Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Through the support of the Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the SAR strives to develop a diverse and inclusive Society where all members feel welcome and can access opportunities for career advancement and success, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, physical traits, disability, faith, religion, ethnicity, practice setting and all other identities represented by our society.

Mission Statement

To advocate for diversity, equity and inclusivity, and to promote accessibility of SAR resources and opportunities so that all SAR members, faculty and trainees can advance in their careers in research, education and service to the Society.

Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Chairs: Elizabeth Sadowski and Parvi Ramchandani

Senta Berggruen
Silvia Chang
Manjil Chatterji
Richard Do
Sharon D’Souza
Kathryn Fowler
Alice Fung
Akshya Gupta
Carla Harmath
Marta Heilbrun
Elaine Caoili
Steven Eberhardt
Ryan O’Malley

Priyanka Jha
Elena Korngold
Lori Mankowski Gettle
Liina Poder
Peter Poullos
Cynthia Santillan
Yasmeen Tandon
Kerry Thomas
Aran Toshav
Sherry Wang
Hanna Zafar

Career Development Resources
Leading Diverse Teams to Improve Patient Care
  • Articles
    • Campbell KM, Hudson BD, Tumin D. Releasing the Net to Promote Minority Faculty Success in Academic Medicine. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2020 Apr;7(2):202-206.
    • Kubik-Huch RA, Vilgrain V, Krestin GP, Reiser MF, Attenberger UI, Muellner AU, Hess CP, Hricak H. Women in radiology: gender diversity is not a metric-it is a tool for excellence. Eur Radiol. 2020;30(3):1644-1652.
    • Pandharipande PV, Mercaldo ND, Lietz AP, Seguin CL, Neal CD, Deville C, Parikh JR, Sadigh G, Sepulveda KA, Maturen KE, Cox J, Bansal S, Macura KJ, Donelan K. Identifying Barriers to Building a Diverse Physician Workforce: A National Survey of the ACR Membership. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Aug;16(8):1091-1101.
    • Kruskal JB, Patel AK, Levine D, Cannon CL, Macura KJ, Allen BJ, Meltzer C.  Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: A Summary of the 2017 Intersociety Summer Conference. JACR. 2018;15(5): 794.
    • Krishnaraj A, Pesch AJ. Navigating Generational Differences in Radiology. Radiographics. 2018 Oct;38(6):1672-1679.
    • Emery, C. R., D. Boatright, and K. Culbreath. 2018. Stat! An action plan for replacing the broken system of recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities in medicine. NAM Perspectives. Discussion Paper, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC. https://doi.org/10.31478/201809a
    • Gender Differences in the Impact of Leadership Styles on Subordinate Embeddedness and Job Satisfaction The Leadership Quarterly 2014; 25:4, 660-671
    • Hong L, Page SE. Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004;101:16385
    • Cohen JJ, Gabriel BA, Terrell C. The case for diversity in the health care workforce. Health Aff (Millwood). 2002;21:90
  • Books
    • Be in Charge – A Leadership Manual by Alexander Marulis
    • Leading Change by John P. Kotter
  • Articles
    • Nair L, et al. Cultural Competence and Ethnic Diversity in Healthcare Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019. PMID: 31333951
    • Roundtable on Health Literacy; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Integrating Health Literacy, Cultural Competence, and Language Access Services: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2016 Jul 14. PMID: 27441332.
    • Marrast, L.M., Zallman, L., Woolhandler, S., Bor, D.H., McCormick, D. Minority physicians’ role in the care of underserved patients: diversifying the physician workforce may be key in addressing health disparities. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174:289.
  • Curriculums and Courses
Diversity and Inclusion Resources and References
  • Articles
    • Kubik-Huch RA, Vilgrain V, Krestin GP, Reiser MF, Attenberger UI, Muellner AU, Hess CP, Hricak H. Women in radiology: gender diversity is not a metric-it is a tool for excellence. Eur Radiol. 2020;30(3):1644-1652.
    • Esfahani SA, Lee A, Hu JY, Kelly M, Magudia K, Everett C, Szabunio M, Ackerman S, Spalluto LB. Challenges faced by women in radiology during the pandemic – A summary of the AAWR Women’s Caucus at the ACR 2020 annual meeting. Clin Imaging. 2020;68:291-294.
    • Pandharipande PV, Mercaldo ND, Lietz AP, Seguin CL, Neal CD, Deville C, Parikh JR, Sadigh G, Sepulveda KA, Maturen KE, Cox J, Bansal S, Macura KJ, Donelan K. Identifying Barriers to Building a Diverse Physician Workforce: A National Survey of the ACR Membership. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Aug;16(8):1091-1101.
    • Kruskal JB, Patel AK, Levine D, Cannon CL, Macura KJ, Allen BJ, Meltzer C.  Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: A Summary of the 2017 Intersociety Summer Conference. JACR. 2018;15(5): 794.
    • Carr PL, Raj A, Kaplan SE, Terrin N, Breeze JL, Freund KM. Gender Differences in Academic Medicine: Retention, Rank, and Leadership Comparisons From the National Faculty Survey. Acad Med. 2018 Nov;93(11):1694-1699.
    • Spalluto LB, Arleo EK, Lewis MC, Oates ME, Macura KJ. Addressing Needs of Women Radiologists: Opportunities for Practice Leaders to Facilitate Change. Radiographics. 2018;38(6):1626-1637.
    • Lightfoote, J.B., Deville, C., Ma, L.D. et al, Diversity, inclusion, and representation: it is time to act. JACR. 2016;13:1421.
    • Jagsi R, Guancial EA, Worobey CC, Henault LE, Chang Y, Starr R, Tarbell NJ, Hylek EM. The "gender gap" in authorship of academic medical literature–a 35-year perspective. N Engl J Med. 2006 20;355(3):281.
    • Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Fogarty JP, Williams RL. Underrepresented minority faculty in academic medicine: a systematic review of URM faculty development. Fam Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):100-4. Beech BM, Calles-Escandon J, Hairston KG, Langdon SE, Latham-Sadler BA, Bell RA. Mentoring programs for underrepresented minority faculty in academic medical centers: a systematic review of the literature. Acad Med. 2013 Apr;88(4):541-9.
    • Hong L, Page SE. Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004;101:16385.
  • Books
  • Websites

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