ACR 2017 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2017VM56 - The General Radiologist: Current and Future Status

May 24, 2017 1:30pm ‐ May 24, 2017 3:00pm


Description

The purpose of this session is to debate the current and future state of the general radiologist. With increasing radiologist specialization, what types of practices will need a general radiologist? The session will highlight some of the following issues – how successful is recruiting for a general radiologist, how many graduating residents go directly into practice as general radiologists, and what is the role of teleradiology in regard to general radiologists. In addition the role of a general radiologist in the VA, academia, small/rural and medium sized urban practices will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how general radiology workload is being managed in various practice scenarios.
  2. Discuss why there are changes occurring in the performance of general radiology.
  3. Identify opportunities for radiologists seeking to work as general radiologists.

Speaker(s):

Disclosures

  • Richard Duszak, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Gregory Nicola, MD - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Robert Pyatt, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Eric Friedberg, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Benjamin Strong, MD - Stock Options - Mednax; Salary - Virtual Radiologic

  • Raymond Bozman, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

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