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June 17th, 2020, 7:00 PM ET 

  A virtual opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in radiology. The event offers a series of short, focused conversations on specific questions and topics.
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Program

◕ Radiology Advocacy; Dr. Christopher McAdams

◕ Diversity in Radiology; Dr. Melissa Davis

◕ The Value of the Multi-Specialty Radiologist; Dr. Catherine Everett

◕ Contract Negotiation; Dr. Alexander Norbash

◕ Maintaining Work-Life Balance; Dr. Susan Ackerman

◕ Start-up Funding for your Career; Dr. Katarzyna Macura

◕ Radiology Resident Well Being; Dr. Lori Deitte

 

 

 

 

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MEET YOUR MENTORS

Susan Ackerman, MD​
AAWR ACR Councilor
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Ackerman is Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Radiology at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is a past president of AAWR. She currently serves on the ACR Commission for Women and Diversity.

Dr. Lori Deitte is the Chair of the ACR Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning and the Radiology Vice Chair of Education at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a nationally recognized speaker and faculty development facilitator. Additionally, she serves as the co-editor for the column “Civil Discourse” in the Training and Education Section of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR
AAWR Member at Large - Private Practice

Catherine is a summa cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in mathematics, and received her MD degree at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine.

She finished her residency and fellowship at UNC, and entered private practice at Coastal Radiology in New Bern, NC where she is still working 39 years later. 

She is a long term managing partner of the practice, and currently serves as president. Catherine served on the executive committee of the medical staff at Carolina East Medical Center for 16 consecutive years, as both chair of the department of imaging, and an at-large member.  She was the first, and only, female chief of staff.

She is co-founder and president of Eidetico, a company which supplies a report library of template reports.

Dr. Christopher McAdams                         

 

Dr. Melissa Davis VP of Clinical Operations for Nines Radiology. She completed her BA in Chemistry and Psychology at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA. In 2009 she received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Subsequently she completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency and a Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Davis obtained her MBA in 2017 from Yale University with a focus in healthcare management.

Since completing her MBA, Dr. Davis has focused her professional and academic areas of interests in organizational change and innovation within the healthcare space.  As a physician, her core objective is to serve the needs of the patient. To wholly serve the patient requires more than the interaction at the point of care, but rather creating and functioning within a system built to support the patient and providers.

Dr. Katarzyna (Kasia) J. Macura, is Professor of Radiology, Urology and Oncology in the School of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She is Interim Clinical Director of MRI in the Department of Radiology and Assistant Director in the Imaging Translational Program of the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Macura is Past-Vice-President of the American College of Radiology and Inaugural Chair of the ACR Commission for Women and Diversity. Dr. Macura is Past President of the American Association for Women in Radiology (AAWR) in 2005. She received the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award from the American Association for Women in Radiology in 2016.

Dr. Alexander Norbash is Chair and Professor of Radiology at the University of California, San Diego, in the School of Medicine, appointed in 2015. Previously, 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.