Dr. Thomas M. Anderson receives 2021 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Radiological Society
Chicago, IL – The Illinois Radiological Society (IRS) will present its 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Dr. Thomas Anderson who is longtime leaders in organized medicine and radiology. The IRS Distinguished Service Award or Gold Medal is awarded in recognition of highly notable and distinguished service to the Illinois Radiological Society and will be presented this year to both Dr. Thomas M. Anderson and Dr. Gary L. Dillehay for their outstanding leadership in organized medicine and many years of dedicated service to radiology.
A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Anderson completed both his internship and radiology residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals followed by a fellowship in Nuclear Imaging. Dr. Anderson is currently Professor of Clinical Radiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and previously chaired the Department of Radiology at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and Medical Center for 20 years.
Dr. Anderson is past president of both the Illinois Radiological Society and Chicago Radiology Society and has served Illinois as either Councilor or Alternate Councilor to the American College of Radiology since 1987. A legislative and regulatory advocate for radiology, he serves as the Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee for both the Illinois Radiological Society and Chicago Radiological Society. Dr. Anderson is also past president of both the Illinois State Medical Society and the Chicago Medical Society and has served as Illinois Delegate or Alternate Delegate to the American Medical Association since 2010. In addition, he currently is a member of the Board of Governors of the Central Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
In recognition of his many contributions to radiology and organized medicine,Dr. Anderson was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Radiology and is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award or Gold Medal from the Chicago Radiological Society. Dr. Anderson was also elected to membership in the International Skeletal Society and is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.