The annual business meeting of the Radiological Society of North America was convened at RSNA 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Two sessions were held. The first was held on Sunday, December 1, at 10:15 am; the second session was held on Tuesday, December 3, at 10:00 am. Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, president of the Society, presided throughout the sessions. N. Reed Dunnick, MD, president-elect and secretary-treasurer, served as parliamentarian.
Minutes of the business meeting held at RSNA 2012 (sessions on Sunday, November 25, and Tuesday, November 27), which were published on RSNA.org, were approved.
The secretary-treasurer reported on registration figures for the meeting. As of Saturday, November 30, 2013, a total of 48,991 individuals pre-registered for the 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. This total includes 24,393 professionals.
Reports were accepted from the officers and committee chairs. These reports can be found on RSNA.org.
Awards: The president announced to the membership, and for the official record, that Honorary Memberships were awarded to Gabriel P. Krestin, MD, PhD, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Anne W. Lee, MD, Shenzhen, China; and Malgorzata Szczerbo-Trojanowska, Lublin, Poland. The president also announced that Gold Medals, the highest honor of the Society, were presented to Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvey L. Neiman, MD, Reston, Virginia; and J. Frank Wilson, MD, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Election: The Committee on Nominations consisted of George S. Bisset III, MD, Houston, Texas, and Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Boston, Massachusetts, members; and N. Reed Dunnick, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chairman. Dr. Dunnick presented the committee’s slate of nominees for election.
The officers elected were: President-Elect/Secretary-Treasurer Ronald L. Arenson, MD, San Francisco, California; First Vice-President G. Scott Gazelle, MD, PhD, Boston, Massachusetts; Second Vice-President Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, Seattle, Washington; Third Vice-President Bruce G. Haffty, MD, New Brunswick, New Jersey; and Board Member to serve a six-year term, James P. Borgstede, MD, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
There was no new business presented and no unfinished business.
Ronald L. Arenson, MD