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Dr. Jorge Bisteni Bustani - Journalist Sonia Rivas
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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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2nd Inter-American meeting of Radiology residents

We are pleased to invite our medical residents to participate in the 2nd Inter-American Meeting of Residents of Radiology to be held within the framework of the 29th Congress of the CIR in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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5th Edition of the Iberian American Diploma of Excellence in Radiology (DIAR)

The Inter-American College of Radiology, through its SIRCAI program, continues the implementation of the system of radiology re certification and the Latin American Diploma “of excellence” in Radiology, “DIAR”, in all member countries.

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Scientific papers for the 29th Congress of the Inter-American College of Radiology will be received until May 10

Those who are interested will be able to participate in two categories: oral and printed posters. Abstracts must be submitted to the virtual platform, which will be closed after May 10.

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29th CONGRESS OF 2018 THE CIR 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 CONGRESS OF THE CIR 2018 Information on the host Hotel


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is located on white sandy beaches and extends through Macao Beach in the Dominican Republic.

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.

RSNA Spotlight Course in Argentina: Don’t miss it!

Vacancies for the RSNA 2018 Spotlight Course are filling up quickly!

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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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Interesting cases on Facebook - Occlusive Acute Abdomen

62-year-old woman consulted to the emergency room for acute abdomen, abdominal distension is confirmed and occlusive acute abdomen is a possible diagnosis. Abdominal US and later CT are requested. What is your diagnosis?

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The history corner: Luisa Mendoza Baranda

She was a physician from Aragon (Zaragoza, 1922-2008), and pioneer among the Spanish female radiologists, a specialty she studied while she was already a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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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.

We invite all NOTiCIR readers to visit through our site the monthly newsletter that different member countries have kindly made available.

You can access the latest issue of the newsletter as well as the index of past issues.

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

Newsletters of member countries

We invite all NOTiCIR readers to visit through our site the monthly newsletter that different member countries have kindly made available.

You can access the latest issue of the newsletter as well as the index of past issues.

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SERAM Newsletter
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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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