Latest News and Announcements
Dr. Deepa Sheth spearheads Breast Imaging Center outreach
On March 19, 2018 Dr. Deepa Sheth led a day-long outreach event organized by the University of Chicago Regional Outreach Office. The event promoted the University of Chicago Breast Imaging Center through 15-20 minute one-on-one meetings with ten physicians from six different practices in Indiana. Meetings attendants were informed of the range of services that the center offers to outside patients and physicians from the Indiana area. Pink champagne cupcakes were provided in honor of breast cancer awareness.
Dr. Deepa Sheth dances to raise Breast Cancer awareness
Dr. Deepa Sheth participated in the Dancing with Chicago Celebrities benefit, sponsored by the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation (UCCRF). During the event, held March 16, Dr. Sheth and the UCCRF Women's Board raised over $16,000 for breast cancer awareness through their tireless efforts.
Dr. Deepa Sheth receives award for Symposium at UC Center in Beijing
Dr. Deepa Sheth has been awarded funding for a symposium supported by the University of Chicago Center in Beijng. The proposed title is “Modern Day Advances Breast Cancer Care: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach."
Additional details will be posted as they become available.
Dr. Montner receives award for Symposium at UC Center in Hong Kong
We will post more about the event as news becomes available.
Drs. Katzman and Yang Receive Award for Symposium at UChicago Center in Delhi
Drs. Greg Katzman and CarinaYang have been awarded funding for a symposium supported by the University of Chicago Center in Delhi . The proposed title is “Collaborative Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium" .
We will post more about the event as news becomes available.
Dr. Pritesh Patel featured on RSNA's RadioGraphics podcast
Dr. Pritesh Patel's video podcast discussion with RadioGraphics View Editor, Dr. Jeffrey Klein, was published on RSNA RadioGraphics main page on March 12, 2018. In the video, Dr. Patel discusses his recently published article "Multiparametric MR Imaging of the Prostate after Treatment of Prostate Cancer", co-authored by Dr. Matthew Melvy, Dr. Igor Trilisky, and Dr. Aytekin Oto.
View video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=LRSzEaY_zEY
Drs. Melvy Mathew and Pritesh Patel appointed Section Editors
Drs. Melvy Mathew and Pritesh Patel, members of the Section of Abdominal Imaging, have been appointed as Section Editors for the Practice Section of Abdominal Radiology. Our congratulations to both on this achievement!
Congratulations to our 2018 Resident Scientific Poster Session winners, Drs. Andrea Magee, Christopher Doyle and Cindy Yuan
Winners of the 2018 Chicago Radiological Society Resident Poster Session were announced at the meeting on January 18. In the Quality and Safety category with the winning poster: Image Wisely: An Introduction to ACR Appropriateness Criteria and Analysis of Its Effect on Internal Medicine Residents: Andrea L. Magee, Mike K Cheng, Joyce Tang and Carina Yang.
In the IR category: Real-world Clinical Outcomes of Ruptured Intracranial Arterial Aneurysms Treatment: Cindy Yuan, Theodore Karrison, Seon-Lyu Lee.
Drs. Melvy Mathew and Pritesh Patel selected for 2018 AUR Academic Faculty Development Program
Congratulations to Drs. Melvy Mathew and Pritesh Patel! They have been selected to participate in the 2018 Association of University Radiologists Academic Faculty Development Program to be held in Orlando, Florida, during the 66th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists in May, 2018.
Dr. Patrick LaRiviere published in Nature Communications
Dr. Patrick LaRiviere featured in a Nature Methods news piece from work at the Marine Biology Lab on November 17, 2017 and published in Nature Communications.
Chicago Magazine named six radiologists as "Top Docs"
Chicago magazine has named six UChicago Medicine radiologists as "Top Docs' in their latest issue. We congratulate the following faculty on their recognition:
Abraham H. Dachman, MD - Abdominal Imaging
Heber MacMahon, MD - Cardiothoracic Radiology
Samuel Armato III, PhD Receives Pilot Grant
Dr. Armato received a UC Comprehensive Cancer Center pilot grant for: Radiomics-based assessment of immunotherapy-induced pneumonitis. Dr. Armato is an Associate Professor of Radiology, Chair on Committe of Medical Physics, and Director of the Graduate Program in Medical Physics.
Congratulations to Kenneth B. Bader, PhD on NIH award!
The National Institutes of Health - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute awards a $815,694 grant to Dr. Kenneth Bader, Assistant Professor and our youngest investigator. The Project title is "Chronic thrombus ablation with histotripsy and thrombolytics".
Dr. Daniel Ginat Awarded Grant by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Dr. Ginat's proposal, Neighborhood High Schools Radiology Field Trip, has been selected for funding by the Diversity Research and Small Grant program, Office of Diversity & Inclusion.
Dr. Oto awarded grant from Guerbet
Congratulations to Dr. Oto who has been awarded a $100,000 grant by Guerbet for the “Development and testing of split dose Dotarem with DCE-MRI for diagnosis of Prostate Cancer”.
Bridging the Gap in Radiology
The Department of Radiology’s Diversity Committee hosted it’s 2nd Annual Radiology Expo 2017, deigned to improve the involvement and career advancement of women and other URMs in radiology. Radiology, like many medical specialties, has struggled to train and graduate physicians to match the evolving diversity reflected in regional and national demographics.
Read the full post: https://voices.uchicago.edu/bsddiversity/2017/12/13/bridging-the-gap/
Please join me in congratulating four radiology faculty with new promotions!
Drs Yang and Katzman lead Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong
Dr. Carina Yang, Dr. Greg Katzman, and Dr. Pek-Lan Khong joined their colleagues for the Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong on October 14th, 2017. The successful symposium had over 60 attendees and over 100 registrants.
Fluoroscopy-Guided Lumbar Puncture Training Poster Featured at Chicago Simulation Consortium
Congratulations to Dr. Carina Yang, Dr. Saad Ali, and Dr. Donald Cantrell (Neuroradiology Fellow at Northwestern University) on having their poster 'Fluoroscopy-Guided Lumbar Puncture Training: Needs Assessment for Alternative Teaching Methods Including Simulation' featured at the Chicago Simulation Consortium on August 25, 2017. The event was held at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard.
Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong Announced
Dr. Carina Yang and Dr. Greg Katzman join their colleagues from the University of Hong Kong for the Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong on October 14th, 2017.
Radiology and Internal Medicine Residents Team Up to Teach Imaging Appropriateness Concepts to Medical Students
Dr Katzman Named Interim Chief Quality Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine
We are proud to announce that Dr. Greg Katzman was named Interim Chief Quality Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine on September 19, 2017.
In the announcement, Dr. Stephen Weber, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness for the University of Chicago Medicine, highlighted Dr. Katzman's work in the Department as our Quality Chief and Vice Chair of Operations, his work at previous institutions, and involvement in research and teaching.
Resident Dr Yuan Selected to Participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program
Congratulations to second year resident Dr. Cindy Yuan on being selected to participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program. Dr. Yuan will participate in the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Program, which will be held during the ARRS Annual Meeting in 2018.
This is the fifth year in a row that one of our residents has been selected to participate in this program.
Dr Ginat Receives MRIRC Pilot Funding for Research
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Ginat who has received pilot funding from the University of Chicago MRI Research Center. Earlier this year, the MRIRC called for proposals on promising, new projects that are likely to lead to major funding proposals (RO1's, PO1's, Research Resource grants, etc.).
Dr Funaki Receives 2017 Best of Chicago Award
Dr. Brian Funaki has been selected for the 2017 Best of Chicago Award in the Physicians category by the Chicago Award Program. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Chicago Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Chicago Award Program and data provided by third parties.
Dr Oto Receives 2017 RSNA Honored Educator Award
We are thrilled to share news that Dr. Aytekin Oto is a recipient of the 2017 RSNA Honored Educator Award. This achievement recognizes Dr. Oto's dedication to furthering the profession of radiology by delivering high-quality educational content for the Radiological Society of North America.