Leadership Essentials

Impactful training for residents and fellows

September 7 - December 21, 2022

Backed by RLI’s steadfast commitment to empowering radiology’s future leaders, the RLI Leadership Essentials program provides impactful training for residents and fellows in the leadership and non-interpretive skills most relevant to early-career success.

Chaired by Ann Jay, MD and Ryan Peterson, MD, this comprehensive live and online program presents a focused curriculum on topics such as contracts and negotiations, rookie leadership, and personal finance.

From September – December 2022, two topics will be covered each month. Participants will be asked to view a 30–45 minute recorded lecture in advance of a live Q&A session with RLI faculty.

Live Q&A sessions will be held at Noon ET, on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Below are the 2022 program dates:

September 7, 2022 
September 21, 2022
October 5, 2022
October 19, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 16, 2022
December 7, 2022
December 21, 2022

* Dates may be subject to changed 

Watch this on-demand lecture, Bringing Awareness to Unconscious Bias, led by Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, FACR, to learn how to identify and acknowledge your own hidden biases, engage in practices to overcome them, and emerge as a leader in radiology

Monthly topic schedule:

From September – December 2022, two topics will be covered each month. Participants will view a pre-recorded lecture, additional resources, and then participate in a live, 30-minute Q&A session with faculty. 

2022 Final Topics and Q&A Dates - Coming Soon (below are 2021 topics)


Rookie Leadership

 Effective Communications That Drive Success

Social and Emotional Intelligence: Their Role in Successful Workplace Relationships

 Reframing Work-Life Integration

 Mentorship: Why It's Important and How to Make the Most of It

Personal Finance: Why It Matters for Leadership at All Stages of Your Career

 Optimizing Your Professional Brand with Social Media

 Making Yourself Indispensable

* Faculty and schedule subject to change

Course Fees for 2022





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If you are a residency program and would like to register multiple residents - please use this link

20% discount for 10 or more residents from one program

Course Chairs

Ann K. Jay, MD

Associate Professor
Departments of Clinical Radiology and Otolaryngology
Program Director, Radiology Residency Program
Director, Head and Neck Imaging
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Ryan B. Peterson, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Neuroradiology
Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine

Faculty - (2021)