ACR Annual Meeting & Chapter Leadership Conference

The UF Department of Radiology was well represented at the American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference in Washington DC April 26-30.

Drs Aaron Kline (second year resident), Chris Lazo (second year resident), and Ashish Sethi (first year resident) participated in the ACR Resident and Fellow Section program and activities.

Dr Kline visited Capital Hill with a large contingency from the ACR. Meetings were held with the offices of Senator Rubio, Senator Nelson and our local Congressman Yoho.

Dr Lazo presented a poster titled “Tinel’s Sign and Radiology?” in the 5th Annual ACR – Resident and Fellow Section Poster Session which featured posters highlighting resident research in Advocacy and Government Relations, Clinical Research, Economics and Health Policy, Education, and Quality and Safety.

Dr Lori Deitte (professor, body imaging) served as a Councilor and voting member from the Florida Chapter of the ACR the Florida Radiological Society (FRS).

The mission of the ACR is to serve patients and society by maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics by advancing the science of radiology, improving the quality of patient care, positively influencing the socioeconomics of the practice of radiology, providing continuing education for radiology and allied health professions and conducting research for the future of radiology.

2014 ACR Annual Mtg & Chapter Leadership Con