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Episode 59: Centennial Perspectives

Four Rising Radiology Leaders share their most rewarding experiences in the field so far, and their goals for themselves and the future of radiology

September 21, 2023

Join us as the RLI Celebrates the ACR Centennial with two very special episodes featuring two panels of radiology leaders representing different career stages and perspectives.  

In this second episode, host Geoffrey Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR, talks with four radiologists all within the first 10 years following completion of their training.  They share their most rewarding, frustrating and surprising moments and detail a ‘typical’ day in practice in 2023.  

These rising leaders will share their perspectives on the importance of advocacy, concerns and opportunities for radiologist-led practices, the impact AI will have on radiology practice in the next decade, and the definition of success and the resources needed to support that success.

The panel will also discuss the role ACR has played in their career and what they see as key priorities for the coming years.

Panelists include:

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Amy K. Patel, MD

Dr. Amy K. Patel is a Board-Certified Radiologist who specializes in Breast Imaging. She is a Breast Radiologist, Medical Director of The Breast Care Center at Liberty Hospital, Managing Partner of Alliance Radiology, and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Judy W. Gichoya, MD

Dr. Gichoya is an assistant professor at Emory university in Interventional Radiology and Informatics. Her career focus is on validating machine learning models for health in real clinical settings, exploring explainability, fairness, and a specific focus on how algorithms fail. She is heavily invested in training the next generation of data scientists through multiple high school programs, serving as the program director for radiology: AI trainee editorial board and the medical students machine learning elective.

Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, FACR

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Matthew Hawkins, MD

Matt Hawkins is a board-certified interventional radiologist and associate professor at the Emory University School of Medicine within the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences.  Dr. Hawkins is the Medical Director of pediatric interventional radiology, and specializes in the treatment of vascular malformations, pediatric hepatobiliary interventions, and venous thromboembolic disease.  He also serves as Medical Director the Vascular Anomalies Clinic at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  

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Kurt A. Schoppe, MD

Dr. Kurt A. Schoppe completed his radiology residency and fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging at Wake Forest. He now lives in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and is in practice with Radiology Associates of North Texas, where he is a Board Member and Chairs the Quality and Safety committee, including their MACRA task force. He also works on state and national payment policy through the ACR. Currently he is the ACR RUC alternate, and represents the College and all of Radiology in presenting physician work values to Medicare.


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