RSNA Press Release

Jorge A. Soto, M.D., Joins RSNA Board

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Released: November 26, 2023

CHICAGO (Nov. 26, 2023) — Jorge A. Soto, M.D., was elected to the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors today at the Society’s annual meeting.

Jorge A. Soto, M.D.

Jorge A. Soto, M.D.

“It is an immense honor to be nominated to serve RSNA on its Board of Directors,” Dr. Soto said. “In the early 1990s, RSNA gave me the opportunity to fully experience the values of a career in radiology, and my close association with the Society over the past three decades has been a determinant factor in shaping my own career. The prospect of working closely with RSNA staff and volunteers, including many colleagues who I admire and respect, towards strengthening our multifaceted collaborations with radiologists and trainees across the world is incredibly exciting.”

The current chair of the RSNA Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee (AMPPC), Dr. Soto is a professor of radiology at Boston University (BU) School of Medicine and chair of the Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center.

With primary interests focused on imaging of traumatic and non-traumatic abdominal emergencies and pancreatico-biliary imaging, Dr. Soto has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed journal articles and 65 review articles or book chapters. He is the editor of five books.

Dedicated to advancing medical imaging research and education, Dr. Soto serves or has served on the editorial boards of multiple journals, including Radiology. In addition to his leadership role with AMPPC, Dr. Soto serves on the RSNA Education and Science councils. He was faculty with the former RSNA Visiting Professor Program. He is also a member of the RSNA Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Dr. Soto is an RSNA Lifetime Honored Educator and has received numerous additional awards and recognitions, including the Marshak Distinguished Lecturer Award of the Society of Abdominal Radiology.

In 2018, Dr. Soto was named Honorary Member of the Sociedad Espanola de Radiologia e Imagenes (SERAM) and received the Gold Medal of the InterAmerican College of Radiology in 2022. He is past president of the New England Roentgen Ray Society and the American Society of Emergency Radiology.

Dr. Soto serves as chair of the International Outreach Committee of the American Roentgen Ray Society. He is a Fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology and of the American Society of Emergency Radiology.

Dr. Soto completed his medical training at the Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud in Medellin, Colombia, where he also completed his radiology residency training. Dr. Soto subsequently completed fellowship training in abdominal imaging at BU School of Medicine.

Note: Copies of RSNA 2023 news releases and electronic images will be available online at RSNA.org/press23.

RSNA is an association of radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists promoting excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research and technologic innovation. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Illinois. (RSNA.org)