Video Update: Radiology Across Borders (RAB) and AMSIG on their inaugural Vietnam visit earlier this year attended by Dr Salman Ansari, Dr George Koulouris, Dr Clinton Pinto and Prof. Tony Peduto with 250 radiologists/doctors in attendance. As part of AMSIG’s commitment to further MSK Radiology teaching in the region, an inaugural collaboration between AMSIG and […]CONTINUE READING
Early Bird Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open for the 23rd AMSIG Annual Scientific Meeting Queenstown March 30-31 2019.
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In the May Budget, the Federal Government confirmed that from 1 November this year, it will restrict GP referrals for MRI of the knee to patients under 50. We are asking for you to participate in an Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association-led campaign to put pressure on the Health Minister to reverse this decision.CONTINUE READING
AMSIG Research Grants Applications for 2018 are NOW OPEN. Applications close 1 SEPTEMBER 2018. The purpose of AMSIG’s research grants is to provide research experience to AMSIG members and student members of AMSIG. Grants may also support an initial pilot project prior to a large grant submitted to another funding body. Applicants are required to complete a detailed application form for consideration by the AMSIG Radiology Research Committee. Project funding is restricted to $10 000 per project.CONTINUE READING
PRESIDENT’S UPDATE: Notification of Minister Hunt’s decision to enact the recommendation from the MBS task force to restrict GP referred MRI of the knee to patients under the age of 50 years old from 1 November 2018. This is a recommendation that AMSIG has strongly opposed throughout the review process.CONTINUE READING
As per previous updates, you will be aware that AMSIG has been actively involved throughout this review. The Government committed to clinician lead, evidenced based review of the MBS. The outcome of the initial review was a recommendation to Minister Hunt to: “remove the ability for a GP to request MRIs for patients ≥ 50 […]CONTINUE READING
Announcing new collaboration between AMSIG and Radiology Across Borders (RAB) as part of AMSIG’s commitment to further MSK Radiology teaching in the Asia Pacific Region. AMSIG will provide funding to the value of $3000 to two AMSIG Members to lecture at a 3 day MSK educational symposium in Vietnam from 29th June-1st July 2018.CONTINUE READING
On behalf of the 2017 Annual Meeting Convenors and AMSIG, we are pleased to advise that all the meeting talks are now available to view online. These videos are available in the members only section. Apply for AMSIG membership at the Special Discounted Rate before July 31 and access the 2017 Meeting talks and presentations (as well as archives from previous AMSIG ASM presentations) available to view in video format.CONTINUE READING
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has advised that 10 RANZCR CPD points can be claimed for attendance at AMSIG 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting as follows: 7 points may be claimed for attendance at the “AMSIG 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting” to be held on 6 May 2017. 3 points may be […]CONTINUE READING
President’s Report – I recently took over from George Koulouris in the role of President of AMSIG. I wish take this opportunity to thank George for the work he has done during his time as President and for his ongoing support. I look forward to the challenge ahead and building on prior achievements, including formalising inter society memberships with other musculoskeletal imaging groupsCONTINUE READING