Leadership

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).

IZI Medical Products, an interventional radiology medical device company, acquired soft tissue biopsy and breast localization needle assets from Cook Medical. This is IZI’s third add-on acquisition in the last 18 months.

The department of radiology at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska, provided toys for 80 children over the holiday season.

A new blog post from the department of radiology and biomedical imaging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) demonstrates how one patient’s positive experience can have an impact on other patients for many years down the line.

Electronic modules can help radiology residents and fellows learn more about peripheral nerve imaging at any level of training, according to new research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.