June 09, 2020

American College of Radiology and RAD-AID Collaborate to Support Global Health Radiology Education

The project will increase access to ACR Case In Point® educational content in middle and low-income countries

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) and RAD-AID are working to enhance the delivery of ACR Case in Point® to RAD-AID’s partnered, resource-poor hospitals in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). These efforts will strengthen the accessibility and quality of training materials in various medically underserved regions around the world.

ACR Case in Point is a leading educational platform for radiologists and radiology trainees, providing focused, online-based education for learners to gain key experience with imaging findings, differential diagnosis, clinical reasoning and radiologic problem-solving applicable to radiology practice.

RAD-AID is dedicated to implementing sustainable radiology services in underserved, impoverished and/or resource-limited areas of the world through education, equipment donation and radiology capacity-building.

“We are thrilled to work with RAD-AID to increase accessibility to radiology education. Our efforts will provide communities across the globe with the resources they need to help improve the quality of patient care,” said William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, FACR, CEO of the American College of Radiology.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to work with ACR on this initiative to integrate RAD-AID’s support for resource-poor radiology institutions with ACR Case in Point’s outstanding educational content, in efforts to increase radiology services for medically underserved populations,” said Dan Mollura, MD, Founder and CEO of RAD-AID International.

Distribution of Case in Point educational content will take place through the RAD-AID Learning Center. RAD-AID will curate topics to reflect the high-yield areas of learning relevant to local site staff clinical objectives and educational needs.

We welcome radiology professionals of all backgrounds, such as radiologists, technologists, sonographers, nurses, IT-specialists, imaging service-administrators, engineers, and others, to join and support this global health initiative by visiting RAD-AID online or contacting info@rad-aid.org.

To arrange an interview with an ACR representative, please contact Debbie Kakol at 703-476-3234 or PR@acr.org.


About the American College of Radiology

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) is a membership organization of nearly 40,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical physicists dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.

About RAD-AID 

RAD-AID is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity organization improving and expanding radiology services in resource-poor and medically underserved communities through education, equipment-donation and radiology capacity-building. Founded in 2008, RAD-AID has grown to include over 12,000 volunteers and 78 university-based medical center chapters. RAD-AID operates global health outreach programs in 35 countries at 81 resource-poor facilities across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. As radiology is vital to most health services, such as cancer treatment, infectious disease management, maternal-fetal monitoring, heart disease care, and trauma response, RAD-AID improves the accessibility, safety, and quality of radiology worldwide as an anchor for improving global health. Learn more by visiting www.rad-aid.org.