Friday, September 7, 2012
"Federal Health Reform: The Impact on Radiology in 2012 and Beyond"
PROGRESS IN RADIOLOGY
Frank J. Lexa, MD
Frank J. Lexa, M.D.,M.B.A.is a neuroradiologist and Professor of Radiology at the Drexel University College of Medicine where he is the Vice Chair of the Department of Radiology. He has been honored with several research awards including the Cornelius Dyke award of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He also works outside of academic medicine and is a member of the adjunct faculty of the Wharton School in the marketing department where he has worked for programs in the Global Consulting Practicum for over a decade. This has taken him to five continents, and he has served in multiple capacities including: the Assistant Academic Director, the Spain and United Arab Emirates Country Manager positions as well as the East Asia Regional manager and as Project Faculty. He also holds an appointment as a Professor of Business Development in the Life Sciences at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, the top business school in Spain and a leading business school in the world. There he has twice won the prestigious “Prize of Excellence” for outstanding teaching.
Dr. Lexa lectures, consults and writes extensively on issues at the interface of health care and business science. He is the author of over 85 peer reviewed articles, book and encyclopedia chapters. He served as the first Dean of Executive Education for the American College of Radiology and has chaired, co-chaired and served on several key national committees and task forces for major organizations in radiology. Currently, he serves as both the co-chair of the Future Trends Committee for the ACR and the chair of the Practice Leaders Committee. Previously he directed health care investments for the British Technology Group International and worked as a strategic consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. He was also a partner at Philadelphia Ventures-a venture capital firm focusing on high tech medical investments and he continues to work with start up companies in that sector.
He was educated and did his medical training in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, and in Philadelphia. In his spare time, he bikes, skis and chases after his two boys.Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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