Latest News and Announcements

Resident Kevin O'Brien Receives ACR Gold Merit-Award

Congratulations to second year resident Kevin O'Brien who has received the American College of Radiology's Gold-Merit Award for the Clinical Education poster, "Are You Ready? PACS Based Radiology Simulator for First Year Radiology Residents Preparing for Call".

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Resident Ali Al-Saraf to Receive the 2016 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to third year resident Ali Al-Saraf who will receive this year's Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Al-Saraf was chosen for this honor, "on the basis of [his] demonstrated professionalism and [his] stature as a role model to medical students."

Dr. Al-Saraf will receive his award at an awards ceremony and a congratulatory celebration at the Pritzker Student Clinician Ceremony & Reception on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

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Dr. Reiser to Become Early Career Reviewer for NIH

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ingrid Reiser has accepted an offer to become an early career reviewer for the NIH's Biomedical Imaging Technology Study Sections (BMIT-B).  This opportunity is emblematic of Dr. Reiser's dedication to the scientific community.

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University of Chicago Represented at IEEE 2nd Annual Fellows Gala

The 2nd Annual IEEE Chicago/Milwaukee Fellows Gala was held on May 7th, 2016.  Dr. Maryellen Giger was inducted as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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Resident Michael Veronesi Receives RSNA Research & Education Foundation Grant

We are very pleased to announce that fourth year resident, Michael Veronesi, has received a significant grant from the RSNA Research & Education Foundation.  The title of Dr. Veronesi's research is Validation of PET/CT Radiolabeled Nanoparticle Imaging for Intranasal Drug Delivery to the Brain.

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Dr Funaki Acknowledged for Outstanding Work as an Associate Editor of JVIR

Brian Funaki has been acknowledged for his outstanding work as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Ziv Haskal, Editor in Chief, commends Dr. Funaki's work, and comments that, "Dr. Funaki has been a great asset to the journal.  We would like to acknowledge the contribution of both valuable time and expertise to the journal, a service to our science worldwide."

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Radiology Represented at University of Chicago Medicine Quality Fair

We are proud to announce that the Department of Radiology was well represented at the May 2016 University of Chicago Quality Fair.  Posters include:

Session 1: Innovations in Efficiency

  • Electronic Retrospective Review of Technologists & Automated QI Analytics
  • Unified Database for Rejected Acquisition Analysis in Radiography

Session 4: Innovations in Timeliness

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Dr Yang to Receive MERITS Fellowship in 2016-2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carina Yang on being accepted into the MERITS Fellowship program for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The review committee, "[commends Dr. Yang] for [her] career accomplishments and for [her] commitment to enhancing your teaching and evaluation skills through this Fellowship in Medical Education at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine."

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Radiology Diversity Committee Awarded Grant Funding

We are proud to announce that the Department of Radiology's Diversity Committee has been awarded grant funding by the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Diversity Research and Small Grants Program.

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Dr Paushter Named One of America's Most Honored Professionals

Congratulations to Dr. David Paushter on being recognized as one of America's Most Honored Professionals in 2016 by American Registry!

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Dr Giger to Receive 2016 EMBS Academic Career Achievement Award

We are proud to announce that Maryellen Giger, PhD will receive the 2016 Academic Career Achievement Award from the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) for her outstanding and pioneering contributions to computer-aided diagnosis.

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Dr Thomas Selected as Top Reviewer for American Journal of Roentgenology

Stephen Thomas has been selected as a top reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Dr. Thomas Berquist, Editor in Chief, commends Dr. Thomas's "fine work", and comments that reviewers who have Dr. Thomas's "dedication and continued engagement is critical to further the mission and vision of the journal."

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Dr Lee Elected to University of Chicago Faculty Advisory Committee

We're proud to announce that Dr. Seon-Kyu Lee has been elected as an alternate member to the University of Chicago Faculty Advisory Committee on Patient Care and Training.  Dr. Lee will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2016.

Elected by his peers, this role continues Dr. Lee's commitment to patient care and the community of scholars at the University of Chicago.

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Dr Lu Elected AAPM Fellow

We would like to congratulate Zheng Feng Lu, PhD on being elected as a Fellow of the AAPM, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine!  An AAPM Fellowship is a recognition of Dr. Lu's distinguished contributions to medical physics over the course of her career.

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Dr Funaki selected for the 2016 Best of Chicago Awards for Physicians

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Funaki on being selected for this year's Best of Chicago Awards for Physicians by Chicago Business Recommends!

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