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Arabian Gulf Society of Skeletal Radiology

History

Organized as the Arabian Gulf Society of Skeletal Radiology with its first meeting in 2008 in Saudi Arabia, the AGSSR began with about 8 founding members who met informally once a year to show and discuss interesting case material and other topics relevant to the practice of skeletal radiology in the region.

Mission Statement

The Arabian Gulf society of Skeletal Radiology  (AGSSR) is dedicated to the goal of encouraging and supporting the development of expertise in the subspecialty of musculoskeletal radiology. Society of Skeletal Radiology’s CME efforts shall be to provide continuing medical education for practicing musculoskeletal radiologists via an annual scientific meeting.

The goals of this annual meeting are to encourage research activity and dissemination, stimulate collaboration among members, and refine subspecialty expertise.

Peer-reviewed papers will be given by society members covering such musculoskeletal topics as tumors, arthritis, sports medicine/trauma, metabolic/endocrine disease, spine topics, imaging techniques and procedures, resident/fellow education and socioeconomic issues.

Completed research, preliminary work, or simply ideas can be given a forum, with discussion encouraged.

Based on needs assessment, special topics panel discussions will be developed and presented.