COVID-19 Statement from the President

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are living in very challenging times and as healthcare professionals we find ourselves at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The SCMR remains close to its members all around the world and to support you we have put together the following recommendations:

  1. SCMR’s COVID-19 Preparedness Toolkit 

  2. Cardiac MR in Times of COVID Video and Slides - CMR Journal Club - March 24, 2020
    Matthias Friedrich, MD; Cardiologist, Departments of Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  3. Imaging and Endocarditis in COVID-19 Times - April 29, 2020
    Juan C. Lopez-Mattei, MD; Cardiologist and Co-Director Cardiac CT/ MR Program; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA 

  4. Well-being advice during these stressful circumstances

    For stress management and well-being, consider this free course offered by Yale University on “ the Science of Well-Being” – a 30 min a day, 10 week course

  5. Launch of SCMR blog to share your experience and ask questions

  6.  COVID-19  Case Collections

  7. SCMR COVID-19 CMR Registry

  8. SCMR and EACVI CMR in COVID-19 Survey

These recommendations are not a substitute for your institutional policies but rather provide guidance for your CMR practice which may be useful in collaboration with your institution.

These recommendations have been compiled using the experience of high-volume CMR centers in both the United States and Europe and are subject to change as national and international recommendations evolve. 

Consult these resources regularly:

United States


Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.


  James Carr, MD, FSCMR

  President of the SCMR

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