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What is ACR?

The American College of Radiology ® (ACR) ®, headquartered in Reston, Va., is at the forefront of radiology evolution, representing more than 41,000 diagnostic and interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists. The ACR empowers members to deliver exceptional patient care through advocacy, quality and safety, and innovation. The ACR creates and convenes communities of experts to serve as the voice of radiology, demonstrating value and setting standards to advance the field and practice. The ACR improves patient care through quality and safety activities, the best available technology, and ensuring a robust future for the radiological professions. Driven by its core values of leadership, integrity, visionary, excellence and transparency, the member-driven ACR develops medical imaging practice parameters and technical standards, appropriate use criteria, and accreditation programs as part of its commitment to quality patient care. The ACR sets the standards for the profession's delivery of high-quality imaging and therapeutic care.

For further information, visit acr.org, mammographysaveslives.org, acraccreditation.org and imagewisely.org.

This page was reviewed on March, 09, 2022

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