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.

Zhen Jane Wang, MD and Peder Larson, PhD have been selected to receive the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research's 2019 Distinguished Investigator Award.

In April, UCSF Radiology hosted our first Live Twitter chat on diagnosing and treating hereditary cancers alongside the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCC) and its Center for BRCA Research. 

The T32 program at UCSF Radiology exists to both jumpstart the academic careers of junior radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians and provide the essential foundation for developing a research program as an independent investigator.

Even as Rahul Desikan, MD, PhD battles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) himself, he continues the rigorous lines of questioning that led him to become a leading investigator focused on neurogenerative diseases. 

This week is National Nurses Week, started by the American Nurses Association to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession. On May 8, 2019 the UCSF Health Department of Nursing held their annual Nurses' Week Awards ceremony. Two nurses from UCSF Radiology were honored.