Faculty of Clinical Radiology

The RANZCR Faculty of Clinical Radiology is the peak body for diagnostic and interventional radiology in Australia and New Zealand.

What we do

The Faculty sets, promotes and continuously improves the standards of training and practice in clinical radiology for the betterment of the people of Australia and New Zealand.

It acts in the following areas to advance the profession and its relationships with government, the wider medical system and the public:

  • Study, advancement of knowledge and research in the field of clinical radiology
  • Skill, expertise and ethical professional standards
  • Quality and rigour in training and assessment
  • The needs of consumers and the community
  • Development of standards of practice
  • Matters of public interest connected to clinical radiology
  • Collaboration with clinicians, health practitioners and others.

Governance

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology is governed by a Council, which oversees all bodies within the Faculty. For details of the current members of the Council see related documents below.

The Faculty also has committees for specific operational areas, and Special Interest Groups and reference groups for subspecialties and areas of practice.

Initiatives

Policy and Advocacy

The Faculty develops a range of policies and position statements on matters relating to clinical radiology services, and actively engages with governments. Visit our advocacy page to see areas which we have advocated in recently.

Quality and Standards

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has a range of initiatives to improve the safety, quality and standards of clinical radiology services in Australia and New Zealand. Find out more about quality and standards initiatives.

Professional standards relating to clinical radiologists are ratified by the Faculty of Clinical Radiology Council.
Visit our professional documents index for further information.

Informing Clinicians and Consumers

Choosing Wisely

The Faculty has identified six imaging procedures that clinicians and consumers should question, through their work on the Choosing Wisely initiatives in Australia and New Zealand. Read our recommendations.

InsideRadiology

Information is provided for health consumers and referring practitioners on InsideRadiology, the Faculty’s flagship resource on clinical radiology tests, treatments and procedures.

Training Program

Further information about the training program for clinical radiologists is available on our Join our professions page.

 

For further information about the Faculty’s work see Our Work.