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ECR 2018 Abstract Submission    |    Shape your Skills    |    ECR 2018 Rising Stars
ECR 2018 Abstract Submission

ECR 2018 Abstract Submission for Scientific Papers, Electronic Posters (EPOS) and Clinical Trials in Radiology is now open until October 10! Don’t miss the chance to be part of Europe’s most prestigious imaging meeting!
myESR.org/congress/abstract-submission

ECR 2018 Shape your Skills

The ESR’s new support programme is aimed at radiographers at the beginning of their career. Successful applicants will receive free registration for ECR 2018 and up to two nights of hotel accommodation.
myESR.org/congress/shape-your-skills

ECR 2018 Rising Stars

1,000 radiologists in training, physicists undertaking PhDs and radiographers in training are given the chance of free registration to ECR 2018 and up to 4 nights of hotel accommodation in Vienna. Application to Invest in the Youth and Student Abstract Submission will be possible until October 10.
myESR.org/congress/rising-stars
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ESR Membership    |     In Memoriam    |    New Editor-in-Chief European Radiology    |    European Radiology Experimental    |    Insights into Imaging    |    MEDIRAD    |    EuroSafe webinar    |    DIAM - Digital Imaging Adoption Model
ESR Membership

ESR members benefit from reduced fees for ECR 2018! Activate your membership before August 31 and enjoy all ESR benefits!
myesr.org/about/membership

In Memoriam George Schuyler

The ESR Board of Directors and the entire ESR Staff would like to extend their most sincere condolences on the passing of George Schuyler, former RSNA Director of Scientific Meeting and Educational Materials. He will be dearly missed by us all.

New Editor-in-Chief European Radiology

The ESR is happy to announce that Prof. Yves Menu (Paris, France) has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of European Radiology! Prof. Menu will officially take over the position from Prof. Maximilian F. Reiser (Munich, Germany) as of 2018. Read more here.

Launch of European Radiology Experimental

The ESR is pleased to inform that the first European Radiology Experimental articles are published on its content platform! Click here to read all articles and here to submit yours!

Insights into Imaging – Call for Submissions

A gold open access journal dedicated to original articles, reviews, opinions and statements from leading European radiological societies. Take a look at the I3 website and read all its articles here!

MEDIRAD – Implications of medical low dose radiation exposure

The MEDIRAD project submitted to the Horizon 2020 EURATOM work programme kicked off in Barcelona on June 27, with over 70 scientists from 33 organisations and 14 countries. This European Commission-funded €10 million project will significantly improve the science base and practice of radiation protection in the medical field. It is coordinated by the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR). Read more here.

EuroSafe Imaging webinar – Tips & Tricks in CT

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce a free webinar jointly organised with the IAEA scheduled for August 29, 2017, at 15:00 (CEST). It will focus on Tips and Tricks in CT and provide the latest information and guidance on the secure use of CT. Stay tuned for further details which will be published here shortly.

DIAM

DIAM is a new project for assessing IT systems in radiology departments, developed by the ESR and HIMSS. Over 40 hospitals from 12 countries have already taken the DIAM survey and enjoy its benefits. Several DIAM workshops will be organised at major radiological events and free DIAM introduction webinars are planned for the upcoming months. Read more here and take the DIAM survey free of charge. 
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ESOR    |    European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR)
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ESOR ASKLEPIOS Multimodality Course, September 1-2, 2017, Split, Croacia
The course is aimed at final-year residents, general radiologists and general practitioners who want to update their knowledge on new applications and optimised protocols in diagnostic imaging. It offers the unique opportunity to evaluate some of the latest technological advances for state-of-the-art MRI and CT in day-to-day practice and enhances professional knowledge of current imaging options for a number of clinical conditions. Find out more information here.

ESOR GALEN Advanced Course on Advances in Clinical CT, September 8-9, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland
This one and a half-day course addresses current advances, applied innovations and practices in CT imaging of the whole body. Find out more about this course, aimed at senior residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows, as well as practising radiologists here!

European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR)

Don’t miss the chance of taking the EDiR exam in Barcelona on October 2 and 3! The online application started on July 14 on the EBR website.
Special offers apply for hospitals and heads of department wishing to register their last-year residents.

Please note that no further examination dates will be added to the EDiR calendar 2017! For further information, please contact diploma@myebr.org.
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Screening for breast cancer    |    EU General Data Protection Regulation    |    Hepatic Steatosis    |    YEARS clinical decision rule: a cohort study    |    Spectral Photon Counting CT
Screening for breast cancer

The European Society of Breast Imaging and 30 national breast radiology bodies pursue the goal of delivering a clear statement in favour of screening mammography. Read the complete position paper here. (Eur Radiol.)

EU General Data Protection Regulation

This statement by the European Society of Radiology informs about the new General Data Protection Regulation which will be effective as of May 25, 2018 and prepares radiologists and radiology departments to comply with the new regulation of protection of imaging data. Read further here. (Insights Imaging)

Hepatic Steatosis

The authors of this article have assessed the diagnostic performance of MRI proton density fat fraction in grading hepatic stenosis and its changes in adults with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Read more here. (Gastroenterol.)

YEARS clinical decision rule: a cohort study

With this prospective evaluation the authors aim to assess the simplified diagnostic management of suspected pulmonary embolism (YEARS) clinical decision rule. Read on here. (Lancet)

Spectral Photon Counting CT: European project NON-INDUSTRY sponsored – your participation in an 8-minutes survey

Spectral Photon Counting CT (SPCCT) is a new high spatial resolution imaging technology under development. To analyse the cost-effectiveness, current clinical practices of diagnosing and treating suspected MI patients need to be identified.
Considering the relevance of this initiative, we encourage you to respond to the survey below about acute MI imaging.
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