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CBR celebrates Radiologist's Day and International Day of Radiology

On November 8th, Radiologist's Day was celebrated, honoring the date in which physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered the existence of x-rays in 1895 The International Day of Radiology (IDOR) is celebrated worldwide by an initiative created by European Society of Radiology (ESR), together with the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) It is American College of Radiology (ACR), and supported by various entities and societies around the world. On this day, Radiologist's Day is also celebrated in Brazil, following the decree of Law 13.118/2015, honoring and recognizing professionals in the area. In Brazil, Dr. Ronaldo Magalhães Lins, member of the CBR, professor of musculoskeletal ultrasound, radiologist from Belo Horizonte and radiologist of the medical council of the national men's soccer team, was chosen for the interview as a specialist in Brazil. “The role of the radiologist is fundamental in the sports medical team, but the multidisciplinary evaluation of an athlete comes first”, he says. The full interview is available on the CBR website. Check out: cbr.org.br/chegou-IDOR2019 “Sports Imaging” was the theme chosen for this year's IDOR, with the purpose of highlighting the essential role that imaging professionals play in the detection, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of sports-related injuries, increasing the quality of care and treatment of patients. In CBR's digital media, since November 1st, a series of daily posts have been made on this topic. With the title “What makes you sweat your shirt for radiology?”, the publications engaged followers to share their commitment to the profession. In addition, the “CBR at IDOR 2019” promotion was also created for the public to celebrate this important date. Instagram users published, until November 7th, a creative photo that referred to the theme in their work environment, with the hashtags #CBRnoIDOR2019 and #IDOR2019. The winner was Dr. Érika Watanabe, with the photo “Radiomesa”. Check it out on Instagram from the CBR!