ACR CEO Neiman to Retire

June 18, 2013

Harvey L. Neiman, MD, FACR, head of the American College of Radiology, announced this week plans to retire as CEO next spring.

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Neiman has spent 20 years at the ACR, including time on the Board of Chancellors as a member and chair, and then as CEO for 10 years.

“I’ve had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects that have taken us into the future as we develop new techniques and advancements relating to education, quality and safety, information technology, and research,” Neiman said in a statement.

During his time at ACR, Neiman oversaw the launch of the ACR Education Center, the Radiology Leadership Institute, the ACR Dose Index Registry, the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology and ACR Informatics. The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, launched in 2012, was named after him.

Neiman’s “reputation as a scholar, author, thinker and visionary is known around the globe,” Paul H. Ellenbogen, MD, FACR, chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors, said in a statement. “We owe him a great debt of gratitude for all of the remarkable things he has accomplished for our organization and for the profession of radiology,”

Neiman was previously was professor of radiology at Northwestern University, professor of radiology at Temple University School of Medicine and served as chair of the Department of Radiology at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was also chief of cardiovascular radiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and chief of cardiac radiology at University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. He has published more than 125 scientific papers in referred journals, 26 book chapters and is the author of the book, Angiography of Vascular Disease, according to the ACR.

The ACR is seeking a replacement to shadow Neiman before he steps down in Spring 2014.