2014 RAD-AID Conference

logoSaturday, October 25, 2014 at Johns Hopkins Hospital

2014 RAD-AID Conference was a great success! See below for the completed agenda.

2014 RAD-AID Conference at Johns Hopkins Hospital

7:30-8:30 Breakfast, Meet and Greet

8:30-9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Introduction: Meeting Overview, Agenda, and Objectives: Daniel J. Mollura, MD

9:00-10:00 Management of International Radiology: Economic Planning and Management for Global Imaging

9:00-9:15 Sarah Iosifescu & Woojin Kim. Economic Impact of Instability: The Case of Kenya

9:15-9:30 Miriam Mikhail & Robert Morrow. Radiology-Readiness in Bhutan: Challenges of planning.

9:30-9:45 Kristin Roberts and Michelle Starikovsky. Economic Planning for International Health Projects

9:45-10:00  Audience Q&A

Woojin Kim, MD, presenting on Kenya

Kristin Roberts, RAD-AID Board of Directors

10:00-11:00 Public Health International Radiology: Radiology and Global Public Health Objectives

10:00-10:15 Melissa Culp. Curriculum planning for technologists serving internationally

10:15-10:30 Maria Ines Boechat. The case for needing more pediatric radiology outreach

10:30-10:45 Mark Lessne. Cancer Imaging and Treatment: US-China outreach for Radiology and Radiation Oncology

10:45-11:00  Audience Q&A

Children's Health outreach for Pediatric Imaging

Maria Ines Boechat, President of WFPI, presenting on RAD-AID/WFPI partnership for pediatric radiology


Mark Lessne, Director of RAD-AID China

11:15-12:30 Clinical Models of Imaging in Developing Countries (Part A: Assessment and Planning for Project Development)

11:15-11:30 Andrew Woodward. Radiology Outreach in Malawi

11:30-11:45 Seth Quansah,Vincent Hewlett, Chip Swett, & Tarek El-Shayal. Ghana: PACS in Clinical Service Planning

11:45-12:00 Gillian Battino. Radiology Outreach in Nicaragua.

12:00-12:15 Sarah Averill, Mark Nigogosyan, Judy Klevan: Breast Cancer Screening in Nicaragua.

12:15-12:30  Audience Q&A


Vincent Hewlett, MD, Radiologist at Korle Bu Hospital, Ghana


Clinical Models Panel

12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided free at conference site)

Gillian Battino, Director of RAD-AID Latin America, presenting on Nicaragua

1:30- 2:30 Clinical Models of Imaging in Developing Countries (Part B: Project Implementation and Follow Up)

1:30-1:45 Vikki Mango & Bianca Nguyen. Review of Asha Jyoti India Women’s Health Program.

1:45-2:00 John (Ted) VanAusdall. Radiology-Readiness Assessment in Nepal

2:00-2:15 Ryan Sydnor and Jason Extein. Radiology Outreach in Haiti.

2:15-2:30 Andrew Kessleman. Initiation and Management of a Radiology Educational Relationship in Philippines.

2:30“2:45: Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A


Ted VanAusdall, presenting Radiology Readiness assessment in Nepal


Ryan Sydnor, presenting on RAD-AID Haiti

2:45-3:45 Education of Imaging Personnel in Domestic and International Health Care Contexts

2:45-3:00 Matthew Lungren (to be presented by Daniel Mollura). RAD-AID Textbook Overview: A curriculum for overseas volunteers and outreach.

3:00-3:15 Nandish Shah. Education for Global Health outreach: Radiology Outreach in Medical School

3:15-3:30 Ali Tahvildari. Chapters Program Challenges and Opportunities of Grass Roots Education for Outreach.

3:30-3:45 Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A


Paul Heideman of RAD-AID Mayo Chapter, presenting on teleradiology in Haiti


Allen Swanson of Mayo RAD-AID Chapter, presenting on teleradiology in Haiti

4:00-5:00 Technology Solutions For International Imaging: Using Technology for Training and Clinical Support

4:00-4:15 Carrie Hayes: WHO-based webinars for international education

4:15-4:30 Ezana Azene. RAD-AID Learning Management System.

4:30-4:45 Allen Swanson, Paul Heideman, and Waleed Brinjikjii: The Mayo Clinic (RAD-AID Chapter) Experience Providing Teleradiology to the Partners in Health University Hospital Mirebalais in Haiti.


RAD-AID Conference, Clinical Models panel, discussing Haiti, Philippines, Nepal, and India

4:45-5:00 Panel with Audience Discussion and Q/A

5:00-5:30 Wrap-Up, Summary and Future Plans: White Paper Development

This session is all devoted to audience discussion of conference content.

Moderator: Daniel J. Mollura, President and Chief Executive Officer, RAD-AID


*Accreditation statements below are pending confirmation, and are based on prior year’s availability of RAD-AID Conference CME:

ACR Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Radiology and RAD-AID International. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:

The American College of Radiology designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)„¢.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ARRT Accreditation Statement:

The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 7.0 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

Nursing Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been submitted to the Virginia Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approved of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Sonography Accreditation Statement

This education activity was approved by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) for 7 credit hours.