Japan Radiological Society(JRS)
The Japan Radiological Society was established in 1950 and has been the leading official society in the field of radiological science.
The main aim of the society is to promote radiological science in collaboration with various related societies.
JRS is also interested in the international cooperation for the progress of radiological science. Currently JRS has over 7,500 members, including radiologists, physicists, and some researchers.
Two hundred and fifty delegates are elected by whole members, and 16 members of the board of directors are elected from among the delegates.
The main activities of the society are ;
1. to conduct scientific meetings in spring and autumn.
2. to publish two scientific journals in English and Japanese.
3. to conduct the Japanese specialty board in order to certify radiologists.
4. to promote research in radiological science.
5. to support activities for the protection against radiation hazards
6. to collaborate with related societies or associations:
Japan Radiology Congress (JRC)
-an organization which jointly sponsers meetings of the three societies in spring-
Japan Radiological Society (JRS), Japanese Society of Radiological Technology (JSRT), and Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems (JIRA)
Japanese College of Radiology (JCR)
Japanese Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (JASTRO)
The Japanese Society of Angiography and Interventional Radiology (JSAIR)
Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine (JSNM)
Japanese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (JSMRM)
Japanese Society of Medical Imaging Technology (JAMIT)
Japanese Society of Pediatric Radiology (JSPR)
Japan Society of Medical Physics (JSMP)
The Japan Radiation Research Society (JRR)