Medical Imaging Grand Rounds

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:00pm

ABR Update: Initial Certification and MOC

The Department of Medical Imaging is pleased to have Valerie Jackson, MD, Executive Director of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) presenting at our Grand Rounds on Wednesday, June 14th, in the College of Medicine, Room 2117, at 12:00 pm.

Dr. Jackson did her undergraduate work, medical school, residency and Internship at Indiana University (IU). She rose to the rank of full professor in eight years, held two named professorships and became chair of the IU Department of Radiology in 2003. 

She has had leadership roles in many radiology and university professional organizations. She's been a member of the American Collge of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors and the ACR Executive Committee and was invited to be on the Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), where she's also a member of the Research and Education Foundation Board of Trustees. Dr. Jackson is an active member of the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) and on the AUR Board of Directors, and a key member and past president (2012 - 2014) of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD).

Dr. Jackson has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications (mostly on breast imaging or radiology education) and 40 book chapters, mostly on breast imaging. She has delivered over 450 presentations, once again mostly on breast imaging, medical education, and leadership. 

Abstract: Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) is an important credential that signifies appropriate training and demonstration of competence in Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Radiation Oncology, and Medical Physics.  This presentation will review the requirements and processes for initial certification and MOC, as well as the advantages of certification.        

Contact: Mimi Villafane - (520) 626-2114


Valerie Jackson, MD
Event Location: 

College of Medicine, Room 2117