Commonwealth of Massachusetts
A Proclamation
His Excellency Governor Deval L. Patrick

Whereas The health of our citizens is a major concern and responsibility of health care professionals serving the people of Massachusetts; and

Whereas  Qualified practitioners who specialize in the use of medical radiation and imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease share a commitment to bring people a safer, more compassionate environment now and in the future; and

Whereas Professionals in the radiologic sciences are dedicated to the highest standard of professionalism and continually maintain those standards through education, lifelong learning, credentialing and personal commitment; and

Whereas This week we focus on the safe medical radiation environment provided through the skilled and conscientious efforts of radiologic technologists,

Now, Therefore, I, Deval L. Patrick, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim November 6th – 12th , 2011, to be

Radiologic Technology Week    

And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this twenty-fifth day of August, in the year two thousand and eleven, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-fifth.

By His Excellency                  
Deval L. Patrick                      
Governor of the Commonwealth        

William Francis Galvin           
Secretary of the Commonwealth  

God Save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts