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Become an RSNA Volunteer

Getting involved at RSNA can be a small commitment that makes a big difference. Why not share your time and talents by volunteering for one of our available short-term projects happening now?

The RSNA Short-Term Volunteering portal offers several activities to suit your interests, expertise and schedule. Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks or a few months, you can contribute to the success of our member society and build meaningful connections across the global radiology community.

View our involvement opportunities online now. Use the filter to view by time and interest area, and check back often to see what’s new.

Nominations Open for 2024 Margulis Awards

Nomination Deadline: July 1

The Nominating Committee for the Alexander R. Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence is accepting nominations from readers for Radiology articles published between July 2023 and June 2024.

The main selection criteria are scientific quality and originality. Email your nominations, including the article citation and a brief highlight of the reasons for the nomination to radiology@rsna.org. Learn more about the award now.

Faculty Members Sought for Global Learning Center

RSNA is seeking volunteer faculty members with a specialty or interest in women’s and abdominal imaging to assist with curriculum development for the RSNA Global Learning Center (GLC) at Cipto Mangunkusumo National Referral Hospital at the University of Indonesia (FKUI/RSCM), in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Volunteer faculty collaborate with onsite radiologists to develop a customized learning plan using RSNA’s educational resources. Faculty will execute the learning plan with lectures, hands-on training and point-of-care opportunities. Faculty teams will work both virtually and in person.

Faculty responsibility for the FKUI/RSCM runs June 2024 through December 2025 and includes one trip to Jakarta and virtual teaching/consultation sessions. Applications are open now—visit RSNA.org/GLC to learn more and apply.

Submissions Open for Lumbar MR Spondylosis AI Challenge

The RSNA Lumbar MR Spondylosis AI Challenge opens this month during the American Society of Neuoradiology annual meeting. Competitors are invited to build models to detect and classify degenerative spine conditions using lumbar spine MRI images.

Launched by RSNA in association with the ASNR and the American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR), this new challenge includes images from more than 10 sites on six continents. The highest performing models in the challenge will be made available under open licenses to encourage additional research.

Learn more and submit your models.

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Giving You the Support You Need for Every Step of Your Career

RSNA supports members along their career paths and paves the way for radiology to progress toward a more diverse and inclusive field. Through education, grant funding and volunteer opportunities, RSNA offers myriad ways to grow your career and contribute to the field.

Whether you’re just starting in radiology or are well-established in your career, your next opportunity could be at your fingertips with RSNA Career Connect. This online resource is designed to connect members with new roles and fellowship openings. It’s also a prime posting place for employers looking to attract top radiology prospects.

Upload your resume to RSNA Career Connect and search for available jobs and fellowships by location and type. You can also save interesting opportunities and set alerts for future postings. Employers can use the site to post open positions. Want your posts to stand out? Increase their visibility with our available upgrade package.

RSNA is committed to promoting a welcoming environment and a diverse radiology workforce. We serve our global community with inclusion as a core value, striving to help you grow into the future and reach your professional goals.

Learn more about our career and professionalism offerings at RSNA.org/Careers and read about how RSNA is helping establish more equitable pathways and address gaps in the radiology workforce at RSNA.org/DEI.


Pablo Ros, MD, PhD, MPH
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Jeffrey Jarvik, MD, MPH
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AAR Names Gold Medalists, New President

The Association of Academic Radiology (AAR) honored Pablo R. Ros, MD, PhD, MPH, and Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, with its 2024 gold medal award.

Dr. Ros is a diagnostic radiologist, professor and vice chair for the Department of Radiology at Stony Brook University in New York. He has served in a wide variety of faculty, committee and editorial board positions for RSNA.

Dr. Rubin is chair and professor of medical imaging at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. He is a member of the RSNA Public Information Advisors Network and serves on the Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging editorial board as senior consultant to the editor. He was awarded an RSNA Research Scholar Grant in 1994.

The AAR has also named Jeffrey Jarvik, MD, MPH, as its new president. Dr. Jarvik is professor of radiology and director of the Health Services Research Center at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Dr. Jarvik earned an AUR gold medal in 2020 and is a 2017 RSNA Honored Educator award recipient. He was awarded an RSNA Research Seed Grant in 1994.


Alan Matsumoto, MD
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Matsumoto Chairs ACR Board

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, as chair of its board of chancellors. He is the first Asian American to hold this position.

Dr. Matsumoto is professor of radiology and former chair of the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He previously served as chair of the ACR board of chancellors’ commission on interventional and cardiovascular imaging and has been a member of the ACR council steering committee.

Other elected leaders include ACR board of chancellors vice chair Christoph Wald, MD, PhD, MBA, ACR president Pamela K. Woodard, MD, and ACR vice president Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA.


Douglas MacEwan, MD
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IN MEMORIAM

Douglas W. MacEwan, MD

Known for his dedication to his profession and community and his unwavering support of the arts, 1984 RSNA president, Douglas W. MacEwan, MD, died April 1, in Winnipeg, Canada. He was 99.

Following service in World War II as a flying officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Dr. MacEwan earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a medical degree at McGill University in Montreal. He pursued a radiology specialty and began his career as a radiologist at Montreal Children's Hospital, later joining the staff of Montreal General Hospital.

Dr. MacEwan was named head of the Department of Radiology at the Winnipeg General Hospital and chair of the Department of Radiology in the faculty of medicine at the University of Manitoba. He is credited with making radiology residency at the University of Manitoba a much sought-after opportunity and contributing to the department's reputation as a leader in North America.

As part of his ongoing commitment to radiology education, Dr. MacEwan was a visiting professor and/or guest lecturer at over 26 universities across North America and a speaker at national and international radiology symposia.

Dr. MacEwan was awarded an RSNA Gold Medal in 1991. He served as president of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments and was an active member of other radiologic organizations including the Canadian Association of Radiologists and the American College of Radiology.