The American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) has awarded scholarships to 10 residents enabling them to attend the RLI Annual Event, July 25–28, 2013, at the Kellogg School of Management on Northwestern University’s Evanston, IL, campus. This all-new event will arm participants with the tools and strategies needed to succeed in today's changing health care environment.
The RLI Scholarship Program was initiated to provide financial assistance to deserving radiologists that would provide them with access to the critical content included in the RLI curriculum — including the annual event. The inaugural recipients are:
The RLI selected leading radiology professionals to collaborate with the renowned Kellogg business school faculty to produce an educational event focused on implementation of best business practices in a radiology environment. The four-day program can help radiology professionals of all career stages to:
“The mission of the RLI is to prepare leaders who will shape the future of radiology, ensure quality, elevate service and deliver extraordinary patient care. We realize that, for many residents and fellows, funding is at a premium. The ACR wants to help them gain access to this critical content, navigate the transition from volume to value-based care, advance their careers, and become better providers and better leaders,” said Cynthia S. Sherry, M.D., FACR, medical director of the Radiology Leadership Institute and chair of the American College of Radiology Commission on Leadership and Practice Development.
Funding for the RLI Scholarship Program comes from the ACR Foundation RLI Fund.
The RLI Annual Event Scholarship application, scholarship policies, requirements and selection criteria, are available at radiologyleaders.org/annual-event-scholarship.html.
Residents and fellows may soon apply for a limited number of scholarships to attend other RLI programs. Opportunities for donors to provide funding for named scholarships and endowments will be made available to individuals, chapters and practices through the ACR Foundation.