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About medical radiation technologists

Medical radiation technologists (MRTs) are health care professionals who work in disciplines such as

  • Radiological technology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Magnetic resonance
  • Radiation therapy

MRTs use sophisticated medical technologies to produce images that are essential for diagnosis, provide treatment for various medical conditions, and plan and deliver ionizing radiation for therapeutic purposes.

CIHI collects high-level, standardized information on 30 groups of health care professionals in Canada. This includes information on their supply, distribution, demographics and regulatory environment. To find out more about CIHI’s health workforce data, visit the Health Workforce Database metadata page.

Learn more about medical radiation technologists in our recent release on Canada’s health care providers.