Professional Organizations

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120-1155
(612) 687-0048

ARRT is the national examining and certifying organization for radiologic technologists. ARRT staff members can provide information about ARRT programs, examinations procedures, continuing education requirements, and other activities.

American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT)
15000 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123-3917
(505) 298-4500 or Toll Free: (800) 444-2778

The ASRT is the national professional organization representing radiographers, radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists, mammographers, cardiovascular-interventional technologists, computed tomography technologists, dosimetrists, magnetic resonance technologists, educators, and managers. In additions to offering continuing education opportunities to its members, the association publishes the bimonthly journal Radiologic Technology, monthly newsletter ASRT Scanner, and biannual journal Radiation Therapist.

Michigan Society of Radiologic Technologist (MSRT)
SMMC — Radiology
830 S. Jefferson
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

The MSRT is an affiliate of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). The MSRT is a not-for-profit member association for radiologic science professionals. The purposes of this society are to advance the art and science of medial imaging and radiologic treatment specialities, to assist in establishing and maintaining high standards of education at all levels, to evaluate the quality of patient care, and to improve the welfare and socioeconomic or radiologic technologists.

American Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences (AERS)
2021 Spring Road, Suite 600
Oak Brook, Il 60523
(630) 571-9183

The AERS is dedicated to the advancement of imaging and radiation sciences; to establishing and maintaining high standards of radiologic science education; to encouraging exchange of educational concepts and methods of all levels of imaging and radiation sciences; to stimulating interest in academic advancement and teaching as a career option; and to fostering mutual cooperation and understanding between radiologic educators and external professional groups.

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
820 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523-2251
(630) 571-2670

The RSNA’s purpose is to promote and develop the highest standards of radiology and related societies through education and research. The Society seeks to provide radiologists and allied health scientists with educational programs and materials of the highest quality, and to constantly improve the content and value of educational activities. The Society seeks to promote research in all aspects of Radiology and related sciences, including basic clinical research in the promotion of quality healthcare.

American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
PO Box 334
111 Boston Post Rd, Suite 105
Sudbury, MA 01776
(800) 334-2472 or Toll Free: (800) 334-AHA

The American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) is a nonprofit educational association organized to promote the highest level of management practice in the administration of radiological sciences.

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 360
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 738-8401 or Toll Free (800) 541-9754

The ARDMS administers examinations to eligible sonographers and vascular technologists and awards the RDCS, RDMS, and RVT credentials.

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
12770 Coit Road, Suite 708
Dallas Texas 75251-1314
(972) 239-7367

The SDMS was founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The SDMS provides and oversees educational programs, collects and disseminates information pertinent to the membership, publishes the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and a newsletter, reviews and establishes policies regarding the professional status, legislative activity, and welfare of its members.