2020 PLF Attendee Information

This year's meeting promises to be a truly rewarding educational experience, built specifically to help radiology professionals incorporate the most sought-after business strategies into their practice environment.

This page has the important information you need to make your meeting a complete success. The pages within this section will be updated throughout the meeting, so please check back regularly for updates and refer back to these pages for specific links and other instructions.

Below you can access information on


Please find staff at the registration table, or contact:

Anne Marie Pascoe

Liz Mugo

Download the meeting app

With the ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum app, accessing meeting information is easier than ever and at your fingertips

The app offers the following benefits:

  • Create a personalized agenda with a few simple taps of your mobile device – before you get on-site
  • Private messaging and profiling allows attendees to connect easily with others based on interests, professional titles and more
  • Comprehensive interactive lists for sessions and handouts, continuing education forms, faculty and exhibitors
  • Activity feed with attendees' comments and check-ins will appear only to those who are at the conference 

To download the app, use the link available through the app welcome email you should have received. You will be directed to the app store to complete the download.

Alternatively, search "2019 RBMA" on the Android or iOS app stores.

App login credentials

Username: the email address you used to register
Password: FORUM2019

Note: If you have previously downloaded the RBMA app, please visit the app store, click on Update, then use your existing username and password to log in.

Faculty presentations

Presentations are launched by clicking on the faculty name. NOTE: It is suggested that you use either Chrome or Firefox browsers to launch the faculty presentations  

Friday, January 17

2020 Driving Organizational Excellence

  • Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

How to Address Radiology Workforce Needs: Rethinking Your Recruitment

  • Claire E. Bender, MD, FACR
  • Juan J. Jimenez, MD 
  • Kelly Oppe, RT(R), MBA

Radiology Metrics: Navigating a World of Metrix Fixation

  • Samir B. Patel, MD, FACR 
  • Sheila S. Witous, MBA, CPA, CGMA

MIPS and the QPP: What to Expect in 2020

  • Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA

Saturday, January 18

In the Room Where it Happens: An Inside View from the ACR's Board Chair

  • Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR


The RBMA and the ACR Partnership: Collaborating to Advance Radiology

  • Sarah Mountford, CPC, FRBMA

Using AI to Drive Quality and Ensure Patient Safety Across the Radiology Practice

  • David Kondas
  • Jason Wiesner, MD, MS, MBA

Building Highly Effective Radiology Teams

  • Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
  • Alicia Vasquez

Burned Out on Burnout? Real Solutions to Reclaiming Joy and Meaning in the Practice of Radiology

  • Sanj Katyal, MD, FACR
  • Michael W. Langenberg, CPA, FRBMA

Essentials of Radiology Clinical Decision Support: What Does an Institution Need to Know to be Ready?

  • Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA, MRMD
  • Attendee Panelists 

Sunday, January 19

Practice Consolidation: Issues, Opportunities, and Alternatives

  • Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR
  • Paul Pitts, JD, Esq.

Navigating Murky Waters: Dealing with Opportunity and Adversity in the New Healthcare Environment (Case Study)

  • Jonathan W. Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR
  • Keith Chew, MHA, CMPE, FRBMA
  • Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

Credit claiming

The 2020 ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum offers many different continuing education and continuing medical education credits. Please open the corresponding PDF instruction documents below for instructions on how to claim the specific credits you would like to claim.

Please note that ALL attendees MUST complete the meeting evaluation prior to claiming credit. We greatly appreciate your feedback

The meeting evaluation includes daily, session-specific questions as well as general meeting questions. Attendees MUST complete the meeting evaluation prior to claiming credit. We greatly appreciate your feedback