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RSNA Press Release

RSNA Facts

Released: October 27, 2009

Media Contacts:
RSNA Media Relations: (630) 590-7762
Maureen Morley
(630) 590-7754
mmorley@rsna.org
Linda Brooks
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95th SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY AND ANNUAL MEETING
RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA


Sunday, November 29 – Friday, December 4, 2009 McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

RSNA FACTS
(as of 10/22/09)

  • RSNA® has more than 44,000 members in 124 countries.
  • More than 59,000 people attended the 2008 RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, including 27,427 professionals from more than 100 countries. The scientific assembly is the premier annual medical meeting in the world. It has been held consecutively in Chicago since 1985. McCormick Place was first used in 1975.
  • Full RSNA members in North America pay 2010 dues of $400 annually. Membership benefits are worth at least $1,125 ($680 for annual meeting with advance registration, $425 for print editions of Radiology and RadioGraphics, and $20 for RSNA News—value based on nonmember North American subscription rates). Members also receive 20% off RSNA educational materials, free access to continuing medical education (CME) credit on Online Education®, RSNA CME Repository, free access to online RSNA journals and many indirect benefits.
  • RSNA publishes two peer-reviewed medical journals:
    Radiology
    Herbert Y. Kressel, M.D.
    Editor
    Boston, Mass.
    RadioGraphics
    William W. Olmsted, M.D.
    Editor
    Bethesda, Md.
  • Print and online circulation is 46,321 for Radiology, 44,604 for RadioGraphics and 42,000 for RSNA News.
  • In 2009, the total CME credit hours earned to date from RadioGraphics is 46,489. Since July 2000, 559,387 credits have been awarded.
  • Online Education, an online educational resource, offers more than 300 CME programs.
  • Since its inception in July 2000, Online Education has issued more than 411,556 CME certificates.
  • Since 1984, the RSNA Research & Education Foundation has provided nearly $30 million in grant support to fund 760 education and research programs.
  • The RSNA Board of Directors has eight members, each serving a six-year term.
  • RSNA employs 166 people.
  • RSNA headquarters, located at 820 Jorie Blvd. in Oak Brook, Ill., opened in October 1998.

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