Leadership & Workforce

Beyond COVID-19, some big names made their way into our most-read stories of the year, ranging from Walmart to Cigna, the American Board of Radiology and even action star Chuck Norris. 

The Radiological Society of North America—and similar groups in Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand—offered 9 steps to support this endeavor.

A California-based institution is modifying its inoculation strategy to include such early career physicians, noting that an algorithm “failed to prioritize house staff.” 

These demands will only grow louder if CMS moves forward with an anticipated cut to rad pay, experts wrote in JACR

With the deal complete, the El Segundo, California-based practice now employs some 2,400 radiologists in all 50 states, reading roughly 35 million exams annually. 

ABR noted that books or notes, other individuals, cellphones, headsets, cameras, watches and calculators are not permitted in the room. 

Among physicians raising a family, women were more likely than men to turn down a project or participation on a committee, experts reported in JAMA Network Open. 

The finding is part of a wide-ranging survey of 1,344 radiologists across 49 countries, published this month in Insights into Imaging, 

Richard Heiden, MD, recently filed suit against the nation’s largest municipal healthcare system and the chair of its radiology department, seeking unspecified damages. 

Two members of the specialty believe the Los Angeles Lakers legend's mantra transcends sports, and could prove useful for physicians struggling through 2020's many challenges. 

Following the news, the Raleigh, North Carolina-based practice now operates 145 outpatient locations across 14 states. 

Radiological Society of North America President James Borgstede, MD, honored this year's recipients during a recent virtual ceremony.