Leadership Foundations: Kickstart Your Career

Leadership Foundations: Kickstart Your Career • February 24, 2018 • Silver Spring, MD

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Get a Headstart 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.


Preliminary Schedule




7:00 – 8:00 AM

Registration Table Open

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

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

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR

Jennifer Nathan, MD

9:40 – 9:50 AM


9:50– 10:35 AM

Interviewing for Success: Secrets from the Wharton School

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

10:35 – 11:15 AM

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

Lawrence Muroff, MD, FACR

11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Mock Interviews

12:05 – 12:10 PM

Brief Remarks from ACR Career Center

ACR Staff

12:15 – 1:15 PM

Lunch: Roundtable Discussions

1:15 – 2:10 PM

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

Raymond Tu, MD, FACR

Dave Yousem, MD, MBA

Toyin Idowu, MD

David Boyd, MD, MBA

2:10 – 3:05 PM

Communicating Effectively/How to Deal with Difficult People

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

3:05 – 3:15 PM


3:15 – 3:55 PM

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

Shawn Williamson

3:55 – 4:50 PM

Real World Panel: Knowledge and Advice from Early Career Radiologists

David Boyd, MD, MBA

Peter Van Geertruyden, MD

Jennifer Nathan, MD

Toyin Idowu, MD

4:50 – 5:00 PM

Wrap Up and Thank You

Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

5:00 PM

Course Adjourns


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