In a new post on the American College of Radiology (ACR) Voice of Radiology Blog, Arl Van Moore Jr., MD, examined the ACR’s role as it continues to build a strong relationship with the American Medical Association (AMA) to improve patient care.
Jun 15, 2018 | Leadership
Nicole Dhanraj, PhD, chief of radiology at Guam Memorial Hospital in Tamuning, submitted a written testimony to the Legislature of Guam about issues she says she encountered while working at the hospital.
Jun 15, 2018 | Leadership
Seemingly countless studies have shown radiology’s ongoing problems with diversity. How does this impact women within the specialty who focus a lot of their time and energy into producing groundbreaking research?
Jun 14, 2018 | Leadership
LeAnn Shannon, MD, a second-year diagnostic radiology resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, has been awarded the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2018 Certificate of Merit for her exhibit at the 118th ARRS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Jun 14, 2018 | Leadership
A radiologist in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, alleges that she lost her hospital privileges in 2017 as part of a larger campaign of workplace bullying she has experienced while working at James Paton Memorial Hospital.
Jun 13, 2018 | Leadership
Arkansas radiologist Scott Ferguson, MD, was elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) board of trustees this week after serving as an AMA delegate for nearly a decade, the organization has announced.
Jun 12, 2018 | Leadership
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) named Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD, as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.
Jun 12, 2018 | Leadership
GE Healthcare named Tom McGuinness its new president and CEO of GE Healthcare's Imaging business on June 11, according to an internal report from GE Healthcare.
Jun 11, 2018 | Leadership
Ten radiology fellows and residents have been awarded scholarships to attend the American College of Radiology (ACR)’s Leadership Institute Summit this fall, the ACR announced this month.
Jun 08, 2018 | Leadership
Strategic Radiology has hired John Outlaw, CHC, as the company’s vice president of compliance.
Jun 07, 2018 | Leadership
Though they might not be a hospital’s go-to choice when it comes to community engagement, radiation oncologists are seeing increasing opportunities to engage with the public and promote cancer education.
Jun 07, 2018 | Leadership
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation will award a $500 grant to 50 radiologic technologists (RTs) to support their educational efforts and professional growth opportunities. The “Advancing Your Profession: Education and Professional Growth Grants” program will be funded by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Jun 05, 2018 | Leadership
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.
May 29, 2018 | Leadership
Michael T. Nelson, MD, has been given the American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation’s 2018 Global Humanitarian Award for his “global impact on radiology services.”
May 24, 2018 | Leadership
Driss Raissi, MD, a radiologist at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, had an emotional experience one day in the operating room, and he shared the story in a new commentary published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
May 22, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology, at its 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., announced results of an election for its new Board of Chancellors. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, previously the vice chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors, is the first woman elected chair of the board in the organization’s history.
May 21, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has announced that Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS, will be the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), officially beginning her term in January 2019.
May 15, 2018 | Leadership
Radiology department employees are expected to report safety concerns, ensuring that their patients are cared for in the safest environment possible. However, according to a new study published in Radiology, employees don’t always report such issues.
May 15, 2018 | Leadership
Millennials growing up in an evolving world of digital connection might be drawn to the high-tech nature of radiology, but those same prospective physicians should be wary of their bedside manner, according to one Arizona clinician.
May 09, 2018 | Leadership
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced Wednesday, May 9, that Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, is this year’s recipient of the William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, Award.
May 08, 2018 | Leadership
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced Tuesday, May 8, that Lisa Spellman has been hired as the organization’s general-secretary for DICOM international. Spellman will be responsible for leading and managing “operational affairs for DICOM stakeholders worldwide.”