RLI Selected as Best Radiologist Training Program by AuntMinnie.com

October 30, 2014

Aunt Minnie LogoThe Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) was voted the Best Radiologist Training Program in the 2014 edition of the Minnies — AuntMinnie.com’s annual event recognizing excellence in radiology. The RLI, a program of the American College of Radiology, prepares leaders who will shape the future of radiology to ensure quality, elevate service and deliver extraordinary patient care.

“This award signifies the importance of leadership development for our profession,” said Cynthia S. Sherry, MD, FACR, medical director of the Radiology Leadership Institute and chair of the American College of Radiology Commission on Leadership and Practice Development. “On behalf of the RLI board and staff, I want to say thank you to everyone who has contributed to the RLI’s continued success.”

Launched in 2012, the RLI is an innovative, multi-level program that features world-class instructors from renowned universities, a range of advanced leadership courses building to levels of proficiency and certification, and the opportunity to earn both CME and RLI credit.

The RLI curriculum focuses on seven primary areas of study: finance and economics; ethics and professionalism; legal and regulatory; strategic planning; practice management; professional development; and service, quality and safety. Course work is offered online and at live meetings, such as the RLI Leadership Summit and the upcoming RLI Expedition.

Individuals enrolled in the RLI can earn credits towards an MBA from Babson College’s Olin Graduate School of Business, Strayer University’s Jack Welch Management Institute and the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. The RLI also formed a partnership with the American Association for Physician Leadership, which allows RLI enrollees to earn RLI credits when completing select coursework from the American Association for Physician Leadership.

Currently, there are more than 2,000 radiology professionals enrolled in the RLI. To enroll, visit http://www.radiologyleaders.org/enroll.

First launched in 2000, the Minnies gives radiology professionals the opportunity to highlight the contributions of their peers to the advancement of medical imaging. In the 2014 edition of the Minnies, over 200 candidates faced off in 15 categories, ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Best Radiology Image.

The full list of Minnies winners can be viewed at http://minnies.auntminnie.com.