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Thanks to all who attended and participated in the Academy’s 2024 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase on March 5

Read the Event Summary HERE.

Since 2012, the Academy has hosted an educational event on Capitol Hill to educate Members of Congress about the impact and value of medical imaging research. Invited guests include Congressional Representatives and their Staff, Government Agencies and Patient Advocates. The Academy Council of Early Career Investigators from more than 20 Academic Radiology Departments will showcase their research at this evening event to be held on Tuesday, March 5th from 5-7pm EST. The Academy will be presenting Congresswoman Anna Eshoo with a Gold Medal for Advocacy. Congresswoman Eshoo is one of the very first Congressional Champions for our community and the force behind out efforts to create NIBIB. We hope that you will join us. Please save this date.

This year’s 12th Annual Spring events and meetings includes our 2024 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase (MedTech24), a Research Roundtable, and a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill.

Any questions on these events and meetings can be directed to Academy staff Casey Cappelletti.

12th Annual Spring Events & Meetings
Itinerary of Activities

Monday, March 4, 2024

Spring Events & Meetings Welcome Reception
*All registered attendees are welcome
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET, Proper 21
1319 F St NW Washington DC, US, 20004

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Academy-CIBR Research Roundtable Event
Cosponsored by the Radiological Society of North America
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET, National Press Club
13th Floor, NPC Ballroom
At the Academy’s annual Research Roundtable event, key representatives from academia, industry, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies meet to discuss key topics identified by the Academy’s Coalition for Imaging & Bioengineering (CIBR) Steering Committee.

Speakers and topics include “Artificial Intelligence in Imaging” (Charles Kahn, MD, MS, Electra Paskett, PhD, Andrew D. Smith MD, PhD, and Greg Sorensen, MD), and “Sustainability in Imaging and Healthcare” (Reed Omary, MD, MS, and Beth Zigmund, MD).

2024 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase
5:00 – 7:00 PM ET, Capitol Hill
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045
This event on Capitol Hill provides members of our Council of Early Career Investigators in Imaging (CECI²), the unique opportunity to display hands-on, interactive, and informative examples of their vital research efforts to policymakers, representatives from NIH, Academy leadership, and the attendees from the Research Roundtable. Throughout this event, the Academy demonstrates the value of NIH’s continued funding by showcasing the newest imaging research and technology across the country.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Advocacy Hill Day
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET
This annual day of advocacy offers attendees the opportunity to meet with their members of Congress in person in their Washington, DC offices. During these meetings, members have the opportunity to discuss their research/connection to imaging research as well as highlight the importance of increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Drinks and Refreshments
5:00 PM ET, Proper 21
1319 F St NW Washington DC, US, 20004
Join us after a day on Capitol Hill as we reconvene at Proper 21.

Questions on any of these events and meetings can be directed to Casey Cappelletti, ccappelletti@acadrad.org.

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