The first Sidra Paediatric Radiology Symposium will be held on Friday 26thand Saturday 27thOctober 2018 within the auditorium of the newly opened Sidra Medicine Hospital building. The symposium will provide an update across the spectrum of paediatric neuroradiology and body imaging.

The organising committee is jointly chaired by Dr. Abdusamea Shabani MD FRCR – Division Chief of Body Imaging at Sidra Medicine and Prof. Edward Y. Lee MD MPH – Division Chief of Thoracic imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital.


Who should attend?

Registration is open to all fully trained Radiologists, Radiologists in training, Paediatric Radiologists, Radiologists with an interest in paediatric imaging and clinicians including Paediatricians, Neonatologists and Paediatric Surgeons with an interest in paediatric neuro and body imaging. Radiographers and Technologists are also promoted to attend.

In order to help attendees target better their specific educational needs the first day (Friday 26thOctober) will focus on Paediatric Neuroimaging while the second day (Saturday 27thOctober) will focus on Paediatric Body imaging.



The full program can be downloaded here


Organising Committee

Local organizing Committee:

Dr. Abdusamea Shabani

Division Chief – Body Imaging – Sidra Medicine – Doha


Dr. Samuel Stafrace

Director of Education – Diagnostic Imaging – Sidra Medicine – Doha


Dr. Noor Al Khori

Attending Physician – Body Imaging – Sidra Medicine Doha


Ms Mooza Al Kuwari

Director – Diagnostic Imaging – Sidra Medicine – Doha


Ms. Tahra Al Suwaidi

Senior Administrative Assistance – Diagnostic Imaging – Sidra Medicine – Doha


International organizing Committee:

Prof. Edward Y Lee

Chief – Division of Body Imaging – Boston Children’s Hospital



Registration costs

The symposium costs are purposely kept low to facilitate attendance. The spectrum of costs is shown in the table below:

Attendees Price in QAR
Attending Physicians / Consultants 600
Fellows and Residents 500
Technologists,  Radiographers, Nurses and other Allied Health professionals 300
Students (Ex: Medical Students and Radiographers in training) 100
Early Birds 200



Accommodation and Travel

Doha offers a diverse spectrum of accommodation facilities. Doha international airport is reachable from across the globe with flights from hundreds of destinations daily.

Programme Schedule

Starts / Ends

On       October 26, 2018
Until       October 27, 2018

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

55 - 165

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Venue Location

Sidra Medicine
Hospital Building
Auditorium HB.2D.100