Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund
The Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund recognizes Dr. Larson’s lifetime contribution to the practice of radiology, service to the American College of Radiology (ACR), and Wisconsin Radiological Society (WRS).
The leadership grants are to be awarded under the direction of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation as approved by the Paul A. Larson Fund Board of Directors, to applicants and/or members of WRS including but not limited to Members-In-Training and full/active members in good standing, who apply for financial support to further the educational and leadership needs of WRS and ACR, on both a local, state, and national level.
A donation of any amount is greatly appreciated, and all contributions are tax deductible. To be acknowledged by the society for your contribution, please consider donating at one of the following levels:
How to Donate
All checks written to the Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund MUST list the following:
Payable to: Oshkosh Area Community Foundation
Memo: Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund
Donors should send checks directly to the WRS Office:
Wisconsin Radiological Society (WRS)
6737 W. Washington St., Suite 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214
The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is not able to accept/cash checks endorsed to the Wisconsin Radiological Society on behalf of the Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund.
2018 Paul A. Larson Leadership Fund Donors
Paul and Peg Larson
R.G. Bharatkumar, MD
Radiology Associates of Appleton, S.C.
Living Well Foundation, Inc. (Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley, S.C.)
Highlights of Dr. Paul Larson
Dr. Larson completed residency in Diagnostic Radiology at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. He came to Wisconsin for Fellowship in Angiography and Interventional Radiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin before joining Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley.
Dr. Larson served over 20 years on the Board of the WRS including as President in 2005-6 and as Chair of the Fellowship Committee from 2007-17, during which time the WRS had one of the highest per capita number of new ACR Fellows. He was ACR Councilor from 2001-6 during which time he served on the ACR Council Steering Committee. He then joined the ACR Board of Chancellors as Chair of the Commission on Quality and Safety from 2006-12. Dr. Larson was elected Vice-President of the ACR and also served as observer to the Canadian Association of Radiologists in 2012-13. His service to the ACR also includes 4 years on the ACR Executive Committee and 3 years on the Budget and Finance Committee.
Dr. Larson is also involved in technologist education. He served on two American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) exam committees starting in 1992 and in 2014 was elected to the ARRT Board of Trustees. He is currently President of the ARRT through July 2019 and will remain on the Board through 2022. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology from 1995-2001, including 5 years as Secretary-Treasurer. He was Chair of the RSNA Associated Sciences Committee from 2000-3.
Dr. Larson’s other activities include membership on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Medical Society since 2015, 3 years on the American Board of Radiology Non-interpretive Skills Committee, and multiple hospital committee positions and chairmanships. He served 12 years on the Board of the Oshkosh Youth Soccer Club and 6 years on the Board of the Oshkosh Area United Way (OAUW), including as President. He and his wife, Peg, were the Campaign Co-Chairs for the 2018 OAUW campaign, which set a record for funds raised.