Participate in the RFS Journal Club

The RFS facilitates 2 journal clubs, on the topics of Artificial Intelligence and Economics. These journal clubs let trainees interact directly with ACR leaders and gain their unique perspectives on their areas of expertise.

The journal club meets via conference call facilitated by a member of ACR leadership.

 The RFS AI Journal Club has its own YouTube channel which includes all previous AI Journal Club recordings. Subscribe to our AI Journal Club mailing list >>


Upcoming Events

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Previous Journal Club Events

RFS AI Journal Club: A Roadmap for Foundational Research on Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

In this session, we review where we currently stand with AI and medical imaging, and we elaborate on numerous opportunities to advance machine learning research with medical imaging.

Curtiz Langlotz, MD
Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR
Dan Cohen, MD

Article discussed:
- A Roadmap for Foundational Research on Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging: From the 2018 NIH/RSNA/ACR/The Academy Workshop

RFS AI Journal Club: Adversarial Networks

In this session, we discuss techniques that make it possible to generate fake nodules and trick radiologists.


  • Andrew Beam, MD
  • Sam Finlayson, MD

RFS AI Journal Club: Hands-on session for non technical beginner with model building on Kaggle

We are excited to have Dr. Walter Wiggins, a radiology resident at Harvard who will walk us through a simple hands on application using chest X-rays to allow you to get you going with machine learning. This session will be helpful for persons without technical skills, all we request is for you to create an account on Kaggle -

If you would like to pre-read and test out the Kaggle kernel use this -

RFS Economics Journal Club - Tackling RVUs For the Early Career Radiologist

Date: Feb 20, 2019


  • Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR
    ACR Vice Speaker
    Professor and Vice Chair for Health Policy and Practice, Emory University Department of Radiology
  • Lauren Golding, MD
    Vice Chair, MACRA Committee, American College of Radiology
    Triad Radiology Associates

RFS AI Journal Club - Pneumonia Challenge

Date: Jan 30, 2019


  • Dr. Alexandre Cadrin-Chenevert
  • Dr. Phillip Cheng
  • Dr. Felipe Kitamura

What Does Deep Learning See?

Guest panelists:

  • Dr. Kenneth Philbrick
  • Dr. Brad Erickson

Article for discussion:

Women in Radiology

Guest Panelists:

  • Marta Heilbrun, MD, MSCI
  • Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
  • Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, MS, FACR, FAAP, FAAWR

Deploying AI in Your Institution and Collaborating with Other Institutions

Guest panelists: 

  • Dr. Ross Filice 
  • Dr. Safwan Halabi 
  • Ken Chang 

MURA: Large Dataset for Abnormality Detection in Musculoskeletal Radiographs

Guest panelists: 

  1. Dr. Anouk Stein - who is a radiologist of the md.AI group, a platform used for annotating dataset.
  2. Sravya Tirukkovalur- Engineer who has worked in the domains of Big Data, Machine learning and Open source. Passionate about connecting technical capabilities to problems worth solving. Currently a senior ML engineer at Adobe, also co-founder at

FDA Approval

Guest panelists: 

  • Saurabh Jha, MBBS
  • Daniel Golden
  • Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR

Radiology Consulting and Entrepreneurship: Leveraging Your MD in Business

Guest panelists:

  • Woojin Kim, MD
  • Richard Caplin, MBA
  • William Boonn, MD
  • Paras Lakhani, MD
  • José Morey, MD

Machine Learning in Radiology: Applications Beyond Image Interpretation

Artificial Intelligence in Radiation Oncology

Presented by: Reid Thompson, MD, PhD

Deep Learning in Radiology: The Big Picture

Presented by Katherine Andriole, MD, and Alexandre Cardin, MD

Article discussed: Deep Learning in Radiology: Does One Size Fit All? 

Deep Learning and Google Street View

How to Read and Critique Deep Learning Papers

Guest panelists included Dr. Luke Oakden-Rayner, Dr. Paras Lakhani, Dr. Raym Geis, Dr. Matthew Lungren, Jeremy Howard, Curtis Langlotz, Pranav Rajpurkar, and Jeremy Irvin.

Articles discussed:

Radiologists as Knowledge Experts in a World of Artificial Intelligence

First RFS AI Journal Club — moderated by Judy Gichoya, MD, MS, and Bibb Allen Jr., MD, FACR

Materials discussed:

2017 Update on Medical Overuse

Moderated by Ezequiel Silva III, MD, FACR

Guest Panelist: Richard Heller, MD

Article discussed: JAMA 2017 Update on Medical Overuse 

Medical Care Costs and Spending Under MACRA

Variations in Medicare Reimbursement in Radiation Oncology

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