Testing, Training, and Books

Implant & Device Testing

MAGNETIC RESONANCE SAFETY TESTING SERVICES is a highly experienced MRI-safety testing company that conducts comprehensive evaluations of implants, devices, objects, and materials. For information, visit MagneticResonanceSafetyTesting.com

MRI Textbook

MRI BIOEFFECTS, SAFETY, AND PATIENT MANAGEMENT: SECOND EDITION. A comprehensive, authoritative textbook on MRI health & safety concerns with contributions from more than fifty internationally respected experts in the field. This is the definitive textbook on MRI safety for radiologists and other physicians, MRI technologists, physicists, scientists, MRI facility managers, and others. Book version is available on Amazon.com. The PDF version is available at MRIsafetybook.com

MRI Safety Training

Training is available through AppliedRadiology.com. Programs for MR personnel include: "Introduction to MRI Safety", "Basic MRI Safety Training", and "Advanced MRI Safety Training For Healthcare Professionals". Please visit: appliedradiology.org/MRISafety/


The Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Education, and Research (IMRSER) was formed in response to the growing need for information and research regarding MRI safety. IMRSER promotes awareness, understanding, and communication of MR safety issues through education and research. Visit: IMRSER.org

MRI Safety Videos

Videos Available on IMRSER include: MRI Safety Training Programs for Levels 1 and 2 MR Personnel, What to Expect During Your MRI, Projectile/Missile Effect videos, and Superconducting magnet quenching shown from both inside and outside the MR system room. Visit: IMRSER Videos

Resources Available on MRIsafety.com

"The List"

Find safety related information pertaining to thousands of specific implants or devices.

Safety Information Topics

Quickly search hundreds of MRI safety related articles.

Screening Form

Download MRI pre-screening forms for patients and MR personnel. English and Spanish forms are available.

Product Testing

Information of MRI testing of medical implants, materials, and devices performed by Magnetic Resonance Safety Testing Services. Testing procedures are in accordance with the guidelines from The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International.

Biomedical Lectures

Dr. Shellock is regularly invited to lecture at national and international scientific and medical conferences and meetings. He is available to lecture on several magnetic resonance safety topics:

About Dr. Shellock

Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D. is a physiologist with more than 30 years of experience conducting laboratory and clinical investigations in the field of magnetic resonance imaging.