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Power Hour Webinar Series

The RLI Power Hour Webinar Series is a selection of bi-monthly webinars that aims to provide radiologists at all career stages with valuable insights on a host of prescient leadership and health care topics.

Chaired by Jennifer Nathan, MD and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR, each 60-minute webinar will provide expert analysis on topics ranging from crisis management to future trends ― all supported by data and practical tools that participants can use to promote better team workflow and improved service quality

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2023-2024 Schedule

Workforce Challenges: Tackling Long Report Turnaround Times
Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 7-8:30pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR, Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Faculty: Michael Bruno, MD, MS, FACR, Nicholas Galante, MD, Daniel Ortiz, MD, Ben Strong, MD
Description: During this webinar, participants will learn how leaders in a variety of practice settings in Radiology are tackling the challenge of backlogged unread cases and long report turnaround times. Radiology Practice Leaders will share their concerns and the challenges they’re facing as well as share tips and tools for staying on top of increasing demand for imaging services despite ongoing workforce challenges. There will be time allotted for discussion and audience question and answers.

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Past Webinars

Using a Change Management Framework to Address Gaps in Residency Training
Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 7-8:15pm ET
Co-sponsored with the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR)

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR, Daniel Rodgers, MD, Mary Scanlon, MD, FACR, Daniel DePietro, MD
Description: The RLI has teamed up with the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) to showcase change management using the 2023 recommendations made by the APDR Task Force on Procedural Competency of Graduating Diagnostic Radiology Residents. We have lined up an excellent panel of experts—Drs. Dan DePietro, Catherine Everett, Dan Rodgers, and Mary Scanlon—to discuss the problem (mismatch between the procedural skillset of graduating radiology residents and workforce needs), how the task force approached this issue and the APDR recommendation, using change management lens, for improving our ability to deliver high value diagnostic and interventional services to the communities that need it most.


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Empowering Radiologists with AI
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 7-8pm ET
Co-sponsored with the Data Science Institute (DSI)

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Bernardo Bizzo, MD, Tessa Cook, MD, PhD, Paul Yi, MD
Description: AI has taken radiology by storm, with Large Language Models like ChatGPT the latest technological wave. But should we be worried about bias in these tools? How about our data? Drs. Bernardo Bizzo, Tessa Cook and Paul Yi will cover what you need to know about identifying and mitigating biases in these potential gamechangers for radiology, including considerations for clinical and informatics leaders in radiology building AI initiatives.

   Tessa Cook

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Scaling Quality Improvement Within and Across Institutions
Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 7-8pm ET
Co-sponsored with the Commission on Quality and Safety

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR, and Ben Wandtke, MD, MMM
Faculty: Elizabeth Evans, MBA, RT(R), Chirag Parghi, MD, MMM, and Ben Wandtke, MD, MMM
Description: Experts will highlight changes that have been made to system processes that improved patient healthcare and how those small changes could be implemented across departments, institutions and even topics.

  Ben C. Wandtke, MD, MS  

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Enough Is Enough! Actionable Solutions for Burnout
Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 7-8:30pm ET
Co-sponsored with the Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR, and Ivan DeQuesada II, MD
Faculty: Cheri Canon, MD, FACR, Carolynn DeBenedectis, MD, Gloria Hwang, MD
Description: No one tool will work in all scenarios. However, our diverse panel will share some of the tools they’ve used in their various practice settings that may be applicable to yours! Drs. Cheri Canon, Ivan DeQuesada, Carolynn DeBenedectis, and Gloria Hwang will share their experiences with wellbeing and some tools they’ve used to ease burnout among their residents and physicians. They’ll talk about some systematic changes and proactive tools for consideration.

  Headshot of Dr. Canon Carolynn M. DeBenedectis, MD  

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