2022 Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture: “Why Health Equity Is In Radiology’s Lane” By Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR

April 8, 2022 by   |   Leave a Comment


Friday, April 29th, 5:00 – 6:15pm
WebEx Link

Please join us for “Why Health Equity is in Radiology’s Lane,” the 2022 Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture with Dr. Geraldine McGinty on April 29th from 5:15-6:15pm. This lecture will be given virtually via WebEx. You can join using the link above.

The Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture is part of The Keats Society’s 2022 Homecoming Reunion Weekend.

About the Lecturer

Dr. Geraldine McGinty, UVA Radiology Keynote lecturer and ACR Board PresidentDr. Geraldine McGinty did her medical training in Ireland at the National University before coming to the United States for residency at the University of Pittsburgh where she was Chief Resident. Her fellowship was in Women’s Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While working at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, she completed an MBA at Columbia University.

She is an internationally recognized expert in imaging economics. She has served an advisor to the CPT Editorial Panel, the JCAHO and the National Quality Forum. She was Chair of the American College of Radiology’s Commission on Economics and was the radiology member of the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee from 2012-2016.

In May 2018 she was elected as the Chair of the ACR’s Board of Chancellors, the first woman to hold this office. She was until 2013 Managing Partner of a 70-physician multispecialty medical group on Long Island. In 2014 she joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. As well as her clinical practice there, she also served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer for the Weill Cornell Physician Organization’s more than 1600 members.  Her role as lead negotiator for managed care contracts at Weill Cornell Medicine incorporated both traditional fee-for-service agreements as well as value-based payment arrangements. Since 2017, she has taught in the combined Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell SC Johnson School of Business EMBAMS in Healthcare Leadership. In September 2021, she was appointed as Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.

She is a member of the board of NextGen Healthcare (NXGN) and from 2014-2021 served as a Non-Executive Director of IDA Ireland, the national foreign direct investment agency.

Her published work has focused on payment models for imaging, most recently a bundled payment for breast cancer screening. Recently she has focused on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on Medical Imaging and has spoken at the Turing Institute and to the WHO Focus Group on AI in Healthcare on this topic. In 2015 she was voted Radiology’s Most Effective Educator by the readers of Aunt Minnie, a radiology news site with more than 140,000 members. She has more than 16,000 followers on Twitter.



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