ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

August 2019

August 2019 cover of the ACR Bulletin; picture of capitol building with words in the clouds behind it

In This Issue


  • ACR 2019 Special Report

    The Pursuit of Organizational Excellence
  • Demystifying Policymaking

    The transparent manner in which the ACR makes policy distinguishes it from other radiology professional societies.
  • Clearing the Barriers

    How can radiologists take charge to improve awareness, decrease stigma, and challenge the uptake rate when it comes to lung cancer screening?
  • Time's Up

    This year’s Diversity Forum made the case for building a more welcoming specialty.
  • Building External Relationships

    ACR is working with radiology leaders in the VA to increase engagement, participation, and member value.
  • The Economics of the Hippocratic Oath

    When we discuss healthcare economic principles with patients, we build upon their trust in us.
  • Advocating for the Profession

    Over 500 radiologists, fellows, and residents participated in the annual lobbying effort during ACR 2019.
  • Auspicious Connections

    Matching seasoned radiologists with eager minds yields two-way edification.
  • Being Well Together

    The ACR 2019 keynote address called on practice leaders to harness the power of leadership to decrease burnout on their teams.
  • Dollars and Sense

    The Economics Forum focused on payment policies under MACRA, CPT® code valuation, the work of the RUC, and Medicaid payments.
  • Global Image

    ACR 2019 Global Humanitarian Award winners bring radiology to those most in need
  • Making Data-Driven Decisions

    In a changing medical landscape, patients are increasingly taking charge of their care.