant increase in the number of trainees who were able to attend. Read More
Do you have a keen interest in fostering radiology research and clinical practice in Canada. The Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal (CARJ) is seeking an Editor-in-Chief. The position is slated to begin in January 2019. The journal provides coverage of the issues most important to radiologists and affiliated medical professionals working in the field of radiology. Peer-reviewed articles include original studies, reviews, clinical experience articles, clinical practice guidelines, and more...read more.
The following educational exhibits and research projects were honoured at the CAR 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal. Congratulations to all of the deserving research teams on their incredible work! Read More
CAR 2018 was Canada's first specialty conference whose theme was centered around Artificial Intelligence (AI). The meeting addressed various topics that are central to the radiology profession, such as emerging technologies, their application into current workflows, and how CAR members can harness the power of AI to improve patient outcomes.
For more than 80 years, the CAR has been offering Canadian radiologists the opportunity to contribute towards excellence in healthcare via a national conduit. Our reciprocal association members are part of the history and future of radiology in Canada, ensuring the practice gains recognition, understanding and buy-in from key stakeholders. They are made up of the radiology associations/ societies of Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Quebec. Their inclusion of a CAR membership allows the CAR to augment the national voice of radiology. Together, all members of the CAR impact patient care and the profession on provincial and national scales. Read More
The Canadian Society of Breast Imaging will be holding its inaugural annual conference and general meeting on April 26 at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal. This conference is designed for general and subspecialty radiologists involved in breast imaging. It is also appropriate for health practitioners from other disciplines (family medicine, medical radiation technologists, nurse practitioners), and patients who are interested in working collaboratively to improve breast imaging care. Read More
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