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Raleigh Physician Inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology

Reston, Va. (May 9, 2013) — Robert E. Schaaf, M.D., has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). The induction took place at a formal convocation ceremony during the recent ACR Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership conference May 4-8, 2013, in Washington, D.C. 

Schaaf is CEO and managing partner at Wake Radiology Consultants, P.A. in Raleigh, N.C. He is a member of the ACR and the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Schaaf also serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina Medical Society, Medical Mutual Insurance Company and Wake Forest University Law School. Schaaf received his medical degree from Tufts University Medical School in Boston. 

One of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a radiologist, radiation oncologist or medical physicist is recognition as a fellow of the American College of Radiology. ACR Fellows demonstrate a history of service to the College, organized radiology, teaching or research. Approximately 10 percent of ACR members achieve this distinction. 

The ACR is a national nonprofit association serving more than 34,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of radiology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services. 

To arrange an interview with Dr. Schaaf, please contact Heather Curry at 703-390-9822 or PR@nullacr.org.

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About ACR
The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of radiology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

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