Get Involved with ACR and YPS

Volunteer to serve on an ACR committee or subcommittee, get involved with your state chapter, and more.

The YPS is dedicated to facilitating active and meaningful participation by YPS members, empowering members to be involved in state radiology societies, amplifying the voice of YPS members within the ACR, and fostering the development of YPS leaders within the College.


Run for the YPS Executive Committee

The Call for Nominations cycle for the Executive Committee is now open.

Apply by December 1 

The YPS Executive Committee is looking for dedicated young professional volunteers to serve each year. 

Candidates must be a member of the section, and provide a recorded speech for candidacy. Each member of the YPS Executive Committee will serve a one-year term with the ability to renew their term for a total of 2 years.

YPS Webinar Events

Previous YPS Webinar Events:

January 13, 2021, 9PM ET: YPS-JACR Webinar | Pandemic Impact on Private Practice Recruitment: 2020 and beyond

Join the ACR YPS and JACR for a webinar to discuss the current trends of private practice hiring and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from YPS leaders at practices across the country. The webinar will offer the most recent perspective as we navigate these changes heading into 2021 and what radiologists can do to prepare for success. Our panelists will provide a unique perspective of private practice based on size, location, and career stage followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

Krishna Alapati, MD

Meg Fleming, MD
Dr. Meg Fleming is a breast radiologist with Quantum Radiology in Atlanta, Georgia and a former ACR Moorefield fellow.

Ivan DeQuesada, MD
Dr. Ivan DeQuesada completed a diagnostic radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently a partner at Radiology Associates of North Texas, PA in Fort Worth, Texas. Within the group, he serves as chair of the recruitment committee and medical director at an outpatient imaging center. He is also active in several professional organizations including the ACR and state chapter, serving in numerous support and leadership roles.

Daniel Rodgers, MD

Andy Moriarity, MD
Dr. Moriarity completed residency at Henry Ford Hospital and fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Cross-Sectional Interventional at UCLA. In Grand Rapids he is a member of the Board of Directors, the Vice President of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the Quality committee at Advanced Radiology Services, and is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine serving as the director of Body Imaging Education and director of Quality and Safety. He is the current YPS representative on the ACR Board of Chancellors.

Amy Patel, MD


YPS-RLI: Practice Leadership During COVID-19

September 15, 2020 | 7PM ET

Moderators: Andy Moriarity, MD; Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

Panelists: Melissa Chen, MD; Kurt Schoppe, MD; Daniel Ortiz, MD

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YPS-RFS-AAWR Webinar: Job Hunting During an Economic Crisis

September 14, 2020 | 8PM ET

Moderators: Amy Patel, MD

Panelists: Jonathan Flug, MD; Anna Lee, MD; Marielia Gerena, MD; Lauren Golding, MD; Neel Madan, MD


YPS-Radiology Chicks Book Club: "Medical Apartheid"

August 25, 2020

Moderators: Taj Kattapuram, MD; Agnes Solberg, MD


YPS-RadiologyChicks Book Club: "Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women "

October 29, 2019

Moderators: Taj Kattapuram, MD; Agnes Solberg, MD

Panelists: David Smith, PhD - author, Tirath Patel, MD

Serve on an ACR Commission or Committee

One goal of the YPS executive committee is to have YPS representation across the College's commissions and committees.

Get involved with ACR commissions and committees »

Be Active in Your State Chapter

ACR chapters serve as a pathway to service at the national level and provide a variety of opportunities to get engaged at the state level. Every chapter receives a slot for an alternate councilor earmarked for a young or early-career physician.

View a list of all chapters to identify your local contacts.

Radiology Advocacy Network

The Radiology Advocacy Network (RAN) is a group of radiologists across the country dedicated to ensuring that radiology’s voice is heard at the local and federal levels.

Serve as a liaison to educate your peers about advocacy issues and to inform ACR about upcoming local issues.

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