Kickstart Your Career

Kickstart Your Career • September 29, 2018 • Silver Spring, MD

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Get a Head Start on Your Career

The radiology landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade and the pace of change will not subside any time soon. The breadth and scope of what you need to know and understand has expanded significantly. This means that your potential future employers are now seeking candidates with more comprehensive skill sets. With this course, RLI will get you prepared and armed to find the right job and embark on your career journey with enthusiasm and confidence.

Designed for residents and fellows, this all-new, one-day RLI event will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge, skills and tips on how to most effectively enter the radiology workforce in a way that positions you for the greatest opportunity for success. 

The registration fee is $75 per resident and includes breakfast, lunch, and snack. All physicians in approved radiology residency programs or fellowships in the U.S. and Canada are members of the ACR and qualify for the Member-in-training (MIT) rate.

Discounted registration is available to those who register by August 10. Discount registration rates are: MIT: $55, Member: $74, Nonmember: $111.


Preliminary Schedule

* schedule subject to change




8:00 – 8:10 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

8:10 – 8:45 AM

Completing an Effective Job Search and Finding Your First Job

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

8:45 – 9:40 AM

Academia vs. Private Practice: Understanding the Similarities and Differences in Employment and How to Make the Best Decision For You

Raymond Tu, MD, FACR

David Yousem, MD, MBA

Tobin Idowu, MD

David Boyd, MD, MBA

9:40 – 9:55 AM

Break With Exhibitors

9:55– 10:35 AM

Interviewing for Success: Secrets from the Wharton School

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

10:35 – 11:05 AM

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR

11:05 AM – 12:20 PM

Mock Interviews

12:20 – 12:25 PM

Brief Remarks from ACR Career Center

ACR Staff

12:25 – 1:25 PM

Lunch: Roundtable Discussions

1:25 – 2:05 PM

Your First Year: Key Things to Know and Do In Order to Succeed

Peter Van Geertruyden, MD

Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR

Jennifer Nathan, MD

2:05 – 2:40 PM

Communicating Effectively

Ellen M. Chung, MD, COL, MC, USA

2:40 – 2:55 PM

Break With Exhibitors

2:55 – 3:25 PM

Financial Planning – Making it Personal: Debt, Insurance, Mortgages, Retirement and All That

Shawn Williamson, CFP

3:25 – 4:10 PM

Real World Panel: Knowledge and Advice from Early-Career Radiologists

David Boyd, MD, MBA

Jennifer Nathan, MD

Toyin Idowu, MD

4:10 – 4:45 PM

Mentoring and Professionalism

Peter Van Geertruyden, MD

4:50 – 5:00 PM

Wrap Up and Thank You

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

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