Faculty, Alumni and Trainees Were Recognized at Commencement 2019

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging was pleased to recognize the following individuals with awards at commencement on June 7, 2019:

The Medical Student Teaching Award

Recipient: Vishal Kumar, MD, assistant professor of Clinical Radiology, Interventional Radiology Section, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Presented to a teacher demonstrating excellence in teaching UCSF medical students for the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award

Recipient: Judong Pan, MD, assistant clinical professor, Musculoskeletal Section, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Presented for outstanding service to the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging as a member of the Clinical Faculty.

Outstanding Alumnus Award

Recipient: James B. Spies, MD, MPH, a 1984 graduate of the UCSF Diagnostic Radiology Residency and Chair, Department of Radiology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Presented to a graduate of the radiology residency program who has achieved a high level of professional accomplishment, who has provided outstanding service to the field of radiology through their leadership, and who has promoted the culture of the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging through collaboration, professionalism and excellence.

Radiology Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentoring

Recipient: Thomas Link, MD, PhD, professor in residence, chief of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Presented annually to a faculty member who has provided extraordinary service to the department's faculty through mentorship.

Margulis Society Resident Research Award

Recipient: Benjamin Laguna, MD, PGY-5 diagnostic radiology resident, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Presented annually by the Margulis Society to a senior resident who has accomplished outstanding achievement in research during their time as a resident in the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Outstanding Fellow/Clinical Instructor Teaching Award

Recipient: Adam Meeks, MD, Clinical Fellow, Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging Section, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Presented annually to a fellow or clinical instructor who has demonstrated both excellence in teaching and outstanding dedication to instructing trainees in the residency program.

Elmer Ng Outstanding Resident Award

Recipient: Bryce Merritt, MD, PGY-5 Diagnostic Radiology Resident, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Named in memory of former faculty member Elmer Ng, MD, this award is presented annually to an exceptional member of the graduating residency class in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments and a high-level of dedication to excellence in patient care, teaching and service.

 

 

 

 

Hideyo Minagi Outstanding Teacher Award

Recipient: Derek Sun, MD, assistant clinical professor, Abdominal Imaging Section, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Named in honor of faculty member Hideyo Minagi, MD, this award recognizes an outstanding faculty teacher that most exemplifies the commitment, enthusiasm and dedication to teaching demonstrated by Dr. Hideyo Minagi over his long UCSF career.

Congratulations to all 2019 award winners and graduates!

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