Radiology Week

November 6, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Accolades and Milestones

National Radiologic Technology Week is held in early November in honor of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s discovery of x-rays on Nov. 8, 1895. He won the first Nobel Prize in Physics for his efforts.

“Americans should know that the personnel who perform their medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures are educated professionals dedicated to providing exceptional and often life-saving care,” Melissa B. Jackowski, EdD, RT(R)(M), ASRT president, told Radiology Business. “As the premier professional association for the medical imaging and radiation therapy community,  ASRT is proud to recognize our nation’s radiologic technologists for their indispensable role in health care and patient safety.”