YPS Pathway


The ACR Young and Early Career Physician Section (YPS) annual meeting track has been developed to provide a unique program option focused on enhancing the professional, political, and industry specific knowledge of young and early career physicians. With sessions ranging from Advocacy 101 to Strategic Planning to Money Matters, YPS members can be confident they will leave the meeting with a stronger leadership and practice management skill set and a broader professional network.


If you're going to this session: New Payment Models Meet Big Data, read...

"Business Intelligence, Data Mining, and Future Trends"
"Closing the Gap"
"Data Mining, Knowledge Creation, and Work Process Enhancement in the Second Generation of Radiology's Digital Age"
"Beyond Fee for Service: Emerging Payment Models in Radiology"


If you're going to these sessions: How RADPAC and Politics Really Work and Advocacy at Home: Building Impactful Relations, read...

"How Laws are Made"
"The Story Behind the SGR Fix"
"The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Legislative Update"


If you're going to these sessions: Healthcare Reform and Practice Revenue Optimizationread...

"Roots of Health Care Reform"
"Drivers of Health Reform in the United States: 2012 and Beyond"
"The Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Radiology: Beyond Reimbursement"


If you're going to these sessions: Economics Forum, Parts 1 and 2, read...

ACR Economics and Health Policy Page

From the Commission of the Chair of Economics


If you're going to this session: Malpractice Issues in Radiology Potpourri, read...

Presentation: Business Concepts in Radiology – Malpractice: What the Thinking Radiologist Should Know
"Lessons Learned from Reviewing Breast Imaging Malpractice Cases"
"Survival Strategies for Radiology: Some Practical Tips on how to Reduce the Risk of Being Sued and Losing"


If you're going to this session: Essential Tools for Radiology Leaders, read...

"Reaching An Agreement"

"Negotiation Techniques for Health Care Professionals"
"Leadership in Conflict: Part 1"


If you're going to this session: Money Mattersread...

"First Principles for Financial Modeling in Medicine"

"Radiology Applications of Financial Accounting"

"Financial Modeling in Medicine: Cash Flow, Basic Metrics, the Time Value of Money, Discount Rates, and Internal Rate of Return"


If you're going to this session: Future Radiology Practice Models: ACOs, Employment, and Other Possible Scenariosread...

"Culture Shift: An Imperative for Medicine"

"Radiologist Manpower Considerations and Imaging 3.0: Effort Planning for Value-Based Imaging"

"Accountable Care Organizations: What You Need to Know"


If you're going to this session: Setting Up An Effective QA/QI Program for Your Department: Tools and Metrics to Drive Performanceread...

 "Quality Management in Radiology: Historical Aspects and Basic Definitions""Quality Management in Radiology: Historical Aspects and Basic Definitions"

"Performance Measures in Radiology"


If you're going to this session: Mergers, Alliances, and Pressures Mandating Growthread...

"Mergers and Acquisitions for the Radiologist"

"Employment, Mergers, and Joint Ventures: More Radiology Groups Exploring New Ways to Work with Radiologists"


If you're going to these sessions: Valuing Imaging: Traditional and Nontraditional Methods and Demonstrating Value and Getting Paid...

"It's Time to Talk Tradeoffs in Health Care"

"Culture Shift: An Imperative for Survival"


The transformation to Imaging 3.0 can be challenging to execute in daily practice. The Value-Based PQI Project gives you an easy Imaging 3.0 win with your practice colleagues and referring physicians, and you earn CME and MOC credit. Learn more at ACR 2015.

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