Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award 2017

Each year the RSNA R&E Foundation recognizes outstanding trainees who have made significant contributions to radiologic research through the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. See their website for details. In 2017, the Foundation presented the Roentgen award to 14 Canadian residents/fellows. CHAR extends congratulations to our awardees. Danielle Dressler, MD University of Saskatchewan Fateme Salehi, MD […]

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March 23, 2018

Leadership course: Negotiation Strategies for Canadian Radiologists

A nationwide survey shows that Canadian radiologists want leadership and business skills to help improve their practices and careers. That’s why the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR), Canadian Radiological Foundation (CRF), and UBC Sauder have partnered to offer a series of courses: Leadership in Radiology. This year will be the second offering in the series […]

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February 22, 2018

Canadian Fellowships

In order to provide you with a complete l list of opportunities in Canada, see this list  compiled by the resident section of the Canadian Association of Radiologists. Fellowship prrograms Any inquiries should be directed to the CAR or directly to the universities.

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January 15, 2018

CHAR endorses Canada Safe Imaging

At their fall meeting, CHAR members endorsed the Canada Safe Imaging initiative. CSI’s mission is “To provide Canadian contextualized guidelines and tools for patient radiation safety”.  It’s eight  member organizations have come together to address a need for a national strategy and action plan as it relates to radiation safety for medical imaging care in […]

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March 29, 2017

AI for Detection and Classification of Liver Cancer

Campus Montréal, the alliance of Université de Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and HEC, have obtained a $93.5M grant from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund to innovate in the field of machine learning (a branch of artificial intelligence) and operations research (the science of optimization). The Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO) will help apply artificial intelligence […]

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March 10, 2017

New UBC Radiology Teaching App

UBC has launched a new teaching app that is a cutting-edge resource for medical students & residents, including 500+ questions featuring x-ray, CT, MRI & ultrasound images. The app is designed for medical trainees and medical professionals to increase their confidence in identifying normal anatomic structures, ordering the most appropriate imaging test and identifying common […]

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March 1, 2017

Treating aortic aneurysms through virtual reality

Virtual models can be created in the angiography room thanks to an approach developed by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and the university’s departments of radiology, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine. The latest advances were presented by Dr. Gilles Soulez at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) […]

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October 8, 2015