RLI Taking the Lead Podcast
Taking the Lead 14: Sanjay K. Shetty, MD, MBA, FACR: Listening, Learning and Leading

Taking the Lead 14: Sanjay K. Shetty, MD, MBA, FACR: Listening, Learning and Leading

October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019
In this episode, Sanjay Shetty, MD, MBA, FACR, Executive Vice President for Corporate and Business Development at Steward Health Care, discusses his rise to physician executive at the largest privately held, physician-led health care network in the United States. He shares how his family, early leadership experiences in school, and his decision to pursue an MBA and secure a role outside of radiology has given him the perspective and skills needed to be a successful leader. In this conversation, he reveals why listening is so critical to being a leader and building a team, why it is important to have a council of advisors, and how he gives back to the profession.

Taking the Lead 13:  Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, FACR: Leadership is a Choice – the Decision is Yours

Taking the Lead 13: Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, FACR: Leadership is a Choice – the Decision is Yours

September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

In this episode, Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, FACR, Chair of the Department of Radiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and past president of RSNA shares her inspirational leadership story as well as what motivated her to create the Women in Focus initiative as part of the 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR). In her very special conversation with Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, Dr. Hricak discusses her journey to becoming the chair (including some bumps along the way), the importance of mentoring and being mentored, why she never wastes a crisis and her advice to medical students looking to get ahead in their careers.

Taking the Lead 12: Rasu B. Shrestha, MD, MBA: The Making of a Leader

Taking the Lead 12: Rasu B. Shrestha, MD, MBA: The Making of a Leader

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019
In this episode, Rasu B. Shrestha, MD, MBA, Chief Strategy Officer and executive vice president of Atrium Health, shares his leadership journey from clinical practice to informatics to business. He discusses what it was like growing up in Kathmandu, Nepal, his medical training at CCS University in India followed by residency and fellowship at the University of London and why he decided to pursue an MBA. You will learn how he transitioned into radiology informatics and became a catalyst in transforming the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center into a more patient-focused and economically sustainable system, what led him to Atrium Health, and how he uses Twitter to inspire.

Taking the Lead 11: Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, FACR: Leading to Serve

Taking the Lead 11: Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, FACR: Leading to Serve

July 18, 2019

Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, FACR, Professor and Chair of Radiology and Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Academic Advancement, Leadership & Inclusion at the Emory University School of Medicine shares her leadership journey from her days at the University of Pittsburgh as medical director of their PET center, chief of neuroradiology and vice chair of research, to her current time at Emory where among many other impressive initiatives, she was instrumental in creating the Institute of Service Excellence that provides Emory Radiology’s team members with a strong foundation of both skills and knowledge essential to delivering service excellence to patients and their families. Along the way she discusses her work to empower women leaders, why it’s a great time to be in medicine, how her love for photography and training service dogs has made her a better leader and why a world-class violinist was performing for patients undergoing studies at the PET center.

Taking the Lead 10: Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FACR: Leading with Vision

Taking the Lead 10: Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FACR: Leading with Vision

June 13, 2019

Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FACR, FAHA, FSCCT, FACC, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Radiology Associates of South Florida in Miami and the Chief Medical Officer of Mednax Radiology Solutions discusses his journey from medical school in Brazil to his current role where he is responsible for leading over 800 radiologists. He talks about what led to his first leadership position at MGH, how he navigated successive leadership roles and what resources he turned to while taking on more administrative roles including his decision to pursue an MBA. You’ll hear why a keen focus on strategy and culture are critical to ensuring physician alignment and adding value to the healthcare system and get a first-hand account of the considerations around the decision to pursue acquisition by Mednax and the steps taken to ensure a successful transition for all parties.

Taking the Lead 9: James H. Thrall, MD, FACR: Leading with Integrity

Taking the Lead 9: James H. Thrall, MD, FACR: Leading with Integrity

May 16, 2019

James H. Thrall, MD, FACR, Chair Emeritus of the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Juan M. Taveras Distinguished Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School and former chair of the American College of Radiology’s Board of Chancellors discusses his experience in medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, his groundbreaking digital transformation efforts at MGH, his focus on research and the innovative marketing initiative he led to garner stronger support from the physician community outside of radiology.  He shares how he’s leveraged technology throughout his career to enhance the practice of radiology, as well as his unwavering commitment to developing generations of leaders who continue to make a difference in the lives of patients.

Taking the Lead 8: Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR: Leading with Mindfulness and Inclusiveness

Taking the Lead 8: Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR: Leading with Mindfulness and Inclusiveness

April 17, 2019

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer for the Weill Cornell Physician Organization and current chair of the American College of Radiology’s Board of Chancellors, shares her journey from medical school in Ireland, residency at the University of Pittsburgh and the leadership opportunity at Montefiore Medical Center that put her on her leadership path. Along the way, she talks about what led her to pursue an MBA, the importance of developing a strong network, her mission to make radiology more inclusive, her mindful approach to setting priorities and her vision for the ACR. 

Taking the Lead 7: Arl Van Moore, MD, FACR: Leading to Make a Difference

Taking the Lead 7: Arl Van Moore, MD, FACR: Leading to Make a Difference

March 21, 2019

Dr. Van Moore, CEO of Strategic Radiology and past president of both Charlotte Radiology and the ACR, talks about his formative experiences as a nuclear engineer in the U.S. Naval Submarine Service, his perspectives on leadership in the military versus as a radiology practice president and his commitment to being an advocate for practices to remain independent. He talks about the importance of building strong teams committed to a common vision and value of leveraging the team to solve problems.

Taking the Lead 6: Norman Beauchamp, Jr., MD, MHS: Leading with Compassion and Intention

Taking the Lead 6: Norman Beauchamp, Jr., MD, MHS: Leading with Compassion and Intention

February 14, 2019

Dr. Norman Beauchamp, Dean of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President for Health Affairs at Michigan State University, talks about his time as Vice Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology and later, his appointment as Chair of Radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle at the age of 38.  He discusses how goal setting, connection, compassion and a commitment to quality prepared him to take on his current role at Michigan State University during a time of crisis and address the delicate balance between healing wounds of the past while driving innovation and optimism for the future.

Taking the Lead 5: Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR: Leading with Authenticity

Taking the Lead 5: Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR: Leading with Authenticity

January 18, 2019

Join us for an engaging conversation with Catherine Everett, MD, MBA, FACR, President and managing partner of Coastal Radiology Associates, PLLC.  From her early years growing up on a tobacco farm in Eastern North Carolina to earning an MBA from the Yale School of Management to leading her practice through a recent acquisition, Catherine shares how her work ethic, love for the profession, common-sense approach and problem-solving skills have shaped her ability to achieve work-life balance, leadership style and involvement with the ACR.