An Overview of the Radiological Society of North America, By Steven Bier, MD

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is dedicated to furthering the education of medical professionals from around the world. Comprised of more than 51,000 members, the RSNA is host to the largest medical meeting in the world. Attendees include radiologists, medical physicists, and a variety of other professionals. Since 2000, the RSNA has awarded in excess of 740,000 continuing medical education certificates. The organization publishes two of medicine’s top journals—Radiology and RadioGraphics. It also provides millions of dollars to young professionals for use in advanced research studies.

The organization adheres to a strict code of professionalism. This code involves a pledge to maintain honesty with patients, uphold patient confidentiality, improve the quality and access of care, share scientific knowledge, and avoid conflicts of interest.

About Steven Bier, MD:

For the past two years, Dr. Steven Bier has practiced radiology out of his private offices. He is currently a member of the Radiological Society of North America.

Dr. Steven Bier: MyGoal Autism Support Groups

MyGoal Autism offers a new class for young adults with autism. People between the ages of 16 and 21 with Asperger’s syndrome are eligible to take part in the “Get a Social Life” program. This weekly class teaches participants how to communicate more effectively and socialize with peers.

People with Asperger’s syndrome generally have difficulty interacting appropriately with others. They may also use language atypically and have trouble with physical coordination. Those with Asperger’s syndrome can improve their social skills through repetition and direct teaching methods.

MyGoal Autism seeks to support individuals and families coping with autism. They offer information regarding autism prevention, treatment, and advocacy.

Dr. Steven Bier has worked with autism-related nonprofit groups since 2006. He serves on the Board of Directors for MyGoal Autism.