GE Chairman Jeffrey R. Immelt to Deliver Keynote Address at Radiology Leadership Institute Inaugural Event

December 20, 2011

GE Chairman Jeffrey R. Immelt will provide the keynote address at the American College of Radiology’s Radiology Leadership Institute™ (RLI) inaugural event, July 12, 2012, at the Hotel Orrington on Northwestern University’s Evanston, IL, campus.

“We are honored to have Mr. Immelt provide the keynote address at the inaugural RLI event. His vast knowledge and expertise in the area of leadership is reflective of the RLI mission to provide fresh, new and effective educational experiences for radiology leaders of today and those of tomorrow. Top-level leadership and professional development training is what all of those interested in RLI can expect,” said Cynthia S. Sherry, MD, FACR, medical director of RLI and chair of the ACR Commission on Leadership and Practice Development.

Immelt has been named one of the "World's Best CEOs" three times by Barron's. Since he began serving as chief executive officer, GE has been named "America's Most Admired Company" in a poll conducted by Fortune and one of "The World's Most Respected Companies" in polls by Barron's and the Financial Times. Immelt has also served as CEO of GE Healthcare.

The Institute’s inaugural, invitation-only event will feature a variety of topics to be developed into the RLI’s comprehensive curriculum which combines face-to-face learning in a variety of geographic locations, team projects, case analysis and web-based distance learning.

The RLI, an innovative, multilevel, multiyear academy will offer world-class instructors from renowned universities offering MBA and MPH degrees, a range of advanced leadership courses building to levels of proficiency and certification, and the opportunity to earn CME.

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