UCSF Radiology & Biomedical Imaging - State of the Department Address


January 7, 2020



Time Duration

8:00am - 9:00am


*Refreshments will be available for attendees at 7:30am

Broadcasts to:
China Basin, 185 Berry Street NW, Suite 350, Lobby 6 (Large Classroom)
Mission Bay Hospital, 1975 4th Street, C1719
VAMC Bldg 200 Room 2A-147
ZSFG, Radiology, (New Hospital) Building 25, HB247 AB

All in the department are invited to attend the annual State of the Department address with Chair Christopher P. Hess, MD, PhD as he presents the annual 'State of the Department' address. This presentation is for departmental Research Faculty, Trainees, Non-Faculty Academics, Staff, and Technologists.

We ask that you attend in person if possible. For those unable to attend in person, a streaming link will be available on the day of the presentation:  https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Catalog/Full/d387456453ba45408a8f9ee6f32dd91421



Christopher Hess, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Francisco

Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, is the Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at UCSF.

Dr. Hess completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering and his MD at the University of Illinois in 1998 and 2002, respectively. He was in the first class of NIH T32 radiology research program at UCSF in 2005-2006. He served as chief resident in Radiology from 2006-2007 and was the recipient of the RSNA's Roentgen Award in 2006 and the department's Elmer Ng Award for outstanding resident in 2007. After completing residency in 2007, he remained at UCSF and went on to complete his fellowship training in Neuroradiology the following year. He joined the UCSF faculty in the same year. After serving as Chief of Neuroradiology at the San Francisco VA, Fellowship Director for Neuroradiology at UCSF, and Chief of Neuroradiology at UCSF, he become the Chair of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in 2018.

Dr. Hess’s research interests lie in the translational application of MR imaging techniques to vascular disease, brain development and degeneration, and epilepsy, especially using diffusion imaging and ultra-high-field MRI. He is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and serves on the editorial board of Radiology and the American Journal of Neuroradiology.