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.
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 .)
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.
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.
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.
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.
The RLI has scholarships available for residents and fellows for the annual RLI Leadership Summit as well as several ACR Chapter Scholarships.