May JACR Highlights

A trainee’s perspective on the May issue

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This month the journal featured articles on price variability, perceptions of radiology in the health system, and differing views on maintenance of certification. Here are a few of the articles most pertinent to residents and fellows. Access the complete May issue of the JACR here.

Forecasting the Effect of the Change in Timing of the ABR Diagnostic Radiology Examinations: Results of the ACR Survey of Practice Leaders
This article discusses the results of a survey sent to practice leaders in the ACR Practice of Radiology Environment Database. Most groups that responded to the survey will continue to hire recently-trained board-eligible residents and fellows who have not yet taken the Certifying Examination.

Radiology and Social Media: Are Private Practice Radiology Groups More Social Than Academic Radiology Departments?
The results of a recent study explore the use of the most popular social media sites among private radiology groups and academic radiology departments.

Adding Value as Young Radiologists: Challenges and Opportunities, Part 1
The first in a series, this article explores how young radiologists can add value to practices, patient care, and the profession. The authors offer several pragmatic ideas and examples for junior members of the radiology team.

By Manisha Bahl, MD, MPH, RFS communications officer and alternate councilor

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