Power Hour Webinar

September 2021: 2021 RLI Resident & Young Physician Leadership Program

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Moderators: Dania Daye, MD, PhD; Eleanor Gillis, MD; Nisha Sankaran, MD; Kerri Vincenti, MD

Faculty: Joanna R. Fair, MD, PhD; Shlomit A. Goldberg-Stein, MD; Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR; Alexander Norbash, MD, MS, FACR; Pari V. Pandharipande, MD, FACR; Jessica B. Robbins, MD; Lucy B. Spalluto, MD

Go beyond your clinical training and look at radiology through a new lens.

Join radiology’s best and brightest educators and thought leaders for a thought-provoking sessions that are geared specifically for residents, fellows and young professional leaders. This program includes a variety of sessions highlighting career-readiness, non-interpretive skill development and the art of influence.

  • How to be Successful in Your First Year and Make Yourself Indispensable to Your Practice
    Panelists will focus on how to be successful in your first year following training and offer tips and tricks to make yourself invaluable in your practice and beyond.
  • Becoming a Change Agent — The Art of Influence
    Organizations are increasingly replacing hierarchical tables of organization with a matrixed approach built on relationships rather than chains of command. Developing leadership skills based on influence rather than relying on authority is invaluable if you're looking to affect change no matter your level. We'll talk about the importance of stakeholder engagement and how to build the allies and teams you need to achieve your goals and those of your organization.
  • Transitioning from Learners to Leaders: Lessons in Lateral Leadership
    Learn the key elements and strategies for transforming from learners into leaders in Radiology and healthcare. As your career develops, you may take on more responsibilities, initiate new programs, or step into a formal leadership role. This talk will provide you with practical advice on how to establish and communicate your vision, build relationships, and drive change and growth in your organization as an emerging leader.

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Faculty Bios

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Joanna Fair, MD, PhD

Joanna Fair, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She earned her PhD in Chemical Physics from the University of Colorado and MD from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed residency training in Radiology at the University of New Mexico and in Nuclear Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, and she is board certified by the ABR and ABNM. Nationally, Dr. Fair is the recent past chair of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine as well as the former president of the Southwestern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. She is currently the Vice Chair of the Women in Nuclear Medicine Committee for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

Dr. Fair currently serves as Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education for the University of New Mexico SOM as well as Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Radiology. She additionally works within the SOM’s Learning Environment Office. She has spoken regionally and nationally about nuclear medicine imaging and therapy, feedback, and other topics. Dr. Fair is married with two school-aged children and is engaged with community service, including as a Girl Scout troop leader and board member for the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History.


Shlomit A. Goldberg-Stein, MD

Shlomit Goldberg-Stein, MD is a Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Northwell Health in New York. She has previously served as the system-level Director of Operational Improvement at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has also served as Medical Director of Gun Hill MRI Advanced Imaging Center and Medical Arts Pavilion. Dr. Stein has coached multiple teams in Performance Improvement, focusing on increasing operational efficiency and patient access. Dr. Stein has also served as Director of Report Quality and co-chair of the Structured Reporting Committee, which optimizes and standardizes radiology reporting and recommendations at Montefiore. Dr. Stein’s clinical interests are Musculoskeletal MRI, image-guided bone and soft tissue biopsy, and image-guided therapeutic steroid injection, and she has previously served in the role of Director of Musculoskeletal Intervention at Montefiore/Einstein.

Dr. Stein received her BA degree in Political Science from Barnard College of Columbia University, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School, where she was awarded the Wyman Award for overall excellence in residency. Dr. Stein completed a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention at the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Stein is currently co-Chair of the Quality and Safety Committee of the New York State Radiological Society of ACR. Dr. Stein was the recipient of the New York Roentgen Society Service Award in 2018. She was co-recipient of a 2017 American College of Radiology Innovation Fund Grant to develop educational modules on standardized reporting of liver lesions. Dr. Stein is a physician champion for Peer Learning, currently serves on the ACR Peer Learning committee, and has co-developed a web-based feedback module for radiology technologist quality improvement. Dr. Stein is a graduate of the SCARD/GE Healthcare LEAD program, Montefiore’s Performance Improvement Fellowship, and Montefiore’s Physician Leadership Fellowship.

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Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR did her medical training in Ireland at the National University and then came to the USA for residency at the University of Pittsburgh where she was Chief Resident. Her fellowship was in Women's Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While working at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx she completed an MBA at Columbia University.
She is an internationally recognized expert in imaging economics. She has served an advisor to the CPT Editorial Panel, the JCAHO and the National Quality Forum. She was Chair of the American College of Radiology's Commission on Economics and was the radiology member of the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee from 2012-2016.

In May 2018 she was elected as the Chair of the ACR's Board of Chancellors, the first woman to hold this office. She was until 2013 Managing Partner of a 70-physician multispecialty medical group on Long Island. In 2014 she joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. As well as her clinical practice there she serves as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer for the Weill Cornell Physician Organization’s more than 1600 members. She was recently appointed as Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.

Her published work has focused on payment models for imaging, most recently a bundled payment for breast cancer screening. Recently she has focused on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on Medical Imaging and has spoken at the Turing Institute and to the WHO Focus Group on AI in Healthcare on this topic. In 2015 she was voted Radiology’s Most Effective Educator by the readers of Aunt Minnie, a radiology news site with more than 140,000 members. She has more than 15000 followers on Twitter.

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Alexander Norbash, MD, MS, FACR

Dr. Norbash is Chair and Professor of Radiology at the University of California, San Diego, (UCSD) in the School of Medicine, appointed in 2015. He practiced as an interventional and diagnostic neuroradiologist from 1994 through 2015 and currently is actively practicing diagnostic neuroradiology. His translational research interests include engineering collaborations creating novel tools and materials for endovascular neurologic therapies, and interventional robotics. Management topics of greatest familiarity include leadership, strategic planning, teamwork, and healthcare reform. He is the founding faculty director for Blue LINC http://bluelincsd.com a team-based biodesign certificate course that includes students from the schools of engineering, business, and medicine. Prior responsibilities include his service as UCSD Associate Vice-Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with principal responsibilities for Climate and Professional Development across the university campus from 2017-2020.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City 6-year BA/MD program, and completing his radiology residency at St. Francis Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh, he completed fellowships in Diagnostic and then Interventional Neuroradiology at Stanford University, joining the Stanford faculty from 1994-1998, and subsequently the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1998-2000. He served as Director of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital from 2000-2004, and founded the Endovascular Neurosurgical and Interventional Neuroradiology practices at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2004. He served as Chair and Professor of Radiology at Boston University School of Medicine from 2004-2015, where he also served as Assistant Dean for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs from 2011-2015.

He is immediate past-President of the American Roentgen Ray Society, and Vice-President of the American College of Radiology. He is past-President of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments, and previously served as President of the Massachusetts Radiological Society, and President of the New England Roentgen Ray Society. He was the founding Chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Head Injury Institute, is a past Chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors Neuroradiology Commission, and is a Fellow of the ACR. He is a founding board member of the ACR Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI), and has chaired the national annual summer RLI summit for the past seven years. He has developed a number of endovascular tools and products which are in clinical usage, has cofounded 5 start-up companies including an Imaging Core Laboratory, and has given over 500 lectures and invited presentations on six continents.

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Pari V. Pandharipande, MD, FACR

Dr. Pandharipande (Pari) is an Abdominal Radiologist and Associate Professor of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and is Director of the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, a multidisciplinary health outcomes research institute. In 2019-2020, she was promoted to Associate Chair of Integrated Imaging & Imaging Sciences, and she currently leads an enterprise-wide initiative that seeks to clinically integrate imaging practices across the Mass General Brigham (MGB) network. Pari's career goal is to ensure that every patient’s encounter with imaging adds value to their care, and she is deeply invested in advancing the clinical, research, and educational missions of academic radiology to make this happen.


Jessica B. Robbins, MD

Dr. Robbins is a Professor in the abdominal imaging section and the Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Enrichment in the Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Her professional interests include advocacy for diversity and inclusion efforts in radiology, gender equity, and leadership development and her research interests focus on benign and oncologic gynecologic imaging.

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Lucy B. Spalluto, MD

Lucy Spalluto, MD, MPH, is a graduate of University of Virginia and earned her medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Brown University and a fellowship in Women’s Imaging at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Spalluto joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2014 as Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2019. Her clinical work focuses on breast imaging, including mammography, ultrasound, MRI and image-guided procedures.

In 2019, Dr. Spalluto completed the VA Quality Scholars Health Services Research Fellowship and Vanderbilt Master of Public Health program. She leads an active research program focused on addressing health disparities, designing health equity focused learning materials for healthcare professionals, and mentoring residents and medical students interested in health equity.

Currently, she is the Vice Chair of Health Equity, Director of Women in Radiology, an initiative she co-founded in 2015, and Associate Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Radiology. She serves on the American College of Radiology's Commission on Patient- and Family-Centered Care and Commission for Women and Diversity, and as the President of the American Association for Women in Radiology (AAWR).