Our Team

Kevin M. Rice, MD

President 

 

Kevin M. Rice received his MD in 1986 from the University of Manitoba, one of the most prestigious medical schools in Canada. He concurrently did cardiac research, receiving his B.Sc. (Med.) degree in the same year. He continued his studies at the University of British Columbia where he did an internship from 1986 to 1987.

 

After completing a four-year residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1992 he was subsequently Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Rice won Canada’s highest award for research by a radiology resident. He then went on to do an additional year of sub-specialty training and research in a fellowship awarded to him at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Following his training, Dr. Rice went into private practice in Bakersfield, California with Kern Radiology, one of the largest radiology groups in California where he was on the Executive Board serving as VP Finance and CFO. 

 

Due to his expertise with leading edge technology and superb interactions with patients, Dr. Rice was asked to join Renaissance Imaging Medical Associates in 2000. In addition to his responsibilities with RIMA, Dr. Rice served as the award-winning Chair of the Radiology Department of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, California with over 90 radiologists on staff from 2011-2019. In 2016, Dr. Rice was elected to the position of Secretary-Treasurer of the Medical Staff and as a board member of the governing Board of Valley Presbyterian Hospital. In 2018 Dr. Rice was elected President of the Medical Staff of Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Rice has made several television and radio appearances and given numerous newspaper interviews as part of his ongoing commitment to public education. Dr. Rice has also been recently featured on the medical imaging app Figure 1 with a live Q&A session as a Figure 1 on 1 Fellow. Dr. Rice's passion for state of the art radiology and teaching includes acting as a guest lecturer at UCLA. In 2015 Dr. Rice co-founded Global Radiology CME, with Natalie Rice to provide innovative radiology education at exciting international destinations, with the world's foremost authorities in their field. Author of the popular "Xray of the Week" teaching series produced on social media and followed in over 150 countries across the globe, Dr. Rice is well known for sharing his broad knowledge and extensive experience as a practicing radiologist. Due to his educational work with Global Radiology CME, Dr. Rice was nominated and became a semifinalist for a "Minnie" for 2016's Most Effective Radiology Educator by AuntMinnie.com in a campaign to recognize the best and brightest teachers in medical imaging. 

 

Dr. Rice is a member of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, Los Angeles Radiological Society, and California Radiological Society.

Click here to see Dr. Rice's interesting cases and other posts on the Global Radiology CME blog

Natalie B. Rice

Vice President of Finance and Operations 

 

Co-Founder of Global Radiology CME, Natalie B. Rice, was born in Winnipeg and graduated from the University of Manitoba majoring in Economics. After completing her economics degree she attended Business School, majoring in accounting. Her work experiences include Dunwoody Accounting Firm, The Conference Board of Canada, and Principal of a Religious School. Having sat on numerous community boards, she is well connected and knows how to see a project to completion. Natalie has planned numerous successful international events throughout Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the USA. Most recently, Natalie spearheaded Global Radiology’s  conferences in Tel Aviv, Israel in Oxford, UK  and in Prague, Czech Republic successfully managing  delegates from over 40 different countries and overseeing all aspects of the congresses including faculty management, venue selection, registration, itinerary and social programming. She has traveled extensively during the past 35 years and is successfully combining Dr. Rice's passion for radiology education with her business background and knowledge of foreign cultures to offer cutting edge international radiology education. She currently lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.