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Vol.18 No.3, April 2021





The CIR (Inter-American College of Radiology) announces the 7th edition of the Diploma of Iberian American Excellence in Radiology (DIAR for its initials in Spanish).

This year the registration deadline is August 20, 2021 and the exam will be conducted on September 17, 2021 (to be confirmed).  It will be online, simultaneous and remote, through a multiple choice system, in a period of maximum 3 hours.



Share your work with your colleagues

Form the RSNA 2021 educational program and share your work with the global radiology community. Submit your abstracts for scientific presentations, educational exhibits, and quality reports to improve.



Thanks for Making ECR 2021 a Great Success!

The European Congress of Radiology 2021 had a magnificent closing ceremony. Thanks to ESR Premium Education Package you will be able to watch all the ECR 2021 video recordings on ESR Connect! In addition, we offer several Congress statistics!


The history corner: E. Robert Heitzman

Dr. Heitzman was an American radiologist (1927-2020), an expert in thoracic radiology, a pioneer of the concept of radiologic-pathologic correlation, and author of classic books such as “The Lung: Radiologic and Pathologic Correlations” or “The Mediastinum”, which were a landmark in that specialty at that time.


Latin Safe

Communication and Secretary Activities Report
February / 2021

SPR Study Group
The meeting of the first SPR Radiological Protection study group took place on February 8th and it counted with the presence of physicist Felipe Favaro Capeleti and moderator Renata Camargo. The topic of the meeting was "Fundamentals of Automatic Exposure Control in a Tomography."


Virtual education / Online courses

In order to promote continuing education for our partners and in the face of the challenges arising from the COVID 2019 pandemic, the CIR Board has decided to offer the following courses free of charge, starting in May 2020.


CIR Virtual Journal of Radiology

On this occasion we recommend the following articles of the CIR Virtual Journal of Radiology, March 2021:

Niveles de referencia de dosis de radiación para la toma de imágenes en pediatría

Authors: Lina Marcela Cadavid Álvarez, Jairo Fernando Poveda Bolaños, María Isabel Palacio Montoya, John Fernando González Londoño, María Fernanda Saldarriaga Arango

Use of Intravenous Gadolinium-based Contrast Media in Patients with Kidney Disease: Consensus Statements from the American College of Radiology and the National Kidney Foundation

Authors: Jeffrey C. Weinreb, MD • Roger A. Rodby, MD • Jerry Yee, MD • Carolyn L. Wang, MD • Derek Fine, MD • Robert J. McDonald, MD, PhD • Mark A. Perazella, MD • Jonathan R. Dillman, MD, MS • Matthew S. Davenport, MD


Advances in Imaging Diagnostics 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.


CIR Board


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:

SBI offers free registration to the annual meeting. Use this link to sign up: Sessions will be pre-recorded, so you can watch them in your free time for 90 days. The Q&A session and live panels will also be recorded. Share this wonderful opportunity with all CIR members."

Offers 5 scholarships to CIR members

5 complimentary registrations are offered

Offers 5 scholarships.


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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