Broken Trunk

President's Message
 
July 2022

As has become customary over the past few years, this Summer begins with yet another heat wave!  Temperatures in the high 30s and even in the 40s were exceptionally rare up to a few years ago, but not any longer.  Global warming is an undeniable fact of our times and environmental sustainability is a subject that we must all take seriously if we want to give our children a better future.  As we scramble to keep up with the ever-growing demand for medical imaging, we should be thinking more about being environmentally sustainable in our niche of clinical practice.  This may include small steps like switching off devices and air-conditioning when not in use and working remotely whenever possible, as well as larger steps like sustainable procurement, limiting use of one-time consumables, separating waste, and promoting greener practices at hospital level whenever possible.  

Continue reading here...