Mission and Vision Statement
The Michigan Radiological Society Foundation is dedicated to carrying out the educational and charitable interests of the Michigan Radiological Society, as well as . By serving the more than 1,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, and medical physicists in our state, the MRS works to: advance the science, education, and practice of radiology; improve radiologic imaging services to patients and the medical community; foster close fellowship among radiologists; address the economics of radiology; and to establish and maintain high medical and ethical standards in our practice.
Genesis of the Foundation
-Declining membership in the MRS and as a result declining funds
-Will be harder to continue the educational and young physician leadership development in the future.
-Increasing corporatization of the radiology landscape tends to decrease membership in societies.
-Decreasing Academic institutional membership involvement. e. Competing sources for CME and MOC development.
-Goal is to provide a source of funding that will propagate the young physician educational mission of the MRS.
Board of Directors
-Goal is to have well respected and highly networked radiologists of the Michigan community preferably with service currently or in the past to the MRS.
-Diverse board representing: Geographic, gender, practice, and age diversity.
-Educate future physician leaders to engage in health care reform, providing high quality healthcare delivery to the population of Michigan in a sustainable financial model.