Where world-class expertise meets casual conversation.

Welcome to "Ask the Imaging Informaticist," where attendees can engage in intimate conversations with leaders in imaging informatics. This program, inspired by "The Doctor is In" from Peanuts, offers a unique opportunity for participants to join casual discussions with SIIM leaders on a wide range of topics. From cutting-edge technology to industry trends and personal experiences, each chat provides a glimpse into the minds of world-renowned experts in imaging informatics.

Imagine being at the same table with these leaders, having the chance to ask your burning questions and gain insights that can shape your understanding of this dynamic field. So, BRING YOUR QUESTIONS and don’t miss out on your direct line to Imaging Informatics Excellence: Ask the Experts!

JUN 27, 2024

TimeExpert + Discussion Topic
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
2050 | Stump the Chump w/ Eliot Siegel, MD, FSIIM

You name it. He talks it! Bring your topic and Dr. Siegel will be happy to help in any way I can and then follow up.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
2051 | Training the Next Generation in Informatics & AI w/ Ali Tejani, MD

Discussions on pursuing and developing informatics and AI education and getting involved with the informatics community.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
2052 | Stump the Chump w/ Eliot Siegel, MD, FSIIM

You name it. He talks it! Bring your topic and Dr. Siegel will be happy to help in any way I can and then follow up.
1:00 PM – 1:20 PM ET
2053 | From PACS and Imaging Informatics to AI w/ Katherine Andriole, PHD, FSIIM

Topics related to PACS, Imaging Informatics and AI including technology evolution, clinical implementation and workforce education and training.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM ET
2054 | Customer Success Techniques Used in Imaging Informatics w/ Sylvia Devlin, MS, RT(R)(M)(QM), CIIP, FSIIM

How to use proven Customer Success techniques to streamline support and change management.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
2055 | From PACS and Imaging Informatics to AI w/ Katherine Andriole, PHD, FSIIM

Topics related to PACS, Imaging Informatics and AI including technology evolution, clinical implementation and workforce education and training.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM ET
2056 | What PACS vendors Should Ask w/ Steven Horii, MD, FSIIM

Users often have complaints when changing PACS vendors or updating a system. Would having the vendors ask the right questions of the right people help fix this?
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
2057 | Ask Me Anything! w/ Marc Kohli, MD, FSIIM

Happy to answer any questions about imaging informatics, cycling, ham radio, or life in general.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
2058 | AI Governance w/ Ameena Elahi, MPA, RT(R), CIIP

Let’s chat governance of an imaging informatics AI program.
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET
2059 | What PACS vendors Should Ask w/ Steven Horii, MD, FSIIM

Users often have complaints when changing PACS vendors or updating a system. Would having the vendors ask the right questions of the right people help fix this?
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM ET
2062 | Doing AI Research as a Radiologist w/ Paul Yi, MD

Come talk to me about anything related to doing AI research as a radiologist – whether how to get started, finding and cultivating good interdisciplinary collaborations, or finding a good environment to pursue this kind of work. Or if you have something else on your mind, feel free too!

JUN 28, 2024

TimeExpert + Discussion Topic
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
3050 | Ontologies in the AI Era w/ Chuck Kahn, MD, FSIIM

Ontologies – Are they still relevant in the new AI era? Weigh in on whether ontologies are essential tools or obsolete relics.
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET
3051 | Standards-based Integration w/ Kevin O'Donnell, MASc, FSIIM

Encounter-based Workflow to AI Results using IHE, DICOM, & HL7.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
2051 | Training the Next Generation in Informatics & AI w/ Ali Tejani, MD

Talk strategies and frameworks for effectively governing, regulating, and ensuring quality in the rapidly evolving world of generative AI.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
3053 | Imaging Informatics Education w/ Alex Towbin, MD, FSIIM

Chat advancing imaging informatics fellowship education, training methods, cutting-edge technologies, and future trends.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM ET
3054 | Enterprise Imaging Approaches w/ Alex Towbin, MD, FSIIM

Pick my brain on approaches to enterprise imaging and what’s needed to move initiatives forward.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM ET
3055 | Transitioning from X-ray Tech w/ Ameena Elahi, MPA, RT(R), CIIP

Looking to transition to an imaging informaticist from an X-ray technologist
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
3056 | CIIP Curious w/ Nikki Fennell, CIIP

Bring along any questions about becoming a CIIP and talk about the values of being a CIIP.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
3057 | Mentorship, Sponsorship, & Coaching w/ Tessa Cook, MD, PhD, CIIP, FSIIM

Mentors, sponsors, and coaches have left an indelible mark on my career. Want to learn how to find them and power up your career? Stop by and chat!
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM ET
3058 | Diverse Opportunities in Imaging Informatics Careers w/ Mindy Yang, MD

Open discussion about the many diverse career pathways one can have via imaging informatics, particularly as relevant to women in imaging informatics.
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET
3059 | From Clinical to Corporate w/ Twana Marx, RT(R), CIIP

Making the Leap in Health Informatics: Thinking about switching to a vendor role? Let's chat about how to make the transition.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
3060 | Getting Involved with SIIM w/ Rick Wiggins, MD, CIIP, FSIIM

Let’s chat how to get involved with organizations that align with your passions and goals!
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM ET
3061 | Standards-based Integration w/ Kevin O'Donnell, MASc, FSIIM

Encounter-based Workflow to AI Results using IHE, DICOM, & HL7.
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM ET
3062 | Technology in Education w/ Rick Wiggins, MD, CIIP, FSIIM

Let’s explore the transformative impact of technology on modern educational practices and learning environments.
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
3063 | Improving the SIIM Annual Meeting w/ Chris Roth, MD, MMCI, CIIP, FSIIM

Have any suggestions for next year's Annual Meeting? Want to know how the Annual Meeting is designed?
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET
3064 | From PACS and Imaging Informatics to AI w/ Katherine Andriole, PHD, FSIIM

Topics related to PACS, Imaging Informatics and AI including technology evolution, clinical implementation and workforce education and training.

JUN 29, 2024

TimeExpert + Discussion Topic
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
4050 | Critical AI Reading w/ Chuck Kahn, MD, FSIIM

Discuss how to be a critical reader of imaging AI literature.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
4051 | Choosing a Career in Consulting w/ Don Dennison, CIIP, FSIIM

Working as a consultant can be a dynamic & rewarding career, but it is quite different than being employed. If you were ever curious about what a career in imaging informatics consulting is like, now is your chance to find out.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
4052 | Training the Next Generation in Informatics and AI w/ Ali Tejani, MD

Discussions on pursuing and developing informatics and AI education and getting involved with the informatics community.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
4053 | Improving the SIIM Annual Meeting w/ Chris Roth, MD, MMCI, CIIP, FSIIM

Have any suggestions for next year's Annual Meeting? Want to know how the Annual Meeting is designed?
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM ET
4054 | Ask Me Anything! w/ Marc Kohli, MD, FSIIM

Happy to answer any questions about imaging informatics, cycling, ham radio, or life in general.