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                  College Nominating Committee
2021

  ELECTION
     MANUAL
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                2020 – 2021                            Dear Colleagues,

                                                       On behalf of the members of the 2020-2021 College Nominating Committee, we are
       College Nominating Committee                    pleased to provide the 2021 ACR Election Manual containing detailed information on
                                                       all candidates running for an elected position. Candidates for selected positions are also
                Scott F. Cameron, MD (Chair)           mentioned in the manual.
                        Auburndale, MA
                                                       This manual is provided to offer detailed information on all candidates prior to the
                                                       virtual ACR 2021. Enclosed is a photo of each candidate as well as a standardized CV,
                Roger L. Gonda Jr., MD, FACR
                                                       including relevant biographical information and personal comments provided by the
                          Novi, MI
                                                       candidates. You will also find the ACR Electioneering Policy as well as ACR election
                                                       policies and procedures.
                  Candice A. Johnstone, MD
                       Milwaukee, WI                   All candidates in a contested election were asked to provide a pre-recorded, two-
                                                       minute presentation in advance of the virtual ACR 2021 meeting. These presentations
          Elizabeth P. Maltin, MD, FACR (Vice Chair)   will be hosted on the ACR 2021 annual meeting website for review by the council at
                          Syosset, NY                  their convenience in advance of the elections. Candidates are also asked to attend the
                                                       “Meet the Candidate Forum” on Saturday, May 15 from 4:30 – 5:00 pm.
               Andrew K. Moriarity, MD (CSC)           Elections will take place on Sunday, May 16, with results posted by Tuesday, May 18.
                     Grand Rapids, MI
                                                       We want to thank all of the candidates for their willingness to run for these offices and
                     Ashley Prosper, MD                for providing a large amount of material in a timely fashion.
                        Pasadena, CA
                                                       Sincerely,
                    Monica J. Wood, MD
                      Cambridge, MA

            Pamela K. Woodard, MD, FACR (BOC)          Scott F. Cameron, MD                              Elizabeth P. Maltin, MD, FACR
                       St. Louis, MO                   Chair, College Nominating Committee               Vice Chair,
                                                                                                         College Nominating Committee

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       Table of Contents
       ACR Election Process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4      Council Steering Committee (One 2-year term)
                                                                                                                                  Sayed Ali, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      39
       Electioneering Policy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10      K. Elizabeth Hawk, MD, MS, PhD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               41
       Procedures for ACR Elections 2021 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12                 Elizabeth A. Ignacio, MD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      44
                                                                                                                                  Nolan J. Kagetsu, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           46
       ACR President                                                                                                              Patricia J. Mergo, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          48
       Beverly G. Coleman, MD, FACR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13               Jennifer E. Nathan, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     50
       ACR Vice President                                                                                                         John N. Nichols, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          52
       James V. Rawson, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15             Kurt A. Schoppe, MD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     54
                                                                                                                                  Gaurang V. Shah, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            56

       Board of Chancellors, Leadership and Practice Development
       (First term – 3 years)                                                                                                     College Nominating Committee (One 2-year term)
       Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17             Atul Agarwal, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   59
       Board of Chancellors, Medical Physics (Second term – 3 years)                                                              David T. Boyd, MD, MBA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          60
       Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19                     Gwendolyn M. Bryant-Smith, MD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               62
                                                                                                                                  Benjamin L. Franc, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      64
       Board of Chancellors, Pediatric Radiology (Second term – 3 years)                                                          Boyd N. Hatton, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     67
       Richard A. Barth, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
                                                                                                                                  Betsy Jacobs, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   69
       Board of Chancellors, Member At-Large (One 3-year term)                                                                    Valerie L. Jewells, DO, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         71
       Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23           Elizabeth Levin, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    73
                                                                                                                                  Colin M. Segovis, MD, PhD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          75
       Board of Chancellors, Member At-Large (One 3-year term)
       Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
                                                                                                                                  Board of Chancellors
       Board of Chancellors, Member At-Large (One 3-year term)                                                                    American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Representative (First 3-Year Term)
       Tan-Lucien Mohammed, MD, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
                                                                                                                                  Reginald Munden, MD, DMD, MBA, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
       Board of Chancellors, Member At-Large (One 3-year term)
       Richard Strax, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29         Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Representative (One 2-Year Term)
                                                                                                                                  Ania Kielar, MD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
       Board of Chancellors, Member At-Large (One 3-year term)
       Syed F. Zaidi, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31   Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Representative
                                                                                                                                  (Second 3-Year Term)
                                                                                                                                  Mary Mahoney, MD, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
       Council Speaker (One 2-year term)
       Amy L. Kotsenas, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
                                                                                                                                  Intersociety Summer Conference
       Council Vice Speaker (One 2-year term)                                                                                     Private Practice (One 2-year term)
       Timothy A. Crummy, MD, FACR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35                 Suresh Mukherji, MD, FACR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
       Council Vice Speaker (One 2-year term)
       Madelene C. Lewis, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

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                    Position Duties, Descriptions, and ACR
                    Election Procedures
                    Introduction to College Nominating Committee Process                                            •	attend 3 BOC meetings a year – Spring, Fall Retreat and Winter;
                                                                                                                    •	participate on conference calls (approximately 6 per year);
                    The College Nominating Committee (CNC) consists of 9 members (6 elected by the
                                                                                                                    •	attend and present at chapter meetings (approximately 6 per year);
                    Council, 2 from the BOC, 1 from the CSC), of which each year three are elected by
                                                                                                                    •	make society visits (approximately 4 per year); and
                    the Council to serve one 2-year term. The College Nominating Committee (CNC)
                                                                                                                    •	attend other meetings (approximately 4 per year).
                    shall meet in person or via conference call at least once a year. The Committee shall
                    inform the membership at least forty-five (45) days before the Annual Meeting of
                    its nominations for the offices of president, vice-president, council speaker, council     Vice President
                    vice- speaker, for vacancies on the Board of Chancellors (BOC), five (5) or more           Ascribed Duties (Article VII, Section 3)
                    council candidates for the CNC, and five (5) or more Council candidates for the CSC.
                                                                                                               The vice president shall be a member of the BOC, a member of the Executive
                    The CNC shall also select two (2) members of the ACR who are in private practice to        Committee of the Board and a non-voting member of all commissions and
                    attend the annual meeting of the Intersociety Committee. Those representatives to the      committees (except the CNC, CSC, and Judiciary Committee). In the absence of the
                    Intersociety Committee meetings will be selected for two (2) year terms staggered so       president or in the event of the president’s inability or refusal to perform his or her
                    that one (1) will be selected each year.                                                   required functions, the vice president will perform the duties of the president, and
                                                                                                               when so acting, shall have all the powers of and be subject to all of the restrictions
                    Nominations                                                                                on the president. The vice president shall perform such other duties as may be
                                                                                                               prescribed periodically by the BOC, the Executive Committee of the Board, or
                    The CNC shall present nominations to the Council at its annual meeting. Independent
                                                                                                               the president. As provided in the Association’s bylaws, the person elected to serve
                    nominations shall be accepted as long as they meet the requirements stipulated in
                                                                                                               as vice president shall also serve as a member of the Association BOD (Board of
                    Article VIII, Section 13. The following ascribed duties and position descriptions are
                                                                                                               Directors) and as the vice president of the Association.
                    to be made in accordance with our bylaws.

                                                                                                               Position Description*
                    President
                                                                                                               This is an elected position. Traditionally a member rotating off the BOC after serving
                    Ascribed Duties (Article VII, Section 2)
                                                                                                               5-6 years is recommended for this position.
                    The president shall be a member of the BOC, a member of the Executive Committee
                                                                                                               The vice president will:
                    of the Board and a non-voting member of all commissions, committees, and task
                    forces (except the CNC, CSC, and Judiciary Committee). The president shall deliver              •	serve as a member on the BOC;
                    a presidential address at the annual meeting and shall perform such other duties as             •	serve as a member on the Executive Committee;
                    may be prescribed from time to time by the BOC or the Executive Committee of                    •	serve as a member ex-officio of all commissions and committees (except CNC,
                    the Board. As provided in the Association’s bylaws, the person elected to serve as                  CSC, and Judiciary Committee);
                    president shall also serve as a member of the Association BOD and as the president              •	perform such duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the BOC,
                    of the Association.                                                                                 Executive Committee or president;
                                                                                                                    •	attend 3 BOC meetings a year – Spring, Fall Retreat and Winter;
                    Position Description*                                                                           •	serve as liaison to the Canadian Association of Radiologists (may attend up to 5
                                                                                                                        additional in-person meetings);*
                    This is an elected position. Traditionally the outgoing chair of the (BOC) is elected to        •	participate on conference calls (approximately 6 per year); and
                    serve as president the next year. In alternate years, other current and/or past members         •	attend chapter meetings (approximately 4 per year).
                    who have served on the BOC are considered for this position. Normally this person is
                    someone who has completed his/her sixth year on the BOC.
                                                                                                               Members of the Board of Chancellors
                    The president will:
                                                                                                               Ascribed Duties (Article VI, Section 1)
                         •	be a member on the BOC;
                                                                                                               The BOC shall employ its powers for the diligent promotion of the purposes of the
                         •	be a member on the Executive Committee;
                                                                                                               College and shall have authority and jurisdiction to conduct its business and affairs in
                         •	be a member on the Budget & Finance (B&F) Committee;
                                                                                                               accordance with applicable laws, its articles of incorporation and these bylaws.
                         •	act as ex-officio of all commissions and committees (except CNC, CSC, and
                             Judiciary Committee);                                                             The BOC shall present to the Council at its annual meeting a full report covering the
                         •	deliver the presidential address at the ACR Annual Meeting;                        College activities, including a financial report.
                         •	perform other duties as may be prescribed by the BOC or Executive Committee;

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                    Position Duties, Descriptions, and ACR
                    Election Procedures
                    Members of the BOC shall accept at the time of election or appointment, the duty of           College Nominating Committee
                    attending annual sessions of the Council and its reference committees. All members            Position Description
                    of the BOC shall have the privilege of the floor at Council meetings, but shall not
                    have a vote.                                                                                  The CNC consists of 9 members (6 elected by the Council, 2 from the BOC, 1 from
                                                                                                                  the CSC), of which each year three are elected by the Council to serve one 2-year
                                                                                                                  term. Members must be a councilor or alternate councilor for the term nominated. A
                    Position Description*
                                                                                                                  member of the CNC may not be a nominee of the committee.
                    The BOC shall consist of a number of chancellors, not to exceed thirty-four (34)
                                                                                                                  The CNC members:
                    members who shall be the executive body of the College. As provided in the
                    Association’s bylaws, the persons elected, appointed or selected to serve on the                   •	meet via conference call to elect a chair/vice-chair for the CNC (meeting is
                    BOC shall also serve on the ACR Association’s Board of Directors. To be eligible                       chaired by the Council speaker and held within 30 days following the ACR
                    for membership on the BOC, whether by appointment, reappointment, election or                          annual meeting);
                    reelection, the individual must be a Member or Fellow of the College.                              •	meet (usually via conference call) no earlier than one month and no later than
                                                                                                                           five months after elections held at ACR annual meeting;
                    BOC members:
                                                                                                                       •	send letters to chapter presidents, councilors, alternate councilors, and society
                         •	must be practicing radiologists or radiological physicists who have been actively             leaders seeking nominations;
                             involved in the College and have leadership qualities beneficial in addressing the        •	take an active role in recruiting candidates through letters, phone calls, e-mail,
                             issues brought to the Board;                                                                  and/or other appropriate means;
                         •	accept the duty of attending all sessions of the ACR Annual Meeting and its               •	inform members of nominations for the offices of president, vice-president,
                             reference committees;                                                                         Council speaker, Council vice speaker, vacancies on the BOC, and candidates
                         •	are responsible for implementing programs and activities, which accomplish                    for CSC, CNC, and Intersociety Private Practice;
                             policy goals, support activities of the College, and have the authority to act on         •	propose nominee(s) with suitable qualifications to fill each vacant elected
                             behalf of the College in a broad range of activities;                                         position on the BOC (in consultation with the chair of the BOC);
                         •	carry out Council policy and goals;                                                       •	select one member of the ACR who is in private practice to attend the
                         •	guide the finances of the College;                                                            Intersociety Summer Conference for one 2-year term;
                         •	develop, review and approve annual reports covering the activities of the year            •	inform the membership at least 45 days before the annual meeting of its
                             from commissions, committees, and task forces;                                                nominations;
                         •	serve on commissions/committees and/or task forces as determined;                         •	present nominations to the Council at its annual meeting; and
                         •	meet 3 times a year typically –Spring, Fall, and Winter;                                  •	participate on 2 – 4 conference calls a year to review information on candidates,
                         •	participate on conference calls (approximately 2 per year);                                   and attend one meeting and/or conference call to recommend slate (lasts about 1
                         •	visit chapters (approximately 3 per year); and                                                hour).
                         •	attend commission & committee meetings and participate in their conference
                             calls;                                                                               Council Steering Committee
                                                                                                                  Ascribed Duties (Article V, Section 9)
                    Society Chancellors
                                                                                                                  The Council Steering Committee shall represent the Council between Council
                    The chair of the BOC may invite RSNA, ARRS, ARS, and ASTRO through their
                                                                                                                  meetings and provide Council liaison with the Board of Chancellors and the
                    governing boards each to propose at least three (3) members from such organizations
                                                                                                                  chapters. Members of the Council Steering Committee shall serve as members of
                    who are also members of the College. These names shall be presented to the CNC
                                                                                                                  the commissions of the Board of Chancellors, upon appointment by the chair of the
                    who, with the concurrence of chair of the BOC, may select one (1) individual from
                                                                                                                  Board of Chancellors.
                    each organization to serve on the BOC, or may request a society submit additional
                    members for consideration. Should RSNA, ARRS, ARS, or ASTRO fail to propose
                    individuals considered to be acceptable members for the chancellorship allotted to            Position Description*
                    it, such office shall remain vacant until such members are proposed and selection is
                                                                                                                  The CSC consists of the speaker, vice-speaker and at least fifteen (15) but no more
                    made by the CNC.
                                                                                                                  than twenty (20) additional members of the Council. Eight members, who must
                                                                                                                  have at least one year remaining as a councilor for the term for which they are
                                                                                                                  nominated, are to be elected by the Council. At each annual meeting four members
                                                                                                                  are to be elected from the candidates. Elected members of the CSC shall be eligible
                                                                                                                  for re-nomination and re-election for a second 2-year term if they qualify. Councilors

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                    Position Duties, Descriptions, and ACR
                    Election Procedures
                    with only one year remaining as a councilor who win re-election shall serve their            Intersociety Committee Private Practice Representative
                    final year as a councilor-at-large. The other members are appointed by the speaker           Description
                    and approved by the Council. Geographic distribution should be considered when
                    recommending candidates/nominations. Nominees for election to the CSC should                 The CNC shall also select two (2) members of the ACR who are in private practice
                    have attended at least one previous ACR annual meeting as a councilor, alternate             to attend the annual meeting of the Intersociety Committee. Those representatives
                    councilor or chapter officer. The persons elected or appointed to serve on the CSC of        to the Intersociety Committee meetings will be selected for two (2) year terms
                    the College shall also serve on the CSC of the Association.                                  staggered so that one (1) will be selected each year. Each selected representative
                                                                                                                 shall be a physician who has a private office and/or who practices in a hospital
                                                                                                                 without a radiology residency program. These two (2) selected representatives shall
                    Description of CSC members:
                                                                                                                 be in addition to the College’s regular representatives to the annual meeting of the
                         •	must be a councilor for the term nominated (for election in May 2021 they must      Intersociety Committee.
                             be a councilor until May 2023);
                         •	represent the Council between Council meetings;                                     The private practice representative
                         •	have primary responsibility for planning and evaluating the annual meeting;              •	attends the Intersociety Summer Conference; and
                         •	provide Council liaison with the BOC, chapters, and radiological organizations;          •	writes a report for the Council.
                         •	serve as liaisons to ACR commissions and/or committees;
                         •	may serve on a reference committee;
                                                                                                                 Election Rules
                         •	serve as a liaison to each regional or specialty caucus;
                         •	take an active role in debate of resolutions during reference committee sessions;   Election for the positions shall be by ballot at the annual meeting of the Council. The
                         •	meet at convenient time and site before each scheduled meeting of the Council in    term of office of each officer so elected shall begin at the conclusion of that meeting.
                             order to conduct business that may come before it;                                  If additional nominations are made from the floor, they must be supported by a
                         •	attend approximately 5 meetings a year typically during the Spring, Summer,         nominating petition signed by fifteen (15) or more members of the Council and shall
                             Fall, RSNA, and a winter meeting;                                                   be presented to the speaker of the Council not less than fourteen (14) days before the
                         • attend an orientation in-person (Reston, VA) or virtually;                            annual meeting of the College.
                         •	participate on conference calls (approximately 6 per year);
                         •	participate in Capitol Hill visits;
                                                                                                                 Electioneering Policy
                         •	participate in RADPAC;
                         • Serve on a CSC work group;                                                            A copy of the Electioneering Policy can be found in the Election Manual.
                         •	Review resolutions for possible CSC sponsorship or co-sponsorship; and play
                             a major role in the development and revision of the ACR’s Practice Parameters       Elections
                             and Technical Standards. Each parameter or standard that is expected to undergo     All candidates in a contested election were asked to provide a pre-recorded, two-
                             field review is assigned to one or two CSC members to chair the final phases of     minute presentation in advance of the virtual ACR 2021 meeting. These presentations
                             the review process. CSC members appoint a review committee which meets by           will be hosted on the ACR 2021 annual meeting website for review by the council at
                             conference call to resolve comments submitted during the field review process.      their convenience in advance of the elections. A “Meet the Candidate Forum” will be
                             The calls last between 20 minutes and 2 hours during the months of September        held on Saturday, May 15 from 4:30 – 5:00 pm. All candidates in contested elections
                             through January.                                                                    are asked to attend the forum and answer questions from members of the Council.
                                                                                                                 The elections will take place on Sunday, May 16. The results will be promptly
                    Intersociety Committee                                                                       posted.
                    The Intersociety Committee (ISC), as sponsor of the annual ISC Summer
                    Conference, serves as a vital link in the organizational chain of radiology, bringing
                    together diverse organizations with various missions into one cohesive group
                    discussing concerns of vital interest to the specialty as a whole. It serves as a
                    gathering place for leaders in radiology. In this forum each society has an equal voice
                    helping to formulate solutions to the issues confronting the practice of diagnostic
                    radiology and radiation oncology.

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                    ACR Electioneering Policy
                    Background: In 1997, the ACR Council approved the recommendations of the                4.	
                                                                                                               Candidates may visit (in-person or virtually) the geographic and specialty
                    report of the Governance Committee. In one of its recommendations, the Governance          caucuses that they would normally attend because of their practice location or
                    Committee “strongly suggest(ed) that strict limits on electioneering be imposed.”          practice type. Candidates currently serving in leadership positions (e.g., Board
                    In addition, the committee expressed concern that the election process itself could        of Chancellors, Council Steering Committee) would normally be expected to
                    become a time-consuming distraction for the Council given other matters before             visit caucuses where meeting attendance is considered a normal part of their
                    it. In response, the earlier ACR policies and procedures documents discouraged             duty (e.g., as assigned by the BOC chair or Council speaker). If a candidate has
                    campaigning but did not outright prohibit it.                                              ACR business that is enhanced or needs attendance at caucus meetings, they
                                                                                                               must petition the speaker, vice speaker, and chair of the College Nominating
                    In 2008, the ACR Council passed Resolution 41, directing the ACR Council
                                                                                                               Committee (CNC) for permission to attend such caucus meetings, and if given
                    Steering Committee to develop and implement binding regulations for candidate
                                                                                                               permission, shall do so only in order to conduct such business. Candidates should
                    communications and to publish those regulations in the ACR Election Manual and
                                                                                                               decline all other invitations to attend caucus meetings.
                    additionally communicate them directly to all candidates.
                                                                                                            5.	
                                                                                                               At the discretion of caucus organizers, candidates may be introduced to the
                    Candidate Opportunities to Communicate Credentials & Views: Current ACR
                                                                                                               caucus, but may not speak about their candidacy, even if so invited by caucus
                    policies and procedures provide the following opportunities for candidates to
                                                                                                               organizers or other attendees. Simply raising their hand or standing in a caucus
                    communicate their credentials and views to the Council:
                                                                                                               meeting when so introduced should suffice to allow those in caucuses to visually
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                      Information about all candidates is detailed in a standardized manner in the             identify them.
                      ACR Election Manual which is made available to all councilors in advance of
                                                                                                            6.	
                                                                                                               Candidates failing to abide by these rules may be disqualified from participating
                      each ACR annual meeting. The Election Manual includes a photograph of each
                                                                                                               in elections held during the affected Annual Meeting. Specifically, any candidate
                      candidate, a standardized curriculum vitae, which includes relevant biographical
                                                                                                               who violates these rules may, at the discretion of a committee composed of 1)
                      information, and personal comments provided by the candidates.
                                                                                                               the speaker, 2) the vice speaker, and 3) the chair of the College Nominating
                    •	
                      All candidates in contested elections have the opportunity to make a two-minute          Committee, be declared ineligible for election in that year and have his or her
                      presentation to the ACR Council prior to the election. Presentations will be live        name stricken from the ballot.
                      for in-person meetings and pre-recorded for virtual meetings. If pre-recorded,
                                                                                                            7.	
                                                                                                               Any questions concerning the appropriateness of election activities should
                      presentations will be made available on demand prior to the Annual Meeting.
                                                                                                               be directed to the ACR Office of Governance and Member Engagement at
                    Rules Regarding Electioneering: In response to ACR policy as passed by the                 800-227-5463, ext. 4998 or tbehbahani@acr.org.
                    Council, the Council Steering Committee sets forth the following updated rules
                    regarding electioneering:

                    1.	
                       Candidates are prohibited from mass distribution of any self-promotional
                       campaign materials via traditional mail, e-mail, phone, or other electronic media.
                       Candidates who use social media to promote or even announce their candidacy
                       will be considered in violation of these regulations.
                    2.	
                       Candidates are prohibited from distributing campaign buttons, stickers, pens, or
                       any other election self-promotional items prior to or at the ACR Annual Meeting.

                    3.	
                       Candidates are prohibited from displaying or distributing campaign posters,
                       balloons or other election self-promotional visual aids at the ACR Annual
                       Meeting and at any other meeting or event where multiple ACR members are
                       expected to be present.

                                                                                                            Approved by the ACR Council Steering Committee; revised for 2021 Annual Meeting
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                    Procedures for ACR Elections 2021

                    Elections for specific officers of the College including members of the ACR Board
                    of Chancellors, ACR Council Steering Committee, and ACR College Nominating
                    Committee will be held during virtual ACR 2021 on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

                    Elections will be held by secret ballot. A sample ballot will be available to the
                    Council prior to the meeting.

                    In the event a run-off election is required, the Speaker or Vice Speaker will announce
                    the time of the election and this information will also be provided via email and
                    through the virtual meeting platform.

                    Councilors will be credentialed through electronic means. An Alternate Councilor
                    substituting for a Councilor must be credentialed through the Credentials Committee.
                    No one may vote twice, even if they are filling two positions.

                    No campaigning will be allowed within the virtual meeting platform or in any
                    manner that conflicts with the ACR Electioneering Policy. At the time that voting
                    concludes, the Tellers will convene virtually and begin the process of registering the
                    vote tallies.

                    Candidates will be listed on the ballot at random. If any independent nominations
                    are accepted after publication of the initial ballot, their names will be placed on the
                    ballot after the names of candidates appearing on the initial ballot. Credentials of the
                    candidates will be reflected on the ballot consistent with the highest medical degree
                    obtained.

                    The vote tally will be registered on official ACR election tally sheets and verified by
                    each Teller. A candidate who is running unopposed for a position will be elected if
                    he or she receives at least one vote. For the offices of President and Vice President or
                    member of the Board of Chancellors, those candidates receiving a majority vote will
                    be elected. Should a majority not be achieved on the first ballot, a run-off election
                    will be performed. For all other elections, the candidate receiving the highest number
                    of votes will be elected. When there are multiple candidates for multiple positions,
                    the candidates receiving the highest numbers of votes will be elected.

                    Verification of vote totals will be made by each Teller and the final votes will be
                    totaled on the official ACR election master tally sheet. The completed tally sheet will
                    then be electronically signed by each Teller. The official ACR election tally sheet will
                    be sealed and kept at the ACR offices for at least one year following the election.

                    Following the election, staff will register the results (verified by the Tellers)
                    including the names of those elected to each position for announcement and display
                    via the ACR 2021 web site. The final vote tally will be made available upon specific
                    request to either of the following: the Chair or Vice-Chair of the ACR Board of
                    Chancellors. Tellers should refrain from sharing any vote tallies after the election.

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                                            Beverly G. Coleman, MD, FACR                                                       Major academic, practice and/or community achievements
                                                                                                                                  1. 	1993 - 2009	Director, Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Program, Dept of Radiology, UPHS
                                                                                                                                  2. 	1993 - 2014 Chief of Ultrasound Imaging, Dept of Radiology, UPHS
                                            Preferred Address
                                                                                                                                  3. 	1987- 2014 Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
                                               3401 Civic Center Blvd
                                                                                                                                  4. 1998, 2000, 2004 - 2013 American Board of Radiology Oral Board Examiner
                                               Department of Radiology
                                                                                                                                  5. 	1999-2001	President, National Medical Association, multiple offices before and after
                                               Philadelphia, PA 19104
                                                                                                                                                      this position
                                                                                                                                  6. 	2000 - 2014	Associate Chairman, Abdominal Imaging Division, Department of Radiology,
                                            Contact
                                                                                                                                                      University of Pennsylvania Health System
                                               colemanb@chop.edu
                                                                                                                                  7. 	2003 - 2006	American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Board of Governors; as well as
                                            Education                                                                                                 various offices and committees since 1991
                                               1977 - 1978	Radiology Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging, Perelman                  8. 	2005 - 2007	President, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
                                                             School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania,                9. 	2014 -         Emeritus Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
                                                             Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                                          10. 	2014 -	Present Professor of Radiology Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
                                               1975 - 1977	Radiology Residency, Perelman School of Medicine at the             11. 	Director, Fetal Imaging Division of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
                                                             University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                                               1970 - 1974	Medicine, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
                                                                                                                               What do you consider the most important issues facing the ACR?
                                                                                                                                 1. 	ACR Advocacy 2020 and Beyond
                                                                                                                                 2. 	Health Care Reform
                    Employer                                                                                                     3. 	Quality, Safety, and Imaging Appropriateness
                      Radiology Associates Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia                                                   4. 	Radiology Research and Education
                                                                                                                                 5. 	Technological Advances such as AI
                    Employer Type
                      Academic/University-based                                                                                How should the ACR respond to these issues?
                                                                                                                                 The ACR must remain in an excellent position to represent the importance of radiology to patients,
                    Primary Practice			Subspecialty                                                                              legislative leaders, regulatory agencies and the general public. Imaging plays an absolutely crucial
                      Diagnostic Radiologist                      Ultrasound                                                     role in patient diagnosis, consultation and management. We must come out of the “dark” to be
                                                                                                                                 viewed as vital to the healthcare team. Our specialty of radiology can be a leader in healthcare
                    Honors                                                                                                       equity by demonstrating that diversity and inclusion are critical issues that can ensure that all
                      • Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors 2020                                                                 Americans have access to quality healthcare. We also should strive to be a specialty that reflects
                      • Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors 2019                                                                 the patients we serve. Reform will be challenging in this political arena however, we can unite and
                      • Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Distinguised Service Award 2018                                    excel if such advances are viewed as a priority. Every day, I announce to my patients that “I am Dr.
                      • Inaugural Holder of CHOP Endowed Chair in Fetal Imaging 2016                                             Coleman, the radiologist and I have been watching your scan.” I have a namesake, “Cole” in North
                      • Lifetime Service Award for the American Board of Radiology 2015                                          Carolina, a young Caucasian male whose parents believed me when I stated that their son did not
                      • Gold Medallion Award, Pennsylvania Radiological Society 2013                                             have a syndrome.
                      •	Pennsylvania Radiological Society Honored Lecturer 2011 In Honor of Peter H. Arger, MD 2011
                      • William E. Allen Honored Lecturer, National Medical Association 2003                                   Reason for seeking office
                                                                                                                                 1.	I believe the ACR President plays a crucial role in advocating for radiology. I have been
                    ACR Activities                                                                                                   dedicated to working toward the advancement of our specialty since my first leadership
                      •   2019 - 2020   Ex-Officio, Committee on O-RADS                                                              opportunity on the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society in 1996.
                      •   2018 - 2020   Member, College Nominating Committee                                                     2.	To lend my knowledge, experience and leadership to the College in order to further our mission
                      •   2015 - 2020   Member, Audit Committee                                                                      related to governance, advocacy, quality, education and research.
                      •   2014 - 2020   Chair, Commission on Ultrasound                                                          3.	To devote more time and energy to fighting for my belief that the radiologist is the most qualified
                      •   2014 - 2020   Member, Board of Chancellors                                                                 medical specialist capable of providing the “answer” to perplexing questions using the advanced
                      •   2014 - 2017   Chair, Commission on Ultrasound                                                              imaging at our fingertips.
                      •   2011 - 2014   Chair, Committee on Human Resources — Ultrasound                                         4.	To strive to become the absolute best President that I can be so that ultimately the horizon for our
                      •   2010 - 2011   Member, Governance Committee                                                                 unique specialty is limitless.
                      •   2008 - 2009   CSC Liaison, Governance Committee
                      •   2007 - 2011   Member, Council Steering Committee                                                     Chapter Activities
                                                                                                                                 •   2016 - 2017    Immediate Past President, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                    Number of publications, books chapters and/or presentations                                                  •   2015 - 2016    President, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                      Publications: 264                                                                                          •   2011 - 2014    Councilor 2nd Term, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                      Chapters: 3                                                                                                •   2008 - 2011    Councilor 1st Term, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                      Presentations: 468                                                                                         •   2001 - 2004    Councilor 1st Term, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                    Area of interest and/or expertise
                      I worked for decades at the University of Pennsylvania in abdominal imaging, however ultrasound
                      is now my sole area of expertise with a special interest in obstetrics. I routinely provide critical
                      advice regarding the diagnosis and management of complex cases seen in the Center for Fetal
                      Diagnosis and Treatment, the largest fetal program globally. Patients with high-risk pregnancies are
                      referred for suspected congenital anomalies that may require in utero surgery or interventions. Our
                      center pioneered fetal surgery for the closure of open spinal defects and ultrasound is relied upon to
                      detect the level of the defect, differentiate myeloschisis from myelomeningocele, evaluate the brain,
                      extremity function, etc. We also participate in various multi-institutional fetal therapy trials such
                      as FETO, fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion for fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and
      13              RAFT, renal anhydramnios fetal therapy for fetuses with absent or compromised renal function.                                                                                                                         14
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                                            James V. Rawson, MD, FACR                                              Major academic, practice and/or community achievements
                                                                                                                     •   Vice Chair of Operations and Special Projects, BIDMC, 2018 to current
                                                                                                                     •   Chair of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia 2000-17
                                            Preferred Address
                                                                                                                     •   P.L., J. Luther, Ada Warren Endowed Chair, Medical College of Georgia, 2014-2017
                                                BIDMC Radiology
                                                                                                                     •   President, Adult Medical Staff, Augusta University Medical Center, 2010-2013
                                                300 Brookline Avenue
                                                Boston, MA 02115
                                                                                                                   What do you consider the most important issues facing the ACR?
                                                                                                                     Redefining Healthcare after COVID19
                                            Contact
                                                                                                                     COVID19 Pandemic has exposed many weaknesses in our nation’s healthcare system and in the
                                                jrawson@bidmc.harvard.edu
                                                                                                                     healthcare systems of the world. The pandemic exposed health inequities and systemic problems
                                                                                                                     that need to be addressed. Healthcare has been hit hard by the pandemic and needs to be rebuilt.
                                            Education
                                                                                                                     ACR can play a leadership role in the determining the future of healthcare. This will require
                                               • 1985 - 1989	MD, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
                                                                                                                     prioritization and collaboration. We are fortunate to have the resources and the organizational talent
                                                                                                                     to be impactful. The challenge is acknowledging that we cannot do everything and that indeed many
                                                                                                                     of the things that we can do will require partners.

                                                                                                                   How should the ACR respond to these issues?
                                                                                                                     ACR needs to continue to be an advocate for our patients, our members and the Radiology
                    Employer                                                                                         profession. We need to continue building coalitions of multiple stakeholders and be at the decision
                      Harvard Medical Faculty Practice                                                               making tables.

                    Employer Type                                                                                    ACR should continue to develop leaders who can be good partners regionally, nationally and
                      Academic/University-based                                                                      internationally.
                                                                                                                     ACR needs to ensure all voices in the complex ecosystem of healthcare are heard and represented.
                    Primary Practice			Subspecialty                                                                  This includes developing a diverse workforce and arming them with the best tools possible to
                      Diagnostic Radiologist                     Abdominal Imaging                                   improve the health of the communities they serve.

                    Honors                                                                                           None of this is easy or simple. ACR needs to continue to provide the platform where the difficult
                      •   Fellow, Association of University Radiologists 2020                                        conversations that need to occur, can occur in a professional and collegial manner.
                      •   President’s Service Award, Society of Health Systems 2019
                      •   RSNA Honored Educator Award 2017                                                         Reason for seeking office
                      •   William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, Award for Excellence in Economics and Health Policy 2017     
                                                                                                                     Our  legacy as physicians and leaders in our communities cannot be that we left a broken healthcare
                      •   Distinguished Faculty Award for Institutional Service, Medical College of Georgia 2015     system for our children. I seek this position to continue to serve our patients and our profession by
                      •   JACR Best Paper of 2011 Award in the Health Services and Policy Category 2011              working in the American College of Radiology-an organization that I believe can have a positive
                      •   Fellowship, American College of Radiology 2009                                             impact the future of healthcare.

                    ACR Activities                                                                                 Chapter Activities
                      •   2020 - 2022   Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Chancellors                                    •   2015 - 2017    President, Georgia Radiological Society
                      •   2019 - 2021   Member, JACR Editorial Board                                                 •   2013 - 2015    President Elect, Georgia Radiological Society
                      •   2018 - 2019   Chair, Task Force on Member Dues                                             •   2011 - 2013    Secretary, Georgia Radiological Society
                      •   2017 - 2021   Chair, Budget and Finance Committee                                          •   2009 - 2011    Treasurer, Georgia Radiological Society
                      •   2016 - 2018   Member, Intersociety Committee — Executive Committee                         •   2008 - 2011    Councilor 2nd Term, Georgia Radiological Society
                      •   2015 - 2020   Chair, Commission on Patient and Family Centered Care
                      •   2015 - 2018   Member, Board of Chancellors
                      •   2011 - 2015   Member, ACR Bulletin Editorial Advisory Group
                      •   2009 - 2016   Chair, Government & Regulatory Issues in Academic Radiology
                      •   2004 - 2015   Chair, Economics Committee on HOPPS/APC

                    Number of publications, books chapters and/or presentations
                      Publications: 58
                      Chapters: 0
                      Presentations: 272

                    Area of interest and/or expertise
                      •   Patient and Family Centered Care
                      •   Process Improvement
                      •   Health Policy and Economics
                      •   Leadership Development
                      •   Strategic Planning
                      •   Health Outcomes
                      •   Health Equity

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                                           Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR                                                  Major academic, practice and/or community achievements
                                                                                                                           •   Prior private practice group president and treasurer.
                                                                                                                           •   Prior medical staff executive committee member (two separate community hospitals).
                                           Preferred Address
                                                                                                                           •   Prior community hospital radiology department medical director.
                                               Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
                                                                                                                           •   Prior regional radiology political action committee founding president.
                                               Emory University School of Medicine
                                                                                                                           •   Prior health policy institute founder and chief medical officer.
                                               Atlanta, GA 30322
                                                                                                                           •   Prior CPT Editorial Panel executive committee member.
                                                                                                                           •   Current academic radiology department vice-chair.
                                           Contact
                                                                                                                           •   Current Council Speaker.
                                               richard.duszak@emory.edu
                                                                                                                           •   Current Board of Chancellors executive committee member.
                                           Education
                                               • 1994 - 1995	Interventional Radiology Fellow, University of
                                                                                                                         What do you consider the most important issues facing the ACR?
                                                                                                                           • Changing the historic culture of radiology practice to become more proactively patient- and
                                                              Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                             value-focused, aligned with ongoing healthcare delivery system reform initiatives.
                                               • 1990 - 1994	Diagnostic Radiology Resident, Duke University Medical
                                                                                                                           • Empowering and engaging ACR members and practices to adapt and succeed under rapidly
                                                              Center, Durham, North Carolina
                                                                                                                             evolving payment and delivery models.
                                               • 1985 - 1989	Doctor of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University
                                                                                                                           • Demonstrating the value of ACR membership to existing and future potential members
                                                              College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                             and practices.
                                               • 1981 - 1985	Bachelor of Arts (Biology), La Salle University,
                                                                                                                           • Aligning the specialty’s many fragmented professional societies to speak and act on behalf of
                                                              Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                             radiologists and our patients in a non-competitive, coordinated, and synergistic manner.
                    Employer                                                                                               • Recruiting, developing, and supporting the next generation of practicing radiologists and ACR
                      Emory University                                                                                       leaders to ensure the ongoing success of the specialty.
                                                                                                                           • Ensuring the relevancy of the ACR to an increasingly diverse membership.
                    Employer Type
                      Academic/University-based                                                                          How should the ACR respond to these issues?
                                                                                                                           Our rapidly changing healthcare environment creates innumerable challenges for the ACR and its
                    Primary Practice			Subspecialty                                                                        member radiologists. Those same challenges, however, represent opportunities for future success.
                      Diagnostic Radiologist                     Interventional Radiologist                                We cannot be all things to all people, so doubling down on recent ACR strategic planning and
                                                                                                                           transparency-promoting initiatives will be critical to ensure maximal organizational effectiveness
                    Honors                                                                                                 and impact. Those efforts should focus on strong stewardship of member dues and volunteer time
                      • Distinguished Investigator Award, The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging                 as well as enhanced coordination with other radiology professional societies to minimize initiative
                        Research 2019                                                                                      duplicity and competition. The ACR needs to continue to increasingly focus on 1) meaningful,
                      • Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (Emory University Department of Radiology) 2015                   actionable, and sustainable strategies, 2) thoughtful, deliberate, and results-focused tactics, and
                      • Most Influential Radiology Researcher Award (Aunt Minnie) 2014                                     3) efficient, swift, and decisive execution, all aligned with our organization’s true north: the
                      • ACR Thorwarth Award for Excellence in Economics and Health Policy 2013                             advancement of the specialty in ways that allow radiologists to best serve their patients, today and
                      • Fellow, Radiology Business Management Association 2010                                             tomorrow.
                      • Fellow, American College of Radiology 2007
                      • Fellow, Society of Interventional Radiology 2004                                                 Reason for seeking office
                      • Calhoun Award for Outstanding Contributions to Radiology Management (RBMA) 2000                    Since serving as the ACR’s first Rutherford Government Relations Fellow in 1993, I have been
                                                                                                                           passionately and actively engaged in a vast array of College activities spanning economics,
                    ACR Activities                                                                                         advocacy, publications, research, education, and more recently both Council and Board leadership.
                      •   2019 - 2021   Speaker, ACR Council                                                               This consistently high level of engagement and track record of deliverables, I believe, reflects my
                      •   2017 - 2021   Member, Executive Committee, Board of Chancellors                                  sincere commitment to professional service. My career, like that of many other radiologists, has
                      •   2017 - 2019   Vice Speaker, ACR Council                                                          been exceptionally fulfilling — both personally and professionally — and much of that success
                      •   2012 - 2016   Chief Medical Officer, Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute                    can be attributed to the work of the ACR and its many prior leaders. Since I can never repay those
                      •   2010 - 2012   Chair, Committee on Imaging Policy & Economics Research                            individuals for their many contributions, my desire to continue serving in an elected office reflects
                      •   2010 - 2011   Chair, ACR Print Media Task Force                                                  my ongoing commitment to “pay it forward” to the profession so that tomorrow’s radiologists can
                      •   2008 - 2011   Vice Chair, Commission on Economics                                                enjoy the same career opportunities.
                      •   2004 - 2019   Associate Editor, JACR
                      •   2004 - 2008   Chair, Economics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature                            Chapter Activities
                      •   1999 - 2005   Co-Chair, Expert Panel on Interventional Radiology Appropriateness Criteri         •   2014 - 2017    Alternate Councilor, Georgia Radiological Society
                                                                                                                           •   2010 - 2013    Fellowship Committee Chair, Tennessee Radiological Society
                    Number of publications, book chapters and/or presentations                                             •   2007 - 2013    Member, Board of Directors, Tennessee Radiological Society
                      Publications: 400                                                                                    •   2002 - 2007    Member, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Radiological Society
                      Chapters: 10
                      Presentations: 500

                    Area of interest and/or expertise
                      • National recognition as a thought leader and teacher in radiology practice management, policy,
                        and leadership.
                      • National leadership experience developing and influencing physician payment systems.
                      • Nationally recognized expertise in imaging-focused health policy research.
                      • Departmental and national mentorship and teaching award recognition for young physician
                        engagement and professional development.
                      • Extensive national and institutional track record of promoting multi-stakeholder consensus.
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2021               Board of Chancellors — Medical Physics                                                             Candidate Information
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                                           Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD,                                                  • ABR Core Exam and Oral Board Exam Committee
                                                                                                                         • Council and Scientific Committee member for the National Council on Radiation Protection
                                           FACR                                                                            and Measurements (NCRP)
                                                                                                                         • Member of Imaging Communication Network
                                           Preferred Address                                                             In addition, many years as Councilor and member of ACR Council Steering Committee and
                                              Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Suite 4264601                             Commission of Medical Physics has provided me ample experience in serving American College of
                                              N Caroline Street                                                          Radiology interests
                                              Baltimore, MD 21287-0856
                                                                                                                       Major academic, practice and/or community achievements
                                           Contact                                                                       •   Professor of Radiology and Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
                                              mmahesh@jhmi.edu                                                           •   Chief Physicist at Johns Hopkins Hospital
                                                                                                                         •   Professor of Environmental Health Science at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
                                           Education                                                                     •   Associate Editor and Physics Column Editor for the Journal of American College of Radiology
                                             • 1988 - 1993   PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin         (since 2007)
                                             • 1987 - 1988   MS, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin              •   Developed e-radiology physics program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
                                             • 1984 - 1986   MSc, University of Mysore, Mysore - India, Other            •   Member of Radiation Control Advisory Board for Maryland Radiological Health Programs
                                             • 1981 - 1984   BSc, University of Mysore, Mysore - India, Other            •   Leadership position at the Johns Hopkins University Faculty Senate
                    Employer                                                                                             •   Special Research Volunteer at National Institute of Health (NIH)
                      Johns Hopkins University                                                                           •   Council and Scientific Committee Member of National Council of Radiation Protection and
                                                                                                                             Measurements (NCRP)
                    Employer Type                                                                                        •   Subject Matter Expert for United Nations – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
                      Academic/University-based                                                                          •   National Contact Person for United States at United National Scientific Committee on the Effects
                                                                                                                             of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
                    Primary Practice			Subspecialty
                      Physicist		                               Medical Physics and Molecular Imaging                  What do you consider the most important issues facing the ACR?
                                                                                                                         • Increasing constraints in insurance reimbursements and encounters with insurance companies
                    Honors                                                                                                 trying to link past radiation exposures to restrict access to quality imaging.
                      •   Fellow of the International Organization of Medical Physics 2019                               • The need to demonstrate quality and safety in the practice of Medical Physics.
                      •   Elected to National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) 2015               • Continued strain towards reimbursements in medical imaging
                      •   2nd Vice President of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2012                        • Decreasing research funding impacting imaging research.
                      •   Fellow of the American College of Medical Physics 2011
                      •   Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 2011                             How should the ACR respond to these issues?
                      •   Fellow of the American College of Radiology 2009                                               • ACR should continue to be the national leader in addressing imaging issues including quality
                      •   Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine 2007                                and safety. Especially when issues related to radiation doses and risks from medical imaging
                      •   Appointed member of Radiation Control Advisory Board for State of Maryland                       arises, ACR should continue to respond timely and effectively to any concerns raised by media,
                          (2002-present) 2002                                                                              regulators, or patients alike.
                                                                                                                         • ACR should continue strong lobbying efforts to address insurance reimbursement cuts, NIH and
                    ACR Activities                                                                                         research budget cuts.
                      •   2020 - 2024   Member, AI Advisory Group                                                        • ACR should continue to provide needed resources to those combating self-referral issues.
                      •   2020 - 2024   Member, Committee on Fellowship Credentials - Membership                         • ACR should continue to maintain prominent voice for quality and safety in medical imaging.
                      •   2019 - 2022   Liaison, Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning
                      •   2019 - 2021   Associate Editor, JACR Editorial Board                                         Reason for seeking office
                      •   2019 - 2021   Member, ACR Social Media Superusers                                              As Chair of Commission on Medical Physics for the past 3 years, I have worked with other board
                      •   2018 - 2021   Chair, Commission on Medical Physics                                             members in the college providing medical physics support for their activities. In addition, I have
                      •   2018 - 2021   Member, Board of Chancellors                                                     worked to increase physics membership in the college. Also, we were able to support young medical
                      •   2017 - 2018   Member, Commission on Medical Physics                                            physicists by establishing Richard L. Morin Fellowship in Medical Physics and Travel Scholarship
                      •   2011 - 2017   Member, RSNA-ACR Public Information Web Site Committee                           for medical physics graduate students.
                      •   2011 - 2012   Member, Council Steering Committee                                               Prior to serving as chair, I have served on the ACR Council Steering Committee, and as Councilor-
                                                                                                                         at-large. I have passionately participated in advocacy related activities including meeting with our
                    Number of publications, book chapters and/or presentations                                           national and state legislatures to ensure ACR issues are adequately addressed. In addition, I was
                      Publications: 130                                                                                  elected as President of the Maryland Radiological Society, a first for a medical physicist to lead the
                      Chapters: 15                                                                                       local ACR chapter.
                      Presentations: 180
                                                                                                                         It would be an honor to serve another term on the board in order to serve the college and
                    Area of interest and/or expertise                                                                    strengthening the physics commission.
                      •   Chair of Commission on Medical Physics
                      •   Associate Editor for Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR)                         Chapter Activities
                      •   Immediate Past President of Maryland Radiology Society (MRS)                                   •   2019 - 2021    Immediate Past President, Maryland Radiological Society
                      •   Past Deputy Editor for Academic Radiology                                                      •   2017 - 2019    President, Maryland Radiological Society
                      •   Board member and Treasurer for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)       •   2017 - 2018    Councilor 1st Term, Maryland Radiological Society
                      •   Past Board member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)                  •   2016 - 2017    Vice President, Maryland Radiological Society
                      •   Past Editorial Board member for Radiology                                                      •   2011 - 2012    CSC Liaison, Maryland Radiological Society

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2021               Board of Chancellors — Pediatric Radiology                                                                 Candidate Information
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                                           Richard A. Barth, MD, FACR                                                          Major academic, practice and/or community achievements
                                                                                                                                 I have leadership experience as the Radiologist-in-Chief at Stanford Children’s Health and prior
                                                                                                                                 President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. At Stanford,
                                            Preferred Address
                                                                                                                                 I chaired the pediatric radiology strategic roadmap task force, which was endorsed by hospital
                                               725 Welch Road
                                                                                                                                 leadership and resulted in funding for a comprehensive full service pediatric radiology program
                                               Room 1854
                                                                                                                                 including subspecialty radiologist expertise, formation of a translational research program, and
                                               Stanford, CA 94304
                                                                                                                                 building of a new full service hospital department. I am also a founding member of the Stanford
                                            Contact                                                                              Center for Maternal Fetal Health at Stanford and Director of the Fetal MRI program. I was the
                                               rabarth@stanford.edu                                                              prior Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs. Responsibilities included medical direction for physician
                                                                                                                                 staffing, oversight for RVU productivity and quality metrics, and capital budget planning. At the
                                            Education                                                                            SPR, I have led advocacy efforts and the first pediatric radiologist “hill” visit.
                                               • 1971 - 1975	MD, University of Health Sciences,
                                                              The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois                    What do you consider the most important issues facing the ACR?
                                                                                                                                 1.	Economic challenges including the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule changes related
                                                                                                                                     to revaluing of E/M codes, surprise billing and potential public option for healthcare are
                                                                                                                                     important issues.
                                                                                                                                 2.	Imaging Utilization. Appropriate utilization of imaging will continue to be scrutinized by
                                                                                                                                     Medicare and commercial payers as part of cost reduction strategies and increase focus on value
                    Employer                                                                                                         (not volume) in the healthcare system.
                      Stanford University Radiology                                                                              3.	Workforce. Workforce shortages for specialists and general radiologists should be assessed.
                                                                                                                                     Artificial intelligence (AI) may exacerbate shortages if medical students perceive AI as a threat
                    Employer Type                                                                                                    to radiologists. AI is an enabler for radiologists to provide high quality efficient care and improve
                      Academic/University-based                                                                                      non-interpretative workflow in departments but not yet widely understood by students.
                                                                                                                                 4.	Health Inequity. The pandemic has highlighted inequities in healthcare outcomes resulting from
                    Primary Practice			Subspecialty                                                                                  unjust social and economic policies impacting distinct segments of the population
                      Diagnostic Radiologist                      Pediatric Radiology
                                                                                                                               How should the ACR respond to these issues?
                    Honors                                                                                                       1.	ACR should continue to lobby Congress and promote member advocacy to waive the budget
                      •   Society for Pediatric Radiology Gold Medal Award 2020                                                      neutrality requirement for evaluation and management (E/M) CPT code increases mandated
                      •   Caffey Society Membership 2016                                                                             by the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. ACR should advocate to assure access for
                      •   American Board of Radiology Lifetime Achievement Award 2015                                                appropriate imaging as part of a public option healthcare.
                      •   Fellow, American College of Radiology 2015                                                             2.	ACR should continue development of Appropriate Use Criteria for image-ordering clinical
                      •   Society for Pediatric Radiology Presidential Recognition Award 2010                                        decision support. ACR should promote research to validate imaging contributions to clinical
                      •   Society for Pediatric Radiology Caffey Award 2009                                                          outcomes including patient management and population benefits.
                      •   UCSF Department of Radiology Outstanding Alumni Award 2009                                             3.	ACR should assess workforce needs for general and specialty radiologists and promote solutions.
                      •   Stanford University Department of Obstetrics Teaching Award for Outstanding Faculty 2004                   Address medical student AI concerns for radiology career thru education regarding benefits for
                                                                                                                                     enabling radiologist work and practice improvements.
                    ACR Activities                                                                                               4.	The ACR should voice strong support for health equity and promote solutions to assure heath
                      •   2020 - 2024   Member, Committee on Pediatric Radiology Workforce                                           equity.
                      •   2020 - 2024   Member, Committee on Economics — Pediatric
                      •   2019 - 2023   Member, ACR Foundation International Outreach Committee                                Reason for seeking office
                      •   2018 - 2021   Chair, Commission on Pediatric Radiology                                                 I seek this position because I am passionate about improving pediatric care and believe the ACR
                      •   2018 - 2021   Member, Board of Chancellors                                                             pediatric commission in collaboration with the ACR including economic/government relations,
                      •   2016 - 2020   Chair, Committee on Economics — Pediatric                                                quality and safety, and research programs provides an excellent opportunity to elevate the imaging
                      •   2014 - 2020   Member, Commission on Economics                                                          care of children. I firmly believe that a great healthcare system cannot exist without outstanding
                      •   2013 - 2020   Member, ACR Medicaid Network                                                             radiology to support patient care. It is critical that ACR be nimble in reacting to challenges and
                      •   2012 - 2017   Member, Commission on Pediatric Radiology                                                acting upon opportunities in the rapidly changing, highly complex healthcare environment to assure
                      •   2012 - 2017   Co-Chair, Committee on Government Relations — Pediatric                                  that radiology advances its leadership position.
                    Number of publications, book chapters and/or presentations                                                   My academic and leadership experience has provided me a broad understanding of the key
                      Publications: 89                                                                                           issues and opportunities in pediatric radiology. I will apply this knowledge within the Pediatric
                      Chapters: 7                                                                                                Commission to advance the imaging care of children in collaboration with other ACR Commissions
                      Presentations: 227                                                                                         leveraging the resources available in the ACR.

                    Area of interest and/or expertise
                      My interests focus on improving imaging applications for children and addressing their unique
                      challenges compared with adults, including different physiology, smaller anatomy, and increased
                      sensitivity to the adverse effects of radiation. I have published and implemented multidisciplinary
                      imaging algorithms to assure accurate diagnoses with reduced radiation exposure. My academic and
                      prior societal leadership experience have provided me a broad understanding of the key issues and
                      opportunities in pediatric radiology. I am a strong advocate for appropriate utilization of imaging. I
                      am interested in assuring that children are provided access to appropriate, cost-effective, safe care.
                      I will apply my knowledge to work collaboratively with ACR leadership and other Commission
                      Chairs to promote a comprehensive strategic roadmap for advancing imaging care of children
                      thru government policy, quality, safety, advocacy, and research initiatives leveraging the resources
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