Foundation for the Advancement of Education in Medical Radiology

Chairman: Christoph Schmid, Zurich
Board Members: Thomas Kehl, Davos; Walter Weder, Zürich; Gustav K. von Schulthess, Zürich; Christoph L. Zollikofer, Kilchberg (Zürich)


The International Diagnostic Course Davos (IDKD) is sponsored by this non-profit organization under Swiss law, which has the aim to further education in the field of Radiology. Very well attended Radiology teaching courses have been organized since 1969 under the direction of Drs. Alois Rüttimann and Peter Braun. The current course directors are Gustav K. von Schulthess, Jürg Hodler and Rahel A. Kubik-Huch.

Executive Committee

Course Directors:
Juerg Hodler, Zürich; Rahel A. Kubik-Huch, Baden, Gustav K. von Schulthess, Zürich


 Course Director IDKD Hong Kong Course:

Pek Lan Khong, Hong Kong


Course Management IDKD

IDKD Davos and Greece:

IDKD Davos and Greece Office

Course Management:

Maria Tsiplakova Vögeli

IDKD Asia and South America:

Asia and Brazil Office Zurich

Course Management:

Yela von Schulthess

International Advisor

Elmar M. Merkle, Basel

Informatics Advisor

Krzysztof Zimny, Zurich

Pediatric Radiology Course Advisor

Thierry A.G.M. Huisman, Baltimore, USA

American Advisors

2012: Edmond A. Knopp, New York, USA; Walter Kucharczyk, Toronto, Canada
2013: Donald Resnick, San Diego, USA
2014: Richard Baron, Chicago, USA; Hedvig Hricak, New York, USA
2015: Theresa McLoud, Boston, USA
2016: Neuro Advisors: Frederik Barkhof, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Walter Kucharczyk, Toronto, Canada
2017: Michael Recht, New York, USA; Lawrence M. White, Toronto, Canada 
2018: Richard Baron, Chicago, USA; James A. Brink, Boston, USA; Hedvig Hricak, New York, USA; William Mayo-Smith, Boston, USA 

2019: Thomas M. Grist, Madison, USA; Jeffrey S. Klein, Burlington, USA 

Honorary Advisors

Hedvig Hricak, USA - Honorary Advisor, "Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis"

Edmond Knopp, USA - Honorary Advisor, "Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine"

Theresa McLoud, USA - Honorary Advisor, "Diseases of the Chest and Heart"


Donald Resnick, USA - Honorary Advisor, "Musculoskeletal Diseases"

Pablo R. Ros, USA - Honorary Advisor, "Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis"


Read more about IDKD in general.

Future Courses

3rd IDKD South America 2018 Diseases of the Chest, Heart and Vessels including     special track on Cardiac Imaging August 30 – September 2, 2018, Sao Paulo 

11th IDKD Greece 2018 Musculoskeletal Diseases September 7 – 9, 2018, Athens

51st IDKD Davos 2019 Diseases of the Chest, Breast, Heart and Vessels March 31 – April 4, 2019  

9th IDKD Asia 2019
 Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis
May 24 – 26, 2019, Hong Kong
May 31 – June 2, 2019, Beijing

52nd IDKD Davos 2020 Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine March 22 – 26, 2020

53rd IDKD Davos 2021 Musculoskeletal Diseases March 21 - 25, 2021

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