RSNA 2020 News

Krupinski: Digital imaging contributes to radiologist burnout

November 29, 2020

Radiology's conversion to digital imaging has contributed to the feeling of burnout that many radiologists now experience, according to Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, of Emory University, the winner of the 2020 Minnies award for Most Influential Radiology Researcher.

In this video interview with Editor-in-Chief Brian Casey, Krupinski discusses what drew her to radiology research early in her career, as well as her current focus on the factors that can contribute to radiologist burnout.

Now in their 21st year, the Minnies awards are's annual event recognizing excellence in radiology, with over 200 candidates competing in 15 categories, ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Radiology Image of the Year.

Minnies candidates are nominated by members, with winners selected by an expert panel of radiology luminaries in two rounds of voting. Winners are recognized each year at the annual RSNA meeting. A full list of winners in the 2020 edition of the Minnies is available on

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