Global Partner - CBR

ARRS Global Partner

Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) was founded on September 15, 1948, with the objective of congregating physicians working in the field of diagnosis and treatments based on images and emission of ionizing radiations, ultrasound and electromagnetic fields. It is a nationwide non-profit legal entity dedicated to educational, scientific, cultural, social, and professional defense activities and with the primary purposes of facilitating and improving the education of radiologists. CBR also acts as an organ to defend interests of physicians in the field of radiology and imaging diagnosis; it publishes periodicals with informative and scientific purposes; it cooperates with medical residency programs; it has created certificates and seals of quality in mammography, ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging; it promotes examinations for the granting of Specialist Titles and Certificates of Areas of Expertise. It also promotes both presential and online updating events by means of its Program of Continuing Education (PEC), besides Radiology Life Support courses, as well as congresses, journeys, meetings and conferences approaching the different imaging methods.


ARRS and CBR leaders meet to discuss their global partnership.

Featured Journal Publication

Global Exchange

CBR participated in a Global Exchange featuring Brazil during the ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting. During the Global Exchange featuring Brazil, CBR representatives presented the featured course, Imaging Sports Injuries: Perspectives from Brazil and North America, with ARRS faculty. CBR President, Dr. Manoel de Souza Rocha, received ARRS Honorary Membership and CBR award winning electronic exhibits were featured during the meeting.


ARRS continued the Global Exchange at the CBR 2018 Congress in Rio de Janeiro. Dr. Philip Costello, ARRS President, presented lectures and met with the incoming CBR President, Dr. Alair Augusto Sarmet Moreira Damas dos Santos.