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 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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2022-2023 Schedule


Don’t be Surprised by the “No Surprises Act” – Impact to Radiology Practices and What You Need to Know
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7-8:30pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Josh Cooper, Howard Fleishon, MD, FACR, MMM, Tom Hoffman, CAE, JD, Greg Nicola, MD, FACR, Elizabeth Rula, PhD, and William Thorwarth Jr, MD, FACRDescription: During this webinar, experts will explain the evolution of the “No Surprise Act” (NSA). They will describe the challenges that have resulted from the enactment of this rule, how this rule impacts the patients and radiologists, what the ACR is doing to defend both radiologists and patients, and what you, as a radiologist, need to be aware of and how you can take action to help.

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Making the Leap: Transitioning from One Practice Setting to Another
Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 7-8pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Amy Patel, MD, Oluwatoyin R. Idowu, MD, and Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR
Description: During this webinar, experts will share tips and advice for transitioning from one practice setting to another.

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Past Webinars


Access the most recent Power Hour webinar recordings below. A complete list of all past webinars and recordings can be found here.

Leadership is for Everyone
Recorded: Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 7-8:30pm ET

Moderators: Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR and Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR
Faculty: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR, Daniel A. Rodgers, MD, and Brent J. Wagner, MD
Description: Another new year is fast approaching. Hit the ground running with new leadership skills to advance your career and make an impact on your practice, the specialty, and your patients. You don’t need a title to be a radiology leader. Join the experts, Drs. Nathan, Lexa, Rodgers and Wagner, and be part of the next decade of radiology leadership.

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Stories of Leadership Initiatives & Impact
Recorded: Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 7-8:30pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Andrew K. Moriarity, MD, Ryan D. Duhn, MD, Vivek Masson, MD, DABR, and Achintya Moulick, MD, M.Ch, MBA
Description: Two recipients of the new RLI Impact in Leadership Award were honored at the RLI Summit on Friday, September 9. The award recognizes individuals whose participation in an RLI course or program was integral to the successful completion of a specific project or initiative at the individual's practice or institution. In this webinar, they will share the story of the leadership project they launched and its impact on the community. The pointers you receive during this webinar may help you implement your own leadership projects!

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Private Practice Governance: What Is It, Why It Matters, What to Look For
Recorded: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 7-8:30pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Robert Barr, MD, FACR, Elizabeth Bergey, MD, Kurt Schoppe, MD, Lauren Nicola, MD
Description: This webinar will feature panel discussions covering a brief overview of private practice governance, lessons learned under different structures, and predictions for how governance structures and partnerships may look in 10 years. Our guest speakers include Kurt Schoppe, MD, Elizabeth Bergey, MD, and Lauren Nicola, MD, and the panel discussions will be moderated by Robert Barr, MD, FACR. This webinar will touch on topics of interest to all radiology career levels.

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Population Health Management
Recorded: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Syed Zaidi, MD, Ryan K. Lee, MBA, MD, Katherine Behan, MD, Elizabeth Rula, PhD, Rodney Ison, MD
Description: Learn about population health management (PHM), a relatively new approach to care delivery where the goal is to keep distinct patient populations as healthy as possible while minimizing costly interventions and procedures. Join our esteemed panel of speakers, some of whom are PHM experts outside of radiology who can give us a fresh take on where they see radiology fitting into the PHM spectrum. The faculty line-up includes Dr. Katherine Behan, Dr. Rodney Ison, Dr. Elizabeth Rula, Dr. Syed Zaidi, and moderator Dr. Ryan Lee, as they delve into radiology's role in PHM and how radiologists can most optimally coordinate care to improve patient outcomes while also achieving lower costs. Following the presentations there will be a robust Q&A with the panel, and we invite audience members to participate with any questions or suggestions they may have.

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Pandemic Impact on the Workforce
Recorded: Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 7-8pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Sabiha Raoof, MD, FACR, Eric Rubin, MD, FACR, and Dana Smetherman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACR
Description: This webinar will focus on the impacts COVID-19 has had on the workforce, including today’s new challenges of employee retention and recruitment, increased caseloads, and employee burnout. Drs. Dana Smetherman and Sabiha Raoof will talk about their challenges and the changes and new strategies they’ve implemented to help overcome them.

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International Outreach
Recorded: Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 7-8:15pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Kristen DeStigter, MD, FACR, Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR, Daniel Mollura, MD, and Brad Short
Description: Are you considering taking your skill-set global? Hear personal experiences from our guest speakers and how you can get involved through opportunities available at the ACR.

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Pearls of Leadership
Recorded: Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 7-8pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR

Faculty: K. Elizabeth Hawk, MD, MS, PhD, Amy Kotsenas, MD, FACR, and Sanjay Shetty, MD, MBA, FACR

Description: During this Power Hour webinar, Drs. Elizabeth Hawk, Amy Kotsenas, and Sanjay Shetty share their experiences with leadership, networking, social media, and balancing commitments. They’ll share life lessons and what they have found to be the pearls of leadership that have provided a solid foundation to build their leadership careers upon. Whether you currently manage a team, plan to lead a team in the future, or just want to build your career repertoire with solid advice from leading experts, this webinar will not disappoint.

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How We Started in Quality Improvement: Individual Stories
Recorded: Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 7-8pm ET

Moderators: Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
Faculty: Jonathan Flug, MD, MBA, Richard Sharpe, Jr, MD, MBA, and Nelly Tan, MD
Description: Welcome to this introduction to quality improvement in radiology! During this webinar, Drs. Nelly Tan, Richard Sharpe, and Jonathan Flug will share their individual stories of how they got involved with quality improvement. Each will share their unique experiences as leaders in quality improvement, and demonstrate how you too can improve patient care in your practice.

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Registration for the live 2022-2023 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


Topic

Date

 Leadership is for Everyone         
 Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 7-8:30pm ET      

 Don’t be Surprised by the “No Surprises Act” – Impact to Radiology Practices
 and What You Need to Know

 Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7-8:30pm ET
 Making the Leap: Transitioning from One Practice Setting to Another   
 Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 7-8pm ET