Dear Colleagues, 

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 2017 Radiation in Medicine Symposium and Workshops to be held at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 12 to 16 February 2017. We are delighted to be able to present you this scientific event which is organized on the very foundation of bringing together experts to offer a series of diverse continuing education courses in various fields of radiation in medicine.

The event constitutes eight courses and workshops in the areas of Appropriateness Criteria for Radiology: Awareness, Utiization, Implementation and Impact; Diagnostic Reference Levels in Medical Imaging: Protocol Optimization and Patient Dose Reduction; MRI: Basics and Safety; Quality Control in CT Scanners: ACR Testing; Quality Control of SPECT Systems; Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: What You Ought to Know; Radiation Safety Officer Course and 3D Printing in Radiation Medicine that are designed for radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, medical physicists, health physicists, clinical scientists, radiation biologists, radiological technologists, and radiation therapists. 

With this rapidly changing world where technology is continuously advancing, there is always more we can do as well as new breakthroughs to learn about. The KFSH&RC continues to play an important leadership role in promoting education and dissemination of knowledge which bring about advanced health care not only in the Kingdom but also for its neighboring countries. 

This gathering will include scientific exhibits by select companies with their state-of-the-art products that have found clinical applications in the delivery of quality patient care.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone contributing in one way or another to the organization of this scientific event, in support of advancing knowledge for healthcare professionals for better implementation of safe, modern and quality healthcare.

We welcome you to KFSH&RC and wish everyone a fruitful and enjoyable participation in this event.

With best regards.

Organizing Committee