Leadership

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.

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.