acr 2020 annual meeting

ACR 2021 Annual Meeting

Online
May 15 – 19, 2021

Registration is closed. If you have questions, please feel free to call 1-800-373-2204 Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm EST.

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

Physician 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 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Information

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

To submit a comment or amendment to a resolution, please login to the eAmendment tool.

View Program Options


Watch the Council Town Hall recordings for a preview of the ACR annual meeting, an overview of ACR Governance, a review of parliamentary procedure and guidance on conducting the business of the Council.

To submit a comment or amendment to a resolution, please login to the eAmendment tool.

Caucus Meetings


In order to optimize the meeting schedule and offer programming in addition to our Governance content, the CSC 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 support@acr.org or (800) 227-4630.

Log in for meeting links and/or caucus contact information »

Time (ET)

Caucus

10 – 11am Florida Radiological Society
10:30 – 11:30am YPS
11am – Noon
Texas Radiological Society
11am – 12:30pm
New York State Radiological Society
11:30am – 1:30pm
Heartland 
11:30am – 1:30pm
Western States
Noon – 2:30 pm
Southern States
12:30 – 2pm
Snowbelt 
1:30 – 2:30pm
CARROS
1:30 – 2:30pm Neuroradiology 
1:30 – 2:30pm
Thoracic 
1:30 – 3pm
AAWR 
1:30 – 3:30pm
Medical Physics
2 – 3:30pm
General, Small, Emergency and/or Rural 
2 – 3:30pm
Interventional
2 – 3:30pm
Pediatric
2 – 3:30pm
Ultrasound 
2 – 4pm
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
2:30 – 3:30pm Nuclear Medicine
To submit a comment or amendment to a resolution, please login to the eAmendment tool.

Pre-meeting Sessions


Time (ET)

Topic

10 – 11am
  • Radiation Oncology: Establishing evidenced-based indications for proton beam therapy: Have we made any progress?
  • 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.
     
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    Schedule


    Time (ET)

    Topic

    10am – Noon  Caucus Meeting — Illinois Radiological Society Log in for meeting links and/or caucus contact information »
    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 – 5:30pm  ACR Elections 
    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 
     
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    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


    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


    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.

    Below are draft talking points as of May 6, 2021.

    Guest Speakers


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

    • Mark V. Mishra, MD, moderator
    • Timothy Showalter, MD
    • Keith R. Unger, MD

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

    • Matthew Cham, MD, moderator
    • Debra S. Dyer, MD, FACR
    • 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
    • Judy Yee, 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
    • Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Efren J. Flores, MD
    • Iris C. Gibbs, MD, FACR
    • Zahra Khan, MPA, CPA, CGMA
    • 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
    • Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR
    • Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
    • Karthik Sivashanker, MD, MPH, CPPS
      BH Medical Director, Quality, Safety and Equity
      AMA Vice President, Equitable Health Systems and Innovation
    • 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

    ACR Military Radiology's Battlelines: Field Hospitals, Cybersecurity and the Crusade for Women's Health

    • Eric B. Friedberg, MD, FACR, moderator
    • Mohammad Naeem, MBBS, MD, FCCP, FACR, moderator
    • Eric Roberge, MD
    • Neris M. Nieves-Robbins, MD MS
    • Jennifer Nathan, MD

    ACR Elections will be held Sunday, May 16 from 2:30 – 5:30 pm EDT.

    The 2021 ACR Election Manual contains detailed information on all candidates running for an elected position. Candidates for selected positions are also mentioned in the manual.

    All candidates in a contested election were asked to provide a pre-recorded, two-minute presentation in advance of the meeting. These speeches are available via the links below.