2022 MRS Annual Meeting


Climate Change and Sustainability in Radiology – The Time for Action is Now

The annual meeting was a tremendous success on an important topic. We have made the content available online, and encourage you to view the presentation online if you were not able to make the live meeting. 

Presentation and Panel Discussion:

Beth Zigmund, MD – Moderator

Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Vermont Medical Center

Amy Collins, MD

Senior Clinical Advisor for Physician Engagement
Health Care Without Harm

Cody R Quirk, MD

Allegheny Health Network

Julia Schoen, MD, MS

 Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Vermont Medical Center


5:45 pm Member Networking Event
6:30 pm MRS Business Meeting
7:00 pm

Presentation and Panel Discussion
Beth Zigmund, MD-Moderator

Climate, Health and Health Care:
What Radiologists Need to Know
Amy Collins, MD

Positioning Your Practice for Sustainability: Achievable Steps You Can Take For a More Sustainable Future in Radiology
Cody R Quirk, MD

Climate Action: The Individual Radiologist’s Role
Julia Schoen, MD MS

8:45 pm Adjournment


At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1.  Describe the impact of healthcare, and specifically radiology, on climate change and overall population health.
  2. Outline steps radiology practices can take to lessen their impact on climate change and to become more sustainable.
  3. Outline specific strategies to become effective advocates for changes that mitigate the impact of imaging on climate change.