What is the Academy, and how does it work?
The Academy program is sponsored by a coalition of radiology organizations and builds on educational programs
and resources available through multiple societies. The courses themselves are being offered either on-line or
at in-person meetings. The Academy is seeking to organize the education you pursue to ensure that you are exposed
to content across the critical domains of leadership and management.
Medical imaging professionals can earn an ARLM Certificate of Achievement by earning 50 education credits- at
least 30 credits in-person- across a spectrum of core learning domains, including
- Financial Skills
- Human Resources
- Acedemic Mission
- General Management
A maximum of 20 credits from courses offered by organizations other than one of the five major sponsors can be
applied toward the certificate. A requirement of at least three credits in each of the ARLM core learning domains
How long do I have to complete the requirements?
Courses taken over a three-year period can be applied to the certificate requirements.
Is there a fee?
The only fees associated with the ARLM certificate program are those related to taking the courses listed in the
course catalog. No additional fee applies.
How do I get started?
Create an account. After your account is created, mark the courses you have
completed by using the check boxes in the course catalog section. View your progress
through the View Credits/Credit Tracker to identify the areas needed for
How do I apply?
To apply for the ARLM Certificate of Achievement you will need to claim all courses you have taken in the
course catalog. Once the criteria have been met click the Submit button in the
View Credits/Credit Tracker. Your completed courses will be verified.
Certification processing can take up to four weeks from submission.
What do I get?
Successful earners of the certificate will receive an ARLM Certificate of Achievement, will be recognized through
ribbons and/or signage at the Annual Meetings of the participating organizations, will have their name featured in
an Honor Roll accessible on the ARLM website, and can arrange to have a letter
confirming their accomplishment sent to individuals they specify at time of certificate award.
Can Residents and Fellows earn an ARLM Certificate of Achievement?
Yes. For all in-person courses you must register for the course through claiming CME or signing in with meeting
personnel. A record of your attendance in each in-person course is required.
If I take other courses relevant to one of the domains, can I apply them to the certificate requirements?
No, only courses listed in the course catalog can be counted toward earning the
certificate. However, interested organizations can submit their courses and programs to the ARLM Steering
Committee for approval to be added to the list of qualified resources.
So, if there is a course you plan to take that you wish to apply toward the certificate, you can suggest that the
sponsors submit the program for approval to the ARLM Steering Committee.
What is the difference between the ARLM and the Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI)
The goals of the ARLM and RLI programs are very similar; however they differ in approach. The Academy program is
sponsored by a coalition of radiology organizations and builds on educational programs and resources available
through multiple societies. The Radiology Leadership Institute, sponsored by the ACR, is building dedicated
educational programming that can be pursued by interested parties as well as offering credit for programs offered
by affiliate organizations and graduate business schools. Information about the RLI can be found at
www.radiologyleaders.org. Individuals are encouraged
to pursue the approach that best meets their needs and preferences.
How do I take an ACPE Course?
ACPE online courses are available at the member rate for all registered ARLM account holders. To see all ACPE
courses available for ARLM claiming visit our online catalog
ACPE online courses are available at www.acpe.org to receive the ACPE member rate please contact Ms. Tonya Wade
firstname.lastname@example.org and reference ARLM.
For additional questions please contact us at radleaders.org