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Radiology Resident Research Symposium 2017

The Radiology Resident Research Interest Group held a successful research symposium on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 on the University of Chicago campus.  The symposium showcased radiology resident-led research projects resulting in nearly 50 scientific talks, posters, and journal publications within the last year. The symposium included presentations by both attendings and residents.

Please review the complete symposium brochure here.

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Faculty Members Mentor Medical Students on Radiology Research Projects

Our faculty members routinely mentor radiology fellows and residents, but they are also involved in the research projects of medical students.

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Residency Program Receives ACGME Commendation

Congratulations to the Radiology Residency program team on receiving a commendation from the ACGME for full compliance and no citations related to its recent review. Department Chairman, Dr. David Paushter, thanks our Residency Program Director, Dr. Seng Ong, "for his significant contribution to the quality of our residency".

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Contrast Code Simulation Team Offered Training at UChicago Radiology Review Course

The contrast code simulation team, led by Dr. Carina Yang, has offered contrast reaction management training to the University of Chicago community since 2014, training attending physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and technologists alike. The team consisted of Dr.

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Resident Nick Masse Winner of March 'Call of the Month'

We are pleased to announce that fourth-year resident Nick Masse was the winner of the March 'Call of the Month'.

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Drs Katzman and Yang Receive Award for Symposium at UChicago Hong Kong Center

Drs. Greg Katzman and Carina Yang has been awarded funding for a symposium supported by the University of Chicago's Center in Hong Kong.  The proposed title is, Collaborative Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium.

We will post more about the event as news becomes available.

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Dr Bader Joined the 8th Annual Medical Imaging Technology Showcase in Washington DC

We are proud to share news that Dr. Kenneth Bader joined the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research Academic Council's 8th annual Medical Imaging Technology Showcase in Washington DC.

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Dr Van Ha Receives Award for Workshop at UChicago Hong Kong Center

Dr. Thuong Van Ha has been awarded funding for a workshop supported by the University of Chicago's Center in Hong Kong.  The proposed title is, Local factors affecting procedural performance in the Departments of Radiology in the US and East and Southeast Asia.

We will post more about the workshop as news becomes available.

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The Optical Society Honors Dr Giger's Career as a Part of Women in Science Activities

The Optical Society has honored Dr. Maryellen Giger as a part of their campaign commemorating the International Women & Girls in Science Day.

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Drs Paushter, Lu, and Kromrey Lend Expertise to RSNA Ultrasound Module

Drs. David Paushter, Zheng Feng Lu, and David Kromrey were recognized by both the AAPM and RSNA boards for lending their expertise to developing content for the joint Basic Ultrasound Imaging and Display online module.  Their work ensures that the materials remain accurate and up-to-date.

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Dr Sammet to Become Grant Reviewer for RSNA

Congratulations to Dr. Steffen Sammet who will join RSNA's Radiology Research Grant Study Section as a grant reviewer.

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Multiple Residents Awarded During CRS Poster Session

Congratulations to four of our current residents who entered the most recent Chicago Radiological Society's poster session on January 19th, 2017. Three of the presenters, Drs. Jo, Alexander, and Jilani, were awarded the Pinsky Award for their work. Three categories, MSK, IR, and Quality and Safety, were featured.  The award winners were provided 5 minutes to present their work and each resident was awarded $100.

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Dr Oto Contributes to Cancer Care Ontario's Prostate Cancer Staging Guidelines

Dr. Aytekin Oto shares his expertise in prostate cancer and prostate cancer screening with the medical and research communities. In service to that aim, Dr. Oto has received a commendation from the Cancer Care Ontario program in evidence-based care for his significant contributions to the prostate cancer staging guidelines.

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Dr Giger Discusses Radiology's Role in Precision Medicine

Radiology’s Evolving Role in Precision Medicine

RSNA - by Paul LaTour

"Radiology can assuage the physicians’ concerns by harnessing big data with imaging radiomics to create predictive models, said Maryellen Giger, PhD, also a symposium presenter. Creating predictive models involves receiving input from clinical data (including environmental data), radiology data, pathology data, protein data and gene testing data. But, as Dr. Giger points out, that is a lot of data to harness.

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