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Participation of the CIR in the European Congress of Radiology 2018

The Inter American College of Radiology took an important part during the European Congress of Radiology 2018, for which it presented, through its president, a lecture on “Value-based Medicine”. The college also signed a collaboration agreement and received a gold medal for one of its associates.

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Presentation of the CIR at the FORUM: Value-based medicine

"The value-based medicine" was the central theme of the presentation made by the Inter-American College of Radiology, through its President, Dr. Miguel Angel Pinochet, at the Forum of the ESR, where the reality of Latin America Radiology was analyzed.

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Cooperation agreement between the ESR and the CIR

In the framework of the European Congress of Radiology, ECR2018, a cooperation agreement was signed between ESR and the CIR. The societies were represented by Dr. Paul Parizel, member of the Board of Directors and former President of the ESR, and Dr. Miguel Angel Pinochet, President of the CIR.

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ESR awarded gold medal to President of Portuguese Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Member of the CIR

Dr. Filipe Caseiro Alves, President of the Portuguese Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and member of the CIR, received the Gold Medal from the European Society of Radiology, for his achievements in the field of Radiology.

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Welcome to the 29th Congress of the CIR

The 29the Inter American Congress of Radiology (CIR) 2018 will take place together with the 12th SIBIM Congress and the 41st Dominican Congress of Radiology (SDR), and already has 300 radiologists registered in our Society. It will be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, a city that will welcome us with all its charm and natural beauty, from 12 to 14 July 2018.

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Scientific works for the 29th Congress of the Inter-American College of Radiology

From April 1 until May 10 the virtual platform will be open to send in abstracts of scientific papers for the 29th Congress of the Inter-American College of Radiology.

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29th CIR Congress 2018: Benefits Copa Airlines


COPA Airlines will offer a 15% discount on the purchase of tickets to those attending the 29th Congress of the CIR. Valid for air fares available when passengers make their reservations. This discount does not apply to promotional or combined rates or to other promotions.

Discounts vary depending on the city where each participant starts the trip.

To access the benefit you must enter the following discount code (tourcode): #C7773

29th CIR Congress 2018: Information on the host Hotel


With 1,787 rooms full of excesses, it is the first all inclusive hotel with casino of the Hard Rock family. A paradise that exudes luxury with its 5-star amenities and a service that creates a first class experience.

The hotel has much to offer as luxury rooms, Rock Spa, a 18-hole golf course designed by Nicklaus. Music memorabilia and a casino that beats the style of Las Vegas, the largest in the Dominican Republic, where we also find the Oro Nightclub.

Guests can enjoy 11 swimming pools, 4 swim-up bars, a kids pool and a river to swim. Different dining options with 9 gourmet restaurants.

More information on the hotel at https://es.hardrockhotelpuntacana.com

Promotional rates benefits before and after the congress.

6th Virtual course of Diagnostic Imaging of the spine 2018

The course is aimed to specialists in Diagnostic Imaging and medical residents going through the final years of residence.

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RSNA Spotlight Course 2018: Last call for discounts in registration

April 15 is the last day to receive the discount for early registration to RSNA Spotlight Course, Latest trends in abdominal images, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 8 to 9 June 2018.

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Donations Program of the CIR

The Inter-American College of Radiology began a program of donations with the aim receiving financial aid for general and specific projects.

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Apply for the Stipend Program for International Travel of the RSNA 2018

Nominations to obtain the benefits of this program are up to April 30.

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Interesting cases on Facebook: FIGO Stage IB2 Cervical Cancer

47-year old female in check. Cervical exfoliative cytology is performed for suspected cancer neck, which is confirmed by biopsy. Pelvic MRI for staging is performed. Which FIGO stage is it? What is your diagnosis?

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The history corner: Torsten Almén

Swedish radiologist (1931-2016), Professor and chairman of the Radiology Department of the University Hospital of Malmö, considered the father of the non ionic contrast media.

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CIR Virtual Journal

CIR’s web site published the last issue of the Virtual Journal of Radiology. We invite you to check out this new publication that includes the best articles published by radiological journals from different countries of the region.

More information at: http://www.webcir.org/revistavirtual


International courtesy registrations are offered by societies in charge of organizing the events sponsored by the Inter-American College of Radiology.

They are scholarships to attend conferences or courses and are aimed to members of the CIR that are not in the country where the event takes place. To receive one of these scholarships, please send your application to the Administrative Office of the CIR: cir.admin@servimed.com.mx

In this opportunity the following registrations are available:


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