The American College of Radiology, at its 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., announced results of an election for its new Board of Chancellors. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, previously the vice chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors, is the first woman elected chair of the board in the organization’s history.
May 21, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has announced that Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS, will be the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), officially beginning her term in January 2019.
May 15, 2018 | Leadership
Radiology department employees are expected to report safety concerns, ensuring that their patients are cared for in the safest environment possible. However, according to a new study published in Radiology, employees don’t always report such issues.
May 15, 2018 | Leadership
Millennials growing up in an evolving world of digital connection might be drawn to the high-tech nature of radiology, but those same prospective physicians should be wary of their bedside manner, according to one Arizona clinician.
May 09, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced Wednesday, May 9, that Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, is this year’s recipient of the William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, Award.
May 08, 2018 | Leadership
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced Tuesday, May 8, that Lisa Spellman has been hired as the organization’s general-secretary for DICOM international. Spellman will be responsible for leading and managing “operational affairs for DICOM stakeholders worldwide.”
May 07, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology Foundation (ACRF) announced Monday, May 7, it is working with Rotary International and Imaging the World to help patients in need in Uganda.
Thought leaders within radiology largely agree that the specialty is in a unique position to help lead the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) into clinical practice. But how, exactly, does that happen?
May 04, 2018 | Leadership
Big changes are everywhere in today’s business world, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. So what, exactly, does this mean for radiology?
May 04, 2018 | Leadership
It may not be the most popular career path for radiology newcomers, but offering residents the option of a clinician-educator track (CET) could help to solidify the future of radiology education, a team out of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta wrote in Academic Radiology this month.
May 01, 2018 | Leadership
James K. Min, MD, has been chosen to be the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT), the official journal of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT). He will serve a five-year term.
May 01, 2018 | Leadership
Radiologist Anna Moore, PhD, is now the director of the Precision Health Program and assistant dean in the college of human medicine at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, the school has announced.
Apr 30, 2018 | Leadership
Radiology has been lagging behind other healthcare specialties for quite some time when it comes to gender equality. Could the creation of groups for women in radiology (WIR) be a step in the right direction?
Apr 30, 2018 | Leadership
French radiologist Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD, is the first in his field to receive the Osteoarthritis Research Society International’s Clinical Research Award for his work in imaging, the Boston University School of Medicine announced this week.
Apr 27, 2018 | Leadership
Philip Costello, MD, officially became the 118th president of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) at this week’s ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Apr 26, 2018 | Leadership
Suhny Abbara, MD, a professor of radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, has been named the editor of RSNA’s new online journal, Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.
Apr 24, 2018 | Leadership
Radiology Partners has added Joel Allison, former president and CEO of Baylor Scott & White Health, to its board of directors. Allison has more than four decades of experience in healthcare and retired from his position at Baylor Scott & White Health in 2017.
Apr 23, 2018 | Leadership
The Institute of Medicine’s 2015 report Improving Diagnosis in Health Care revealed the persistence of diagnostic errors in all settings of healthcare that continued to harm an unacceptable number of patients. Numerous factors contribute to hindering the diagnostic process, such as workflow limitations, poor implementation of technology, the medical liability system, current reimbursement models and organizational culture. Nonetheless, the authors conclude that improving the diagnostic process is “not only possible, but also represents a moral, professional and public health imperative.”
Apr 20, 2018 | Leadership
Registration is officially open for the seventh annual Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) Summit Sept. 7-9 at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, the American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week.
Apr 20, 2018 | Leadership
The National Football League (NFL) has named Nicholas Theodore, MD, Donlin M. Long Professor of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, the chairman of its NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee.
Apr 18, 2018 | Leadership
It is common for cancer survivors to fear their cancer could return or progress at any time, and it's a feeling that takes a significant toll on both patients and their loved ones. According to a new commentary published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, this is an aspect of patient care that radiologists and radiology personnel don’t always spend enough time considering.