Leadership

As burnout continues to be a problem in radiology, what can be done to prevent it from getting even worse? According to a new commentary published in Academic Radiology, it’s time for the specialty to approach this issue from a new, more positive point of view.

Radiologist Debra S. Dyer, MD, has joined the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, a new patient advocacy group, as a member of its Scientific Leadership Board.

Microaggressions have no place in radiology, according to a new commentary published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Three out of four imaging leaders in the UK don’t think the National Health Service employs enough radiologists for them to provide “safe and effective patient care,” according to a new report from The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).

Laura Findeiss, MD, was named the new president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) at the SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas.

People often think of radiologists spending all day in their reading rooms, keeping to themselves as they interpret studies, but the specialty has worked hard in recent years to shatter that reputation.

The department of radiology at New Zealand’s Timaru Hospital participated in the Headscarf for Harmony event as a sign of respect for the area’s Muslim community following the tragic Christchurch shootings on March 15.

Norman E. Sharpless, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) since October 2017, has been announced as the new acting commissioner of the FDA. Sharpless replaces Scott Gottlieb, MD, who unexpectedly resigned from the position on March 5.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has elected four new officers to serve on the 2019-2020 ASRT Board of Directors.

Most neuroradiology training programs are failing to use social media and missing an opportunity to engage with the public, according to new research published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Establishing an advanced quality training program for radiology residents can benefit trainees while also leading to improvements in patient care, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning. Gottlieb has manned the agency since May 2017 and will leave his position in about a month.