Nov. 15, 2001 Executive Committee Meeting
Present: Berlin, Cavallino, Dachman, Feinstein, Kalbhen, Melian, Nemeth, Racenstein, Smoron, Stull, Vade, Vyborny, Ward
The meeting was called to order by Dr. Vyborny at 4:10 P.M. in the Council Room of the Standard Club.
The minutes of the Oct. 18, 2001 meeting were approved as submitted. The financial reports of Oct. 1-Oct. 31, 2001 were reviewed. Income and expense items were as expected.
Program Committee Report
Dr. Racenstein reported that the Radiology Section was among the 12 sections to be eliminated from the Midwest CMS meeting for next year.
Financial Support Report
Dr. Vijay Kumar volunteered to help in the investigation of financial support for CRS meetings. It was suggested that the name of the vendor supporting the meeting should be displayed at the CRS meetings and included in the CRS monthly mailings.
CRS Web Site
Dr. Vyborny suggested that links to book sellers should be made on the web site. It was suggested that vendor support should also be displayed on the web site.
Illinois Radiological Society Report
IRS management is now contracted to Bacon-Hedland Company since November 2001. IRS paid for the LCD projector purchased for CRS meetings.
Resident Section Report
Dr. Nemeth reported that Bracco Diagnostics supported the refreshments for the resident section meeting of October 2001 and that Berlex will probably support the resident section refreshments for the January and February 2002 meetings.
Dr. Nemeth reported that Dr. Richard Cooper will speak on "Boards-Related Topics in Mammography" this afternoon. Dr. David Caaslino will speak on "Renal Masses" at the Jan. 17, 2002, meeting.
Dr. Pinsky reported the most immediate past president is usually the Chair of the nominating committee. Other members in the nominating committee should include one non-executive CRS member and one resident member.
By-law's change: Dr. Pinksy suggested that a historian should be appointed for the CRS.
Having no further business, the Executive Committee adjourned at 5:15 P.M.
Aruna Vade, M.D., FACR
Dinner was served to 92 people. Prior to dinner Dr. Vyborny conducted a brief business meeting. He then introduced Dr. Eric Russell who introduced Dr. Mary Jensen. Dr. Jensen gave the Lecture "Vertebroplasty: Current State of the Art."