RLI Leadership Summit to Focus on Radiology Leadership for Today’s Health Care Environment

Article ID: 615705

Released: 27-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: American College of Radiology (ACR)

Newswise — Radiology professionals who want to become successful leaders will take part in an immersive, dynamic program to help them overcome today’s health care business challenges at the 2014 Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) Leadership Summit, to be held Aug. 7–10, 2014, at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. Clayton M. Christensen, one of the world’s top experts in innovation and growth, will deliver the keynote address. “The RLI is proud to partner with Babson College, one of the leading entrepreneurial business schools in America, to provide radiology’s current and future leaders with a learning experience like no other. Attendees will walk away from the Summit with specific actions, skills and insights that will help them lead the innovation needed in the evolution of health care,” said Cynthia S. Sherry, MD, FACR, medical director of the Radiology Leadership Institute and chair of the American College of Radiology Commission on Leadership and Practice Development. The 2014 RLI Leadership Summit will present six solutions-oriented sessions, offered in an interactive format that will provide a complete educational experience. Topic areas include: • Changing Landscape and Possible Futures: Strategic Adaptation as the Heartbeat of Imaging • Big Data and Analytics• Social Media • Medical vs. Business Innovation• Business Models and Financial Logic• Solving the Right Problems: Identifying the Critical Problems Facing Radiology Practices and Using Business Principles to Fix Them Each solutions-oriented session is designed specifically for radiologists and will combine an introduction to the topic in a plenary format led by a Babson-RLI faculty team, followed by application and discussion in breakout groups, and then an exchange of ideas and conclusions back in the plenary room. Each of the four breakout groups will be jointly facilitated by a Babson faculty member and an RLI faculty member. The event will offer a total of 21 RLI credits and 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Faculty from Babson College include: Gaurab Bhardwaj, MBA, PhD, associate professor of strategy and management, and the Louis J. Lavigne Jr. Family Endowed Term Chair in Strategy and Planning; Marla M. Capozzi, MBA, adjunct lecturer of strategy, and leader in McKinsey & Co.’s Strategy and Global Innovation Practices; and Caroline Daniels, MBA, PhD, lecturer in entrepreneurship, and Babson faculty advisor for the John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator Program. Distinguished radiology faculty include: Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MHCM, FACR, chair of radiology and assistant dean for diversity at Boston University; Frank J. Lexa, MD, MBA, professor of marketing at The Wharton School, and vice chair and professor of radiology at Drexel University College of Medicine; and David C. Levin, MD, FACR, professor and chair emeritus in the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University. To view a complete list of faculty, download the 2014 RLI Leadership Summit program brochure. Radiology residents and fellows interested in attending the Summit are encouraged to apply for the RLI Leadership Summit Resident and Fellow Scholarship. For more information, or to apply, visit http://bit.ly/1icIRiB. For additional information about the Summit, download the 2014 RLI Leadership Summit program brochure, or visit radiologyleaders.org/leadership-summit.

To register, visit http://bit.ly/1pyC9Bu. To speak with an RLI spokesperson, contact Heather Williams at 703-390-9822 or PR@acr.org.


The Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) is a program of the American College of Radiology. Accreditation StatementThe American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation StatementThe American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

RLI Credit StatementThis program will be eligible for up to 21 RLI credits based on competencies outlined in the Radiology Leadership Institute Common Body of Knowledge™ (CBK).


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