Parents & Patients

These sites are not affiliated with the Society for Pediatric Radiology. The SPR is not responsible for their content.

For Pediatric Radiologists

Invited to talk about what we do and how it works?  You are welcome to use the talks linked below to get started. Parents are also encouraged to view to help them talk about these procedures with their children.  Thanks to Meir Scheinfeld, MD, PhD and Laura Avery, MD for supplying these resources. If you use these presentations, kindly let us know by email

RadInfo 4 Kids: is a patient-information website produced by the RSNA and the ACR. It averages over one million website visits per month and contains more than 235 procedure, exam, and disease descriptions. also contains a Children’s Imaging section, RadInfo 4 Kids. Content for RadInfo 4 Kids is provided for kids by kids.

Monkey Business: Entertaining content useful in talking to younger children:

Curious George Goes to the Hospital by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey

Images below provided by Dr. Carrie Ruzal-Shapiro. These images are of a monkey who swallowed part of his cage.

The Children's Hospital Association hosts a search function on its website. This link is to the Wikipedia listing for Children's Hospitals in the US. This link is to the Wikipedia listing for Children's Hospitals in Canada. Please note that the sites referenced are not affiliated with the Society for Pediatric Radiology.  Therefore, the SPR is not responsible for the sites' content.