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As a member of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, you have the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the College and your profession. You are encouraged to participate in activities of interest to you and take advantage of the benefits that membership offers.

The College’s ability to meet its mission and objectives is directly contributed to by the members who volunteer their time and expertise in numerous ways. The College has many ways members can make a contribution to the radiology or radiation oncology professions.  

Opportunities to participate:

  • College office bearer
  • Board, Committee or Sub-Committee member
  • Branch office bearer
  • College examiner
  • Expert witness
  • ASM Convenor

 

Expressions of Interest – Acute Stroke Imaging and Therapy Working Group

An Expressions of interest is being called for one (1) Fellow member from New Zealand for an important working group in the Faculty. The aim of the Acute Stroke Imaging and Therapy Working Group is to develop guidance in the management (diagnosis and treatment) of acute stroke and develop appropriate policies and documents to support the guidance. An interest and experience in the diagnosis of stroke, its treatment, or both would be helpful. There are currently no New Zealand members on the working group.

The Working Group meets via teleconference, monthly initially and thereafter as deemed necessary by the Chair to fulfil the objectives within the required timeline.

The EOI should be accompanied by your CV and an application (no more than 300 words) outlining your interest in and appropriateness for the working group. Nominations will be considered by the RANZCR Faculty of Clinical Radiology Council. All applicants shall be advised of the outcome of their application following the Faculty of Clinical Radiology Council meeting. 

Applications close on Monday, 8 May 2017. Applications and enquiries should be directed to Rosie Schulz on fcr@ranzcr.edu.au

 

Expressions of Interest – Reference Groups

The College has a series of reference groups made up of professionals with expertise in a given area who are available and willing to provide advice and opinions to the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee, Faculty Council and Faculty team as required. Reference groups have an ongoing role in advising the College on technical matters within their area of expertise, for example the Breast Imaging Reference Group provides advice on breast specific matters to the College. All reference groups are provided with secretariat support and generally only meet by teleconference or provide input via email when required.

The College encourages Members who have demonstrated experience and expertise in a given area to join reference panel. We are currently seeking members with an interest in Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD), Breast Imaging, eHealth, General X-ray, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Paediatric Imaging to join the respective reference group. The EOI should be accompanied by your CV and a short statement outlining your interest and appropriateness for joining the reference group.

Applications close Friday, 28 April 2017. If you are interested in joining or have any questions please contact Philip Munro via philip.munro@ranzcr.edu.au 

Expressions of Interest – Editor in Chief, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology

Professor David Ball made a significant contribution to the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology (JMIRO) over the past 10 years. Professor Ball has decided to step down from the position of Editor in Chief to pursue other extracurricular opportunities. The College thanks Professor Ball for the outstanding work he has accomplished for our journal.

Expressions of interest are now being formally called for the position of Editor in Chief, to join the JMIRO Editorial Board for a three year term.

The JMIRO Editorial Board oversees the official journal of the College, which publishes articles of scientific excellence in radiology, radiation oncology and nuclear medicine. Manuscripts are judged on the basis of their contribution of original data and ideas or interpretation. All articles are peer reviewed. Terms of Reference are available here

Your expression of interest must be accompanied by a covering letter (max 500 words) expressing your interest in, and credentials for, the position and a copy of his/her CV. Please relate your letter to the  Editor in Chief Position Description. Interviews may be held for this position pending the review of the expressions of interest. Both Radiology and Radiation Oncology Fellows are invited to submit.

This EOI will close one the position is filled. Please send your EoI to sarah.hall@ranzcr.edu.au or call +61 2 9268 9752 for any enquiries.

Expressions of Interest – Clinical Radiology Scope of Practice

Expressions of interest are being called for Fellow members with an interest in the sustainability of the profession, clinical practice and quality and safety in patient care to join the Clinical Radiology Scope of Practice Working Group. This working group will work together to develop and advise on the Scope of Practice which can be used to assist College Fellows, other organisations and professions to provide guidance on policies, guidelines and procedures related to credentialing and defining the range of practice of a Clinical Radiologist.

We are currently seeking members from a variety of different practices that cover the landscape of the profession and preferably with a minimum of five years post-fellowship experience. The working group will meet via video/teleconference bi-monthly or as required. The EOI should be accompanied by your CV and a short statement outlining your interest and appropriateness for the working group.

This EOI will close once positions are filled. If you are interested in joining or have any questions please email Laina De Winne via Laina.DeWinne@ranzcr.edu.au or on +61 2 9268 9734.

Expressions of Interest –  FCR Media and Profile Working Group

Expressions of interest are invited from Australian and New Zealand Fellows in Clinical Radiology to join the Faculty of Clinical Radiology Media and Profile Working Group. The aim of the Media and Profile Working Group is to raise the profile of clinical radiology amongst patients, consumers, other health care professionals and governments in Australia and New Zealand, thereby increasing awareness of clinical radiology. The three main objectives of the Working Group are:

  • to manage the Profile of the Clinical Radiologist Project, expanding it as appropriate
  • to develop and manage the International Day of Radiology campaign, expanding it as appropriate, and
  • to facilitate media and other opportunities to raise the profile and awareness of clinical radiology.

The EOI should be accompanied by your CV and an application (of no more than 300 words) outlining your interest and appropriateness for the working group. Please register your interest to fcr@ranzcr.edu.au

Application close on Friday, 28 April 2017. Please do not hesitate to contact Rosie Schulz on (02) 9268 9701 if you require further information.

Expressions of Interest – Clinical Radiology Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee

Expression of interests are being called for Clinical Radiology Fellows with interest in Continuing Professional Development, to join the Clinical Radiology Continuing Professional Development Committee (CPDC). The Clinical Radiology CPD Committee is an advisory committee reporting to the Faculty of Clinical Radiology Council. The responsibility of the CPD Committee is to regularly review the aims, content, structure and definitions of the CPD Program for Clinical Radiologists across Australia and New Zealand.

We are currently seeking a New Zealand representative who has an understanding of post-fellowship education and training, and an interest or expertise in professional development activities. The Committee meets a minimum of three times a year in person or via teleconference. The EOI should be accompanied by your CV and a short statement (of no more than 300 words) outlining your interest and appropriateness for the Committee.

Applications close Friday 28 April 2017. If you are interested in joining or have any questions please email cpd@ranzcr.edu.au or contact Elaine Shao on +61 2 9268 9708.

 Other opportunities:


If you are interested in any of these opportunities to participate, please contact the College on +61 2 9268 9777 or email members@ranzcr.edu.au 
  

A General Application Form for all FCR Bodies can be downloaded here: FCR Expression of Interest Form