November 2-8, 2014: Radiological Technology Week

WHEREAS, the health of our citizens is a major concern and responsibility of health care professionals serving the citizens of Michigan; and

WHEREAS, qualified practitioners who specialize in the use of medical radiation and imaging technology, which include MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, CT, Mammography, Radiology, and PET, aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and share a commitment to bring the people of this community a safer, more compassionate environment now and in the future; and

WHEREAS, professionals in the radiologic sciences are dedicated to the highest standard of professionalism and continually maintain those standards through education, lifelong learning, credentialing and personal commitment; and

WHEREAS, November 2-8, 2014, has been designated National Radiologic Technology Week to focus on the safe medical radiation environment provided through the skilled and conscientious efforts of radiologic technologists;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of the State of Michigan, do hereby proclaim November 2-8, 2014, as Radiologic Technology Week in Michigan