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Monmouth Medical Center Physician Inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology


Richard B. Ruchman, M.D., of Rumson, 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 2015 meeting held from May 17 to 21 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ruchman is chairman and program director at Monmouth Medical Center. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology, the Monmouth Medical Center Foundation and Barnabas Health. He is also a faculty advisor to the American Alliance of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology. Dr. Ruchman is a member of the ACR, the Radiological Society of New Jersey, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Society for Nuclear Medicine, and the Association of University Radiologists. He completed the

nuclear medicine residency of the Harvard Joint Program and a radiology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, where he served as chief resident. He completed a body imaging fellowship at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Ruchman received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., and graduated with distinction from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

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.

About the American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology (ACR), founded in 1924, is one of the largest and most influential medical associations in the United States. The ACR devotes its resources to making imaging and radiation therapy safe, effective and accessible to those who need it. Its 36,000 members include radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, interventional radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia's Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation's largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit

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