Washington Radiology physicians inducted as fellows of American College of Radiology
Sandra J. Allison, M.D., and Stuart A. Fruman, M.D., with Washington Radiology, a leading provider of comprehensive medical imaging services, have been inducted as fellows of the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The physicians were inducted during the ACR’s annual meeting on Sunday, April 24. Only 15% of current ACR members have been awarded this honor. Fellowship is awarded to ACR members who have demonstrated service to the ACR; made significant accomplishments in scientific or clinical research in the field of radiology; made significant contributions to literature; or provided outstanding work as a teacher of radiology.
Dr. Allison, Washington Radiology’s director of ultrasound, is widely published and lectures nationally and internationally, teaching ultrasound to radiologists, technologists and clinicians across many specialties. She has co-authored the ACR Appropriateness Criteria for Ultrasound, evidence-based guidelines that help referring physicians make the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition, and served on the ACR Ultrasound Practice Parameters & Technical Standards Committee, which promotes safe and effective use of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology. During Dr. Allison’s almost 10 years with Washington Radiology, she has established a robust diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound service across the D.C. metro area and trained her technologists to earn registered musculoskeletal sonographer certification.
“Caring for patients and teaching ultrasound is the most rewarding part of my career, “Dr. Allison said. “To be recognized for these contributions to radiology is an honor.”
Dr. Fruman is fellowship-trained in body imaging with CT, MRI and ultrasound modalities. For many years, he has worked with the ACR on its accreditation programs, reviewing studies to ensure practices across the country are in compliance with ACR guidelines. Dr. Fruman was a partner for more than 20 years in a Virginia-based hospital radiology practice. During his tenure, he was appointed hospital chairman for the department of radiology, served on several hospital committees and was medical director for the hospital’s women’s imaging center. Dr. Fruman joined Washington Radiology in 2016.
“I am extremely honored to be recognized for providing outstanding clinical care and service to the American College of Radiology,” added Dr. Fruman.