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Update: American College of Radiology Annual Meeting

Dear ACR Council Members, Chapter Leaders & Staff and ACR 2020 Registrants:

The health, safety and well-being of our members, staff, patients and families are of paramount importance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the best interests of everyone involved and to meet essential governance objectives, we are transitioning from an on-site meeting in Washington, DC to a live virtual meeting to be held from May 16 to May 19. Your leaders have been working closely with ACR staff to prioritize the Council’s essential governance work into a condensed meeting program. A proposed program is listed online, and this will be updated as planning continues. Agenda materials for the meeting will be available online April 1.

Supplemental programming that has previously been included as part of the annual meeting (e.g., CME sessions, RFS and YPS programs, Chapter Leaders’ Workshop, etc.) will not be included in the virtual meeting in May. Consideration will be given to alternative approaches to make such supplemental programming available.

We have developed an online list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and will continue to update this web page as we transition to a virtual meeting. Please mark your calendar for a virtual Council Town Hall on Thursday, April 2 at 8:00 pm EDT to learn more about this transition (details to follow).

Sincerely,

Richard Duszak, Jr., M.D., FACR
Speaker, ACR Counci

Amy L. Kotsenas, M.D., FACR
Vice Speaker, ACR Council


Arkansas Radiological Society – Who We Are

The Arkansas Radiological Society is the State Chapter of the American College of Radiology (ACR).  Our Chapter is open to radiologists, radiation oncologists, and physicists practicing in the State of Arkansas.

The main purpose of our website is to to provide our members with information pertaining to radiological issues, such as legislative issues, education, radiological practice issues and members in training initiatives. Our site also includes Arkansas Chapter events, governance and membership.


Mammography CME Toolkit

We are proud to announce the Mammography CME tool kit created by the Screening Leadership Group is now available for your use. The ACR strongly encourages all radiologists to download and use these materials.


ACR 2019 Annual Meeting

The ACR Annual Meeting featured the activities of the ACR Council along with programming designed to support the needs of Council members, state chapter leaders, the ACR Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) and the Young and Early Career Professionals Section (YPS).  The 2019 conference was held in Washington, DC May 18th-22nd.

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Scott Ferguson, M.D. Elected to Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association

Scott Ferguson, M.D.Dr. Ferguson is an Arkansas delegate to the American Medical Association and is a member of the AMA Council on Legislation. He is a past president of both the Arkansas and Crittenden County Medical Societies.

Dr. Ferguson has worked with organizations that help treat or cure breast cancer. He serves on the Arkansas Mammography Quality Assurance Board and was appointed to the FDA National Mammography Quality Assurance Committee in 2003 and served as Chairman in 2007. He has participated in the American Cancer Society’s screening program for the past 25 years and was chosen as the 2003 Heart Gala honoree. He is a Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow.

Dr. Ferguson is a former chairman for the Crittenden County Election commission has served on Mid-America Arts Council, Fidelity National Bank Board and as a past Chairman of Delta Arts. Dr. Ferguson served on the Board of Directors of Methodist Healthcare Systems in Memphis for 9 years.


Arkansas Radiological Society Conference
Breast Imaging of “TOMO”rrow

Please join the Arkansas Radiological Society for their next conference at UAMS on Breast Imaging of “TOMO”rrow, Saturday, May 2nd.  Friday night’s dinner will be sponsored and is for physicians only. You must register for the dinner when you register for the Conference.  When registering for Conference,  if you do not have a PayPal account and wish to pay with a credit card, scroll down in the window and locate the credit card button.

  • Conference: Saturday, May 2nd; UAMS
  • Dinner: Friday, May 1st; Capital Hotel
    • Dinner price is included in the $100 Conference fee
    • You must register for the dinner when you register for the Conference
    • Dinner menu to follow at a later date for you to make a selection