ARRS - The American Roentgen Ray Society, founded in 1900, is the first and oldest radiology society in the United States. The society has been a forum for progress in radiology since shortly after the discovery of the X-ray and is dedicated to the goal of the advancement of medicine through the science of radiology and its allied sciences. The goal of the ARRS is maintained through an annual scientific and educational meeting and through publication of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
ASRT - The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) is the largest radiologic science association in the world, representing more than 126,000 members who perform medical diagnostic imaging procedures or plan and deliver radiation therapy. The Society’s mission is to provide radiologic technologists with the knowledge, resources and support they need to improve patient care.
CRCPD - Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. is a Partnership Dedicated to Radiation Protection and a nonprofit organization of individuals that regulate and control the use of radioactive material and radiation sources.
FDA - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a federally run agency responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.
National Cancer Institute - The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
RSNA - The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is a professional membership society committed to excellence in patient care and medical imaging through education and research. The RSNA has more than 40,000 medical imaging professional members, including radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and allied scientists.
SPR - The Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) is a professional medical organization dedicated to being the leader in advancing pediatric health care through medical imaging and image-related therapy.
SPR Board member, Dr. Sue Kaste developed two document with numerous radiation safety references: