The Academy of Radiology Research is proud to announce Steven E. Seltzer, MD, Chair of the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), as the Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Academy beginning in July of 2016.
Dr. Seltzer, current Chair of the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research, is the immediate past-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization, and also served as the Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School from 1997 to 2016. This policy role will be part of Dr. Seltzer’s post Chairman Career that will include mentoring, teaching and health policy.
The Fellow in Health Care Policy is a new role that will provide more sustained involvement by a senior radiologist in the Academy’s advocacy efforts.
“We are very excited to have created this role at the Academy to better utilize the expertise of senior radiologists in the ﬁeld to provide more continuity and augment our advocacy eﬀorts,” said Renée L. Cruea, MPA, Executive Director of the Academy of Radiology Research. “Who better to serve in this role than Dr. Seltzer, who has a distinguished history with the Academy and with CIBR, as well as a deep knowledge of health care policy.”
Dr. Seltzer’s involvement in this role will strengthen the Academy’s ongoing advocacy for increased imaging funding and provide strategic direction for many of the Academy’s initiatives.