We are pleased to forward to you the program for the forthcoming International Annual Conference of the Israel Radiological Association to be held at the
"Dan" Hotel, Eilat, Israel, October 31 – November 1, 2013. As in the past years we will host the members of the Israeli-French Association of Medical Imaging
AFIIM and the representatives of the SFR (French Radiological Society).
This year we will continue to provide CME accreditation through joint sponsorship of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
and the Israel Radiological Association. We hope that the refresher course on "Vascular Imaging and Intervention – State of The Art" will contribute to
This year we will have numerous international guest lecturers representing the major International Radiological organizations. Prof. Guy Frija, the president of ESR and Prof. Caseiro-Alves president of ESGAR will be guest speakers at the conference.
This year we will hold a special session “ISRA meets ACR” in which ACR leaders will present the multifaceted activities of this important organization.
Other speakers include: Prof. Berlin who will return to our conference, from France Prof’s Sadik, Koskas and Douek and from the USA Prof. Cynamon. The faculty will include prominent local lecturers from the various fields of radiology.
Our guest of honor for the year 2013 is Prof. Yehiel Barki, past chief of US section at the Soroka Medical Center.
All lectures, scientific communications and posters will be held in English for the convenience of the international forum of attendees. As in the past
conferences we shall dedicate the ‘Michal Meidan’ award to the best presentation delivered by an Israeli resident in Radiology. A new interactive
quiz will be held for all participants, prizes will be awarded to the winners.
We will hold for the first time a session dedicated to complications in image guided interventions. Leading interventional radiologists will discuss approaches
to prevention and treatment of complications.
We continue our traditional collaboration with the imaging industry and providers of imaging services.
These companies will display, as always, the most recent technological innovations and will be with us throughout all conference days.
Prof. J. Sosna
President of the Conference
Chairman of the Israel Radiological Society