Residents & Fellows

Radiologists in Training General Information

The AAR considers the Residents and Fellows in the various training programs around the state of Alabama to be a vital part of its organization. Accordingly, we have made it a primary goal to promote their involvement in our organization through the following initiatives:

  • Complimentary membership in the AAR
  • Formation of the Radiologists in Training Section of the AAR
  • Radiologists in Training Committee of the AAR chaired by Dr. Ruth Snow with the sole purpose of promoting resident and fellow involvement in the AAR and the ACR
  • AAR underwrites the costs of resident’s membership dues in the Medical Association of The State of Alabama
  • Free attendance to all AAR sponsored meetings
  • Selection of one resident or fellow from each training programs each year to serve as a Representative to the AAR
  • The opportunity for each AAR Representative to serve at the ACR Annual Meeting with the AAR providing a travel stipend as well as an invitation to attend the AAR Councilors and Fellows Dinner held each year during the ACR Annual Meeting
  • The Alabama Academy of Radiology Robert Stanley MD Annual Award for Outstanding Resident or Fellow Research
  • AAR provides a stipend and travel costs for Residents and Fellows making presentations at AAR meetings
  • Periodic presentations by AAR Board members to the training programs
  • Mentoring of Residents and Fellows by members of the AAR
  • The opportunity to meet with peers from around the state

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

For more information or questions contact the AAR.

– John T. Renz, M.D.

AAR Resident and Fellow Representatives

Adam Jacobs, M.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jani Brackett, M.D.
University of South Alabama

Joseph Craft, M.D.
Baptist Health System

 AAR Outstanding Resident/Fellows Award

This award was developed by the AAR to recognize the outstanding achievements of Resident and Fellow members of the AAR. Candidates for this award should have made substantial efforts on behalf of the AAR and ACR. Examples of activities that would be considered in qualifying for this award would include but are not limited to the following: Founder and or significant leadership position in the AAR Resident and Fellow Section, Leadership positions in the ACR Resident and Fellows Section, ACR J.T. Rutherford Government Relations Fellowship, ACR Moorefield Economics and Health Policy Fellowship, ACR Resident and Fellow presentations at AAR Meetings, and AAR Robert Stanley MD Outstanding Resident/Fellows Research Award winners. The award will be presented from time to time, with not more than one winner per year.

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2017 Recipient
Desmin Milner, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Outstanding Fellow Award to Dr Ryan Telford by Dr Devenny

2016 Recipient
Ryan Telford, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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2015 Recipient
David Shulman, MD
Baptist Health Systems

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2012 Recipient
Brett Roberts, MD, 
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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2006 Recipient
Hart Rogers, MD, 
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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2005 Recipient
Jason Bearden, MD
Baptist Health Systems

The Alabama Academy of Radiology Robert Stanley MD Annual Award for Outstanding Resident or Fellow Research

The concept for this award was inspired by the Radiologists in Training Committee and approved unanimously by the AAR Executive Committee in 2005. This will be an annual award with the inaugural award slated in 2006 and to be presented at the Annual AAR Meeting in the spring of 2007. The winner of the award will be recognized by the AAR at its Annual meeting, and provided with a certificate of Merit and a monetary prize. The award is named in honor of Robert Stanley, MD in recognition of his lifetime commitment to radiology education and research.

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2017 Recipient
Sam Galgano, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Robert Stanley Award to Dr Jessica Millsap by Dr Snow

2016 Recipient
Jessica Milsap, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Robert Stanley Award to Dr Beth Vettiyil by Dr Snow

2016 Recipient
Beth Vettiyil, MD
University of South Alabama

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2015 Recipient
Dhanya Anand, MD
University of South Alabama

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2014 Recipient
Manny Patel, MD

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2011 Recipient
Bhavik Patel, MD

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2007 Recipient
Jason Crowder, MD 
University of South Alabama