Resident and Fellow Section 2014 Recap

Report
American College of Radiology
Annual Meeting & Chapter
Leadership Conference
Resident and Fellow Section
2014 Recap
Washington Hilton, Washington D.C.
5/26/2014-5/30/2014
The American College
of Radiology
“Quality Is Our Image”
What is the ACR?
 Originally established in 1923 as an honorary society to
recognize “Fellows” with distinguished academic careers
 1930’s – “advancing the science of radiology by means of the
study of the economic aspects of radiology and the
encouragement of improved educational facilities for
radiologists”
 The ACR has been the primary organization representing the
socioeconomic and professional practice issues of radiology
since it’s foundation
ACR Mission
To serve patients and society by
 Maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional
radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics
 Advancing the science of radiology
 Improving the quality of patient care
 Positively influencing the socioeconomics of the practice of radiology
 Providing continuing education for radiology and allied health professions
 Conducting research for the future of radiology
ACR Overview
 Over 34,000 members
 Oversees accreditation
 Organizes activities by
five pillars of excellence
 Publishes the JACR & ACR
Appropriateness Criteria®
 Advocacy
 Clinical Research
 Economics
 Education
 Quality and Safety
 Promotes Image Wisely &
Image Gently campaigns
 Administers the AIRP
(former AFIP), Radiology
Leadership Institute and
other CME activities
American College
of Radiology
Resident and
Fellow Section
“Lead from the Beginning”
Resident & Fellow Section (RFS)
 http://rfs.acr.org
 All radiology residents are
automatically free members
during training
 Focuses on education &
resources for residents
 RFS e-news
 RFS Toolkit
 The largest and most active
RFS section among radiology
organizations
 ACR RFS Fellowships
 Represents the future of the
ACR and our profession
 Health Policy Milestones in
Modern America
 Business Concepts in Radiology
Lecture Series
 Resident and Fellow
Journal Club
AMCLC 2014
 “Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference”
 Held at the Washington Hilton, in Washington D.C.
 Resident & Fellow Section Meeting – Saturday, April
26th & Sunday, April 27th
 ACR Council – Monday, April 28th & Tuesday, April 29th
 Capitol Hill Visit - Wednesday, April 30th
 Attended by over 300 residents
Resident & Fellow Section
 22st annual dedicated RFS meeting
 Opportunities:
 Learn about the ACR’s legislative and advocacy
efforts and future business models in radiology
 Leadership development
 Network with colleagues nationwide
 Meet senior leaders in the ACR
 Participate in the ACR Council
5th Annual RFS Poster Session
 57 posters on electronic display
 Can be viewed online via the AMCLC RFS portal
(http://bit.ly/AMCLCPosters)
 Categories:

Advocacy & Government Relations

Economics & Health Policy

Education

Case-Based

Clinical Research

Quality & Safety
RFS Poster Winners
 Case Based
 Lead Author: Ivan DeQuesada, MD
 Program: Emory University
 Title: Central Venous Catheter
Complications: A Case Review
 Economics & Health Policy
 Lead Author: Nathaniel Margolis, MD
 Program: New York University
 Title: Imaging 3.0: How Trainees can
add Value
RFS Poster Winners
 Advocacy & Government Relations
 Lead Author: M. Cody O’Dell, MD, MPH
 Program: Florida Hospital
 Title: Instituting Governmental Relations
and Advocacy in the Radiology Resident
Curriculum: A Pilot Study
 Quality & Safety
 Lead Author: Joseph Fuller, MD
 Program: University of Washington
 Title: Radiology Clinical Decision Support:
Evaluation of Feasibility at a Level I
Trauma Center
RFS Meeting Highlights
 Radiology Advocacy Network Overview &
RADPAC Legislative Update

Andrew Wu, MD; AJ Lewis, MD; Melody Ballesteros
 Leadership

Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, FACR
 Achieving Competency in the Health Care
Economics Milestones: An RLI Primer

Richard Duszak Jr, MD, FACR; Jason N. Itri, MD, PhD;
Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR; Zeke Silva III, MD,
FACR; William T. Thorwarth Jr, MD, FACR
 ABR Update with Q&A
 Lunch with ACR Leaders
RFS Meeting Highlights
 Point/Counterpoint Debate: Radiology Residency Spots should be
Drastically and Immediately Reduced

Saurabh Jha, MBBS; Adam Kaye, MD; Neil Lall, MD; Colin Segovis, MD, PhD; Mark Sharafinski, MD
 RFS International Outreach Subcommittee Panel

Claire Alleyne, MD, Maud Morshedi, MD, and Rend Khalili, MD
 Nonclinical Careers for Radiologists

Sanjay Shetty, MD, MBA and Andrew Misono, MD, MBA
 Young Physician Panel: Transitioning to Life after Training
 Senior Resident Panel

Matt Hawkins, MD; Rebecca Gerber, MD; Taj Kattapuram, MD; Adam Kaye, MD; Ashley Lotfipour,
MD; Tirath Patel, MD
ACR Council
 Councilors represent all state
and subspecialty societies
 Discuss business of the College
 Debate and adopt policies and resolutions
 Multiple lectures focused on socioeconomic
issues and radiology
AMCLC Speakers
 Robert D. Moreton Lecture: Value Based Healthcare Delivery
 Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School
 Controlling Costs and Improving Healthcare, What Physicians
and Employers Can do Together
 Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group on Health
 Economics Forum: Demonstrating the Value of Imaging 3.0
 Dr. Geraldine McGinty MD, FACR, Chair of the ACR Commission on Economics
 Leah Binder, CEO of the Leapfrog Group
 Neiman Health Policy Institute: Information Evolution
 Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR, HPI chief medical officer
Capitol Hill Visits
 Visits organized by ACR and RADPAC
 Over 500 radiologists participated
in the 2014 Capitol Hill Visits!
 Met Members of Congress to
discuss important issues such as:


ACR supported provisions in the recent SGR patch

Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR)

Clinical Decision Support Requirements

Utilization Management Reforms
Medicare coverage for CT Lung Cancer Screening
RADPAC
 Political Action Committee affiliated with the ACR
 Lobbies in DC to support the political interests of Radiology
 Many RFS members were new contributors during the 2014
AMCLC and members-in-training are encouraged to consider
donating $5/month to support our profession
 Donations can be made online at www.RADPAC.org or via mail
 Four winning states of the RADPAC March Madness Campaign
received $500 prizes to fund residents to attend the AMCLC
 Congratulations to TN, MS, NY, and AR!
Imaging 3.0
 An ACR-initiated culture change
 Recognizes the modern challenges facing our profession
 Focuses on behaviors needed to lead our practices, patient care, and the future
 Provides a roadmap for radiologists to manage the shift from volume-based
reimbursement to value-based healthcare delivery
 A call to action to all radiologists to take a
leadership role in shaping America’s future
healthcare system
 An expanded format of our ACR annual meeting with greatly
increased content and programming for all members
 The best of ACR is showcased in sessions from the ACR
Education Center, Radiology Leadership Institute and the
American Institute for Radiologic Pathology
 Over 100 sessions covering all aspects of radiology including
clinical and leadership education, advocacy, economics,
informatics, research, and quality and safety
 May 17-21, 2015, Marriott Wardman Hotel, Washington DC
 New for the RFS: in addition to the weekend
meeting, sessions will be held throughout the week
with content for members-in-training
 Website: http://www.acr.org/Annual-Meeting
 ACR 2015 Video: http://bcove.me/d2ub037u
Beyond the Annual
Meeting
Staying involved with the
ACR RFS throughout the year
Visit the RFS website
• Numerous educational resources for residents
• Information on applying
for fellowships,
volunteering and more!
• Information on how to get
involved in a subcommittee
• http://rfs.acr.org
• Contact us at [email protected]
• Affirm your membership today at
https://shop.acr.org/MemberAffirmation.aspx
ACR RFS on Social Media
 Ways to participate in the
ongoing discussion about the
future of radiology
 Follow @ACRRFS on twitter
 Use #RadRes for all tweets
radiology resident related
 Join ACR RFS on Facebook
ACR RFS Journal Club
 Virtual Journal Club held every 2 months
 Led by Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, FACR
 Chair of the Commission on Economics (Twitter @DrGMcGinty)
 To learn about past and future events and
sign up to participate, visit the RFS website:
 http://www.acr.org/Membership/Residents-and-Fellows/ResidentResources/ACR-Resident-and-Fellow-Journal-Club
Get Involved in Your State Chapter
 ACR has chapters in every state, the District of
Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada
 Most states have an organized RFS
 If you are not sure how to contact your state
chapter or would like to start a state chapter,
please email [email protected]
Membership Subcommittee
 Coordinates a variety of RFS initiated projects to benefit
members-in-training, recent work includes:
 Health Policy Milestones in Modern America Lecture Series
 Business Concepts In Radiology Lecture Series
 Getting Started Handbook: A Guide to Year One of Radiology Residency
 All projects remain on the RFS website
 http://www.acr.org/Membership/Residents-and-Fellows/Resident-Resources
 Anyone can become involved!
 Contact [email protected] for more information
Radiology Advocacy Network
 Ensures that radiology’s voice is heard at
the local and federal levels
 Motivates fellow radiologists to take an
active role in the defense of our specialty
 Spreads awareness of legislative and
regulatory issues
 Disseminates advocacy information to coresidents, acting as part of a sophisticated
network to respond for ACR Calls to Action
 To get involved, email [email protected]
ACR Radiology Leadership Institute
 Mission is to provide training “to prepare leaders who will
shape the future of radiology to ensure quality, elevate
service and deliver extraordinary patient care”
 Enrollment is FREE for residents & fellows
 www.RadiologyLeaders.org
 Annual RLI Leadership Summit
 August 7-10, 2014
 Babson College, Wellesley, MA
 Discount for RFS members
Young Physician Section (YPS)
Mentor Network
 The YPS has partnered with the RFS to create
a network of young and early career
physicians that have volunteered to serve as
mentors for RFS members
 Visit the website to participate
 http://www.acr.org/Membership/Residentsand-Fellows/Resident-Resources/YPS-Mentors
Apply for an ACR Fellowship
 J.T. Rutherford Fellowship – Government Relations
 James Moorefield Fellowship – Economics and Health Policy
 Health Services Research Fellowship
 E. Stephen Amis Jr., M.D. Quality and Safety Fellowship
 Valerie Jackson Fellowship – Education
 Radiation Oncology Resident Training Fellowship – RadOnc Research
 Goldberg-Reeder International Travel Grant – Bringing Imaging to the
Developing World
 Visit: http://www.acr.org/Membership/Residents-and-Fellows/ACRFellowships
RFS Executive Committee

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
Andy Moriarity, MD

Tirath Patel, MD

Chair

Education Liaison

Henry Ford Health System, MI

University of Toledo, OH
Neil Lall, MD

McKinley Glover, MD

Vice Chair/Chair-Elect

AMA Delegate/Advocacy Liaison

Ochsner Clinic Foundation, LA

Massachusetts General Hospital, MA
Jonathan Flug, MD

Taj Kattapuram, MD

Immediate Past Chair

Communications Officer

Hospital for Special Surgery, NY

Massachusetts General Hospital, MA
Amy Patel, MD

Jolinta Lin, MD

Secretary

Radiation Oncology Representative

University of Kansas-Wichita, KS

University of Maryland, MD
Contact us – [email protected]
Elections occur annually, please consider running in 2015!
Questions???
 E-mail the executive committee at [email protected]
 Visit http://rfs.acr.org
 Read the RFS E-News
 See you May 17-21, 2015
in D.C. at ACR 2015

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