Zoom Virtual Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5894626835
Meeting ID: 589 462 6835
Conference line: 929-205-6099 or 669-900-6833


Call to Order

President’s Report                                                            Ralph Lieto, MS, FACR

  • Executive Committee Retreat – July 29, 2021
  • Meeting Schedule for 2021-2022 finalized [attachment]
  • Legislative Day change to September 29, 2021; registration login required
  • Membership drops list – 46 members [attachment]
  • Action Item: Sunset Automation and Technology Committee
  • Action Item: Rename Website Committee and include Newsletter oversight into “Communications Committee”
  • Action Item:  Add charge to Resident Affairs Committee – oversight of Resident and Fellow Section
  • Radiology Leadership Institute Summit on Sept 10-11, 2021 — Attendees Drs. M. Weiss, W. Sahijdak, and R. Saenz
  • Councilors’ review of the ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standard during annual review cycles from Aug-Oct.
  • Chapter Recognition Coordinators – D. Ma, MD, S. Kilanowski, MD

President Elect’s Report                                                   Mark Weiss, MD, FACR
Vice President’s Report                                                    Walter Sahijdak, MD
Secretary’s Report                                                            Rocky Saenz, DO
Treasurer’s Report                                                            Andrew Woodrow, MD

Standing Committee Reports

FellowshipAlkis Zingas, MD, FACR; N. Reed Dunnick, MD
Young and Early Career PhysiciansAndrew Moriarity, MD; Chris Therasse, MD
Medical Student SectionRocky Saenz, DO; Katharine Klein, MD, FACR

Ad-hoc Committee Reports

Centennial Planning CommitteeRalph Lieto, MS, FACR

New Business  

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) has founded MiACCT (Michigan for Advancing Collaborative Care Teams). We are looking to build this coalition of health care providers who are both united and committed to growing, strengthening, and preserving the physician-led health care team. [attachment]

  • Nomination for J8 Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) as the Michigan Radiology representative– Paul Chuba, MD FACR

The purpose of the CAC is to provide a formal mechanism for healthcare professionals to be informed of the evidence used in developing Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and to promote communications between the MACs and the healthcare community.  CAC members provide expert opinions on the development of LCDs, provide feedback on the Medicare program, and share information learned at the meeting with their peers and colleagues.  We value the input of our members.  Five-year appointment.

  • Resident Section Bylaws – To be presented at October meeting

Old Business


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