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Message from the Chair of the ESR Board of Directors    |    ECR 2019 debriefing    |    ESR Executive Council     |    Artificial Intelligence blog    |    Best of ECR    |    Congress Calendar  |  ESR iGuide at ECR 2019    |    ESR participates in high-level lung cancer conference    |    EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2019    |    EIBIR at ECR 2019    |    UEMS Section of Radiology at ECR 2019
Message from the Chair of the ESR Board of Directors

Dear ESR Member,
Dear Colleague,
Dear Friend,

On behalf of the ESR, I would like to welcome you to this first edition of ESR@Work of the new ESR working year.

First of all, let me reiterate my gratitude for having made ECR 2019 such a huge success. We surpassed the 30,000 attendee threshold for the first time, and I cannot say ‘thank you’, or ‘grazie’ as I would say in my mother tongue, often enough.

Read further here

ECR 2019 debriefing

ECR 2019 hit a new participation record: a total of 30,259 participants! Click here to see the country attendance statistics. 

ECR Online: If you missed ECR 2019, you have the chance to relive it, completely free of charge! Sign up for ECR Online and check out more than 4,000 available lectures!

ESR Connect:
The ESR Connect channel turned out to be a full success. Countless contributions at the ESR Connect studio and everywhere in the ECR City resulted in almost 100 clips, interviews, round table discussions and image videos, covering all major activities on site. Click here to watch our ESR Connect clips.

ECR Today: Read all about the congress in our daily congress newspaper ECR Today

Photo Gallery: Relive ECR 2019 in pictures and check out our beautiful Photo Gallery.

New ESR Executive Council members

During the ESR General Assembly at ECR 2019, Prof. Lorenzo E. Derchi began his position as Chairman of the ESR Board of Directors. In this highest position within the ESR, he will be in charge of all ongoing society business, including leadership meetings and strategic decision-making processes.

Prof. Boris Brkljačić began his role as ESR President and will be responsible for the planning of ECR 2020, as well as promoting and representing the ESR and ECR at other societies' events.
The General Assembly also saw Prof. Regina Beets-Tan assume the position of ESR 2nd Vice-President.

Furthermore, the ESR Executive Council welcomes Prof. Marion Smits as Publications Committee Chair, Prof. Andrea Rockall as National Societies Committee Chair and Prof. Marc Dewey as Research Committee Chair.

Launch of new Artificial Intelligence blog

The ESR's new blog on artificial intelligence (AI) offers an exciting overview of the landscape of AI in radiology and healthcare. The blog serves to keep radiologists informed of the new tools and technologies that are shaping and changing their field, including selected literature, commentaries, educational and scientific events, and developments from industry partners.
Visit the blog at ai.myESR.org.

Extraordinary Best of ECR programme to debut at the Brazilian Congress of Radiology

A fully packed Best of ECR programme has now been finalised for the 48th Brazilian Congress of Radiology (CBR 2019) which takes place in Fortaleza on October 10-12, 2019. The initiative, which will debut for the first time at CBR, will feature a diverse range of speakers bringing their lectures from the European Congress of Radiology to a new setting.

Read more here.

Congress Calendar

Stay up to date with upcoming events with our Congress Calendar! Click here to access it.
ESR iGuide at ECR 2019

The ESR showcased ESR iGuide, the clinical decision support solution for the ESR's imaging referral guidelines, throughout ECR 2019. Read more about the ECR 2019 ESR iGuide Coffee & Talk sessions here.

ESR participates in high-level lung cancer conference

On Monday, April 8, the European Society of Radiology (ESR) will participate in a high-level roundtable on lung cancer screening, organised by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) and officially endorsed by the ESR. Please find here the full article, event agenda and registration link.

5-year anniversary of EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2019

ECR 2019 marked a milestone in EuroSafe Imaging campaign’s history with the celebration of its fifth anniversary, held on the first congress day.
EuroSafe Imaging members, partners and numerous “Friends of EuroSafe Imaging” celebrated five years of success in medical radiation protection highlighting the achievements, ongoing activities and planned endeavours.

For further information, click here.

EIBIR at ECR 2019

For its 14th year of participation at ECR, the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR) offered the cosy atmosphere of the EIBIR Lounge, in addition to a programme of engaging events in the field of biomedical imaging research. The highlight of the agenda was the Coffee &Talk session on February 28, hosted by Prof. Gabriel Krestin, exploring the topic of EU-funded research.

Learn more about our other activities here.

UEMS Section of Radiology at ECR 2019

At ECR 2019, the UEMS and the ESR held a joint session, which focused, among other things, on the concept and importance of advocacy at the level of the European Union. The two societies have worked closely together for a number of years now and strive to further strengthen their cooperation. Click here to watch the whole session on ECR Online.
Furthermore, Professor Paolo Ricci was elected President of the UEMS Section of Radiology for a second term (2019-2023) during ECR 2019.

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