RSNA 2021 Plenary Dedication
E. Robert Heitzman, MD
The Plenary Lecture on Monday, Nov. 29, will be dedicated to the memory of E. Robert Heitzman, MD. Dr. Heitzman was a former RSNA president and an acclaimed researcher in the anatomy and diseases of the lungs. Dr. Heitzman spent more than 20 years at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, where he served as chair and vice-chair of the Department of Radiology and director of the Diagnostic Division. Following his RSNA presidency, Dr. Heitzman served as associate editor and consultant to the editor of Radiology. He was instrumental in the founding of the R&E Foundation and served as a Foundation Board of Trustees member and chair. He also chaired the R&E Foundation’s Diamond Jubilee Committee. Dr. Heitzman presented the 1981 RSNA Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology and received the RSNA Gold Medal in 1994. Dr. Heitzman was a former president of the American College of Radiology and the Fleischner Society.