It's important to remind people that it is safe to get a mammogram during the COVID-19 pandemic as long as you are not feeling sick or have COVID-19 symptoms.

Van Halbach, MD recently gave the Grant Hieshima Luminary Lecture at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) Annual Meeting. This is the SNIS' biggest honor and the first year of the lecture's investiture for late Grant Hieshima, MD, longtime UCSF faculty member and NeuroIR pioneer.

At the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, our faculty members have committed to several global health efforts that truly embrace and exemplify UCSF PRIDE Values – Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence. We'll briefly share a few of these efforts.

Our Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is top-ranked in reputation and second-ranked in research output on the 2020-2021 Doximity Residency Navigator.

Enrique Menendez, MD, director of research administration at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging will retire on September 2, 2020. The entire department recognizes Dr. Menendez for his unconditional dedication, compassion and congeniality.

MRI is an extremely safe procedure when performed by trained experts. As such, the team at UCSF Health's radiology department put together a few safety videos to remind patients and staff about the importance of MRI safety.