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A majority of French radiologists feel they don’t know enough about AI, according to a new study published in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging. But they want to learn more and sound optimistic about the technology’s many benefits.

One-on-one consultations with radiologists can lead to better overall patient care, and some healthcare providers have even launched clinics aimed at making such conversations more common.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced that 10 radiology residents and fellows have been awarded scholarships to attend the 2019 Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) Leadership Summit in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

One in 10 radiology residents fail the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Core Examination on their first try. Do residents who pass the examination have anything in common?  What about those who fail?

Ruth Carlos, MD, was named the 2019-2020 president of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Association of University Radiologists (AUR) rescheduled its 2018 and 2019 annual meetings after learning the states they were to be held in—Tennessee and Texas, respectively—had passed legislation considered discriminatory toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.

Fellowship training programs for radiologists start too early and interfere with the new fellows’ residency training, according to a new survey of radiology program directors (PDs). Most respondents said they think the specialty should consider making a change to avoid this issue going forward.

RSNA has published the first issue of its new online journal, Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.

The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) has announced its 51st board of directors. All members will serve through April 2020.

The Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) announced that Courtney Lawhn-Heath, MD, has been awarded the 2019 Robert E. Henkin Government Relations Fellowship.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) announced that the Nevada Society of Radiologic Technologists and Diane Hutton, BA, RT(R), have been awarded the 2019 ASRT Award for Advocacy.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced the recipients of its Radiologic Technology Distinguished Author Award in honor of Jean I. Widger and Radiation Therapist Distinguished Author Award in honor of Harold Silverman.