The CAR’s education department, in tandem with its collaborating partners produced a staggering amount of exceptional educational content in 2022, covering a breadth of topics ranging from foundational to masterclass, all of which are accessible on RAD Academy for CAR members and available for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit. Read More
Summer Presidential Update – Your Membership Matters
With the warmer weather upon us, for many of our members the focus is on summer vacations. I hope that you have been able to get away from work to recharge your batteries. I would like to thank our members for their continued support and recognize the many radiologist leaders who have taken time out of their hectic schedules, even through prime vacation season, to support and lead initiatives that will have a significant impact on patient care in Canada. Read More
Busy Month Ahead: Upcoming CAR Education and Events
The CAR continues to diversify and expand its catalogue of educational offerings, and September promises to be a busy month. The next few weeks are full of exciting content with an upcoming series of webinars, covering topics relevant to a range of subspecialties. Read More
AI in Radiology – Where Are We Now?
In February 2021, we launched the CAR’s national curriculum, “Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Foundations to Current Applications,” consisting of five courses and multiple modules to be rolled out over time. Grounded in the latest science and developed by experts in the field, the modules offer a wealth of knowledge that is tailored for radiologists. So, where are we now?
RAD Academy has a New Exciting Look!
Spring has sprung and so blooms a fresh new look for RAD Academy! The CAR has created a more interactive learning environment with this latest update to the learning management system (LMS). We have added a new set of collaborative tools to maximize our engagement with members and boost your user experience to ensure that RAD Academy is your go-to hub for all your CPD needs! Read More
The CAR Launches First Canadian AI in Radiology Curriculum
February 15 marked the launch of the CAR’s national curriculum, “Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Foundations to Current Applications.” This initiative, championed by the CAR Artificial Intelligence (AI) Standing Committee, is the first and only curriculum of its kind to encompass the practical, technical, and ethical issues of AI integration into radiology from a Canadian perspective. Completing courses from this accredited curriculum will count toward your Royal College MOC requirements. Read More
The CAR’s Virtual Summer Series: Advances in Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Join your colleagues and peers on RAD Academy, the CAR’s e-institute for CPD, for our virtual summer series and learn about new developments in MRI and the clinical implementation of modern MR imaging protocols. The series will consist of three, one-hour interactive sessions taking place at the end of July 2020. The lectures will provide an overview on current developments in contrast enhanced MR Imaging with a focus on safety, efficacy of MR contrast media and the implementation of modern imaging protocols in the central nervous system and breast imaging. Read More
The CAR is Your Source for CPD during COVID-19
The CAR is here to support your continuing professional development (CPD) needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the cancellation of many medical education events, we know that our members are seeking alternative opportunities to continue their training pursuits and enhance their competencies and skills. Read More
Continuing Professional Development Update – the CAR has you covered!
In an effort to ensure that our members remain at the forefront of medical imaging healthcare and maintain as well as enhance their proficiencies, the CAR is working diligently with the Royal College to devise strategies for compliance with respect to the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements. Read More
CAR – A year in review and future direction for 2020
I am confident with the direction that the CAR is heading and the progress that our association is making. Canadians have become more aware of the value of radiology and the role that radiologists play in the healthcare team. Read More
RAD Academy is Expanding – celebrating over a year of success
Since its launch in September 2018, the CAR’s learning management system, RAD Academy, continues to expand its offerings. With new activities being added continuously, CAR members have exclusive access to innovative eLearning opportunities from global leaders in radiology on emerging trends and technologies, tips and techniques to improve patient care as well as enhance their knowledge and competencies across the CanMEDS framework. Read More
Act now! Renew your CAR Membership
It's time to renew your 2020 CAR membership!
We have been hard at work adding new benefits for CAR members to increase the value of membership. Renew before December 15, 2019, for a chance to win a stay at Le Westin Montreal. Read More
Do you see what I see? New Gd Modules on RAD Academy
New Module on Rad Academy: Updated Clinical Practice Guideline on the Use of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in Kidney DiseaseLast month the Updated Clinical Practice Guideline on the Use of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in Kidney Disease was released in the August 2019 issue of the CARJ. In collaboration with Dr. Nicola Schieda (The Ottawa Hospital and The University of Ottawa), the CAR has developed a complementary module to support the updated guideline and provide an overview of key takeaways. Read More
RADical Advances in Imaging Projects
Membership engagement is paramount to unifying the voice of Canadian radiologists. Through support from the CAR, the Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) working group has invigorated that rallying cry. Read More
New Insights4Imaging content coming soon to the CAR RAD Academy
The Canadian Association of Radiologists is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to provide continuing professional development (CPD) for physicians. In collaboration with the CAR, the CARJ has developed a journal-based CPD activity, Insights4Imaging, to assist radiologists in reducing perceived and unperceived knowledge gaps related to research and clinical issues in radiology. Read More