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Bringing Radiation Oncology to the Medically Underserved: Strategies & Opportunities in RAD-AID

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MDCB Credits: 1.00

ARRT Credits: 1.00

Available Until: 10/31/2022

Non-Member Price: $35.00

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Presented by Daniel Mollura, MD
President and CEO
RAD-AID International

From the AAMD Virtual 46th Annual Meeting
June 6 -10, 2021

NOTE: If you earned CE Credits for this session during the AAMD Virtual 46thAnnual Meeting, you will not be eligible to earn CE Credits for it again.

This presentation will cover the role of radiation oncology and dosimetry in global health outreach. How are sites assessed? How are programs developed and implemented to help low-resource institutions adopt radiation oncology and diagnostic imaging? How can we better reach underserved communities to provide better access to cancer care?

Learner Outcomes:
1. Assessment methods for understanding health care disparities in radiation oncology
2. Plan global health outreach programs for radiation oncology capacity-building in low and middle-income countries
3. Explain key drivers of health disparities in high, middle and low-income countries

Educational Level: Entry Level

Daniel J. Molllura, MD is the Founder and CEO of RAD-AID International, a nonprofit organization for increasing health and radiology medical care to underserved and resource-poor communities. Dr. Mollura received his medical degree (MD) from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed his diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Based on his background as a Goldman Sachs Financial Analyst and prior founding of three other successful start-ups in the media, technology, and public sectors, Dr. Mollura founded and led RAD-AID over 12 years to become a global nonprofit organization with nearly 14,000 members serving over 80 hospitals in 35 countries.  In addition to his 10-years at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Mollura served for ten years on the radiology clinical and research faculty of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.