Leadership

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.

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.