New York Roentgen Society
March 2010 Newsletter
Mar 25, 2010
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Congratulations March Pediatric Quiz Winner
1st Place: Joseph Platnik, SIUH
2nd Place: Leonid Lempert, SIUH
3rd Place: Meir Scheinfeld, Montefiore
Jr Winner: Manish Thakur, Saint Barnabas
Welcome to Spring 2010!
   I hope you are all enjoying the Spring weather despite the uncertainty for our industry in 2010. You involvement with your local / national professional societies as well as the ACR is important now more than ever.
    Below please find information on our last Radiation Oncology program this year as well as other exciting opportunities for students.
    As always we welcome your feedback. Feel free to contact us anytime through our website
Richard Fleury
Executive Director
The ACGME accredited fellowship position in Neuroradiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center has one opening for July 1, 2010. The fellowship training features:
        Diagnostic neuroimaging
        Advanced neuroimaging
        Cerebral angio diagnostic and interventional procedures
        Spine diagnostic and interventional procedures including pain management
        Broad head and neck imaging exposure
        Broad pediatric neuro exposure

All candidates must be ABR eligible prior to the start of fellowship training. 
If you are interested in our program, please complete the Universal Fellowship application and send it to us with an updated CV, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation. Please provide us with contact information including work, beeper and email address. We look forward to receiving your application. Send all material to:
Jacqueline Bello, M.D., Director of Neuroradiology
c/o Emily Ofrias, Department of Radiology
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
For additional information, please contact Emily Ofrias at 
Attn Residents. Are you interested in serving on the ACR Intersociety committee?
Are you interested in sponsored attendance for the ACR Intersociety Conference?

Each year four members in training of the ACR are nominated, and two are elected to serve on the Intersociety Committee of the ACR during their summer conference. The Intersociety Committee promotes collegiality within the field of radiology, fosters and encourages communication and interchange among the national radiological societies and identifies, evaluates, and makes recommendations on problems and areas of concern in radiology.
The application deadline is Dec 31 the year prior. This year's summer conference will be held July 23-25 at The Inn and Spa At Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Topic "The relationship of Radiology to the Hospital"

If you are a member in training to the ACR and are interest in getting involved please visit
Final Radiation Oncology Meeting April 12, 2010 at 6:15pm
Please join us at the New York Academy of Medicine for the final Radiation Oncology section talk of the Fall Program moderated by K.S. Clifford Chao, MD Chairman, NY Presbyterian/Weill Cornell/Columbia
Speaker: Dr. Tom Hei, Ph.D. Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Center of Radiological Research

Title: "Radiation Induced Non-targeted Response: Mechanism and Potential Implication in Radiotherapy"
This is a NON-CME Event
Annual Meeting October 13-15... SAVE THE DATE!