RSNA 2021 Speakers and Honorees

Learn about the speakers and topics being featured at the annual meeting

Learn about the speakers and topics being featured and the individuals being recognized at the annual meeting.

RSNA will feature plenary sessions on a spectrum of health care topics and honor a number of distinguished physicians during RSNA 2021.

The 107th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting Program will be dedicated to the memory of Sanjiv S. Gambhir, MD, PhD, and Lawrence W. Bassett, MD.

The plenary lectures will be dedicated to David B. Fraser, MD; E. Robert Heitzman, MD; and O.Wayne Houser, MD.

Plenary session lecturers

Mary Mahoney

Mary C. Mahoney, MD 

President’s Address
Sunday, Nov. 28, 4 p.m. (CT)

Redefining Radiology: The Road Ahead

James Merlino

James Merlino, MD 

Opening Session Lecture
Sunday, Nov. 28, 4 p.m. (CT)

Service Fanatics - How to Deliver Safe, High-Quality, Patient-Centric Care


James Brink

James A. Brink, MD

Plenary Lecture
Monday, Nov. 29, 11 a.m. (CT)

Radiology in the Value-Based Healthcare Arena: Player or Pawn?

Michele Johnson

Michele H. Johnson, MD

Plenary Lecture
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. (CT)

Excellence, Respect and Responsibility in Radiology: Challenging Barriers

Christine Porath

Christine Porath, PhD

Plenary Lecture
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. (CT)

Mastering Civility


Iris Gibbs

Iris C. Gibbs, MD 

Plenary Lecture
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 3 p.m. (CT)

Addressing the Continued Exclusion of Black Physicians in the U.S. Radiation Oncology Workforce


Guang Hong Chen

Guang-Hong Chen, PhD

RSNA/AAPM Symposium
Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (CT)

Together We Can Make A Difference


Cynthia McCollough

Cynthia McCollough, PhD

RSNA/AAPM Symposium
Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (CT)

Together We Can Make A Difference


Joel Fletcher

Joel G. Fletcher, MD

RSNA/AAPM Symposium
Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (CT)

Together We Can Make A Difference


Distinguished honorees

Anzai

Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH

Gold Medalist

Richard Ehman

Richard L. Ehman, MD

Gold Medalist

Jonathan Lewin

Jonathan S. Lewin, MD         

Gold Medalist

Brkljacic

Boris Brkljačić, MD, PhD

Honorary Member

Hyup Kim

Seung Hyup Kim, MD        

Honorary Member

Harriet Thoeny

Harriet C. Thoeny, MD

Honorary Member

Adam Flanders

Adam E. Flanders, MD

Outstanding Educator

Pamela Woodard

Pamela K. Woodard, MD, PhD

Outstanding Researcher