Leadership

An MRI scan using diffusion tensor imaging of a mouse kidney has won publisher BMC’s "Research in progress" photo competition, which included more than 370 entrants.

Kamil Ugurbil, PhD, director of the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at the University of Minnesota, will receive the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology “for pioneering the development and leading the advancement of ultra-high-field MRI technology for biomedical and brain research.”

Providing high-quality leadership is crucial in radiology, but it can also be challenging, according to a new article published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. What can radiologists do to grow in the face of these challenges and become better leaders?

Tens of millions of baby boomers are expected to live long enough to develop Alzheimer’s, and just about as many are worried about those prospects. One of them is a writer on Cape Cod named Susan Moeller. A recent memory lapse prompted her to publish her hopes, fears and observations.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) radiologist Marios Papachristou’s plea to evade jail time was rejected by U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab, according to a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Papachristou wrote phony Vicodin prescriptions for family and friends, ultimately feeding his own prescription drug addictions.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced the appointment of Denise W. Hines, DHA, PMP, to their executive leadership team as Chief Americas Officer. Her appointment to the position will be effective in January 2019.

Foreign-born faculty members face numerous challenges when joining radiology departments in the United States, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

As machine learning (ML) continues to play a larger role in radiology, it is crucial for future generations of radiologists to receive proper training that helps them participate in its development and implementation, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Burnout is a well-documented issue in radiology, but what can radiologists do to avoid such feelings? According to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, improving efficiency is one way to battle burnout.

A majority of radiology training programs utilize traditional interview techniques when interviewing candidates, according to a survey of active members of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) published in Academic Radiology.

Mary C. Mahoney, MD, was named chair of the RSNA Board of Directors at RSNA 2018 in Chicago. Mahoney will lead the board in presenting radiologic research, education and technologies “to meet the changing needs of RSNA members and to improve patient care.”

Workplace satisfaction among radiologists is propelled more by intrinsic motivators such as purpose and autonomy than extrinsic motivators such as salary and other financial incentives, according to an article published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.