The annual business meeting of the Radiological Society of North America was convened at RSNA 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Two sessions were held. The first was held on Sunday, November 29, at 10:15 am; the second session was held on Tuesday, December 1, at 10:00 am. Ronald L. Arenson, MD, president of the Society, presided throughout the sessions.
Richard L. Baron, MD, president-elect and secretary-treasurer, served as parliamentarian.
Minutes of the business meeting held at RSNA 2014 (sessions on Sunday, November 30, and
Tuesday, December 2), which were published on RSNA.org, were approved.
The secretary-treasurer reported on registration figures for the meeting. As of Saturday, November 28, 2015, a total of 48,545 individuals pre-registered for the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. This total includes 24,045 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 Lorenzo Bonomo, MD, Rome, Italy; Chamaree Chuapetcharasopon, MD, Bangkok, Thailand; and Jung-Gi Im, MD, PhD, Seoul, Republic of Korea. The president also announced that Gold Medals, the highest honor of the Society, were presented to Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, Dr(hc), New York, New York; Robert A. Novelline, MD, Boston, Massachusetts; and Steven E. Seltzer, MD, Boston, Massachusetts.
Election: The Committee on Nominations consisted of N. Reed Dunnick, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Burton P. Drayer, MD, New York, New York, members; and Richard L. Baron, MD, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman. Dr. Baron presented the committee’s slate of nominees for election.
The officers elected were: President-Elect/Secretary-Treasurer Richard L. Ehman, MD, Rochester, Minnesota; First Vice-President Mitchell E. Tublin, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Second Vice-President Linda J. Warren, MD, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Third Vice-President John M. Boone, PhD, Sacramento, California; Board Member to serve a six-year term, Matthew A. Mauro, MD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
There was no new business presented and no unfinished business.
Richard L. Ehman, MDPresident-Elect/Secretary-Treasurer