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Vol.17 No.5, May 2020



Challenged by the COVID-19, the Inter-American College of Radiology has committed to share resources from the best sources of knowledge, scientific research and technological information


The 30th Inter-American Congress of Radiology

The 30th Inter-American Congress of Radiology will be held in Merida, Mexico, together with the 19th National Congress of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging and the 3rd International Congress of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Medical Imaging.

The Executive Committee, the Organizing Committee and the Scientific Committee are meeting with the aim of providing a new training opportunity, a space for discussion, sharing experiences, strengthening relationships between colleagues.


ISR - International Society of Radiology and COVID-19: Resources for Radiologists

Our Covid-19 website is constantly expanding, offering a range of freely accessible resources, with guidelines given by member societies around the world.



Considering the exceptional situation related to the COVID-19 infection, the Board of Directors of the CIR has decided to set a new deadline to apply for ELAR Scholarships: September 15, 2020.  The result will be reported on October 10th, 2020. 



The RSNA offers multiple resources on education and preparation measures for COVID-19.




ECR 2020 Summer Edition – only online without face-to-face congress

Following our commitment to the participants, we are pleased to announce that ECR 2020 will take place as an online congress from July 15 to 19, 2020.




Following recommendations from health authorities, SERAM postpones the Congress scheduled for May 20-23, establishing as new dates September 3 to 5, 2020.



The history corner: Juan Viaño López

Eminent Spanish neuroradiologist (1942-2019), European reference figure, pioneer in the field of endovascular treatments and magnetic resonance imaging.


Latin Safe

Communication and Secretary activities report

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, we did not have a meeting of the SPR Radiological Protection Study Group in March. In April, we had an online meeting.


CIR Virtual Courses

In order to promote the continuing education of our members and considering the challenges posed by the COVID 2019 pandemic, the CIR Board decides to offer the courses listed below for free as of May 2020.


CIR Virtual Journal

On this occasion, we recommend the following articles:

Diffusion-weighted imaging and apparent diffusion coefficient values for evaluating terminal ileitis in patients with Crohn’s disease

Autores: Evandra Durayski, Guilherme Watte, Gabriel Sartori Pacini, Diego Hermindo Roman, Marta Brenner Machado, Edson Marchiori, Bruno Hochhegger, Matteo Baldisserotto

Breast Cancer in the Eldery

Autores: João Abrantes, Carolina Carneiro, Bernardete Rodrigues, Raquel Lameiras, José Carlos Marques


Advances in Image diagnostics – Book Thorax 2

This official publication of the Inter-American College of Radiology (CIR), is a series directed by doctors Ricardo García Monaco (Argentina) and Miguel Stoopen (Mexico). Each volume is coordinated by a guest editor, who in this case was doctor José Luis Criales Cortés and Doctor Fernando Gutierrez.


CIR Board


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

They are scholarships of attendance to the congresses and/or courses and are destined to the members of the CIR that do not lie in the country where the respective event is held. To become a creditor of one of these scholarships, a request must be sent to the administrative office of the CIR:

This time the following registrations are offered:

SERAM offers registration scholarships to the congress for young residents or specialist radiologists up to 40 years old, members of the CIR. Priority is given to those who have been approved any communication to the Congress.

Offers 5 complimentary registrations. 


CIR Donations Program

The Inter-American College of Radiology initiated a Donation Program with the aim of receiving funding for general and private projects.


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.

ESR Newsletter

FAARDIT Newsletter



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