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“I really admire the Image Gently program and what you are trying to do for parents and children…It took me by complete shock when I found out that a barium enema even used radiation…This goes to show exactly how BIG the gap is between healthcare and parents with radiation.”  TB

 

Image Gently Mission Statement Update 

The mission of the Image Gently Alliance is, through advocacy, to improve safe and effective imaging care of children worldwide.

Campaign Overview

The Image Gently Campaigns and other efforts of the Image Gently Alliance rely on the generous donation of resources from the four founding organizations (Society for Pediatric Radiology, American College of Radiology, American Society for Radiologic Technologists, and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine), as well as all Alliance Organizations, and other supporters. The leadership of the Image Gently Alliance also gratefully acknowledges the value of industry partnerships: the sharing of time, talent and expertise committed to excellence in imaging of children, a foundation of the mission of the Alliance. These partnerships have afforded meetings and other Alliance activities, such as through an initial unrestricted educational grant from GE Healthcare made in 2007 at the inception of the Alliance.

 

The Image Gently Alliance acknowledges all previous contributions with gratitude, but does not accept commercial financial donations at this time. However, we look forward to continued partnership in sharing insights and vision towards the safe imaging of children everywhere. 


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The SPR has arranged for Image Gently donations to be made through their secure website system.  Support the Image Gently Campaign here!

2020 Butterfly Award Winner

  

2020 Butterfly Award

Congratulations to the 2020 Butterfly award recipient: Donald L. Miller, MD, FSIR, FACR
"Honoring your many years of globally recognized expertise and service in promoting informed radiation use
for both adults and children that have improved the science and practice of medical imaging and image-guided procedures."

November 30, 2020 - Image Gently Alliance

To see previous Butterfly Awards....

News

04/20/2021: Developing and implementing a multi-modality imaging optimization study in paediatric radiology: Experience and recommendations from an IAEA coordinated research project

04/12/2021: A systematic review and meta-analysis of radiation dose exposure from computed tomography examination of thorax-abdomen-pelvic regions among paediatric population

03/29/2021: New image quality and dose reduction technique for pediatric digital radiography

3/18/2021: The first of the RSNA dose exhibits from the 2020 annual meeting just debuted on the Image Wisely website

03/05/2021: Evaluation of Age-Based Radiation Dose in Paediatric Patients Received from Head CT Examination at A Tertiary Hospital, Nigeria

2/19/2021: Does clinical indication play a role in CT radiation dose in pediatric patients?

02/15/2021: Patient radiation doses in paediatric interventional cardiology and optimization actions

02/05/2021: Disparities in Radiation Burden from Trauma Evaluation at Pediatric Versus Nonpediatric Institutions

 

02/03/2021: Dose optimisation in paediatric radiography – Using regression models to investigate the relative impact of acquisition factors on image quality and radiation dose

 

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Children's Book on CT

A children’s book entitled, Learning about X-rays with Lula and Ethan is based on one young child, Ethan, getting a head CT after having a minor playground injury. Read more here....

 

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