“Empowering the Radiologist of the Future” is a bold, new American College of Radiology® (ACR®) Strategic Plan to increase member value, improve radiologic care and strengthen healthcare for all.
When fully implemented, this plan will position radiologists and the ACR for success in future years and support improved health equity, quality, delivery and outcomes.
Developed by, with and for members, twelve interconnected and interdependent strategic objectives, organized across four organizational perspectives, will focus and drive ACR activities.
The College will continually update members on progress toward these objectives.
The ACR is driven to increase radiology’s influence across the House of Medicine, industry and government. To be effective, the ACR will:
The ACR is committed to increasing young and early career member engagement, encouraging them to take ownership of, and have a voice in, College initiatives. The ACR will pursue this by:
The ACR believes radiology is a critical participant in the multidisciplinary medical team and is committed to driving recognition of its vital role. The ACR will:
The ACR desires to build trust within the membership. To accomplish this, the ACR commits to:
The ACR embraces good governance practices for the future success of the College. To succeed in this objective, the ACR:
The ACR’s strength is derived through its diverse membership. Its success is made possible by a commitment to improving tools and processes to identify and hear different perspectives. The ACR will:
Critical to ACR’s success is true multidirectional listening and communicating, and engaging members, leadership and staff as active participants in the communication process. To achieve this, the ACR will:
The ACR promotes the key role radiologists must play in ensuring the integrity and implementation of AI, data science and emerging technology. To accomplish this, the ACR:
The ACR is among the nation’s most financially sound medical associations. The College will continue to update its financial framework to ensure that assets are allocated and invested optimally to provide the most value to members. To meet this objective, the ACR will:
The ACR will expand the QI infrastructure, building on its strength in developing new capabilities. To achieve this, the ACR will:
The ACR will continue to work to protect the current fee-for-service payment systems while exploring and developing fair alternatives. This will be achieved by:
The ACR will strengthen members’ sense of purpose and confidence, increasing their awareness of the integral roles that radiologists play in overall healthcare. Key to this objective is: