Ellenbogen becomes chair of ACR board

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Paul H. Ellenbogen, MD, was elected chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) board of chancellors.

Ellenbogen is a senior attending radiologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and a partner in Radiology Associates of North Texas. He is also a clinical professor of radiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

The former vice chair of the Board of Chancellors was elected to serve as chair from April 2012 to April 2013, and thereafter will be eligible to be re-elected for an additional year.

Ellenbogen is chair of the ACR Commission on Government Relations and the ACR Commission on International Relations and is former chair of the ACR Budget and Finance Committee and ACR Governance Committee. He also serves as chair of the Radiology Political Action Committee (RADPAC) and on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Ellenbogen has previously served on the ACR Council and Council Steering Committee, as well as serving as ACR vice speaker, ACR speaker and ACR treasurer/secretary.

He is former president of the Texas Radiological Society and serves on the expert physician panel of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate School of Medicine. He also earned a bachelor of science in chemistry from Brown University in Providence, R.I.