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Vol.18 No.1, January 2021


New Year's Eve Message

   The Board of Directors of the Inter-American College of Radiology, wishes you that the challenges and changes to come will be overcome with optimism and health. Our best wishes for this year 2021! 

CIR Board of Directors


New President's Message to All Partners

I would like to express my deepest thanks and appreciation to the outgoing President, Dr. Henrique Carrete Jr., for his great dedication, leading our institution with excellent work during such a difficult year, the 2020, of multiple demands.  


30th Inter-American Congress of Radiology

CIR’s 30th Inter-American Congress of Radiology together with the FMRI’s 29th National Congress of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging and the 3rd International Congress of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging. FMRI. From December 9th to December 12th, 2020.

With satisfaction we report, the event was held in accordance with the guidelines and complying with the provisions of the health authorities, complying in the enclosure with all requirements, sanitization, healthy distance and use of mouth covers.



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The history corner: Carl Fuhrman

An American radiologist (1952-2020), regarded as one of the best educators in his country, was a professor and head of the Section of Chest Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh for 27 years.


Tribute: Professor Fernando Solsona

Spanish radiologist (Zaragoza, Aragon, June 3rd,1935 - November 20st, 2020), Professor of Radiology and Physical Medicine, introducer together with professors Oliva, from Genoa and Puylaert, from Leyden, of the term "Diagnosis by the Image" in 1975.


Latin Safe

Communication and Secretary activities report
November 2020

The meeting of the SPR Radiological Protection Study Group was held on November 9th.


Educación virtual / Cursos on-line

Con objetivo de favorecer la educación continua de nuestros asociados y frente a los desafíos planteados por la pandemia del COVID 2019, la Junta Directiva del CIR ha decidido ofrecer gratuitamente los cursos enumerados a continuación, a partir del mes de mayo de 2020.


Virtual education/On-line courses

On this occasion we recommend the following articles of the CIR Virtual Journal of Radiology, December 2020:

Ultrassonografia pulmonar: uma ferramenta adicional na COVID-19

Autores: Rodrigo Ribeiro de Oliveira, Thiago Potrich Rodrigues, Paulo Savoia Dias da Silva, Andrea Cavalanti Gomes, Maria Cristina Chammas

Multisystem Imaging Manifestations of COVID-19, Part 1: Viral Pathogenesis and Pulmonary and Vascular System Complications

Autores: Yoshiko Y. Kurihara, MD Astuko Fujikawa, MD Natsuki Tachizawa, MD Mamiko Takaya, MD Hirotaka Ikeda, MD Jay Starkey, MD


Advances in Diagnostic Imaging: Thorax Book 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 have been Doctor José Luis Criales Cortés and Doctor Fernando Gutiérrez.


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Courtesy international registrations are offered by the organizing societies of the events sponsored by the Inter-American College of Radiology.

They are scholarships of attendance to the congresses and/or courses and are aimed for members of the CIR that do not live 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:

Due to the recommendations of health authorities, SERAM reports the Congress will be postponed to: from May 19th to 22nd, 2021.

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.
100 courtesy registrations are offered. 

5 courtesy registrations are offered


Newsletters of Member Countries

We invite NotiCIR readers to see directly from this space the monthly newsletter that CIR member countries have kindly placed at our disposal.

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

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