Susan Johnston Ackerman, M.D
Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Director of Ultrasound

AAWR is sponsoring multiple events at RSNA this year. See the details for luncheon meetings on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Highlights of this year’s events include our Celebration Dinner on Sunday evening, celebrating the 35th Birthday of the AAWR.  Proceeds will launch our first R&E capital campaign.  Read more

About AAWR

The Association was founded in 1981 to: provide a forum for issues unique to women in radiology, radiation oncology and related professions; sponsor programs that promote opportunities for women; and facilitate networking among members and other professionals

Women in Radiology


The AAWR recognizes the achievements of AAWR Members who have influenced others by their teaching, clinical care and/or research, and leadership in radiology.  AAWR honors radiology and radiation oncology residents who have demonstrated outstanding efforts in clinical care, teaching, research and/or public service.

Career Advancement

The AAWR's mission is to assist its Members in building a successful career through the development of leadership and negotiation skills, improving teaching and presentation skills, balancing work and family life.