Commission on Government Relations

Commission Goals


The Commission on Governmental Relations is the College’s voice to the U.S. Congress, state legislatures and federal and state agencies and regulatory bodies. The Commission’s goals, in conjunction with the Department of Governmental Affairs, is to influence legislation and regulations to the benefit of patients, the profession and members of the College; to increase radiology’s influence with federal and state government, private payers and to be proactive and aggressive on issues of quality patient care.

Leadership & Staff

Geraldine B McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Chair

William T Thorwarth JR, MD, FACR

Staff

Joshua Cooper

Staff

Edward Smith

Staff

Roster


Kimberly M Beavers, MD Jacqueline Anne Bello, MD, FACR James A Brink, MD, FACR
Tilden L Childs III, MD, FACR Gary L Dillehay, MD, FACR Howard B Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR
Edward Douglas Green, MD C Matthew Hawkins, MD Joshua A Hirsch, MD, FACR
Ralph P Lieto, MS, FACR Bonnie Lynn Litvack-Penn, MD, FACR Loralie Dawn Ma, MD, PhD, FACR
Gregory Neal Nicola, MD, FACR Amy Patel, MD Mitchell D Schnall, MD, Ph.D, FACR
Gaurang Vrindavan Shah, MD, FACR Ezequiel Silva III, MD, FACR Dana H Smetherman, MD, FACR
Timothy L Swan, MD, FACR Peter H Van Geertruyden, MD David Carey Youmans, MD, FACR

Leadership & Staff

Geraldine B McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Chair

William T Thorwarth JR, MD, FACR

Staff

Joshua Cooper

Staff

Edward Smith

Staff

RADPAC

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RADPAC is the political action committee for The American College of Radiology Association® (ACRA).

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Radiology Advocacy Network

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The Radiology Advocacy Network is a group of radiologists across the country who are ensuring that radiology’s voice is heard at the local and federal levels.

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