2024 Practice Leadership Forum: Attendee Information

Program Objectives:

  • Define the challenges facing the radiology workforce
  • Describe strategies for workforce engagement, empowerment, and wellness
  • Identify the drivers and effects of burnout for radiologists
  • Explore approaches to recruiting and retaining radiologists from varying career points, i.e. early, mid, and retiree
  • Define recent and upcoming changes in compliance and regulatory requirements

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.

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If you have any questions or issues, please contact:

Anne Marie Pascoe

Melanie McGraw

Liz Mugo

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Faculty Bios

Program Co-Chairs
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Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR, is a member of the body imaging section at North Shore University Health System in Evanston Illinois and Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago School of Medicine. He has authored or co-authored over 45 peer reviewed publications and presented over 275 lectures on clinical and economics topics relating to radiology. Dr. Berlin has directed courses for the RSNA, the ARRS and the ACR.

Corbin Wilson, JD, CMPE Corbin Wilson, JD, CMPE, joined Radiology Associates of North Texas as their CEO in 2015 bringing 25 years’ experience in large physician group practice management as well as transactional, healthcare, and medical malpractice law. Corbin earned a Juris Doctorate from Baylor University, is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE), serves on multiple non-profit boards and is a Certified Mediator by the State Bar of Texas. Corbin and his wife TJ live in Fort Worth and are parents of four.

Ashton, Daniel Daniel Ashton, MD, is a trained pediatric interventional radiologist and member of Radiology Associates of North Texas. After training, he worked at Texas Children's Hospital until recruited to Arkansas Children's Hospital to be section chief of pediatric interventional radiology. He currently practices at Cook Children's Hospital as the medical director of pediatric interventional radiology.
Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR, completed Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center / Neurological Institute. Director of Neuroradiology at Montefiore Medical Center and Professor of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, she is a past president of NY Roentgen Society and NY State Radiological Society, fellow of NY Academy of Medicine, and served as Montefiore Medical Staff President, 2012-2016. ASNR past president, she represents ASNR in AMA HOD, where she chaired the AMA Council on Medical Education. Dr. Bello is a Columbia University President’s Gold Medalist and recipient of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeon’s Alumni Medal - Meritorious Service. She is a fellow of the ACR and currently serves as Chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors.
Eric Brandser, MD is a musculoskeletal and emergency radiologist with 28 years experience, both in the academic and private sectors.  He has more than 50 peer reviewed publications, and is active in leadership at Radiology Associates of Northern KY (RANK).  He also administers RANKs PACS and provides IT and network infrastructure support for the group.
Burnes headshot Ted Burnes, MPA, is Senior Director of Political Affairs & RADPAC for the American College of Radiology. In his 20 years at the ACR, Ted has increased the visibility of the College’s political footprint on Capitol Hill by helping RADPAC become one of the top healthcare PACs in the country. Before joining the College, Ted held stints at the Federal Election Commission, the ALS Association, and as a pollster for local, state and federal clients, including two Presidential campaigns.
Catanzano, Tara Tara M. Catanzano, MD, FSABI, FAUR, FACR, is a Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Radiology at the UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate. She has a substantial number of research and clinical interests including abdominal imaging in pregnancy, appropriate imaging utilization, faculty development, and educational innovation. Her passion, however, remains developing the next generation of clinical and academic radiologists.
Crancer, Kit  Christopher "Kit" Crancer is the Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Radiologist Partnerships at RAYUS Radiology, as well as the Executive Director of the RAYUS Quality Institute. Crancer is the current President of the Radiology Business Management Association and works to advance radiologist and patient centric public policy.
Headshot Dr. Davis W. Kenneth Davis Jr. is an attorney and partner in the Katten law firm.  He provides counsel to health care providers (with a particular focus in radiology) for the structuring, growth and ongoing operations of all types of businesses and relationships including initial business model development, analysis of regulatory, compliance and reimbursement issues, negotiation of contracts, various types of financings, and sales, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.  In particular, over the years he has worked extensively representing radiology groups across from physician practice management companies, other consolidators and private equity investors.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Chicago and his law degree with honor from DePaul University College of Law.
Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA, is a board-certified diagnostic and interventional radiologist, associate vice president for physician strategy and medical affairs at Humana, and an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association. In his role at Humana, he leads a team focused on physician engagement, empowerment, advocacy and wellness; advancement of value-based care; and executing on enterprise-level clinical culture. Dr. Ding remains a practicing physician, currently teaching and providing clinical care as an assistant professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He was previously managing partner at California Advanced Imaging, vice chief of the medical staff at San Mateo County Medical Center, and chief of radiology and medical director of imaging at Sutter Health.
Josh Dorsey has been in physician practice management since 2005 in both the academic and private practice setting.  Mr. Dorsey started his career at Cleveland Clinic in the Digestive Disease Institute as an administrator.  Mr. Dorsey was then in Huntington, WV serving as the COO of the physician practice plan for the Marshall University School of Medicine and has been with Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky as their CEO since 2017.
Dulaimy, Kal Kal Dulaimy, MD, currently serves as an Associate Professor of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate and has held various positions, including President of Radiology & Imaging, Inc., Vice-Chair of Operations in the Department of Radiology, and Chief of Diagnostic Imaging at Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Dulaimy completed his fellowship in Emergency Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Stony Brook and an internship in Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.
headshot Richard Duszak, MD, FACR, FRBMA, is Professor and Chair of radiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the only academic medical center and primary safety net hospital in the nation’s poorest state. An interventional radiologist, he previously spent 18 years in private practice including service as a group president before pivoting to academic radiology at Emory University after he launched the ACR’s Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute as its founding CEO. A former member of the AMA’s CPT Editorial Panel, Duszak has served in innumerable leadership roles in the ACR, including prior Council Speaker and Associate Editor of the JACR and current chair of the Commission on Leadership Development and member of the Board of Chancellors. He has authored nearly 400 papers in peer-reviewed journals and delivered nearly 600 invited lectures.
Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR, is a 1972 summa cum laude graduate of Duke University. She attended the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship at NC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC. She is in private practice at Coastal Radiology in New Bern, NC where she has served as practice president, and chief of staff of Carolina East Medical Center. She obtained her MBA at Yale SOM in 2010. She has served as president of NCRS, on the Council Steering Committee, and is currently on the Board of Chancellors of the ACR. She is Treasurer of AAWR. Her practice is part of Radiology Partners, where she serves as Associate Chief Medical Officer in Practice Analytics.
Jimenez headshot Juan J. Jimenez, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist in practice at Carle Health in Urbana, Illinois. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at Carle Illinois College of Medicine and prior Associate Medical Director of Radiology for Carle Health. He has served as Vice-Chair for the Board of Directors of Health Alliance Medical Plans. Dr. Jimenez practices general diagnostic body imaging and emergency radiology with a special interest in lung cancer screening, artificial intelligence, and quality/safety initiatives.
 Dianne Keen, FRMBA Dianne Keen, FRBMA, has specialized in radiology practice development and marketing for 20+ years. Respected in both diagnostic and interventional radiology circles, she routinely contributes to national organizations and industry events, and is a sought-after speaker and subject-matter expert. Her expertise in strategic growth, educational content, and data-driven methods is well-established. In 2023, Dianne launched the "Practice Perspectives: Keen Insights" podcast and "Voices of Experience" webinar series, delving into radiology's complexities. In 2023, Dianne joined healthcare IT company AbbaDox as Vice President of Strategy and Growth.
Bart LeFan, MBA, MHA, has held leadership positions for both ambulatory and hospital-based physician practices for over a decade.  He currently serves as the Vice Chair of Clinical & Academic Administration for the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Indiana University – leading the strategic and financial operations for 170 faculty and 100 support staff in various clinical, education, and research programs across the state.
Amy K. Patel, MD, is a Board-Certified Radiologist who specializes in Breast Imaging. She is the Medical Director of The Breast Care Center at Liberty Hospital, Managing Partner of Alliance Radiology, and Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Patel's professional interests include recruitment of women in radiology, serving as Immediate Past President of the American Association for Women in Radiology Board, mentorship and social media, serving as Associate Editor for Digital Media for the Journal of the American College of Radiology. She also has an avid interest in radiology political advocacy, serving as Chair of the American College of Radiology Association Radiology Advocacy Network and RADPAC.

Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Client Services, provides support services for MSN Clients from the Request for Proposal (“RFP”) process through account implementation.  She holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Mercer University Atlanta and a Master of Music from Ohio University.  Barbara’s expertise is in business development, health care marketing, managed care contract negotiations, and legislative and regulatory issues. 

Kevin Smith, MD, faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, has served in various hospital and practice leadership positions for nearly a decade. He manages a radiology group of over 120 radiologists, covering 20 hospitals, 28 imaging centers, and nine urgent care centers covering large portions of Indiana. He specializes in process improvement/LEAN, workflow efficiencies, engagement and retention, and Artificial Intelligence Deployment and Integration. 
Dave Walker Dave Walker is the Chief Revenue Officer for Radiology Associates of North Texas. He has over 30 years of revenue cycle experience with 15 of those years devoted to Radiology. He has experience in both direct business office management, having managed groups of well over 100 people, as well as managing outsourced billing relationships.
Nilda Maria Williams, MD, MS, CLC Nilda Maria Williams, MD, CLC, is a Body Imaging Radiologist at University of Mississippi Medical Center, mom of 7, 5 and 3 year-old little girls, and Wife of UMMC's Interventional Radiology Section Chief. She finds great fulfillment in the journey of integrating her enjoyment of practicing and teaching radiology and advocating for and leading physician well-being with being a mom and wife. She believes that when hospital leadership prioritizes the well-being of its employees, healthcare workers will be best able to provide high quality, compassionate care to their patients, educators will be eager to provide an excellent education and healthy learning environment for our future healthcare workers, and researchers will be highly engaged in innovative work to continue advancing healthcare. As Chair of her hospital's Physician Well-being Committee, and in her other leadership roles in the physician well-being space, Dr. Williams is striving to help create systems and cultures that prioritize and support physician well-being, such that we all can find joy and fulfillment not just in our professional lives, but in our personal lives as well.
Shannon N. Wilson, FRBMA Shannon N. Wilson, FRBMA, is the Immediate Past President of RBMA and the Associate Director of Professional Billing Radiology and Radiation Oncology at Mass General Brigham. She has been instrumental in the new out of state onboarding process and creating a new enterprise professional billing model with the merge of Mass General, Brigham Women’s and a newly formed Community Radiology group. This coupled with the difficult CMS regulations for Radiologist’s addresses at home and out of state enrollment has made for an exciting year for the Phys Ops and Billing teams. Previously Shannon was the Practice Manager for a large Northern California practice where she developed a hiring/onboarding and training process for out of state Radiologists to complete their newly formed overnight group. Shannon is no stranger to the daily hurdles of provider enrollment, billing compliance, EPIC logic, and maintaining positive culture balance within her teams and across the practices. Shannon resides in CA with her son and two rescue pups where she enjoys, wine tasting, golfing, hiking and spending time with friends and family.


Please note - Presentations will be added as they are available.
If faculty make additional changes, final presentations will be posted the week of January 22.

Friday, January 19

Keynote - Challenges Facing the Radiology Workforce: Physician Wellness, Engagement, and Empowerment 
Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA

Exploring Radiology Compensation Models: Is the Equal Income Model Outdated? 
Bart LeFan, MBA, MHA
Kevin Smith, MD

Considerations When Hiring Out of State Radiologists
Juan J. Jimenez, MD
Corbin Wilson, JD, CMPE
Shannon Wilson, FRBMA

Leading Your Department to Wellness When Everyone is Too Unwell to Care
Nilda Maria Wiliams, MD, MS, CLC

Saturday, January 20

RBMA Update
Christopher “Kit” Crancer

ACR Update
William Thorwarth, MD, FACR

Knowns and Unknowns: Compliance Mistakes Too Many Groups Make
W. Kenneth Davis Jr.
Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA 

How to Catch and Keep a Radiologist: Effective Tactics and Innovative Ideas
Eric Brandser, MD
Joshua Dorsey
Richard Duszak, MD, FACR, FSIR, FRBMA
Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR

Breakout - Building a Thriving Workforce
Nilda Maria Williams, MD, CLC

Breakout - Exploring Radiologist Compensation: Pros, Cons and Pitfalls
Bart LeFan, MBA, MHA
Kevin Smith, MD

Breakout - Drilling into the Most Common Compliance Mistakes Groups Make
W. Kenneth Davis Jr.
Barbara F. Rubel, MBA, FRBMA

Enhancing Visibility and Value: Marketing and Branding Strategies for Your Radiology Practice
Dianne Keen, FRMBA
Amy Patel, MD

Sunday, January 21

How Capitol Hill Impacts Your Practice
Ted Burnes, MPA

XY and Z: Challenges and Opportunities in Aligning Generational Work Expectations
Tara M. Catanzano, MD, FACR, FSABI, FAUR
Kal Dulaimy, MD

Show Me the Money: The Latest in Revenue Cycle Performance Analytics and E&M Charge-Capture
Daniel Ashton, MD
Dave Walker

2024 Practice Leadership Forum: What Do We Do Now?
Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA

Claiming Credit

The 2024 ACR-RBMA Practice Leadership 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.

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The final meeting evaluation includes session-specific questions as well as general meeting questions. We greatly appreciate your feedback and input as we plan future Forums!