Volunteering for RBMA

RBMA wouldn't be what it is today without the generous help from our members.

We work diligently to further our mission of offering high value knowledge and applied business information for our members and the health care community. By volunteering with RBMA you will meet new people and grow your understanding of the industry. At the same time you will have a real impact on our organization and those we serve. 

Please review our 2024-2025 committee service opportunities below and based on your interests, complete the Committee Volunteer Application by Feb. 19, 2024. Do note that appointment notifications will be sent out in mid-April 2024. 

Advanced Education Subcommittee

The Gist: Members will explore, review, identify, evaluate, and build ongoing high-level programs directed to C-suite practice leaders and provide advanced learning opportunities for emerging young professional leaders. Members also evaluate and make recommendations for the RBMA Mentor Leadership Program. This is a working committee with ongoing projects, often requiring an additional hour or two in between meetings.
Time Commitment: Monthly one hour conference calls, additional calls / document review as needed.
Meeting Times:  First Thursday of every month, 2-3 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: Content development for seasoned and emerging leaders; evaluating and designing programming for an advanced level of thinking; helping to identify and grow leaders to support succession planning. 

Data Collection & Reporting Committee

The Gist: Develops an information database about the radiology business management profession, through the use of surveys.
Time Commitment:
Approximately two hours per month (monthly committee call, develop or provide feedback on committee projects, author one RBMA Bulletin article and at least one Hot Topics poll annually).
Meeting Times:  First Thursday of every month, 2-3 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: 1) Data driven; 2) Interest/engagement in one or more of the following: practice quality techniques, value based contracting, compensation, evolving data collection and measurement processes; 3) writing skills.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

The Gist: Develop a diversity, equity and inclusion program that increases inclusiveness, fosters awareness and grows diversity acumen within the RBMA community.
Time Commitment: 
Quarterly one hour conference calls, additional calls / document review as needed.
Meeting Times: Varies
Desired Skill Set: 
We are seeking diverse representation to ensure all voices and opinions are reflected accurately. Individuals with a diverse personal background or who have completed diversity training are encouraged to apply.

Federal Affairs Committee

The Gist: Identifies issues, prepares positions and communicates positions to internal and external audiences, pertaining to: (1) regulatory developments and (2) federal and state legislation affecting Medicare and other appropriate health care matters of interest to RBMA members.
Time Commitment:
 Monthly one hour call, additional calls in August-September developing RBMA response to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rules, attendance at RBMA LEARN (preferred).
Meeting Times: Second Tuesday of every month, 12 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: Interest in federal and state advocacy issues, including RBMA’s filing of responses to the CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule; advocating on behalf of radiology issues with members of Congress and federal regulators; interest in health care payment policy.

Finance Committee

The Gist: Oversees the financial and operational matters having to do with finances and appropriate expenses of the RBMA in consultation with the Board of Directors.
Time Commitment:
 Approximately one hour per month (conference call); 2-3 hours per month in November/December for budget preparation.
Meeting Times: Fourth Tuesday of every month, 1 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: CPA, financially savvy, data driven, comfortable with spreadsheets and formulas.

Membership Committee

The Gist: Expands the RBMA member base and facilitates the renewal of current memberships.
Time Commitment:
 One hour bi-monthly virtual conference call; one in-person meeting at PaRADigm (preferred).
Meeting Times:  Second Tuesday Bi-Monthly at 2 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: Recruitment, Member Engagement, Member Retention, Creativity, Marketing, Passion for Membership, Strategic Thinking.
Other Information: We value different member viewpoints and try hard to construct this committee with a wide representation of backgrounds, including various positions within a radiology practice, ranging practice sizes, vendor companies and consultants.

Payor Relations Committee

The Gist: Increases the communication, coordination and cooperation of administrators, managers and radiologists on issues concerning government and private payors.
Time Commitment: Monthly one hour calls, on-site meeting at PaRADigm (preferred).
Meeting Times: Third Friday of every month, 11 a.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: 
Interest in insurance payor payment policy issues as it relates to radiology (sample issues include: steerage policy, benefit management organizations, payor payment issues and member education related to payor payment issues).

Program Education Subcommittee

The Gist: Members identify topics, develop programming content, review, and make final selections of programming content for in-person events including but not limited to PaRADigm and SYNC (new Fall 2022 Program).
Time Commitment: The committee meets monthly. Approximately 8-10 hours per month is also required based on program planning. Program planning includes the annual meeting (PaRADigm) and quarterly mini-conferences or workshops. The ability to work and communicate with an assigned group is required.
Meeting Times: Third Tuesday of every month, 3-4 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: 
Members identify timely and relevant topics, collaborate to develop programming content, help craft Calls for Proposals, review submissions, and coach to prioritize educational content for in-person events including PaRADigm and SYNC (new Fall Program introduced in 2022).

Vendor Committee

The Gist: Identify and develop broad opportunities for corporate partners to promote their services and share educational expertise with members.
Time Commitment:
 Monthly conference calls annually each lasting 60 minutes or less.
Meeting Times: Varies
Desired Skill Set: Sales and marketing knowledge, practice management, creative out of the box thinking.
Other Information: Aiming for a blend of vendors and practice leaders.

Virtual Education Subcommittee

The Gist: Members will review, identify topics, analyze, and evaluate programming for all online learning opportunities such as but not limited to webinars, training products, virtual Coding Series (Spring Forward, Coding Academy, Fall Virtual Bootcamp), and content in the RBMA store.
Time Commitment: The committee meets monthly. Approximately 3-4 hours per month is also required based on program planning. RBMA’s digital learning footprint has increased. Seek individuals willing to commit to this initiative with new ideas, ‘hot’ topics, and new ways to engage attendees online. 
Meeting Times: Fourth Tuesday of every month, 3-4 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: 
Experts from all aspects of the radiology business management community are welcome. Seeking individuals who know the industry and its needs, evaluating existing and new content, development of new products, and familiarity with online learning.

Young Professionals Subcommittee

The Gist: Focused on engaging and recruiting a younger generation of radiology business professionals into the RBMA community.
Time Commitment:
 Bi-Monthly Conference Calls (1 hour); special assigned projects throughout the year (30 minutes maximum 4 times per year; attendance at PaRADigm (preferred).
Meeting Times:  First Thursday bi-monthly odd months at 3 p.m. ET
Desired Skill Set: Desire to foster connections, passion for engaging younger professionals, creative thinking, networking, outgoing, future leader.
Other Information: Looking for a diverse representation of radiology industry professionals.