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International Day of Radiology

International Day of Radiology

International Day of Radiology was observed all across the world on 8th November 2019.

Key Points:

  • International Day of Radiology (IDoR) was recognised in 2012 to celebrate the changing role of medical imaging in modern healthcare. 
  • The 8th November is also the anniversary of the discovery of X-rays which was discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen in 1895.
  • The theme is sports imaging, with musculoskeletal radiology serving as one of the fastest-growing subspecialties in diagnostic radiology.
  • For IDoR 2019 the crucial role of imaging in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of sports injuries will be highlighted.
  • IDoR is sponsored by RSNA, the American College of Radiology and European Society of Radiology,
  • The day is aimed at building awareness of the field and its work in research, diagnosis and patient treatment.

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