ACR 2018 Annual Meeting

May 19–23, 2018 | Washington, DC
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Medical Students

Medical Student Schedule at a Glance

Medical students are invited to participate in the entirety of the ACR 2018 meeting, however the schedule below has been developed to identify the sessions that may be of most interest. In addition to programming during the RFS Annual Meeting, a 2-hour session on Saturday afternoon has been developed specifically for medical students. Networking opportunities with ACR leadership and peers will also be available.

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Location

8 – 8:30am Welcome and Overview
Colin Segovis, MD, PhD
8:30 – 9:15am RFS Keynote
Richard Duszak,Jr., MD, FACR
9:15 – 10am How to Get Involved
Breakout Table Discussions
10 – 11am

How to Network
Amy Patel, MD

 
11am – Noon

Interviewing to Succeed: What the Top Business Schools Can Teach Us
Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

 
Noon – 1pm Networking Lunch
 
1 – 1:45pm MACRA Update for Residents
Ezequiel Silva, III, MD, FACR
 
1:45 – 2pm

Break

 
2 – 3pm

Medical Student Session – Subspecialty Panel
Introduction & Welcome – Derek West, MD
Panelists –

  • Neuroradiology – Neil Lall, MD
  • Interventional Radiology – Derek West, MD
  • Radiation Oncology – Curt Deville, Jr., MD 
  • MSK – Peter Van Geertruyden, MD 
  • Pediatric Radiology – Joo Cho, MD 
  • Breast Imaging – Amy Patel, MD 
  • Abdominal Imaging – Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH 
  • Emergency Radiology – Jeffrey Robinson, MD, MBA, FACR 
  • Private Practice – Anjum Shariff, MD 
  • Radiation Oncology/Advances in Radiation Treatment Technology – Curt Deville, Jr., MD; Raymond Wynn, MD, FACR

 
3 – 4pm  Medical Student Session – CV Building Workshop (Hands-on)
Led by – Derek West, MD and Anjum Shariff, MD 
 
4 – 5pm The Perils of Social Media
Tom Hoffman, JD, CAE 
 
5:30 – 6:30pm  ACR-RSNA Resident Reception   

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Location

7 – 8am RFS Breakfast 
8 – 8:30am RFS Caucus
Colin Segovis, MD, PhD
8:30 – 9am Workforce Update – Commission on Human Resources
Claire Bender, MD, FACR and Chris McAdams, MD
9 – 10am

RAN/RADPAC Update

  • David Youmans, MD, FACR
  • Kimberly Beavers, MD
  • Chris McAdams, MD
  • Monica Wood, MD
 
10:15 – 11am

Career Pathways Panel
Moderator – Suzanne Chong, MD
Panelists –

  • Srivanthi Reddi, MD
  • Jose Morey, MD
  • J. Paul Nielsen, MD
 
11 – 11:45am RFS-SRS Entrepreneurship Session
Moderator – McKinley Glover IV, MD, MHS
Catherine Everett, MD, FACR
 
Noon – 1pm  Lunch (On your own)   
1 – 3pm 

Opening Session
ACR Council Convenes – Presiding: Timothy L. Swan, MD, FACR

  • Welcome Remarks

Leadership Reports

  • Speaker’s Report
    Timothy L. Swan, MD, FACR 
  • CEO’s Report
    William T. Thorwarth, Jr., MD, FACR
  • Chair’s Report
    James Brink, MD, FACR
  • Secretary/Treasurer’s Report
    Howard Fleishon, MD, FACR
  • Presidential Address
    Alan Kaye, MD, FACR
  • Keynote Address
    Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR
    Topic: Artificial Intelligence/ACR Data Science Institute
 
5:30 – 7pm 

ACR Convocation

  • Honorary and New Fellows Induction Ceremony
    Presentation of Gold Medals and Distinguished Service Award
 
7– 8pm President’s Reception for Honorary and New Fellows and Award Recipients (All attendees welcome)   

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Location

Noon – 1:30pm

Lunch

  • Speed Mentoring
    The collective members of the ACR Young and Early Career Professionals Section (YPS) and the AAWR have organized a large scale mentoring session targeted toward all members of the ACR YPS and ACR and AAWR members-in-training.
1:30 – 3pm Economics Forum – Part 1
3 – 3:30pm Break
3:30 – 5pm

Economics Forum – Part 2

 

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Location

10 – 11:45am

ACR Council Convenes – Presiding: Timothy L. Swan, MD, FACR

  • In Memoriam
  • Gold-Merit Abstract Awards Announcement
    Andrew Moriarity, MD
  • Changing of the Guard/Introduction of New Officers
  • Moreton Lecture
    Introduction – Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR
  • Thinking Differently
    Anupam Jena, MD, PhD
  • Audience Q&A
Noon – 1:30pm

Lunch

  • Making the Media Work for You
    Nicole Saphier, MD
3:30 – 5pm ACRA Legislative Update and Capitol Hill Preparations

Time

(eastern time)

Topic

Location

8am – 5pm

Capitol Hill Day

  • Advocates will spend the day in exclusive presentations and meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill

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