Jorge_Vidal.jpgJorge Vidal, MD, FACR was selected as an Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Global Learning Center Program (GLC) Team Member in Ecuador.

The RSNA GLC is an initiative created by the Committee for International Radiology Education. The program involves partnership with an international radiology department for development and execution of a customized learning plan. Additionally, the GLC will offer equipment and technological assistance and upgrades. The GLC aims to build sustainable regional education centers in middle to low-income countries. Currently, there are GLCs in South Africa, Tanzania and a new GLC will begin in Ecuador in early 2022.

The GLC pairs a team of RSNA members with a team of local radiologists at the site to focus on two chosen subspecialty areas. The RSNA team is comprised of four RSNA members, with one member designated as the GLC Program Director. Team members are appointed for 18-month terms and the GLC Program Director will serve for all three years.

Dr. Vidal has been placed on the GLC Ecuador team at Hospital Metropolitano de Quito. This GLC focuses on the areas of musculoskeletal and cardiothoracic radiology. His term on the GLC team will begin in January 2022 and end in June 2023.