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NYSSRS has Elected a new Board for  2022-2024

Board of Directors

meet our board nyssrs 2022.pdf


Medical Imagers are Heros
NYSSRS members are Superheroes 

Thank you for what you do, day in and day out

Even on a Holiday

The BIGGEST Radiology Conference in the World!



 


Link to NYSSRS Studens page


We received 6 Applications for the

ASRT's

Student to Leadership Development Program

Best of luck to all 6 applicants! 


2020-2022 NYSSRS Board



Membership

Here are eight reasons to join the NYSSRS:

  1. As your society, we provide our members with knowledge of issues unique to our profession as they happen in our state.

  2. Opportunities for continuing education credits at our annual conference.  
  3. Networking opportunities giving you a chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones!
  4. We offer scholarships for students and RT's.
  5. We serve as a link between you and the ASRT.
  6. Strength in numbers.  Belonging to your society serves as part of a collective voice, representing issues within your state.  You can make your voice heard on important issues that may affect all imaging professionals in your state.
  7. You can work with both your society and the ASRT, to accomplish changes that may be difficult for each organization to do on their own.
  8. Finally, we give you the opportunity to volunteer on a committee or serve as an officer on our Board of Directors. These are great points for your professional portfolio.  
There are SO many opportunities available for those wanting to help make a difference!  Please join us!  Your participation is of great importance to the continued future and success of NYSSRS!

Remember--  This is your profession and this is your future!  Be proactive!

Our Mission

The mission of the NYSSRS is to promote the elevation of radiologic science and medical imaging professions.  We strive to promote excellence in education and the highest standards in  patient care to the communities of interest. The NYSSRS also works diligently to protect the general welfare of radiologic science professionals statewide

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NYSSRS Upcoming Events

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 2022 Presidents Conference Letter below:

05-10-22 Letter from the President to Membership.pdf

Download the Presidents Vendor Letter Below:

2022 President's VENDOR Letter 6.17.22.pdf


2022 Conference Gold Sponsors


2022  Silver Conference Sponsors

 

Qfix Radiation Therapy Patient Positioning

2022 Conference Supporters

Supertech ® inc.


July in Radiology History

On July 1,1964

New York State Became the first State in the United States to require a licence for technicians who administer ionizing radiation. The law, known as Chapter 295 of the Laws of 1964. The New York State Health Department along with the State Society of X-Ray Technicians worked to get the approval and sponsorship of the New York State Education Department.

7-1-64 first state license.pdf

 July 3,1977 – First human MRI body scan

The first MRI body scan is performed on a human using an MRI machine developed by American doctors Raymond Damadian, Larry Minkoff and Michael Goldsmith.

 July 3, 1979 – Nobel Prize

Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan McLeod Cormack share the 1979 Noble Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their part in developing computer assisted tomography.

July 4, 1933

William Coolidge obtained a patent for the X-ray tube, popularly called the Coolidge tube.

July10, 1856

 Nikola Tesla's Birthday!

Nikola was an inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system 


A letter from the President to the Membership




NYSSRS Upcoming Events:

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ASRT News

Deadline to submit Applications to the ASRT is November 11th 2022





Albany Legislation

08-22-2022 Updated Legislative NYSSRS Activities

Bob Geiser and Cindy Close reviewed all of the ASRT recommended pending New York State Bills. Of the 31 Bills that were carried over from 2021, we determined that the following Bills required attention:

Bill in Albany proposing  loan forgivness for Healthcare workers with a 4 year,  Bachelor's degree 

but the bill excludes

Radiologic Technologists and Medical imaging specialists, Nuclear Medical Technologists, Radiation Therapists and  Radiologist Assistants

for more information on this bill as well as other bills in Albany which we are monitoring , go to the Members/legislation tab  or click on the link below.

Legislative tab



2022 Fall Conference

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RECENT NEWS - UPCOMING EVENTS

 link to letter from the President below:

05-10-22 Letter from the President to Membership.pdf

2020 -1 3rd Letter to Mship 5-28-21.doc

*The 2021 annual conference will be in Corning on  OCTOBER  21-23, 2021.  Check-in begins at 5:00pm.See below.

Program TBA

SLDP

*The 2019 Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP) selectees will attend the 2021 ASRT conference.  No selections will be made for 20-21.

important organizations and helpful links

                            


Click here to visit the ACERT website    AERTSNY

Our mission is clear- to improve the quality of education among collegiate Radiologic Technology Programs

To advance the profession and science of Radiation Therapy 

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NYS Department of Health – Radiologic Technology Information and FAQ’s

https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/doctors/radiological/


Radiologic Technology Schools in NYS


Article 35:  Practice of Radiologic Technology, Public Health Law


Part 89 Practice of Radiologic Technology Rules by BERP


NYS Public Health Law, Section 225, Part 16

*NOTE:  While this is for the facility, some sections do answer questions that come up.

Below the link are a few of the most common questions.  Applicable to the facility, hospital or private NYS only. NYC has its own regulations.


Question:  Must my employer provide personnel monitoring?

Answer:  16.11  Personnel monitoring


Questions:  Who can order application of radiation to a human being (order exams)? Who can perform x-ray exams?

Answer:  16.19 Limitation on application of radiation to humans

Quality Assurance (QA) Information:

16.23 QA programs for diagnostic facilities

16.24 QA for radiation therapy

16.25 Misadministration

QA Guide for Large facilities. Over 2,500 exams/year

QA Guide for small facilities. Under 2,500 exams/year


New York State Society of  Radiologic Sciences P.O. Box 302

Centereach, NY  11720-0302


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