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ACR 2021 Annual Meeting

Online
May 15 – 19, 2021

Registration deadline is May 3, 2021.

Overview


During ACR 2021, a virtual meeting, participants will be able to take part in:

  • Council Business meetings, including:
    • Consideration of ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards
    • Consideration of ACR Policy Resolutions and Bylaws Amendments
    • Leadership Reports
    • Council Elections
  • CME Programming
  • ACR Caucus Meetings
  • The Moreton Lecture
  • Convocation, recognizing New Fellows and leaders in the imaging community

Designation Statements

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ACR 2021 Credit Designation
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACR 2021 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment
The Radiation Oncology Session titled, Establishing Evidenced-Based Indications for Proton Beam Therapy: Have We Made Any Progress?, is qualified in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the American Board of Radiology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment.

This session is eligible for 1.0 SAM credit toward the ABR’s MOC program.

Agenda materials for the Council meeting are now available. We encourage you to download important documents onto your device in advance. Member login required.

View Program Options


Watch the Council town hall to learn more about ACR Governance and Participating in the Council meeting at ACR 2021.

Caucus Meetings


In order to optimize the meeting schedule and offer programming in addition to our Governance content, the CSC has approved an alternative approach to caucus meetings for 2021. Caucus meetings will take place virtually on Saturday, May 8, with additional time allocated for meetings on Sunday, May 16. If you have questions about caucus meetings, please contact Speaker-ViceSpeaker@acr.org.

Time (ET)

Caucus

10 – 11am Florida Radiological Society
10:30 – 11:30am YPS
11am – 12pm
Texas Radiological Society
11am – 12:30pm
New York State Radiological Society
11:30am – 1:30pm
Heartland 
11:30am – 1:30pm
Western States
12 – 2:30 pm
Southern States
12:30 – 2pm
Snowbelt 
1:30 – 2:30pm
CARROS
1:30 – 2:30pm Thoracic
1:30 – 2:30pm
Neuroradiology 
1:30 – 3pm
AAWR 
1:30 – 3:30pm
Medical Physics
2 – 3:30pm
Ultrasound 
2 – 3:30pm
General, Small, Emergency and/or Rural
2 – 3:30pm
Interventional
2 – 3:30pm
Pediatric
2 – 4pm
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
2:30 – 3:30pm Nuclear Medicine

Pre-meeting Sessions*


Time (ET)

Topic

10 – 11am
  • Radiation Oncology: Establishing evidenced-based indications for proton beam therapy: Have we made any progress? 1 SA-CME Credit
  • VA Radiology: Innovation, Partnership and Opportunity – 1 CME Credit Hour
  • Deciding What to Share in Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening – 1 CME Credit Hour
  • 11am – 2:30pm  Chapter Leaders Workshop – 2.5 Credit Hours
    11am – 4pm RFS Meeting
    1 – 4pm YPS Meeting – 2.5 Credit Hours
    4:30 – 5pm Meet the Candidates Forum
    Take advantage of this opportunity to virtually meet with candidates that are on the ballot for ACR leadership positions on the Board of Chancellors, Council Steering Committee and College Nominating Committee.
     
    *Schedule is subject to change

    Preliminary Schedule*


    Time (ET)

    Topic

    10am – 12:30pm Caucus Meetings 
    12:30 – 1pm BREAK
    1 – 2:30pm

    ACR Council Meeting — Opening Session

    • Welcome & Speaker’s Report — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR
    • Chair’s Report — Howard B. Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR
    • Treasurer’s Report — James V. Rawson, MD, FACR
    • College Nominating Committee Report — Scott F. Cameron, MD
    • Presidential Address — Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
    2:30 – 3pm BREAK
    3 – 4pm Open Microphone Session
    4 – 4:30pm BREAK
    4:30 – 5:30pm ACR Convocation of Fellows, Presentation of Honorary Fellowship and the Gold Medal and Distinguished Service Awards
    8pm RFS/YPS Virtual Social
     
    *Schedule is subject to change

    Preliminary Schedule*


    Time (ET)

    Topic

    10 – 11am
  • Leading the Way to Health Equity (Part I) – 1 Credit Hour
  • ACR Military Radiology’s Battlelines: Field Hospitals, Cybersecurity and the Crusade for Women’s Health – 1 Credit Hour
  • 11am – Noon ACR Council Meeting — Reference Committee Open Hearings
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    Noon – 12:30pm BREAK
    12:30 – 1:30pm Moreton Lecture – 1 Credit Hour
    Promoting Equity for Women in Radiology: An Evidence Based Approach
    Presented by: Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil
    1:30 – 2:30pm ACR Council Meeting — Reference Committee Open Hearings
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    2:30 – 3pm BREAK
    3 – 4:30pm ACR Council Meeting — Reference Committee Open Hearings
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    8pm RFS/YPS/SRS Virtual Social
     
    *Schedule is subject to change

    Preliminary Schedule*


    Time (ET)

    Topic

    10 – 11am Leading the Way to Health Equity (Part II) – 1 Credit Hour
    11 – 11:30am ACR Council Meeting
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    11:30am – 12:30pm Hot Topics in Imaging Economics – 1 Credit Hour
    12:30 – 1pm BREAK
    1 – 2:30pm ACR Council Meeting – Formal Proceedings, Reference Committee Reports & Final Votes
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    2:30 – 3pm BREAK
    3 – 4:30pm ACR Council Meeting – Formal Proceedings, Reference Committee Reports & Final Votes
    Open Microphone Session, time permitting
    Presiding — Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR, Council Speaker
    8 – 9:45pm

    RADPAC Virtual Gala

    • Happy (Almost) Hour, 8 – 8:45pm
    • Spy Museum Virtual Tour, 8:45 – 9:45pm

    Advance contributions and RSVP required – contact Ted Burnes


    *Schedule is subject to change

    Virtual Capitol Hill Day


    Want to make a difference for your career? Want to have a positive impact on your profession? If so — we need your participation in Virtual Capitol Hill Day.

    As part of the ACR 2021 annual meeting, Virtual Capitol Hill Day offers participants an opportunity to attend virtual appointments with congressional offices, which are scheduled by our Hill Day vendor. If you have interest in participating, please register to attend ACR 2021, and make the selection to attend Virtual Capitol Hill Day, so you can have radiology’s voice heard on Capitol Hill.

    Guest Speakers


    Radiation Oncology: Establishing evidenced-based indications for proton beam therapy: Have we made any progress?

    • Mark V. Mishra, MD, moderator
    • Soren Bentzen, PhD, DSc
    • Keith R. Unger, MD

    Deciding What to Share in Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening

    • Matthew Cham, MD, moderator
    • Frederic W. Grannis Jr., MD
    • Sheila Ross
    • David Yankelevitz, MD

    VA Radiology: Innovation, Partnership and Opportunity

    • Eric B. Friedberg, MD, FACR, moderator
    • Lee Becker
    • Eliot L. Siegel, MD, FACR
    • Lucy B. Spalluto, MD
    • Ian Weissman, DO, FACR

    Chapter Leaders Workshop

    • David T. Boyd, MD, MBA, chair, Committee on Chapters
    • Eugenia Brandt
    • Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Megan Marcinko
    • Robert S. Pyatt Jr, MD, FACR
    • Rebecca Spangler
    • David C. Youmans, MD, FACR

    Resident and Fellow Section

    • William Boonn, MD
    • Ivan DeQuesada, II, MD
    • Judy Gichoya, MD
    • Taj Kattapuram, MD
    • Johnson Lightfoote, MD, FACR
    • Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
    • David C. Youmans, MD, FACR

    Young & Early Career Professional Section

    • Ted Burnes
    • Melissa Davis, MD, MBA
    • Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Richard Heller, MD
    • Adam H. Kaye, MD, MBA
    • Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
    • Daniel Ortiz, MD
    • Trevor Royce, MD
    • David C. Youmans, MD, FACR

    Leading the Way to Health Equity (Part I)

    • Johnson Lightfoote, MD, FACR, moderator
    • Efren J. Flores, MD
    • Iris C. Gibbs, MD, FACR
    • Zahra Khan
    • Lucy B. Spalluto, MD

    Moreton Lecture

    • Amy L. Kotsenas, MD, FACR, moderator
    • Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil

    Leading the Way to Health Equity (Part II)

    • Rajan T. Gupta, MD, moderator
    • Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR
    • Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Aletha A. Maybank, MD
    • Raymond K. Tu, MD, FACR

    Hot Topics in Imaging Economics

    • Gregory N. Nicola, MD, FACR, chair, Commission on Economics
    • Melissa L. Chen, MD
    • Sammy Chu, MD, FACR
    • Timothy A. Crummy, MD, FACR
    • William D. Donovan, MD, MPH, FACR
    • Lauren P. Golding, MD
    • Kurt A. Schoppe, MD

    Registration deadline is May 3, 2021.

    Location

    Date

    Registration

    Reston, VA May 15 - 19, 2021 Register