What’s So Special About 8 November?

International Day Of Radiology

Nov. 8 marks International Day of Radiology (IDoR), celebrated around the world in recognition of the remarkable contributions made by medical imaging to health care, and the role of radiology professionals in providing quality care to patients. The day is sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Held each year on Nov. 8 — the anniversary of the discovery of the X-ray by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen — IDoR is building greater awareness of the value that radiology research, diagnosis and treatment contribute to safe and effective patient care. IDoR recognizes the many innovations in radiology research that have revolutionized modern medicine, produced great technological advances and saved countless lives.

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