Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Grand Rounds

"Trust Your Cape"



Cheri L. Canon, M.D., FACR

Professor and Chair of Radiology
Witten-Stanley Endowed Chair of Radiology
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Department of Radiology
Birmingham, Alabama



Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Noon - 1 p.m.

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View/Download Grand Rounds Poster Here
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This grand round is designed for faculty, residents, staff and medical students.

Learning objectives of this presentation include:

  1. List fundamental skills for successful leaders
  2. Implement exercises to develop emotional competency
  3. Create an environment of optimism

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Name of CME Activity Director, Jeff Creasy, M.D., has no financial relationships related to the content of this activity to disclose. Cheri L. Canon, M.D., FACR, presenter, has no financial relationships related to the content of this activity to disclose.

This educational activity received no commercial support.


Cheri L. Canon, M.D., FACR, is a Professor and Witten-Stanley Endowed Chair of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Radiology, where she has served on the faculty since 1998 as an abdominal radiologist with a specific interest in GI fluoroscopy.

Dr. Canon served as the radiology residency program director and vice chair of education. She then served as senior vice chair of operations before her appointment as chair. She sits on the UAB Health Services Foundation Board of Directors 

Dr. Canon served as an oral examiner for the American Board of Radiology (ABR) for eleven years. She received the ABR Lifetime Service Award in 2013. She was appointed to the ABR Board of Trustees in 2016. 

Dr. Canon was vice president of the American College of Radiology (ACR), chancellor on the board, and previously served as chair of the ACR Commission on Education and the ACR 2015 and 2016 Program Committees. She sits on the boards of Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments, the Association of University Radiologists, the Society of Abdominal Radiology, and the Academy of Radiology Research.