Reston, VA — The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors (BOC) selected three innovators as 2017 Gold Medalists for their extraordinary service to the College or radiology. Honors will be bestowed during ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology®, which will be held May 21–25, 2017, in Washington, DC.
The following individuals will receive the ACR Gold Medal.
The following candidates were approved by the ACR BOC to receive Honorary Fellowships in recognition of their contributions to the science or practice of radiology.
Berend J. Slotman, MD, PhD, of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, professor and chair of radiation oncology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Jacob Sosna, MD of Jerusalem, Israel, chair, division of imaging, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, and president of the Israel Radiological Association
Pamela A. Wilcox, RN, MBA, of Ridge, MD, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award for notable service to the College and the profession. Wilcox served as ACR executive vice president of quality and safety, retiring in 2015 after 28 years of service.
Registration is open for ACR 2017—The Crossroads of Radiology, which will be held May 21–25, 2017, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. The ACR Resident and Fellow Section will meet May 20–21, 2017. Abstract submission is open until Dec. 16. View ACR 2017 sessions, special events and the interactive program.
About the American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology (ACR), founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.