2015 RAD-AID Conference on International Radiology for Developing Countries: The Evolving Global Radiology Landscape

Andrew Kesselman, Garshasb Soroosh, Daniel J. Mollura, Geraldine Abbey-Mensah, James Borgstede, Dorothy Bulas, George Carberry, Danielle Canter, Farhad Ebrahim, Joanna Escalon, Lauren Fuller, Carrie Hayes, Trent Hope, Andrew Kesselman, Niranjan Khandelwal, Woojin Kim, Jonathan Mazal, Eralda Mema, Miriam Mikhail, Daniel J. MolluraNatasha Monchil, Robert Morrow, Hammed Ninalowo, Hansel Otero, Shilpen Patel, Seth Quansah, Michael Reiter, Klaus Schonenberger, Peter Shaba, Tulika Singh, Garshasb Soroosh, Rebecca Stein-Wexler, Tiffani Walker, Andrew Woodward, Mindy Yang, Michael Yannes

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Radiology in low- and middle-income (developing) countries continues to make progress. Research and international outreach projects presented at the 2015 annual RAD-AID conference emphasize important global themes, including (1) recent slowing of emerging market growth that threatens to constrain the advance of radiology, (2) increasing global noncommunicable diseases (such as cancer and cardiovascular disease) needing radiology for detection and management, (3) strategic prioritization for pediatric radiology in global public health initiatives, (4) continuous expansion of global health curricula at radiology residencies and the RAD-AID Chapter Network's participating institutions, and (5) technologic innovation for recently accelerated implementation of PACS in low-resource countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1139-1144
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • developing countries
  • PACS readiness
  • Radiology
  • radiology outreach
  • radiology readiness
  • sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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