KSMR About KSMR

About KSMR

1. Introduction

Welcome to the Korean Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (KSMR), which was established in 1990 and is the official affiliated society of the Korean Society of Radiology. The society plays a central role in promoting and developing the highest knowledge of musculoskeletal radiology and related sciences. The society also seeks to promote closer fellowship among members and non-Korean musculoskeletal radiologists around in the world.


2. Executive board (Who’s Who)
President Joong Mo Ahn Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Commissioner Ja-Young Choi Seoul National University Hospital
Secretary of Commissioner Choong Guen Chee Ulsan University Asan Medical Center
Treasurer Seunghun Lee Hanyang University Hospital                  
Chair of Health Insurance Committees  Hee Jin Park Sungkyunkwan University Kangbuk Samsung Hospital
Secretary of Health Insurance Committees Wan Tae Kim VHS Medical Center
Secretary of Health Insurance Committees Jee Won Chai SMG–SNU Boramae Medical Center
Secretary of Health Insurance Committees Hee-Dong Chae Seoul National University Hospital
Chair of Scientific Committees ‪Joon-Yong Jung The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Secretary of Scientific Committees Hyun Su Kim Sungkyunkwan University Samsung medical center
Secretary of Scientific Committees You Seon Song Pusan National University Hospital
Chair of Education Committees Hye Jin Yoo Seoul National University Hospital
Secretary of Education Committees Young Joon Lee Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Chair of Training Committees Guen Young Lee Chung-Ang University Hospital
Chair of Board Examination Committees In Sook Lee Pusan National University Hospital
Secretary of Board Examination Committees Sujin Kim Chung-Ang University Hospital
Chair of Health Policy & practice Committees Ji Young Hwang Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital
Chair of Public Relation Committees Kyung-Sik Ahn Korea University Anam Hospital
Chair of Information & Communication committees Young Han Lee Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Secretary of Information & Communication committees Jisook Yi Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
Chair of Clinical Practice Guideline committees Sung Gyu Moon  Konkuk University Hospital
Secretary of Clinical Practice Guideline committees Yu Sung Yoon Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital
Chair of International Liaison Committees Sun Joo Lee Inje University Busan Paik Hospital
Secretary of International Liaison Committees Hye Jung Choo Inje University Busan Paik Hospital
Auditor Sungjun Kim Yonsei University Gangnam Severance Hospital

3. History
1990.11 Establishment of the Korean Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (KSMR)
1991.01 The inaugural monthly meeting
1991.06 The inaugural annual congress meeting of KSMR
1993.04 The inaugural imaging conference
1995.01 Publication of "Case Reports"
1995.08 Establishment of the Chungcheong-Honam branch
2000.01 Establishment of the Yeongnam branch
2000.04 Launch of the home page of the KSMR
2004.09 Hosted the 6th Asian Musculoskeletal Society (AMS) meeting in Seoul
2005.11 The inaugural educational course of KSMR
2006.12 Launch of the "Weekly Cases"
2009.12 The inaugural year-end scientific meeting
2011.02 Hosted 13th Asian Musculoskeletal Society (AMS) meeting in Busan
2013.04 Publication of a textbook "Musculoskeletal Radiology"
2017.05 Publication of a textbook "Musculoskeletal Ultrasound"
2020.01 Publication of a second edition textbook "Musculoskeletal Ultrasound"

4. Regular annual and monthly society meetings
  • • Regular monthly meeting on every month
  • • Annual congress of musculoskeletal radiology meeting in the Spring
  • • Annual educational refresh lecture course for residents and radiologist in May
  • • Annual Imaging conference for residents in October
  • • Annual Ultrasound educational course in November
  • • Annual year-end scientific meeting in December

5. Web-based Learning program

The KSMR has launched a web-based learning program, “Weekly Cases”, for radiologists, medical Physicists, and radiologic scientists. Readers are recommended to submit their diagnosis and opinions on “Weekly Cases” through e-mail. The correct answer and brief discussion will be presented within 2 weeks.
Contact E mail : [email protected]

Weakly Case