Power Hour Webinar

April 2019: Creating a Culture of Innovation

Faculty: Richard G. Abramson, MD & Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBAJonathan Breslau, MD, FACR & Carolyn Meltzer, MD, FACR

Description: Create a practice environment that is aware of and open to innovative new opportunities and possibilities. This webinar will outline the benefits of embracing innovation for practices, departments and physicians.

Key Takeaways

  • Effective innovation is critical to our rapidly evolving professional environment.
  • Prepare your organization
    • Culture
    • Structure
    • Process

See what participants are saying!

Attendees were asked, “What changes will you make as a result of attending this webinar?” See what they said!

Approach problems different - focus on inclusion, innovation and value-based efforts.

Increased my knowledge of radiologists having an active roll and to understand abilities to be innovative and have others share ideas especially from their outside meetings.

I will try to create a forum for people who attended a conference to share what they learned with the other members of the group.

Create a forum for sharing ideas and lessons from external sources.

Awareness of diversity.

Recorded Webinar

Faculty Bio


Rick Abramson, MD is Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for Innovation in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. At Vanderbilt, Dr. Abramson combines active clinical radiology practice with NIH-funded research into quantitative imaging biomarkers and machine learning. In his Vice Chair role, he directs Radx, Vanderbilt Radiology’s innovation and entrepreneurship incubator. Dr. Abramson is an alumnus of the Association of University Radiologists-GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF). He serves on the board of directors for Vanderbilt Imaging Services, LLC, and on the advisory boards for two Nashville-based health care venture capital funds.

 Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR

 Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR, FSCBTMR, FNASCI is the George B. Geller Distinguished Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Diseases and Professor of Radiology at Duke University. His current work focuses on applications of artificial intelligence toward assisted interpretation of volumetric medical imaging, the contributions of perceptual variations to radiologist performance in volumetric image interpretation, and effective leadership and management in radiology and healthcare. In support of the latter focus, he is an avid mentor for radiology leaders and has developed and taught several national leadership training programs for the Radiology Leadership Institute of the American College of Radiology, where he has served as a founding Board Member since 2012. Dr. Rubin is also President and Board Chair of the International Society for Computed Tomography, Board Member of RAD-AID International, and is co-chair of the RSNA-ACR Public Information Website Committee overseeing RadiologyInfo.org.


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