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James Brink, MD, head of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, has reached the halfway point of his two-year term as chair of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s) Board of Chancellors. To reflect on his time in the position thus far, Brink penned a “midterm update” for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

 
 - James A. Brink, MD, FACR
Looking back: 3 key takeaways from ACR chair’s ‘midterm update’

James Brink, MD, head of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, has reached the halfway point of his two-year term as chair of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s) Board of Chancellors. To reflect on his time in the position thus far, Brink penned a “midterm update” for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Healthcare groups push for extension of mandate that guarantees coverage of annual mammograms

Multiple patient advocacy groups and healthcare organizations, including the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), are asking Congress to extend a federal mandate that requires insurance companies to fully insure annual mammograms for women 40 years old and older. 

Updates announced for ACR Appropriateness Criteria

The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week that it has released numerous updates to its ACR Appropriateness Criteria guidelines. 

ACR Board of Chancellors announces new chair, vice chair

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors has elected James A. Brink, MD, as its newest chair. Brink took office earlier this week during ACR 2016, the association’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.

ACR announces 2016 Gold Medalists

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has announced the recipients of its 2016 Gold Medals. The award has been given to individuals for “distinguished and extraordinary service to the College or to the discipline of radiology” since 1927.