Tag: coronavirus

pregnant

Pregnant healthcare workers advised to minimise their patient-fronting duties during COVID-19...

In a recent webinar hosted by GEST (Global Embolization Oncology Symposium Technologies), Kristen Alexa Lee (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore) shares her experience of navigating...
micro-practices

Micro-practices for burnout prevention and emotional wellness

“With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the demands and stresses on radiologists and physicians have increased dramatically. Even before this pandemic, the high prevalence of...
testing

Italian oncologists urge greater COVID-19 testing amongst healthcare workers treating cancer...

Medical oncologists Filippo Pietrantonio and Marina Chiara (both Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy) have launched a social media campaign called #knowyourstatus...
RSNA

RSNA launches online resource for COVID-19

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has launched a web page to help radiology professionals amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID-19 Resources webpage...
CMSS

CMSS “strongly urges action” to ensure all frontline healthcare professionals are...

In a new statement published on 2 April 2020, all 45 societies represented by the US Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)—over 800,000 physicians—emphatically...
youtube

ESR creates YouTube playlist for COVID-19 events

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has created a playlist on their YouTube channel dedicated to events and news related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently,...
Italy

GEST gathers global response to COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from the...

This piece is one in a series of articles covering the GEST webinar. For dispatches from the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the pertinent takeaways for interventional...
Singapore

GEST gathers global response to COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from the...

This is the first in a series of articles covering the GEST webinar. For dispatches from the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the...

American Board of Radiology announces November dates for Core Exam

The American Board of Radiology (ABR) has announced that its Core Exam for diagnostic radiology (DR) and interventional radiology (IR/DR) will be held in...
diversity

Coronavirus causes SIR to cancel meeting and prompts postponement of ECR

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has cancelled its upcoming conference due to the coronavirus outbreak. The conference was to be held in Seattle,...