Candidates for the RLI Leadership Luminary Award must have shown:
- Visionary Leadership: Serving as a thought leader, or leader by example while demonstrating outstanding citizenship in a major role in radiology, medicine or other activities that benefit the community or society at large.
- Motivation/Inspirational Leadership: Demonstrating a passion and confidence in setting and achieving the goals that the team/organization has outlined; leads by example and deeds as well as words.
- Integrity: Showing their commitment to principled and morally framed leadership.
- Responsibility: Demonstrating/exhibiting unwavering commitment to advancing the organizations and activities with which they are charged, advancing them to a greater level.
- Commitment to the next generation: Demonstrating their passion and commitment to and through effective mentoring in guiding the next generation
- Creativity: Embodying both innovation and vision in their leadership style and deliverables that benefit radiology, the community of medicine and society; creating a vision that creates and effects change for the greater good.
- Contributions: Evidenced by the betterment of radiology or the larger community through their objective and quantifiable professional and leadership achievements.
Professionals (physicians and non-physicians) working in the field of radiology are eligible if they:
- Are a current ACR member (active or retired)
- have demonstrated a high level of leadership with at least 15 years of sustained excellence (post-training)
- have exhibited the seven (7) award criteria above
- While not required, specific involvement in the RLI as faculty or participant, is strongly encouraged.
*Please note that current RLI Board members cannot be nominated for the award.
All submissions are required to include:
- One (1) nomination letter (up to two pages) which must outline and summarize how the nominee has shown/exhibited the seven (7) award criteria
- One (1) letter of recommendation (up to two pages)
- Current CV that must provide adequate information regarding the candidate’s leadership positions, accomplishments, as well as his/her involvement with the RLI.
Note: at least one of the letters should be from an individual who is not a member of the nominee’s current department, practice, or workplace.