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College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (MCoR)
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Name of society College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (MCoR) Home page
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Founded year 1976 Number of members 442
Brief Introduction :
The idea of forming a society of radiologists and radiotherapists was first mooted by Allahyarham Dato' Dr Hj Omar bin Din way back in 1971-2. An inaugural General Meeting of the Society was held on Saturday, 27th November, 1976 at 4.30pm at the General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur. A total of 13 radiologists and radiotherapists attended. The Malaysian Radiological Society (MRS) was officially registered in 1977.
On 23rd August 2001 the MRS joined, en block, the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and is now known as the College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. There are now over 283 members in this College.

The College of Radiology (CoR) is a chapter under the Academy of Medicine and its members comprises clinical radiologists, clinical oncologists, medical physicists and allied professionals. It is a non-profit professional body and aims to serve patients and society by maximising the value of radiology, clinical oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, medical physics and other allied health sciences by:
  • Improving the quality of patient care with better outcomes, cost-effectiveness and safety
  • Advancing the science of radiology/biomedical imaging/clinical oncology/nuclear medicine through adoption of newer proven technologies and treatment modalities
  • Positively influencing the socio-economics of the practice of radiology/biomedical imaging/clinical oncology/nuclear medicine
  • Facilitating continuing education for radiology/biomedical imaging/clinical oncology/nuclear medicine and allied health professions
  • Supporting, facilitating and promoting the conduct of research for the future of radiology/biomedical imaging, nuclear medicine and clinical oncology
  • Forging closer relationships with other colleges to form partnerships in post graduate training and research activities
  • Advising and assisting the relevant regulatory authorities
  • Participating in educational community projects
  • Establishing standards and practice guidelines in the use of Information Technology in the related disciplines.
The CoR organises an Annual Scientific Meeting and there are in the course of the year, other workshops or seminars. As the CoR is also the accrediting body for mammogram providers for the CoR’s value added mammogram programme as well as the National Population And Family Development Board’s subsidised mammogram programme, seminars/workshops on breast imaging for breast imagers (including technologists) are organised regularly. For more information on events and activities of the CoR, go to