Opportunities for Member Input

 

RadInfo 4 Kids

RadiologyInfo.org is a patient-information website produced by the RSNA and the ACR. It averages over one million website visits per month and contains more than 235 procedure, exam and disease descriptions. RadiologyInfo.org also contains a Children’s Imaging section, RadInfo 4 Kids.  Content for RadInfo 4 Kids is provided for kids by kids.  

Have content to share?  Download more information at: https://tinyurl.com/RadInfo4Kids to learn more. 

Nominating Committee

Submission Deadlines

The submission process for nominations for the Officers and Board Members has passed.

TBA - Nominations for 2020-2021 Nominating Committee Members Due

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Nominations for Officers and Board Members

Submissions are due Friday, October 25, 2019

The responsibility of the 2019-2020 Nominating Committee is to develop the slate of leaders to stand for election to serve beginning in the 2020-2021 Society year:

  • Second Vice President (Who will ascend to SPR Presidency, presiding over the 2024 Annual Meeting.  This person will also serve a three-year term as the SPR REF President.)
  • Two members of the Board of Directors
  • Treasurer-Elect (who will serve from 2020-2021, and then assume to the Treasurer role from 2021-2024)
  • One member of the SPR Research and Education Foundation Board 

Review the expectations for Leaders here. Submit input via this online form.

Nominating Committee members are not eligible to be candidates for positions on the slate. 

The Nominating Committee roster can be viewed
here.

Nominations for the Nominating Committee

The deadline for nominations for the 2020-2021 year is TBA.

Ethics Committee

2019-2020 Ethics Committee

Fourteen (14) SPR members have agreed to stand for nomination for the 2019-2020 SPR Ethics Committee. This is a special election to bring the Committee in alignment with the recently approved bylaws amendments. Before submitting your vote, be sure to review the list of candidates here.
 

SPR Active, Allied, Honorary and Emeritus Members will receive the online ballot by separate e-mail.  If you have not received an e-mail, please contact the SPR office at spr@acr.org

 

Voting Is Now Closed
 

Issues of Interest

ACR Practice Parameter Field Review

 

Anthem Action

Call for Survey Responses

Periodically members of the Society as well as non-members seek to obtain the opinions, insight and expertise of the SPR membership.  If available, please review the survey(s) below and answer as you see fit.  Your participation is appreciated. 

FDA Requests Public Comment

The FDA is announcing a public workshop entitled “Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in Radiological Imaging,” will be held February 25-26, 2020. This workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders to provide feedback to the FDA on the following topics:

  • Emerging applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in radiological imaging, including devices intended to automate the diagnostic radiology workflow and enable guided image acquisition;
  • Benefits and risks associated with using AI in radiological imaging; and
  • Best practices for the validation of AI-automated radiological imaging software and image acquisition devices to assess safety and effectiveness.

The Docket FDA-2019-N-5592 for the Public Workshop – Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in Radiological Imaging is now open through March 26, 2020 to the public for commenting.  

Access the Docket here.  

 

NIH Requests Public Comment

NIH Requests Public Comment on Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance

The NIH released a Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and supplemental draft guidance for public comment.  The purpose of this draft policy and supplemental draft guidance is to promote effective and efficient data management and sharing that furthers NIH’s commitment to making the results and accomplishments of the research it funds and conducts available to the public.

Complete information about the draft policy and draft supplemental guidance can be found on the NIH OSP website

Stakeholder feedback is essential to ensure that the Draft Policy maximizes responsible data sharing, minimizes burden on researchers, and protects the privacy of research participants.  Stakeholders are invited to comment on any or all aspects of the Draft Policy, the supplemental draft guidance, or other considerations relevant to the Draft Policy proposal that NIH should consider.  To facilitate commenting, NIH has established a comment form that can be accessed at: https://osp.od.nih.gov/draft-data-sharing-and-management

Deadline for input: January 10, 2020

NIH will be hosting a webinar on the draft policy in early December. Details to follow. Questions may be sent to SciencePolicy@mail.nih.gov.

Swedish Pediatric Society Statement

SBU Report