2021 RLI Summit

See radiology through a new lens - the healthcare ecosystem
September 10 - 11, 2021
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Radiology Leadership in the Healthcare Ecosystem

A two-day, interactive virtual event

Join us for the 2021 RLI Summit and learn to see radiology through a new lens — the healthcare ecosystem.
During this two-day virtual event, you’ll discover how to bolster your place in the healthcare value chain among contributors … collaborators … and competitors.
You’ll also have a chance to put your ecosystem learnings into practice during hands-on breakout sessions and an interactive case study review with your peers.


The RLI Summit only happens once a year.

Don’t miss this chance to learn from the leaders.

 Register for the RLI Summit 

Learning Objectives
  • Describe examples of ecosystems.
  • Discuss the concepts of ecosystems and how they relate to business competition in radiology.
  • Identify how uncertainty/change can impact the understanding of business environments.
  • Review case studies as examples to discuss issues around a changing business environment.
Earn up to 7 CME credits.
Your RLI Summit Ecosystem Takeaways
During this year’s interactive breakout sessions, you’ll take away:
  • A list of all the entities in your healthcare ecosystem.
  • A diagram that shows the core interconnections in your ecosystem.
  • A better understanding of the major shifts in key relationships reflected in your ecosystem, including power/influence and alliances/partnerships.

Taught by Radiology Leaders and Business School Experts

Meet our faculty 


Pre-Conference Leadership Training for Residents

Free Virtual Event

Join us for special leadership programming for residents on Sept. 9!

Pre-Conference Registration

Accreditation and Designation Statements

Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at info@acr.org
Credit Designation Statement:
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




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Resident and Young Physician Program | Thursday September 9, 2021 | 7:00 - 9:15 PM (ET)

Registration for this FREE event will be separate from the Fri-Sat program

Register here for the pre-conference only





7:00 – 7:05 pm


Dania Daye, MD, PHD
Eleanor A. Gillis, MD
Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR
Kerri Vincenti, MD
Nisha Sankaran, MD

7:05 – 8:00 pm

How to be Successful in Your First Year and Make Yourself Indispensable to Your Practice

Joanna R. Fair, MD, PhD

Pari V. Pandharipande, MD, FACR

Jessica B. Robbins, MD

Lucy B. Spalluto, MD

8:00 – 8:05 pm Break

8:05 – 8:25 pm

Becoming a Change Agent/The Art of Influence

Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

8:25 – 8:45 pm

Transitioning from Learners to Leaders: Lessons in Lateral Leadership

Shlomit Goldberg-Stein, MD

8:45 – 9:10 pm


Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Shlomit Goldberg-Stein, MD

9:10 – 9:15 pm




Friday, September 10, 2021 | 2:00 - 6:00 PM (ET)

Time (ET)



2:00 - 2:15 pm


Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR

2:15 - 3:15 pm

Ecosystem Plenary

Liam Fahey, PhD

3:15 - 3:25 pm



3:25 - 4:25 pm

Ecosystem Interactive Breakouts



4:25 - 5:25 pm

Ecosystem Plenary / Breakout Highlights

Liam Fahey, PhD

5:25 - 6:00 pm

Day 1 Wrap Up


Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)


Time (ET)



11 - 11:10 am

Opening Remarks

Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR

11:10 - 1:20 pm

Concurrent Case Study Breakouts (self-selected)



Academic: Title TBD

Melissa A. Davis, MD, MBA

Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR


Private Practice:
A Whole New Post COVID World: Issues and Opportunities for Private Practices

Toyin Idowu, MD

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

1:20 - 1:30 pm



1:30 - 2:50 pm

Ecosystem Wrap-up

Liam Fahey, PhD

2:50 - 3:00 pm


Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR




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Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR

Program Chair
Chair and Professor of Radiology, University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Melissa A. Davis, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor at Emory School of Medicine
Medical Director for Quality in the Radiology Department
Atlanta, GA
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Liam Fahey, PhD

Co-founder and partner in Leadership forum (LF)
Boston, MA
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Oluwatoyin (Toyin) R. Idowu, MD

Fairfax Radiological Consultants, Fairfax, VA and Adjunct Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology
Fairfax, VA
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Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

Immediate past CEO & President, Imaging Consultants. Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine & University of Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL
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Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR

Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR

Professor and Chair Department of Medical Imaging, University of Arizona, College of Medicine Tucson. Clinical Service Chief of Medical Imaging, Banner University Medical Group
Tucson, AZ
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