Patient Care

"Aiming to Heal": Recognizing the Contributions of our Technologists at UCSF Radiology

We are excited to celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week and all the technologists at UCSF aiming to heal through their tireless work. NRTW is an annual celebration recognizing the vital work of radiologic technologists in patient care.

Improving Workflow and Care Delivery for Stroke Patients

Improvements highlight one of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG)'s many goals to provide emergency medicine to underserved populations along with extensive stroke research programs designed to improve care for stroke patients.

The Role of Clinical Research Nurses at UCSF Radiology

We interviewed Kimberly Okamoto, RN, a clinical research nurse, about the variety of roles research nurses play overall and here at UCSF as well as what she enjoys most about being a clinical research nurse.

National Kidney Month 2022: A Conversation with Jane Wang, MD and Peder Larson, PhD

March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness and focus on research and building paths for better kidney care. Here at UCSF Radiology, we’d also like to highlight innovative research that will clinically translate to better kidney care. 

UCSF Radiologic Technologists Help Advance the Profession Through Teaching

The UCSF Radiology contribution to Bay Area technologist training programs includes participation as leaders in classes on anatomy and positioning, training on physics and equipment, intermediate and advanced imaging procedures, and coordination of clinical education. 

The Future of AI and Lung Cancer Screening, A Conversation with Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS

Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS, is engaged in a number of research projects including lung cancer risk stratification in lung cancer screening. He says that the field is moving toward a much needed risk based and personalized approach to lung cancer screening.

Michael Hope, MD Shares Information on Cardiovascular Imaging at the SFVAMC

We asked Michael Hope, MD to share more about cardiovascular imaging and the role of radiologists in diagnosing and treating heart disease in veterans.  

Commentary on Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections from Brett Elicker, MD

Recently Brett Elicker, MD, provided commentary on these breakthrough infections, what they are and what they look like. 

"Essential Together": Celebrating UCSF Radiology Technologists During NRTW

Happy Radiologic Technology week to the outstanding technologists at UCSF Radiology. Let's acknowledge our technologists who each day treat our patients with care, skill and knowledge while practicing appropriate safety measures.

Understanding What the FDA’s Accelerated Approval of Aduhelm Means for the Alzheimer’s Community

Duygu Tosun-Turgut, PhD, associate professor and co-director of the Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND) talks about the FDA's recent accelerated approval of Aduhelm, the role of amyloid PET imaging and more.