Helpful Links

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) - www.aan.com

American Association of Neurologic Surgeons and Congress of Neurologic Surgeons Cerebrovascular Section - www.cvsection.org

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) - www.asnr.org

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) - www.aapm.org

Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) - www.neurocriticalcare.org

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) - www.sirweb.org

Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) - www.snisonline.org

Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) - www.svin.org

Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) - www.vascularmed.org

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) - www.vascularweb.org

IAC Vascular Testing
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in vascular testing.

IAC Echocardiography
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in adult or pediatric echocardiography.

IAC Nuclear/PET
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in nuclear cardiology, nuclear medicine or PET imaging.

IAC MRI
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

IAC CT
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in diagnostic computed tomography (CT).

IAC Dental CT
IAC program for practices applying for accreditation in Maxillofacial CT.

IAC Vein Center
IAC program for facilities applying for accreditation in superficial venous treatment and management.

IAC Cardiac Electrophysiology
IAC program for accreditation in cardiac electrophysiology (EP).

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