Leadership

Patients have been identifying physicians by their white coats for many years now, but is such a uniform really necessary in radiology?

The right time for an appraisal is any time an employer—or an employee—feels communication on performance is necessary and appropriate.

The average cost to replace a departing employee is six to nine months of the individual’s salary. Fortunately, there are plenty of tried, tested and even innovative ways to prevent a revolving door from spinning so fast that it blows a big hole in the bottom line.

Some observers suggest that one physician’s self-reported burnout is another’s normal work fatigue. But nearly all the experts agree that such variability is no excuse for simply dismissing the phenomenon.

RADPAC—the American College of Radiology Association’s bipartisan political action committee—has announced a new slate of board members whose terms will start Dec. 1.

The Radiological Society of North America announced this week that it has selected an editor to guide its creation of the “first-of-its-kind” Case Collection of clinical examples for the profession.

RSNA announced that it has hired the first female editor for its educational journal RadioGraphics.

Numerous researchers have documented the benefits of obtaining a second opinion on the review of imaging studies performed at another institution. However, little has been published on how to handle such outside data in terms of payment and keeping records. 

If leaders want to succeed in training resident radiologists, they may need to pull a 180 on old, outdated teaching methods.

Burnout is a pervasive and growing problem among young radiologists, but one Boston-based hospital may have found a remedy. 

Radiologist Amy Patel, MD, was chosen as one of five finalists in the Champions of Hope contest organized by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Susan G. Komen.

Radiology is behind other medical specialties in terms of diversity. What can be done during the recruitment process to reverse that trend?