Fellow of the RBMA

The RBMA Fellowship program was approved in 2009 to recognize the significant contributions made by RBMA members to the Association and the profession. Fellow of the RBMA (FRBMA) is a prestigious accomplishment to be held in high regard by RBMA and your peers. Accordingly, RBMA has established a high bar for its Fellows. Each Fellow candidate will be judged according to his/her educational accomplishments (achieved and ongoing development), years of RBMA membership, professional service to RBMA, and contributions to the profession.

The next class of Fellows will be inducted at RBMA PaRADigm 2018.
If you are interested in applying for Fellowship in 2018, we encourage you to review the qualifications and required application materials to begin the preparation process now.  Applications will open in early 2018.

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Application Forms

Though the current year Call for Fellows has closed, we encourage you to use these items as a reference in preparation for your future application.

2017 Call for Fellows Packet
2017 Fellowship Points Calculator

The Fellowship Points Calculator is an Excel spreadsheet for reporting Fellowship points based on Education, Membership in RBMA, Professional Volunteer Service with RBMA and total RBMA Continuing Education Credits earned.  To be considered for Fellowship, applicants need a minimum of 40 points: (1) 30 points based on education, membership, and service and (2) up to 10 points based on the essay of professional background and experience.

Education
(Maximum Available: 6 points)
The level of completed education achieved by the applicant will be reviewed, with additional weight being given to higher levels of completed education.

Membership in RBMA
(Maximum Available: 5 points)
Membership in RBMA is a reflection of the candidate’s commitment to advancing his/her knowledge and expertise in the field of radiology business management to maintain a leading edge position in the industry.

Professional Volunteer Work with RBMA
(Maximum Available: 15 points per year)
Volunteerism promotes opportunities for exposure to different perspectives, instills perseverance, and enables us to apply organizational leadership skills and business management knowledge to address significant problems and challenges concerning the radiology business that may be applied by professionals in the industry.

History/Professional Background and Experience
(Maximum Available: 10 points to be awarded by the Fellowship Selection Committee)
A wide range of administrative positions provides an opportunity to make a contribution to the radiology business profession. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding achievements in their profession and leadership not only in their own radiology practices but in the broader field. This includes a proven track record and level of professionalism that commands respect from other recognized leaders in the industry.

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