Leadership Insider Podcasts

Episode 119: Emotional Intelligence

Cheri L. Canon, MD, FACR, professor and chair, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Radiology, joins us to discuss the important topic of emotional intelligence and why practice makes perfect as you strive to develop higher EQ skills. She also talks about the importance of EQ for being an effective leader, recognizing burnout and building a better practice.

Episode 118: AI Applications in Imaging

From the University of Virginia, Cree M. Gaskin, MD, professor and chief of musculoskeletal and intervention, associate chief medical information officer, and vice chair of informatics and operations, and Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH, associate professor and chief of the body imaging division and vice chair of quality and safety, discuss an artificial intelligence application that their department is trialing to detect incidental findings on CT scans. They talk about the app’s impact on their work and on patient care and also offer insights about the future of radiology in the era of artificial intelligence. (Read the related Imaging 3.0 case study .)

Episode 117: The Nuts and Bolts of Health Care Economics - How and Why You Should Get Involved

Kurt A. Schoppe, MD, a board member and chair of Quality and Safety at Radiology Associates of North Texas, ACR advisor to the AMA RVU Update Committee and chair of the ACR Reimbursement and Practice Expense Committee joins us to explain how the RUC works, why it is important that radiology has a permanent seat on the RUC and the nuts and bolts of reimbursement.  He also offers advice for young physicians interested in getting involved in health care economics and why real world experience is so important.

Episode 116: Customer Insights 

Brent Wagner, MD, President of West Reading Radiology, Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MHCM, FACR, Professor and Chair of Radiology, University of California San Diego and Mark Carr, adjunct professor at Babson College hone in on the many stakeholders radiologists serve, how to listen to these groups and glean insights by listening to their stories, and how to use these insights to create greater value.

Episode 115: Lean Operations in Radiology

Jim Brink, MD, FACR, radiologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital and Chair, ACR Board of Chancellors and Paul Mulligan, Ph.D., associate professor in the Technology, Operations and Information Management Division at Babson College, discuss the struggles of lean implementation in radiology, patient flow, and looking to adjacent industries for ideas and inspiration for improved productivity and greater value creation.

Episode 114: What I Wish I Had Known as a Resident

Amy Patel, MD, a breast imager at Beth Israel Deaconess and Rob Mackey, MD, radiologist at Doctor’s Imaging Group in Gainesville Florida join us to discuss topics on how to prepare for a radiology residency, what opportunities should residents be aware of to take advantage of, tips for managing time, money and relationships, and even advice on things like supplemental insurance.

Episode 113: Coaching for Sustainable Change

This episode was recorded at the 2017 RLI Leadership Summit where we spoke with Matt Hawkins, MD, director of pediatric interventional radiology at Emory University School of Medicine and Scott Taylor, PhD, associate professor of organizational behavior at Babson College about various ways we can leverage our relationships with our teams and others to foster sustainable change and create more positive work environments. 

Episode 112: Burnout

James Y. Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, San Diego VA Medical Center and UCSD Medical Center and Jennifer Coleman, Executive Director, Grand Traverse Radiologists, PC join us to discuss some key signs of burnout that may be creeping in, how to recognize them and how leaders can drive a cultural shift to help combat burnout. 

Episode 111: Developing Leadership As a Minority

Amy Patel, MD, shares with us her experience as the first female chief resident at the University of Kansas at Wichita and offers her unique perspective on the importance of male and female mentors to the rising generation and the power of diversity in today’s health care systems.

Episode 110: Stepping Up to Leadership

Join us as we talk with Geoff Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR professor of radiology at Duke University and Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, breast imager and chief strategy officer at Weill Cornell Medicine about key things new leaders need to be aware of and critical first steps one should take when starting in a new leadership role.  

Episode 109: Artificial Intelligence Part 2

In the second part of our conversation on AI, machine learning, and computer-aided diagnosis, we are joined by David Louis, MD, pathologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital. In this episode, Dr. Louis discusses how pathology has approached computer-aided diagnosis, how pathologists are confronting the fears and challenges of potential AI implementations and his outlook for an exciting future in diagnostic medicine.   

Episode 108: Artificial Intelligence Part 1

Mark Michalski, MD, executive director of the Center for Clinical Data Science at Massachusetts General and Brigham Hospital joins us as we discuss the history of AI, how it's being used today, how it might change radiology and how radiology can leverage this new technology to provide even more value and better patient care.

Episode 107: Successful Negotiations

Alexander Norbash, MD, professor and chair of radiology at the University of California, San Diego, talks with Lakshmi Balachandra, MBA, PhD, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College, about steps that radiologists can take to be successful at negotiating and common negotiation errors that they need to avoid.

Don't miss Dr. Balachandra's all new session at the 2017 Leadership Summit : Collective Intelligence of Teams.

Episode 106: Radiology Practice Integration

Larry Muroff, MD, FACR, CEO & president of Imaging Consultants, Inc., Tom Greeson, partner, Reed Smith LLP, and Tim Barrett, CEO of Radiology Associates, discuss the various forms integrations can take, compelling reasons you may want to integrate, and the common yet surprisingly often overlooked pitfall that many integrations encounter. They also offer sound, practical insights to help ensure your integration is a success.

Episode 105: Competing Through Operations 

Cheri L. Canon, MD, FACR talks with Paul Mulligan, PhD about how operational decisions can impact performance metrics and provide insights on how to make operational decisions to have a positive impact on performance. 

Episode 104: Bundled Payments

Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR and Danny Hughes, PhD discuss the bundled payment model, how it fits in the transition from volume-to-value-based care, and how this model could affect how you get paid.

Episode 103: MACRA Primer - The Nuts and Bolts of What You Need to Know

Join Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, vice chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors and chief strategy officer at Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization for an 8-minute deep dive into MACRA and learn key info about the law and what it means for radiology. 

Episode 102: You Are Your Brand – Personal Branding to Drive Growth

What is your personal brand? And why is it even important? In this insightful episode, James Brink, MD, FACR and Mark Carr, MBA discuss key strategies and three easy steps for you to take to create a strong personal brand.

Episode 101: Immunity to Change - Closing the Knowing-Doing Gap

Why do we so often not go the distance after sincerely committing to change? In the spirit of the New Year, as we all resolve to change and better, Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, talks with Anton Armbruster, PhD at the 2016 RLI Leadership Summit about why change is so difficult and how we can take practical steps to overcome the obstacles to make the changes stick.  


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