Leadership

Burnout is one of the largest issues affecting healthcare today. A new survey asked more than 15,000 physicians from 29 specialties about burnout and other key areas related to mental health.

Public speaking can be difficult and even intimidating, but anyone can be successful if they know how to prepare. A new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology detailed some key areas to focus on if you want to deliver the best radiology lecture possible. 

In the United States, women make up 65 percent of the healthcare workforce. However, according to a new research report, they only hold 30 percent of the industry's C-suite positions. 

Women are underrepresented in radiology, something researchers within the specialty have spent more and more time exploring in recent years. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, the radiology department decided to take action, launching the Women in Radiology program in 2014.

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) now has a worldwide membership of more than 100,000, including members from 163 countries.

The University of Nebraska and U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) have joined forces to develop drug therapies for members of the military who have been exposed to radiation.

Michael W. Penney, MD, has been named the vice chair for community radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

A significant number of chairs in academic radiology departments experience at least one of three primary symptoms of burnout—emotional exhaustion, depersonalization or personal accomplishment—according to new research published in Academic Radiology.

Private practice radiation oncologists make an average of $303,000 per year, according to data collected from the annual Practice Entry Survey. Academic radiation oncologists, meanwhile, have an average salary of $280,000.

Are radiologists happy? How do they compare with physicians from other specialties? The Medscape Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019 explored these very questions, asking more than 15,000 physicians about their lives outside of work and overall happiness.

The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) announced the lineup for its upcoming 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions, which has a theme of “Global CMR: Innovation and Clinical Outcomes.”

The National Institutes of Health (NIGH) has administered the oath of office to Bruce J. Tromberg, PhD, the new director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).