RADxx Opens Nominations for 3rd Annual Awards Program

RAD Women (#RADxx), a networking and mentorship group for women in radiology, informatics, and IT management of radiology systems has announced that nominations for the annual RADxx Awards are now open. The RADxx Awards recognize the achievements of women in the field of medical imaging informatics, as well as anyone—regardless of gender—who have supported the career advancement of women in the industry.

The RADxx Awards were launched three years ago at the annual RSNA conference and met with an overwhelming amount of highly qualified nominations. The 2018 award ceremony had more than 250 guests in attendance and led to the formation of a speakers bureau. The goal of the new RADxx speakers bureau, curated by the steering committee, is to promote more diversity in meeting and conference agendas.

The RADxx Awards will honor four outstanding individuals who have helped to lead the way or are emerging voices in medical imaging informatics. The categories include the following:

  • RADxx Trailblazer: recognizes a pioneering leader in informatics who has been in the field for at least 10 years;
  • RADxx Advocate: open to both men and women who have helped support and further the advancement of women in imaging informatics;
  • RADxx Champion: recognizes individuals who have helped to sponsor the career development of women in medical imaging informatics; and
  • RADxx Rising Star: recognizes the next generation of women leaders in imaging informatics.

Those interested in applying may do so from now until November 15, 2019, at Eligible individuals can be physicians or work in the field in other roles such as administration or IT. Award winners will be selected by the RADxx executive committee from eligible submissions. RADxx Award recipients will be announced at a cocktail reception during RSNA 2019 in Chicago.

“We can’t believe the support RADxx has gained over the past three years,” says Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, RADxx cofounder and chief strategy and contracting officer, Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization. “We look forward to seeing the outpouring of submissions from our community.”

— Source: Ambra Health