Power Hour Webinar Series

Valuable insights on a host of prescient leadership and health care topics

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 C. Matthew Hawkins, MD, each 60-minute webinar will provide expert analysis on topics ranging from challenging physician issues to bundle care packages ― all supported by data and practical tools that participants can use to promote better team workflow and improved service quality.

2019-2020 Schedule:

Challenging Physician Issues

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 7pm ET
Faculty: Cheri Canon, MD, FACR and Marta Heilbrun, MD, MS
Description: Bill Owens, former U.S. Representative of New York, said “True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.” So how do radiologists tackle tough physician issues that come up? Drs. Cheri Canon and Marta Heilbrun will share their experiences and how they ultimately overcame the unfavorable behavior building within their team.

Basics of Corporatization

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7pm ET
Moderators: Howard Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR and Robert Pyatt Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR, Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR, and Daniel Ortiz, MD
Description: Corporatization. What is it? How will it affect my job, my future career opportunities, and my employment benefits? What about alternative MSOs? Corporatization seems to be a hot topic on the forefront of radiologists’ minds. We’ve invited Drs. Catherine Everett, Larry Muroff, and Dan Ortiz to discuss the implications of corporatization and how it may impact radiology.

Preserving Independent Practices in the Age of Corporatization

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 7pm ET
Moderator: Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR
Faculty: Robert Pyatt Jr, MD, FACR and Randal Roat, COO
Description: As many private practices are considering attractive offers to merge with corporations, there are others wanting to remain independent and self-regulating. Dr. Bob Pyatt and Mr. Randy Roat have agreed to share some successful approaches employed by private practices to maintain their independence during the age of corporatization, and what hurdles to be aware of.

Diversity in Negotiations

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 7pm ET
Faculty: Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
Description: Mastering the art of negotiations requires many attributes, including being a good listener, maintaining composure during times of high emotions, and being able to understand how to align the interests of the negotiating parties. However, there’s another layer to consider: diversity. Negotiations can succeed or fail based on how we understand and navigate differences in culture and background. In this webinar, Dr. Geraldine McGinty describes her approach to ensuring a positive outcome no matter who you're facing across the negotiating table.

Developing Younger Radiology Leaders: Succession Planning

Thursday, April 23, 2020, 7pm ET
Faculty: Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR and Chuck Falci, CPA
Description: John Quincy Adams once said “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” As a leader, you must mentor, train, and develop your staff with a strategic succession plan in mind. Joins us as Dr. Larry Muroff and Mr. Chuck Falci share their experiences and insights into raising up young leaders within the team.

Understanding Bundles of Care Payment Models from Multiple Perspectives

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 7pm ET
Moderators: Geoffrey Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR & Kathleen Blake, MD
Faculty: Richard Duszak, MD, FACR, Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS & Kevin Bozic, MD, MBA
Description: “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” —Rosalynn Carter  
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid moves towards using bundle care packages, department chairs must understand the revenue distributions and be prepared to advocate for their fair share of the pie. A panel of experts representing the various stakeholders has been assembled to discuss the various sides and how everyone must come together to make these bundles most effective.


C. Matthew Hawkins, MD

Children's Hospital of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Jen Nathan MD

Jennifer E. Nathan, MD


Andrews Air Force Base Hospital
Andrews Air Force Base, MD

Cheri L. Canon, MD, FACR

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL


Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR

Coastal Radiology
New Bern, NC

Chuck Falci, BS

Zotec Partners
Frisco, TX
Howard Fleishon, MD, FACR

Howard B. Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR

Emory John Creek Hospital
Johns Creek, GA

Marta E. Heilbrun, MD, MS

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, FACR

Tampa, FL

Daniel Ortiz, MD

Summit Radiology Services, P.C.
Cartersville, GA

Robert S. Pyatt Jr, MD, FACR

Waynesboro Hospital
Waynesboro, PA

Randal J.Roat, COO

Strategic Radiology
Palmetto, FL
Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR

Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR

Duke University
Durham, ND

Registration for the live 2019-2020 RLI Power Hour Webinar series is free.

Individuals must register for each webinar individually. Early registration is strongly recommended as registration will close when the webinar reaches maximum capacity.

Individual Registration Links



 Understanding Bundles of Care Payment Models from Multiple Perspectives Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 7pm ET