The unprecedented registration at our recent meeting in Boca Raton attests to the widespread and growing interest in the Society. Several of our guests who are not Society members commented to me that they were tremendously impressed by the quality of the meeting, as well as the vibrancy and vitality clearly evident in all of the presentations, breadth of subject matter covered and all of the interactions occurring at the meeting space and between society members. Further evidence of our growth is the addition of 144 new members to our numbers. Having Abdominal Imaging becoming the Society’s official journal, under the leadership of Dan Johnson, is also a significant step forward.
Our Communications and Publications Committees are in the final testing of our updated website. This will provide enhanced functionality over our current site allowing for a lot more educational material to be posted. Many of you who were at the meeting were able to navigate smoothly using the “SAR app” for laptops and mobile devices. Our March Madness case frenzy drew a lot of attention to our website.
At this point in our growth, the board has chartered 3 strategic areas that will further SAR’s goal to become the single best resource for all aspects of education and practice of abdominal radiology...
The brochure for the SAR 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course is available online. Click here to view the electronic brochure. Even though online registration is closed, you can still register for the meeting onsite! Onsite registration begins at 4 PM on Saturday, March 22 in the Royal Palm Ballroom Pre-Assembly of the Boca Raton Resort & Club. We hope to see you at the meeting!
The SAR is pleased to announce the launch of The SAR Fund. The SAR Fund supports the advancement of abdominal radiology research, education and practice. For more information on this opportunity to help assure the future of abdominal radiology, click here.
If you have a fellowship training position in abdominal radiology that you would like to post on the SAR website, submit a form today. Approved requests submitted via the aforementioned form will be posted here.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the nation’s second leading cancer killer of men and women in the United States. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is committed to boosting public awareness about the importance of screening and treatment for colorectal cancer. Learn more!
Please submit your work to a special issue of Abdominal Imaging on Elastography! Please click here for more details.