International Radiology Day
The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is an annual event held with the goal of building greater awareness of the value that radiology contributes to providing safe patient care, and improve understanding of the vital role that radiologists and technologists play in the health care chain.
Medical imaging is one of the most exciting and progressive disciplines in healthcare and a large field of activity in terms of technological and biological research. X-rays, MRIs, ultrasounds and many other medical imaging techniques, as well as high quality images.
8th of November, the day Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the existence of X-rays in 1895, was chosen as the day of action and awareness. This event hopes to alert the world to the amazing medical, scientific, and even technical potential of medical imaging, the essential role of radiologists and radiographers as parts of the healthcare team in countless medical scenarios, and the high educational and professional standards required of all staff working in medical imaging.
It was first celebrated on November 8, 2012 as a joint initiative of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the American College of Radiology (ACR).
And for this year 2022 AD, the International Day of radiology in lights the effective role played by radiologists, radiology technologists, and radiology technicians and all the supporting staff in the service of patients through this important area
This is in line with the effective initiative of the Medical Imaging Department at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh to increase working hours and number of examinations to speed up the process of patients entering health care. Efforts of the doctors and technicians in this unsurprising initiative are in a place of appreciation and gratitude by the hospital's executive management.