Board of Directors & Committees
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Charge: The Board of Directors is empowered to conduct the business of the Association between annual meetings.
Composition: The Board of Directors will consist of the President, the 2nd most recent Past President, the Immediate Past President, the President-elect, the Vice President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the Chair of the Bylaws Committee, Chair of the Education Committee, Chair of the Electronic Communications Committee, Chair of the Development Committee, the Chair of the Finance Committee, Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee, Chair of the Membership Committee; the Editor of Academic Radiology; the President of the AUR Research and Education Foundation, the Presidents of SCARD, APDR, ACER, AMSER, RAHSR, RRA; the Senior Faculty Advisor of A3CR2; and the representatives of scholarly programs. The President may appoint up to three additional members as Members-at-Large. The President of A3CR2 will serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors.
James V. Rawson, MD, FAUR - President
Stephen Chan, MD - President-Elect
Reed A. Omary, MD - Vice President
Priscilla J. Slanetz, MD, MPH, FAUR - Secretary
Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, FAUR - Treasurer
Petra J. Lewis, MBBS, FAUR - Immediate Past President
Janet E. Bailey MD - Past President
Tara M. Catanzano, MD - Member-at-Large
Felix S. Chew, MD, MBA - Member-at-Large
Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD - Member-at-Large
King C. Li, MD, FAUR - Member-at-Large
David M. Naeger, MD - Member-at-Large
Alexander Norbash, MD - Member-at-Large
Ernest Wiggins, MD - Member-at-Large
Iftikhar Burney, MD - A3CR2 President (Ex-Officio)
Katherine A. Klein, MD- ACER President; Chair, Education Committee
Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS, FAUR - Chair, GERRAF Program
Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, MS, FAUR - Chair, Radiology Management Program
Paul P. Cronin, MBBCH - Chair, ARRALD Program
Jessica B. Robbins, MD - Chair, Electronic Communications Committee
N. Reed Dunnick, MD, FAUR - Editor, Academic Radiology
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD, FAUR - Chair, Faculty Development Program
Marta E. Heilbrun, MD - Chair, Membership Committee
Peter S. Liu, MD - A3CR2 Senior Faculty Advisor
Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD - Chair, Fellow Nominating Committee
Andres R. Ayoob, MD - AMSER President
Cheri L. Canon, MD - SCARD President
Ajay Gupta, MD - RAHSR President
Dhakshina M. Ganeshan, MD - RRA President
Pablo R. Ros, MD, MPH - Chair, Development Committee
Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD - Chair, Finance Committee
M. Victoria Marx, MD - APDR President
Kristen K. DeStigter, MD - Chair, International Relations Committee
Christopher M. Straus, MD, FAUR - R&E Foundation President
Rathan M. Subramaniam, MD, PhD, MPH, FAUR - Chair, Research Scholar Program
Shane A. Wells, MD - Chair, Bylaws Committee
Hanna M. Zafar, MD - Chair, Long Range Planning Committee
Charge: The Committee will select recipient(s) of the Memorial and any other awards of the Association whenever deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors. The selection of the Gold Medal Awards will be made by the Gold Medal Award Committee.
Composition: The Chair of the Awards Committee will be the Vice President. The Secretary and President-elect will serve as members of this committee.
Reed A. Omary, MD (Chair)
Stella K. Kang, MD
Charge: The Bylaws Committee will prepare changes in the Bylaws or in the Regulations for presentation to the Board of Directors at the interim and annual meetings of the Association. Upon approval, by the board, they will be presented to the membership at the annual meeting at the direction of the President. The chair of the Bylaws Committee will serve as Parliamentarian during the annual business meeting and during the interim meeting of the Association.
Composition: Chair and undefined number of members appointed by the President.
Shane A. Wells, MD (Chair)
Rafel H. Alvarez, DO (A3CR2 Representative) (Ex-Officio)
James C. Anderson, MD
Derek M. Chicarilli, MD (A3CR2 Representative) (Ex-Officio)
Kara D. Gaetke-Udager, MD
Kathleen Gundry, MD
Allison B. Rixey, MD (A3CR2 Representative) (Ex-Officio)
Marion E. Scoggins, MD
Lucy Spalluto, MD
Charge: The Development Committee will explore sources of revenue to help support the activities of the AUR.
Composition: The Development Committee will consist of the AUR President-elect, Vice President, representatives of AUR, SCARD, APDR, ACER, AMSER, RRA, RAHSR, A3CR2 , the Editor of Academic Radiology, the Chair of the Finance Committee, and the representatives of any other corporately funded, jointly sponsored programs. The President may appoint additional members. The chair of the Development Committee will also serve on the Finance Committee.
Pablo R. Ros, MD, MPH (Chair)
Peter S. Liu, MD
Editorial Executive Committee
N. Reed Dunnick, MD, FAUR - Editor, Academic Radiology
Peter S. Liu, MD
Charge: The Education Committee will encourage excellence in teaching as defined in Article II (Purpose) of these Bylaws:
- To encourage excellence in laboratory and clinical investigation, teaching and clinical practice, and radiology management in academic practice.
- To stimulate an interest in academic radiology as a medical career.
- To advance radiology as a medical science.
- To represent academic radiology at a national and international level.
- To support members in their professional development.
Composition: President appoints Chair and an undefined number of members.
Katherine A. Klein, MD (Chair)
Seng H. Ong, MBBS
Electronic Communication Committee
Charge: The committee shall oversee all aspects of the AUR's electronic presence on the internet, including the AUR web site. The committee will be responsible for making recommendations to the Board on the administration of the web site.
Composition: Appointed by AUR President to represent all affiliated societies.
Jessica B. Robbins, MD (Chair)
Elizabeth Lee, MD
Fellow Nominating Committee
Charge: The committee will review Fellow of the Association of University Radiologist (FAUR) and recommend candidates for the Board of Directors' approval.
Composition: The committee will consist of no fewer than five members, including the Chair, who will be appointed by the President. The AUR Immediate Past President and the second most recent Past President will serve as ex-officio members of the committee
Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD (Chair)
Donna Magid, MD, MED, FAUR
Charge: The Finance Committee will establish continuity in the supervision and monitoring of all fiscal activities of the Association including review of the annual budget as well as the operational budget for each annual meeting. The committee will advise and make recommendations to the officers and the Board of Directors and, through them, to the membership, in matters concerning the fiscal status of the Association.
Composition: The chair of the Finance Committee will be appointed by the President. The Treasurer and the chair of the Development Committee will serve on the Finance Committee and other members whom the President chooses. The Account Executive of the Association will be a non-voting, ex-officio member of the committee.
Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD (Chair)
Reed A. Omary, MD)
Gold Medal Award Committee
Charge: The Gold Medal Award Committee will present its recommendation(s) to the Board of Directors by December 15th of the year proceeding the year that the award is given.
Composition: The chair of the committee will be the second most recent Past-President of AUR. The committee will consist of three other members of the AUR selected by the President.
Janet E. Bailey, MD (Chair)
International Relations Committee
Charge: To explore, identify, advise, and make recommendations to promote opportunities, both internal and external to the Associations, and among and between its constituent groups, related to graduate and post-graduate medical and radiological education and training, membership and member benefits, and excellence in research and patient care, as they might extend the positive influence and impact of the AUR within the international academic radiology and imaging communities.
Composition: The AUR President will appoint the committee chair. The committee will consist of AUR members in good standing, with representation by members of SCARD, APDR, and a minimum of three Affinity Groups, although representation of all Affinity Groups is preferred. The President may appoint additional members.
Kristen K. DeStigter, MD (Chair)
Joshua P. Nickerson, MD
Long Range Planning Committee
Charge: The Long Range Planning Committee shall focus on the future of the Association and make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding long rang direction and strategic planning activities.
Composition: The AUR President, President-elect and Vice President will serve as members on this committee.
Hanna M. Zafar, MD (Chair)
Alan H. Matsumoto, MD
Charge: The Membership Committee will review all new membership applications when the nominee's applications needs further evaluation after review by Administrative staff of the Association and submit its recommendations to the Board of Director at the interim and annual meetings of the Association or to the Board of Directors by regular mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, the membership Committee will encourage and facilitate the recruitment of new members.
Composition: The Chair of the Membership Committee will be chosen by the President. The Secretary will serve on the Membership Committee with other members appointed by the President.
Marta E. Heilbrun, MD (Chair)
Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD
Charge: The function of this committee will be to nominate the candidate for Treasurer. The chair of the Nominating will present the nominee for election at the annual business meeting of the Association.
Composition: The chair of the Nominating Committee will be the Immediate Past President of the Association.
Petra J. Lewis, MBBS, FAUR (Chair)
Program Planning Committee
Charge: The Program Planning Committee will organize the Program, including scientific sessions, for the Annual Meeting. the Program Panning Committee may, at its discretion, invite papers for presentation at the Annual Meeting from anyone, whether a member or not.
Composition: The Chair of the Program Planning Committee will be the President-elect. The committee will consist of the Program Track Chairs, AUR Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, the Chairs of the Program Committees of APDR, SCARD, ACER, AMSER, RAHSR, RRA and the APCR, the Senor Faculty Advisor of A3CR2, the Chairs of the AUR Faculty Development Programs, and other members appointed by the President.
Stephen Chan, MD(Chair)
Peter S. Liu, MD
Scientific Program Committee
|Stephan Chan, MD (Chair)
Tharakeswara K. Bathala, MD
Puneet Bhargava, MD, FAUR
Yu-Ming Chang, MD, PhD
Teresa Chapman, MD, MA
James Y. Chen, MD
Avneesh Chhabra, MD
Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD
Nicole E. Curci, MD
Carolynn M. DeBenedectis, MD
Lori A. Deitte, MD, FAUR
Phuong-Anh T. Duong, MD
Howard P. Forman, MD
Jan Fritz, MD
Kara D. Gaetke-Udager, MD
Carol P. Geer, MD
Allison M. Grayev, MD
Lars J. Grimm, MD
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD, FAUR
Martin L. Gunn, MBChB
Ichiro Ikuta, MD
Leif E. Jensen, MD
Annette J. Johnson, MD
Jeffrey S. Kempf, MD
Tabassum A. Kennedy, MD
Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, MD, FAUR
Trainee Award Selection Committee
Charge: The Committee will select the AUR Trainee Prizes
Composition: The Chair of the Committee will be the AUR President-elect. The A3CR2 Senior Faculty Advisor and the AMSER and APDR Program Chairs will serve on the Committee.
Stephen Chan, MD (Chair)
Diversity Ad-Hoc Committee
Charge: The committee will serve to actively engage the membership in all aspects of diversity, promoting equity and a climate of inclusion within the AUR including racial, sexual, gender, age, disability and academic diversity. The committee will identify challenges regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion, generating and expanding opportunities to increase representation of diverse populations throughout the organization. The committee will review diversity related initiatives and provide the Board of Directors with recommendations that will improve organizational diversity, inclusion and community in the AUR.
Ernest Wiggins, MD (Chair)
Madelene C. Lewis, MD
Well Being Ad-Hoc Committee
Charge: The committee will work to identify sources of burnout specific to radiology faculty and trainees, to develop programs and compile resources that will help cultivate practices which build resilience and foster a health learning and working environment.
Lily M. Belfi, MD (Chair)
Sheryl G. Jordan, MD
AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS)
Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, MS, FAUR - Senior Representative
Lily Belfi, MD - Junior Representative
AAMC Women's Liaison
Alison L. Chetlen, DO
Cheri L. Canon, MD
Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH, FAUR
Stephen Chan, MD
Shyam Sabat, MD (Alternate)
AMA-CPT Advisory Committee Representative
Andrew J. Degnan, MD
Richard Duszak Jr, MD (Alternate)
Melissa A. Davis, MD
Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, MS, FAUR
N. Reed Dunnick, MD, FAUR (Editor in Chief)
Cecilia L. Mercado, MD