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RSNA History – Part 9

RSNA History – Part 9
In this section, we discuss RSNA history during World War II. The great event took place from 1939 to 1945, resulting in a huge number of deaths; some researchers estimate that number to exceed 50 million individuals. RSNA 27th annual meeting was carried out at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco in 1941. The meeting ended few days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. As a result to the...

RSNA History – Part 10

In the previous part, we discussed how the RSNA survived extremely adverse conditions during World War II. In this section, we highlight the significant radiology advances that took place following the end of war. It is a fact that several radiology technologies, applied in war, were used later in healthcare industry, as a result to the major radiology advances in the late 1940s. As a...

RSNA History – Part 12

RSNA History – Part 12
In this section, we are about to discuss the efforts conducted by RSNA leaders to overcome a huge problem; which was the increasing number of members attending its events. Over crowded meetings was something that significantly affected both RSNA members, and companies exhibiting their products at the RSNA exhibitions. In April 1960, Dr. Donald S. Childs, who was the RSNA...

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