ESR News - December 2019
Season's greetings ESR Star
Dear Colleagues,
Dear Friends,

2019 was a fantastic year for radiology and I would like to express my gratitude to all of you for contributing to our many achievements, including reaching more than 120,000 individual ESR members!

On behalf of the entire ESR team and myself, I wish you a happy holiday season and a successful New Year.

Prof. Lorenzo E. Derchi
Chairman of the ESR Board of Directors

Congress ESR Star
ECR 2020 Scientific Programme & Registration

Start planning your congress now! Lots of information about the ECR 2020 Scientific Programme is already online. Check out our preliminary programme packed with details of courses, sessions, workshops and symposia taking place in Vienna in March. Don’t forget to register online at

Preliminary Programme



EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2020

The EuroSafe Imaging Lounge at ECR 2020 will offer a dedicated place for networking and learning about radiation protection. There will be a total of 7 scientific sessions, 10 Coffee & Talk sessions, and an electronic poster exhibition. This year there is a focus on radiation protection for children.

Details of ECR 2020 sessions



Society ESR Star
ESR Connect Weekly Season 2

Join us as we set up six exciting use cases and prove that radiologists can get involved in shaping the AI tools of the future… 

Season 2 premieres on January 15 and live streaming of each episode is completely free of charge. 

Register for free!
Electronic Elections 2020 (voting period Jan. 14-27)
On January 14, 2020 all ESR full members will receive a personalised invitation from to cast their vote in the ESR electronic elections. Visit the ESR website to learn more about the open positions and candidates running for election and the certified online voting software.

For participation in the electronic elections, all new membership applications for 2020 need to be finalised by December 31, 2019.
ESR supports new European Commission’s focus on health
The ESR welcomes the new European Commission, which took office on December 1, 2019 under the helm of Ursula von der Leyen, and its renewed push for healthcare on the EU policy agenda. The ESR looks forward to collaborating with the newly appointed Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides.
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ESR statement on undergraduate teaching in radiology

One of the main goals of the ESR is to attract the best medical students to the discipline of radiology. Read more about ESR's recent statement on new approaches to undergraduate teaching in Radiology and spread the word about this article among your colleagues.

Read the full statement