UCSF Radiology Faculty, Alumni and Trainees Recognized at Commencement 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 graduates and award recipients. Commencement was held on June 9 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins in San Francisco with an in-person and virtual ceremony. We were pleased to honor residents and fellows and their families for achieving this career milestone. Department faculty, alumni and senior department administrators attended the celebration, which included a number of award presentations for outstanding achievements in teaching, mentoring, clinical care, research and service.

Top row, left to right: Drs. Jared Narvid, Masis Isikbay and Amanda Liu, Matt Zapala; Dr. Jane Wang with Dr. Susan Wall; Dr. Chris Mutch with Masis Isikbay; Drs. Stephen Wahlig, Madhavi Duvvuri, and Allen Ye. Bottom row, left to right: Dr. Ying Fung; Drs. Jane Wang and Elaine Caoili; Dr. Vickie Feldstein; Dr. Yi Li; Dr. Mark Sugi.

  1. Medical Student Teaching Award

Recipient: Yi Li, MD, Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship Program

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

  1. Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award

Recipient: Jane Wang, MD, Associate Director for the T32 Clinician Scientist Training Program, and the Associate Chair for Strategic Planning at UCSF Radiology.

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

  1. Margulis Society Resident Research Award

Recipient: Masis Isikbay, MD

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.

  1. Outstanding Fellow/Clinical Instructor Teaching Award

Recipient: Allen Ye, MD, PhD

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.

  1. Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award

Recipient: Ying Fung, MD

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

  1. Elmer Ng Outstanding Resident Award

Recipients: Masis Isikbay, MD and Amanda Liu, MD

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.

  1. Hideyo Minagi Outstanding Teacher Award

Recipient: Mark Sugi, MD, Associate Director, Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound Fellowship Program

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.

  1. Clinical Faculty Excellence Award

Recipient: Vickie Feldstein, MD, Professor of Clinical Radiology

The Clinical Faculty Excellence Award is established to honor and celebrate our faculty who are distinguished by their dedication to clinical radiology, their superb skills in diagnostic and/or interventional radiology and the exceptional care they provide to our patients. This honor is awarded annually.

  1. Outstanding Alumni Award

Recipient: Elaine Caoili, MD, a 1998 UCSF Radiology Residency Graduate and a Professor of Radiology in the Division of Abdominal Radiology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

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.

Congratulations to all 2023 award winners and graduates!

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