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OSRT, Inc. is the organization in Oklahoma that represents the Radiologic Technology professionals in the state. Our mission is to provide state of the art education, communication, and representation for our society while creating public awareness regarding our integrity, professionalism, and humanitarianism. The purposes of the society are to advance the science of Radiologic Technology, to assist in establishing and maintaining high standards of education and training, to elevate the quality of patient care, and to improve the welfare and socio-economics of Radiologic Technologists. These purposes shall not be restricted by any consideration of nationality, race, color, sex, or creed.
Founded in 1945, the organization has been the instrument for our professionals to share ideas and interests, network with colleagues, and participate in ongoing educational accreditation.
OSRT, Inc., offers two educational seminars, the Midyear Seminar during National Radiologic Technology Week, and the Annual Radiologic Sciences Seminar held in the spring.
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OSRT President’s Newsletter
September 24, 2016
Hello Everyone! My name is Taylor Tamage and I am your OSRT President for 2016 -2017. I am honored and excited to serve on the Board of Directors in this role, so thank you to my fellow board members and to our voting members for this opportunity! Let me now take this opportunity to introduce and welcome the other officers who will be serving as the Board of Directors for the 2016 – 2017 term:
Chairman of the Board: Emily Pinkston
President: Taylor Tamage
President Elect: Ari King
Vice President: Taylor Moore (formerly, Taylor Lowe)
Educator Representative: Emily Wheeler
Webpage Editor: Kiley Hatch
State Delegates: Jeff Berry and Tori Maxey
Radiation Therapy Representative: Marissa Mangrum
Student Interns: Benjamin Mowbray, Phenix Baldwin, Chris McKee, Aaron Psikal, and Sarah Pickens
Executive Secretary: Leslee Smith
Thanks to the hard work of our Webpage Editor, Kiley Hatch, our website received a much needed upgrade last year so that information would be more readily available and easily accessed by our members. Kiley continues to keep the website up-to-date with current information, events, and forms so please go check it out to see what the OSRT is up to! You can access our website at www.osrt.net.
As far as upcoming events and deadlines, be sure to mark your calendars with the following:
November 5, 2016: Mid-Year Seminar
December 1, 2016: Deadline to receive any Bylaw changes
February 1, 2017: Deadline for students to become members in order to be eligible to participate in competitions and scholarships
April 6-7, 2017: 71st Annual OSRT Seminar
Our Mid-Year Seminar will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the OU Health Sciences Center in OKC. The speakers will be televised to the OU Tulsa campus as well. Be sure to check our website for details on how you can register to attend this event. It is free for members to attend and you will have the opportunity to earn 4 CE credits if you attend all the lectures. We have some wonderful speakers lined up but are currently in need of one more speaker. If you or someone you know would like to present, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be more information provided about our 71st Annual OSRT Seminar as the date gets closer but if you or anyone you know if interested in presenting a lecture please contact me!
I am looking forward to a great year with the OSRT and would like to thank you again for this opportunity. If you ever have any questions, concerns, or suggestions as to what OSRT can do to better serve you, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Taylor Tamage BSRT, RT(R)