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ϲʿⱦ Museum and Archives
Trace the Progress of Radiologic Technology

Through interactive displays and educational exhibits, the museum traces the progress of medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals from the discovery of the x-ray to today. The mission of the museum is to deepen the appreciation and understanding of the radiologic technology profession and to inspire further learning.

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About

The ϲʿⱦ Museum and Archives, located inside the ϲʿⱦ office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, opened its doors in 2015. Through interactive displays and educational exhibits, the museum traces the progress of medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals from the discovery of the x-ray to today. Although many museums contain radiologic artifacts, this one is unique in that its mission is to deepen the appreciation and understanding of the radiologic technology profession and to inspire further learning.


ϲʿⱦ History

For more than 100 years The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has been an essential organization for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists across the United States. Learn more about the ϲʿⱦ’s significant role in history and the vital role it has played in advancing the profession.

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Artifact Alley

An ongoing series of in-depth videos exploring topics from the history of the profession.

  • What's in a Name Part I

    What’s in a name? In part one of a two part series, Associate Executive Director of the ϲʿⱦ Museum and Archives, Bill Brennan, takes a look at how manufacturers and advertisers in the 1920s and 30s seized on the public’s fascination with x-rays and radium to name their products, even though they had nothing to do with either and did not emit any radioactivity at all.


Films

Evolution of a Profession Film Screenshot

Evolution of a Profession

This film documents the journey of that profession and the organization that has guided it through economic depressions, World Wars and global health pandemics. Follow its century-long journey from humble beginnings in a basement in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, to Chicago to Albuquerque, New Mexico.


 14:34 Mins. View Film Page 
Sylvia's Extremely Excellent X-Ray Adventure! Film Screenshot

Sylvia's Extremely Excellent X-Ray Adventure!

Join Sylvia, Angela and Carlo as they meet Wilhelm Roentgen, the discoverer of x-rays. Come along as he guides them through the Hall of Medicine, exploring the electromagnetic spectrum and into the realms of computed tomography, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and radiation therapy. Follow our intrepid adventurers as they learn about the science of these fascinating technologies and the vital importance of the frontline heroes who run these incredible machines, the radiologic technologists.


 07:57 Mins. View Film Page 

Visit ϲʿⱦ Museum and Archives

Schedule Tour

If you are going to be in the Albuquerque area, why not visit the museum in person? We are open to ϲʿⱦ members and the general public. To schedule a guided tour by one of our knowledgeable docents, email us at museum@asrt.org.

Virtual Tour

Until you are able to come see us, here is a brief glance at some of the wonderful artifacts and interactive exhibits you can see in their dramatic setting.

Museum and Archives Map

Contact ϲʿⱦ Museum and Archives

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