Leadership

Last spring RBJ put out a call for entrants to compete in its inaugural Imaging Innovation Awards. We opened the contest to all private radiology practices and hospital radiology departments that had recently completed a project combining creative thinking with coordinated teamwork to develop a notably original breakthrough in some particular aspect of medical imaging.

Valerie P. Jackson, MD, has been named the new president of the RSNA Board of Directors.

A web-based radiology curriculum hosted on Radiopaedia.org resulted in better test scores among medical students than traditional teaching methods, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Radiologist Puneet Bhargava, MD, spoke Wednesday, Nov. 28, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago about how to enhance personal productivity.

Female radiologists continue to be underrepresented in academic and leadership roles compared to their male counterparts, researchers reported this month in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

2019 will see the launch of three new peer-reviewed journals published by RSNA, including one dedicated to AI in medical imaging. On Monday, Nov. 26, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago, the managing editor of the new titles filled in some details on what to expect and watch for.

It will come as no surprise to attendees of RSNA 2018 when Vijay M. Rao, MD, officially kicks off the proceedings by homing in on AI and machine learning during her president’s address on Sunday, November 25, at 8:30 a.m. After all, that topic was the talk of McCormick Place last late November and, since then, it’s only grown in importance to the profession.

As the impact and influence of social media continues to grow, how can radiologists and other imaging professionals use it to their advantage?

AHRA has announced that Daniel Kelsey is its new CEO. Kelsey has more than 20 years of experience with nonprofit organizations working on strategic planning and business development.

Anthropomorphic breast ultrasound phantoms can be a useful tool for radiology resident education programs, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Many medical students think breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) will reduce demand for radiologists, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology. AI has even discouraged some students from considering a career in radiology.

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Kent Thielen, MD, the new CEO of Mayo Clinic’s Florida operations.