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New York University School of Medicine will cover tuition expenses for all new and current medical students, according to an Aug. 16 university release. The scholarship initiative, the first such program at a top-10 medical school, will cover $55,000 in costs for all students in the MD program.
Thomas H. Berquist, MD, announced this week he’ll be retiring after a 12-year run as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Bruce J. Hillman, MD, the outgoing editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), knows that gender parity in radiology is an issue that must be taken seriously.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) recognized numerous award winners throughout its 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD, has been named the new chief of musculoskeletal radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Though female representation on radiology journal editorial boards remains relatively low, researchers wrote in Academic Radiology this month that progress is improving, with more women entering academic radiology early in their careers and JACR’s first female editor-in-chief set to take the journal’s reigns next January.
Kathryn J. Fowler, MD, and Elizabeth George, MD, have been appointed to the RSNA William R. Eyler Editorial Fellowship and RSNA William O. Olmsted Trainee Editorial Fellowship for 2018, respectively, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced this week.
Radiology residents tend to see their clinical performance and test performance improve as they get more experience interpreting studies. If residents are asked to do too much, however, their performance will suffer.
Gary D. Luker, MD, a professor of radiology, microbiology and biomedical engineering at Michigan Medicine, will be the first editor of Radiology: Imaging Cancer, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)’s forthcoming online journal about clinical and translational cancer imaging studies, the RSNA announced today.
Radiologist George Flinn, MD, lost the Republican primary in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District to incumbent David Kustoff.
Participation in contrast reaction management simulations can help radiology residents provide better patient care, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.
Hologic announced this week that the company’s chief accounting officer, Karleen Oberton, has been promoted to chief financial officer (CFO). She replaces Bob McMahon, who is leaving Hologic to work as the CFO for Agilent.
This year, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) honored numerous technologists with awards for contributions to the fields of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Jacqui Rose, MBA, CRA, began her presentation at the AHRA 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando by going over some of the changes today’s imaging leaders face on a daily basis. It’s a long list, of course—one that includes payment reforms, technological breakthroughs, regulatory updates, policy shifts and much more.
A lack of female leaders in radiology could be combated by earlier exposure to leadership opportunities, careful communication and a concerted effort by men in the field, according to an editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology this week.
Jul 25, 2018 | Leadership
The International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has announced that Pia C. Maly Sundgren, MD, PhD, is its newest president.
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Jul 23, 2018 | Leadership
On Monday, July 23, AHRA President Angelic Bush, MSRS, CRA, RT, kicked off the opening ceremony of the AHRA 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando with a few words of encouragement about the association’s humble beginnings and its lasting legacy.
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Jul 20, 2018 | Leadership
A Chicago radiologist and her research team have won the Society For Pediatric Radiology’s Walter E. Berdon Award for their paper about thyroid cancer in teens, Loyola University announced this week.
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Jul 20, 2018 | Leadership
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) announced this week that SNMMI President Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, was one of several industry leaders who signed a letter to the Senate and House subcommittees on Energy and Water Development in support of securing additional funding for molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production.
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Jul 19, 2018 | Leadership
Vijay M. Rao, MD, the current president of the Radiological Society of North America, will deliver RSNA 18’s opening address with a salute to technology and the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI), the organization announced this week.
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Jul 19, 2018 | Leadership
Carestream Health announced Thursday, July 19, that David C. Westgate has been named the company’s new chairman, president and CEO.
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