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Episode 23: New York Stories: Leading through COVID-19: Part 3, Collaboration, Innovation and Maintaining Wellness

June 4, 2020

In this very special series, host Geoffrey Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR, talks with four radiology leaders from New York who share their stories of leadership in the early days of COVID-19. Join us for a very timely conversation full of insights and ideas for your own leadership journey.

  • Robert J. Min, MD, MBA
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Physician Organization, Professor and Chairman of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, Radiologist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and President of Weill Cornell Imaging at New York-Presbyterian.
     
  • Sabiha Raoof, MD, FACR, FCCP
    Chief Medical Officer and Patient Safety Officer, Chairperson Dept. of Radiology at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center

  • Michael Recht, MD
    Louis Marx Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology, NYU Langone Medical Center

  • Judy Yee, MD, FACR
    Professor and University Chair of Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center

In Episode 21, New York Stories: Leading through COVID-19 Part 1: The Early Days, the leaders recall how their leadership was tested and the first steps they took as the crisis unfolded.

In Episode 22, New York Stories: Leading through COVID-19 Part 2: The Importance of Communication and Managing through Change, you will learn how these leaders prioritized team cohesion and how each dealt with the communication and change-management challenges brought on by the crisis.

In Episode 23, New York Stories: Leading through COVID-19 Part 3: Collaboration, Innovation and Maintaining Wellness, you will learn about some of the innovations that have come about because of the crisis and how the leaders have worked to cultivate wellness and show appreciation with their teams.

In Episode 24, New York Stories: Leading through COVID-19 Part 4: The Financial Impact and Looking to the Future, the conversation turns to thoughts on the various impacts of the crisis the leaders are managing and their thoughts on recovery

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Sponsor

This episode has been sponsored by the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Program at Cornell University.

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Robert J. Min, MD, MBA

Dr. Robert Min, a pioneer in the field of vascular interventional radiology, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Physician Organization, Professor and Chairman of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, Radiologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and President of Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian.  

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Dr. Robert J. Min

 

Dr. Sabiha Raoof

Sabiha Raoof, MD, FACR, FCCP

Dr. Sabiha Raoof is the Chief Medical Officer and Patient Safety Officer for the MediSys Health Network in Queens, New York. She has also served as the Chairperson of Radiology since 2001. Dr. Raoof came to USA after completing her medical education in Kashmir, India. She finished her residency in Radiology at Nassau University Hospital and a fellowship in body imaging at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Long Island, NY. She has helped transform her two Radiology departments to provide high quality, patient-centric care and achieve the designation of “Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence” from ACR.

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Michael Recht, MD

Michael Recht is the Louis Marx Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Recht studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a residency in Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Chief Resident. He completed an interventional fellowship at tof Pennsylvania, an MR fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, an Osteoradiology fellowship at the University of California at San Diego and 10 months in the Siemens MR research division in Erlangen, Germany.

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Dr. Michael Recht

 

Dr. Yee

Judy Yee, MD, FACR

Dr. Yee is Professor and University Chair of Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center since September 2017. Prior to this role she was the Vice-Chair of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She was also Director of the 3D Imaging Lab at UCSF and Chief of Radiology at the San Francisco VA. Her career in San Francisco lasted over 20 years where she performed her Abdominal Imaging Fellowship and was a long-time faculty member and university leader. At UCSF, Dr. Yee developed significant experience in starting new initiatives and developing innovative programs.

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