RSNA President Valerie P. Jackson, MD will honor the 100th German Radiology Congress with her presence. As part of the session "Self-Management for young radiologists", she will be reporting about "The Value of the Right Side of the Brain in Leadership".
Self-management for young radiologists
Friday, 31th May 2019, 3:45pm to 5:15pm
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Michael Forsting, Essen / Dr. Stefan Lohwasser, Berlin / PD Dr. Peter Bannas, Hamburg
3:45pm - 4:10pm
The Value of the Right Side of the Brain in Leadership
Prof. Dr. Valerie Jackson
Valerie P. Jackson, MDValerie P. Jackson, MD RSNA
Valerie P. Jackson, MD, from Tucson, Arizona, is president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
An expert in the field of breast imaging, Dr. Jackson is the executive director of the American Board of Radiology (ABR), a position she has held since 2014. She previously served on ABR’s board of trustees from 2001 to 2010. Dr. Jackson received her medical degree in 1978 from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed her residency at the Indiana University Medical Center in 1982. Dr. Jackson is the Eugene C. Klatte Professor Emeritus and has had numerous academic appointments at Indiana University School of Medicine over the years, including lecturer, professor and chair of the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences.
Dr. Jackson has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and 20 books and book chapters with an emphasis on breast imaging and radiologic education. She has served as principal investigator on numerous funded grants, including several focused on radiologic education. Dr. Jackson has been a course director and presenter at the RSNA Faculty Development Workshop and is a highly regarded lecturer and educator, having given more than 320 scientific and educational presentations at meetings worldwide.
Dr. Jackson has served as a manuscript reviewer for numerous journals including American Journal of Roentgenology, Journal of the American College of Radiology, Investigative Radiology, Medical Physics, Academic Medicine and Radiology, where she served as associate editor on the editorial board from 1989 to 1998, and as consultant to the editor in 1999.
Dr. Jackson has held committee or leadership positions in a number of radiologic organizations, including the Indiana Radiological Society (IRS), American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists, Radiology Research Alliance, Academy of Radiology Research, Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The recipient of numerous honors throughout her career, Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the ACR and has received the gold medals of the IRS, SBI and ACR. The Valerie P. Jackson Education Fellowship also recognizes her work with ACR. Dr. Jackson delivered the Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology, “Screening Mammography: Controversies and Headlines,” at RSNA 2002.