Each panel subgroup is comprised of:
- Eight to ten radiology members with expertise in the subgroup’s focus who participate in all the topics.
- Radiology members with additional specialized expertise in the following areas who participate in select topics:
- Nuclear medicine (selected by the Chair, ACR Commissionon on Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging)
- Emergency radiology (selected by the Chair, ACR Committee on Emergency Radiology)
- Radiation Oncology (selected by the Chair, ACR Commissionon on Radiation Oncology)
- Members who participate in other ACR guidance documents that may have overlapping/similar content with the AC topics [eg, Reporting and Data Systems (RADS) or Incidental Findings (IF)
- Non-radiology clinical experts. The complete list of medical speciality organizations providing clinical experts can be found here.
Panels are comprised of members representing:
- Diverse geographic regions
- Diverse demographic characteristics (eg, sex, age, years of practice)
- Expertise in different imaging modalities (eg, CT, MR, nuclear medicine, ultrasound)
- Different practice settings (eg, academic, private practice)
- Different clinical settings (eg, ambulatory, emergency, hospital)
- Expertise in additional areas such as clinical trial design, statistical analysis, or quality improvement