Newswise — The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) announced Howard B. Fleishon, MD, MMM, FACR as chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors (BOC). Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR, will serve as vice chair, Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, will serve as president and Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR will serve as vice president. The new officers will take office immediately following the ACR 2020 Meeting, held entirely online.
“Dr. Fleishon is a long-standing advocate for radiology, with extensive government relations and policy experience in addition to his clinical leadership as chief of radiology services at Emory Johns Creek Hospital in Georgia,” said William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, FACR, chief executive officer of the ACR. “It has been a pleasure working with him for the past two years as vice chair, and I know he will continue to demonstrate the strong leadership we need to move forward as a specialty in these uniquely challenging times.”
Fleishon has held numerous roles within the ACR, including vice chair, secretary-treasurer, Council speaker, vice chair of the Commission on Government Relations, and founder and former chair of the Radiology Advocacy Network (RAN). Fleishon is also division director of community radiology services in the Emory University Department of Radiology and Imaging Services in Atlanta, GA.
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ACR Vice Chair Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR previously served as chair of the ACR Commission on Quality and Safety. Bello is director of neuroradiology at Montefiore Medical Center and professor of radiology and neurosurgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY.
Additional ACR Officers
James V. Rawson, MD, FACR—Secretary-Treasurer
Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR—ACR Council Speaker
Amy L. Kotsenas, MD, FACR—ACR Vice Speaker
New/Re-elected Board of Chancellors
Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, MD—ACR Commission on Body Imaging
Gregory N. Nicola, MD, FACR—ACR Commission on Economics
Eric M. Rubin, MD—ACR Commission on Human Resources
William T. Herrington, MD, FACR—ACR Commission on Membership and Communications
Don C. Yoo, MD, FACR—ACR Commission on Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH—ACR Commission on Patient- and Family-Centered Care
Lauren P. Golding, MD—ACR Commission on Ultrasound
Andrew K. Moriarity, MD—ACR Young and Early Career Professional Section (YPS) Representative
Newly Elected Council Steering Committee Members
About the American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology® (ACR®), founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.Back to HCB News