IBUS Breast Imaging School
IBUS together with the IBUS Breast Imaging School is now the leading international provider of teaching programs covering breast imaging and image-guided interventional procedures. Known previously as the “International Breast Ultrasound School”, IBUS is incorporated as a non-profit organization in Switzerland.
IBUS was established in 1991 by a dedicated group of breast disease experts with Jack Jellins, Australia (Founding President), Enzo Durante, Italy, B. Joachim Hackelöer, Germany, Helmut Madjar Germany (Founding Vice President), and Rainer Otto Switzerland (Founding Secretary). The group had wide experience in a range of diverse of biomedical and clinical fields that included imaging physics, breast surgery, breast imaging (ultrasound and X-ray mammography), interventional procedures, and medical education. The founding members became the first Executive Committee.
The goals of IBUS include the improvement of breast imaging standards; the provision of high quality courses and interactive workshops; the evaluation of breast imaging techniques; and the dissemination of breast imaging information.