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Nominees Sought for RSNA Board of Directors

RSNA’s Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for qualified candidates to serve in two director positions—one standing director and one at-large director—with terms beginning in December 2024.

Standing directors fulfill a seven-year term, serving as chair of the Board in the sixth year and as president in the seventh year. At-large directors serve a three-year term.

Members of the Board of Directors serve as liaisons to various committees and participate in five in-person Board meetings throughout the year.

RSNA’s Board of Directors is a highly skilled group of individuals committed to improving the future of radiology and advancing the Society’s mission. To help ensure inclusion of diverse perspectives and needed expertise, the Board is looking to add directors during this call for nominations who have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: scholarly publications; quality; public information and communications; and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Nominations are open from Feb. 1 through March 20 at 5 p.m. CT. The Nominating Committee will review the nominations and recommend a slate of candidates to the Board. Eligible members will vote on the final slate of candidates during the annual business meeting later this year.

To learn more about the nomination criteria and to nominate yourself or another candidate for an open position, visit

Registration Open for IHE North America Connectathon 2024

Registration is open for the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North America Connectathon 2024 taking place at RSNA headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, Feb. 19-23.

This five-day event allows vendors to fine-tune product interoperability through real-time implementation testing of IHE profiles in a supervised and structured environment. Vendors complete months of development in minutes.

In addition to live testing, the IHE North America Connectathon will provide opportunities for networking and education and will help facilitate collaboration and support professional development among standards and health IT peers.

For more than 20 years, IHE Connectathons have been the trusted event for delivering interoperability in a noncompetitive environment among the leaders of suppliers and technology vendors. The results of testing performed at IHE Connectathons are recorded in the IHE Connectathon Results Database, which can be used to validate a vendor’s interoperability capabilities during competitive bidding and as a pathway toward certification and regulatory filings. It is also used to qualify vendors for participation in public demonstrations, including the RSNA Imaging AI in Practice Demonstration.

To learn more, visit

Cesar Alvarado MD stands with Jason C. Hoffman, MD and receives his 2023 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Cesar Alvarado, MD (left), receives his 2023 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from Jason C. Hoffman, MD, director of the diagnostic radiology residency program at the NYU Long Island School of Medicine.

Roentgen Award Nominations Open

Nomination Deadline:

March 1

RSNA is accepting nominations for the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. The award recognizes residents and fellows who have made significant contributions to their departments’ research efforts as evidenced by presentations and publications of scientific papers, receipt of research grants or other contributions.

Nominations are limited to one resident or fellow per program in radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine per year. The program director or department chair selects the nominee for each program.

The RSNA R&E Foundation provides an award plaque for the department to display and a personalized award to present to the selected recipient. Learn about the nomination process and view a list of past recipients at

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RSNA Corporate Partners

RSNA values its industry partners that help keep radiology at the forefront of science and technology. Thank you to all our Corporate Partners.

Gold Corporate Partners



GE HealthCare

The RSNA Corporate Partners program recognizes companies who continue to contribute to advancing the specialty. Participating companies receive special recognition during the RSNA annual meeting and throughout the year. In turn, their contributions keep radiology at the forefront of science and technology. Learn more at

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Publish Your Work in Radiology Advances

Maximize discoverability and promote broader distribution of your radiology research with Radiology Advances, RSNA’s new open access, peer-reviewed journal.

Published in partnership with Oxford University Press, Radiology Advances is a global, open access forum that focuses on the timely publication of a broad spectrum of high-quality radiology and medical imaging research.

Led by Susanna I. Lee, MD, PhD, chief of women’s imaging and officer of mentored research at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, the Radiology Advances editorial board represents three continents and boasts expertise in more than 20 subspecialty areas.

Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process that includes double-anonymized peer review and ensures the highest quality for this growing publication.

Publish your research in Radiology Advances to increase its impact and contribute to unfettered access to scholarly data to accelerate medical research. Learn more at

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Get Personalized Education with EdCentral

RSNA EdCentral is a new, one-stop learning portal designed to support your professional growth. It delivers a curated assortment of high-quality educational content based on your specific interests, preferences and activities.

Available exclusively to RSNA members who have selected Standard or Full Access packages, EdCentral is easy to navigate and features an intuitive interface with a convenient dashboard. You can see at-a-glance selections you have bookmarked, highlighted content recommended by the users you follow, and other featured and trending content. As with popular streaming services, the more you engage with EdCentral, the more customized your content suggestions will become.

Log in at and begin personalizing your content preferences from the countless online educational opportunities RSNA has to offer. Download the EdCentral app and enter team URL: to access EdCentral anywhere, anytime.

Have questions about access? Contact us at 1-630-571-7873 or

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Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
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ACR Announces 2024 Gold Medalists

At its annual meeting in April 2024, the American College of Radiology (ACR) will present gold medals to Paul Ellenbogen, MD, Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, and Elizabeth Patterson, MD.

Dr. Ellenbogen is a retired diagnostic radiologist who worked in clinical practice in Fort Worth, TX. He is a past chair of the ACR board of chancellors and served on the ACR council steering committee and board of chancellors. He is also credited with creating the ACR commission for women and diversity with input from the American Association for Women in Radiology.

Dr. McGinty is the E. Darracott Vaughan Jr., MD, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and professor of radiology and of clinical population health sciences at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. She was the first woman elected chair of the ACR board of chancellors and is a past chair of the ACR commission on economics.

The first woman and first Black physician to lead the Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Dr. Patterson is a retired diagnostic radiologist and past chair of the special population committee of the ACR Imaging Network. She also served as chair of the Mammography Quality Standards Act advisory committee under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Rosenblum Named Chair

Jordan Rosenblum, MD, was named chair of the Department of Radiology at Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) and Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Rosenblum has served as interim chair of the department since January 2023.

A professor of neurology and radiology at Stritch School of Medicine and director of neuroradiology at Loyola Medicine, Dr. Rosenblum previously served in various leadership roles including as medical director for neurointerventional radiology and director of the neuroradiology fellowship program.

Dr. Rosenblum is a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology’s neuroradiology fellowship committee and the American Board of Radiology’s diagnostic radiology certifying essentials committee.

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Norbash Named Dean

Alexander Norbash, MD, MS, has been named dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree.

Dr. Norbash is currently chair and professor of radiology at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. He previously held academic and leadership appointments at Stanford University School of Medicine in California, Harvard University School of Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine, both in Boston.


Bruce Hillman, MD


Bruce J. Hillman, MD

Renowned radiologist and founding editor of Academic Radiology and the Journal of the American College of Radiology, Bruce J. Hillman, MD, died Jan. 9, in Goldsboro, NC. He was 76.

Dr. Hillman enjoyed a long and decorated career, earning his medical degree from the University of Rochester in New York and training in radiology at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. He completed a research fellowship in genitourinary radiology at the National Institutes of Health, and later served at the University of Arizona in Tempe where he became professor and vice chair of radiology.

In 1992, Dr. Hillman was appointed chair of the University of Virginia (UVA) Department of Radiology in Charlottesville where he was influential in developing the institution’s first outpatient imaging center. He also oversaw the transition from film-based imaging to a PACS system and served as president of UVA’s physicians’ corporation, the Health Services Foundation.

Dr. Hillman served in many volunteer leadership roles including as president of several radiological societies and long-time member of the American College of Radiology (ACR) board of chancellors. Dr. Hillman also founded and chaired the ACR Imaging Network. He was awarded the 2007 RSNA Outstanding Researcher Award and the RSNA Gold Medal in 2011. Throughout his career he earned gold medals from the Association of University Radiologists, Society of Uroradiology and the ACR.