Women in Medical Leadership Breakfast
Women in Medical Leadership Breakfast Seminar
With the success of the 2018 event, the Women in Medical Leadership Breakfast Seminar is back and will be held at the 2019 RANZCR ASM in Auckland.
Gender equality in medicine is increasing and 31% of our College’s members are now women. Female leadership and supporting the increased presence of women in medical leadership roles is an important next step for our professions.
This exciting seminar will open a dialogue among RANZCR members on barriers and enables of women in leadership. Most critically, this will be a unique opportunity to connect leaders and aspiring leaders within our sector.
All who are interested in gender equality and female empowerment are welcome, women and men alike. Places are limited.
Date: Thursday 17 October
Time: 0700 - 0800
Speaker line up includes:
Valerie P. Jackson, MD, is president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
An expert in breast imaging, Dr. Jackson is executive director of the American Board of Radiology (ABR). She is the Eugene C. Klatte Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Medicine where she has had numerous academic appointments, including chair, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences.
Dr. Jackson has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and 20 books and book chapters emphasizing breast imaging and radiologic education. She has served as principal investigator on numerous funded grants, including several focused on radiologic education. She is a highly regarded lecturer, having given more than 320 scientific and educational presentations worldwide.
Dr. Jackson has held leadership positions in a number of radiologic organizations, including the Indiana Radiological Society (IRS), American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists (AUR), Academy of Radiology Research, Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), American Board of Radiology and the American College of Radiology (ACR). She joined the RSNA Board of Directors in 2012.
Recipient of numerous honors, she is an ACR fellow and has received gold medals of the IRS, AUR, SBI and ACR. The Valerie P. Jackson Education Fellowship recognizes her work with ACR.