Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Presents the

Women in Radiology Lectureship

"Professional Success in Social Media"


Amy K. Patel, M.D.

Amy K. Patel, M.D.

Breast Radiologist
Medical Director, Liberty Hospital Women's Imaging
Assistant Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kansas City, Missouri 



Friday, August 23, 2019 | Noon - 1 p.m.

MCN CCC-1111

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This grand rounds lecture is designed for faculty, residents, staff and medical students.

Learning objectives of this presentation include:

  • Learn the ways that social media can be used for professional success at all career levels
  • Devise a social media strategy which best suits digital medium objectives
  • Learn how to create a Twitter account
  • Explore the potential pitfalls of social media for professional purposes


Amy K. Patel, M.D., is a Board-Certified Radiologist who specializes in Breast Imaging. She is the Medical Director of the Women’s Imaging Center at Liberty Hospital and Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. 

Dr. Patel is a graduate of the combined BA/MD accelerated program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed her Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita where she served as the first female chief resident in an all male program. She completed her Breast Imaging Fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University in Saint Louis. 

Dr. Patel's professional interests include recruitment of women in radiology, as she established the American College of Radiology (ACR) Resident and Fellow Section Women and Diversity Advisory Group when she was in training and now serves on the ACR Commission for Women and Diversity. She is also on the steering committee for RADxx, an initiative to recruit women into imaging informatics and to promote the advancement of women leaders. She also serves as the Secretary for the American Association for Women Radiologists. Her interests also include mentorship, social media, also serving as the Associate Editor for Digital Media for the Journal of the American College of Radiology, and leadership, being a former recipient of the Radiology Leadership Institute Summit Scholarship. 

She also has an avid interest in radiology political advocacy particularly mammography screening and access, serving on the RADPAC Board and as Vice Chair for the ACR Radiology Advocacy Network. She is also a former ACR Rutherford Lavanty Fellow in Government Relations. She is also the first female and youngest radiologist recipient of the ACR Howard Fleishon MD Advocate of the Year Award.