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Vicky’s Blog: Introducing Your Next Program Chair

2022-08-16T10:09:16-07:00August 16th, 2022|2023 Annual Meeting, AMPC Chair, ISMRT Blog|

By Huijun (Vicky) Liao, MR-RT, MRSO, 2023 ISMRT AMPC Chair It is my absolute pleasure and honor to serve as your ISMRT Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) Chair for Toronto 2023. In May of 2021, Nancy Beluk (the SMRT president of 2020-2021) and Anne Dorte Blankholm (the president of 2021-2022) entrusted me with the [...]

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Sony’s Blog: Welcome!

2022-07-08T16:01:34-07:00July 1st, 2022|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Sonja K. Boiteaux, M.Sc., RT(R)(MR), MRSO, CHC 2022-2023 ISMRT President It is a humbling honor to take on the role of president of the ISMRT. Being chosen to lead this great group of global MR radiographers and technologists is such a privilege. For those who don’t know me, I completed my certificates as [...]

Anne Dorte’s Blog: Looking Forward to the Meeting & More

2022-02-10T13:15:08-08:00February 10th, 2022|2022 Annual Meeting, ISMRT Blog, President|

By Anne Dorte Blankholm, Ph.D., M.Sc.Radiographer, MRSO., 2021-2022 ISMRT President Dear ISMRT members and colleagues, I hope that you are all well. Here in the Nordic countries, days are getting longer and more light gives encouragement and hope for the future. The status of the pandemic looks like we will have fewer restrictions in [...]

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Anne Dorte’s Blog: Changing Seasons

2021-10-21T11:32:33-07:00October 21st, 2021|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Anne Dorte Blankholm, Ph.D., M.Sc.Radiographer, MRSO., 2021-2022 SMRT President I hope this message finds you all well and safe. On the part of the globe where I live, summer is now over and the autumn has begun; the forest is taking on new warm colors, and the weather is getting cooler. The COVID [...]

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Rhys’ Blog: Humbled Beginnings

2021-10-19T14:59:07-07:00October 8th, 2021|2022 Annual Meeting, AMPC Chair, ISMRT Blog|

By Rhys Slough, M.Sc., 2022 SMRT Program Chair Dear SMRT and ISMRM Colleagues, I trust you are all well, and for those who are not, I wish you well as soon as possible. It is with great personal delight that I introduce myself as your SMRT Annual Meeting Program Chair for London 2022. I [...]

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Anne Dorte’s Blog: MR Safety Week

2021-10-19T14:53:22-07:00July 25th, 2021|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Anne Dorte Blankholm, Ph.D., M.Sc.Radiographer, MRSO., 2021-2022 SMRT President Having worked with MR for more than 30 years, MR safety is always on my agenda. I remember being part of starting the first MR center in the western part of Denmark. We started with no doors to the scanner rooms (Zone IV), and [...]

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Anne Dorte’s Blog: An Introduction

2021-10-19T14:53:13-07:00June 8th, 2021|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Anne Dorte Blankholm, , Ph.D.,M.Sc.Radiographer, MRSO., 2021-2022 SMRT President It is a great honor and a pleasure for me taking over the presidency of the SMRT. I am especially honored being the first Danish SMRT president and only the second SMRT president from Europe. For those of you who don’t know me, I [...]

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Nancy’s Blog: Changing of the Guard

2021-10-19T14:52:36-07:00May 14th, 2021|2021 Annual Meeting, ISMRT Blog, President|

By Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R), 2020-2021 SMRT President The 2021 Annual Meeting will soon be upon us, and my presidency will come to a close.  As I reflect on my term, a quote comes to mind… ‘You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.’ -Abraham Lincoln Which sums [...]

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Thao’s Blog: One Month to Go

2021-10-19T14:52:19-07:00April 13th, 2021|2021 Annual Meeting, AMPC Chair, ISMRT Blog|

By Thao T. Tran, M.Sc., 2020-21 SMRT Program Chair To the SMRT Community, The 2021 ISMRM & SMRT Annual Meeting & Exhibition is only a month away. The ISMRM AMPC, SMRT AMPC, and the ISMRM/SMRT Central Office have worked diligently to create a well-rounded, educational, and interactive program to address the changing times and [...]

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Nancy’s Blog: Closing in on the Annual Meeting 2021

2021-10-19T14:52:03-07:00April 13th, 2021|2021 Annual Meeting, ISMRT Blog, President|

By Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R), 2020-2021 SMRT President And now, the end is near And so I face the final curtain My friend, I'll say it clear I'll state my case of which I'm certain Okay, these are not my words but rather a relevant opening verse to “My Way” written by Paul Anka [...]

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Thao’s Blog: 2021 Annual Meeting Update

2021-10-19T14:51:46-07:00March 4th, 2021|2021 Annual Meeting, AMPC Chair, ISMRT Blog|

By Thao T. Tran, M.Sc., 2020-21 SMRT Program Chair Dear SMRT and ISMRM Colleagues, Registration is now open for the 2021 ISMRM & SMRT Annual Meeting – An Online Experience! The early registration deadline is April 14th, so don't forget to register and join us for this year's exciting program. Despite the many challenges [...]

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Nancy’s Blog: Welcome to the SMRT Family

2021-10-19T14:51:32-07:00December 15th, 2020|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R), 2020-2021 SMRT President We all know the feeling that overtakes us as we welcome in a new family member. Whether it is by marriage, birth, adoption or even a pet. The lead up to the big event is filled with great anticipation which is quickly replaced with excitement when the big [...]

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Nancy’s Blog: Reflections on the 2020 Virtual Conference

2021-10-19T14:50:56-07:00October 5th, 2020|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R), 2020-2021 SMRT President The first-ever ISMRM/SMRT Virtual Conference 2020 is in the books, and I am happy to report it was a huge success. But don’t take my word for it; let’s have a look at the numbers: Over 400 SMRT registrants 39 live Q&A/panel discussion sessions, with 4832 [...]

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Thao’s Blog: Let’s Look Forward to a Brighter 2021!

2021-10-19T14:50:38-07:00October 5th, 2020|2021 Annual Meeting, AMPC Chair, ISMRT Blog|

By Thao T. Tran, M.Sc., 2020-21 SMRT Program Chair Dear SMRT and ISMRM Colleagues, First, I want to send big Congratulations to Doug Knoll, Nicole Seiberlich, Claire Mulcahy, and the SMRT and ISMRM teams for a successful and amazing, first-ever, Virtual Annual Meeting! It is with such great pride for me to say that [...]

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Nancy’s Blog: From My Vantage Point

2021-10-19T14:50:17-07:00July 27th, 2020|ISMRT Blog, President|

By Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R), 2019-20 SMRT President-Elect Being from Pittsburgh, my go-to person for quoting is often Fred Rogers. For those who don’t know who he is, Fred Rogers was the host of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” an American TV show from 1968-2001. While his comments were meant for children, his words resonate for [...]

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Shawna’s Blog: Annual Meeting Updates & Announcements

2021-10-19T14:55:42-07:00July 8th, 2020|2020 Annual Meeting, ISMRT Blog, President|

By Shawna Farquharson, Ph.D., 2019-20 SMRT President Dear SMRT Family, Firstly, I am delighted to announce the program for our Annual Meeting is now finalised for 08-14 August! This year the SMRT have embraced the opportunity to create a joint annual meeting program with the ISMRM and celebrate that we are one community of [...]

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