Education

The UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging department's formal mentoring program, managed by the Academic Affairs team, aims to demystify the academic process for junior faculty members and ensure that they are well-supported in meeting their career goals.
Current residents and fellows connected with alumni at the Margulis Society Career Evening on September 28, 2023, for an informative discussion on radiology careers moderated by departmental alumnus Erik Gaensler, MD, of the Bay Area Imaging Radiology Group.
On March 24, the Bay Area Young Investigators Meeting for Nuclear Imaging and Therapy met as part of the annual COBRA series.
On Wednesday, March 29, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and the Center for Intelligent Imaging (ci2) welcomed a global crowd of researchers to our Mission Bay Campus.
A UCSF team that includes members of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, is addressing new clinical and research neuro applications of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LIFU).
We are pleased to announce that 14 talented medical students have matched to our diagnostic radiology and integrated IR residency programs.
John Mongan, MD, PhD, associate professor in our Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound section at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, recently published Radiology for Kids with co-authors Brandon Pham, MD, and Betty Nguyen.
The UC San Francisco (UCSF) Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program will be hosting the UCSF Breast Imaging CME course at the Fairmont Orchid Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Everyone at the UC San Francisco (UCSF) Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is so excited to announce that we will be hosting the UCSF Thoracic Imaging Update CME course at the beautiful Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, California.
The UC San Francisco (UCSF) Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is excited to welcome you to the UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging CME course at the Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California.
The UC San Francisco (UCSF) Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging CME course at the Fairmont Orchid Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Every summer, the UCSF Research Initiative to promote Diversity in Radiology (RIDR Program) provides an opportunity for high school, college, and medical students to participate in basic science, translational, or clinical radiology research projects.
Each summer, the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging's Research Initiative to promote Diversity in Radiology (RIDR Program) welcomes high school, college, and medical students to participate in basic science, translational, or clinical radiology research projects.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has been ranked by Doximity as the best overall diagnostic radiology residency program for the ninth year in a row.
In May 2022, three faculty members and a clinical fellow from the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging created and led a novel three-part ultrasound procedure course for senior medical students at the UCSF School of Medicine.
The UCSF Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is pleased to announce that the Fall 2022 “UCSF Imaging Update” will take place on Kauai at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa from October 23 through 28, 2022.
The Bay Area Community Of Bay area RAdionuclide imagers (COBRA) meeting returned this year and was hosted at UC Davis on May 25, 2022.
Last month, Preeti Sukerkar, MD, PhD and Hailey Choi, MD attended the Clinical Educator Development Program (CEDP) hosted by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS).
Radiologic technologists (RTs) are health care professionals who perform diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-ray exams, MRI, and CT scans.
Both clinical radiologists who specialize in breast imaging and radiologists who have general diagnostic clinical duties are invited to attend the Breast Imaging Update at the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii from March 5 through 11, 2022, hosted by the UCSF Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program.
Get a comprehensive state-of-the-art update on clinically relevant topics in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging set against a beautiful backdrop - the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Andrew Mogga, MD candidate (’24) at Albany Medical College, was a member of the 2021 RIDR cohort, the Research Initiative to promote Diversity in Radiology.
The UCSF Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is pleased to announce we are returning to one of our favorite places - The Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii for our UCSF Body Imaging: Abdominal & Thoracic CME course.
At UC San Francisco, the Bridges Curriculum educates UCSF medical students to prepare and excel as physician leaders to transform 21st century health care.
“It is critical that we bring people with diverse perspectives and backgrounds into medicine.
The UCSF Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is pleased to announce the return of in-person CME courses.
The mission at UC San Francisco is to advance health worldwide through preeminent biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.
UCSF Radiology residents are the faces of the future of radiology.
At the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, we’ve continued our tradition of offering continuing medical education (CME) courses virtually live and on-demand for self-study to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis.
We asked Kirti Magudia, MD, PhD, 2020-21 abdominal imaging/ultrasound fellow and 2019-20 T32 trainee and Tyler Gleason, MD, radiology resident, class of 2021 and 2020-21 T32 trainee, several questions about their experiences as T32 fellows at UCSF Radiology.
Commencement 2021 was held on June 11, 2021, with a virtual ceremony.
Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS is a 2020-21 cardiothoracic fellow and 2019-20 T32 trainee  and Evan Calabrese, MD, PhD is a chief radiology resident, class of 2021 and 2020-21 T32 trainee.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing medical education (CME) courses have moved online, providing a flexible, user-friendly way for learners to follow and comply with COVID-19 travel restrictions, keep up with CME requirements and still learn from top radiology experts.
During challenging times, organizations like the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) encourage faculty and trainees to share and commemorate experiences.
January is National Mentoring Month.
Virtual continuing medical education (CME) courses provide a flexible, user-friendly way for learners with limited time to follow and comply with COVID-19 travel restrictions, keep up with CME requirements and still learn from top radiology experts.
Last week, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) held their annual meeting completely virtually.
This year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is being held virtually.
The 17th Annual Imaging Research Symposium was held virtually for the first time on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
After a long and storied career with UCSF, David Avrin, MD, PhD will be retiring effective October 2, 2020.
For many radiology residents, a radiology fellowship is the next step after finishing a four-year residency program.
The commitment to supporting women in science and medicine continues to grow, especially here at UC San Francisco and across the entire University of California (UC) system.
We live in an interconnected world, and as such, there is a goal in the medical world to address global health disparities.
For new physicians, choosing a medical residency is one of the most important decisions they will make in their professional lives.
Tatiana Kelil, MD, has been selected as a John A.
Commencement 2020 was held on June 5, 2020 with a virtual ceremony.
June is Alumni Month at UC San Francisco.
As we close out the 2019-20 academic year, it’s a great time here at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging to celebrate graduates and also see the results from our four T32 scholars.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to congratulate and recognize Andreas Rauschecker, MD, PhD, clinical fellow, on receiving the 2019-2020 UCSF Inquiry Curriculum Long-Term Mentor Award.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to congratulate K.
Ravi Chachad, MS is a research associate in the Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab, also known as the Krug Lab.
On September 25, 2019, the UCSF Center for Faculty Educators hosted their 19th Annual Celebration of New Members for the Haile T.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging's 16th Annual Imaging Research Symposium showcased the department's current and ongoing research.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is looking forward to our 16th Annual Imaging Research Symposium on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
This year marked the 19th year that the Margulis Society, the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging's alumni organization, hosted a career evening for residents and fellows.
The following article was written by Soonmee Cha, MD, professor in residence of Radiology and Neurological Surgery, vice chair of Education, Diagnostic Radiology residency program director and Integrated Interventional Radiology residency associate program director.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is delighted to announce the selection of Melinda Parangan-Chu as Director of Education.
Matthew Bucknor, MD, has been appointed as the inaugural associate chair for wellbeing and professional climate in the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.
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.
Radiology research is a vehicle that drives scientific and technological progress in the field.
The cancer burden in sub-Saharan Africa is growing.
The Precision Imaging of Cancer & Therapy (PICT) Program has announced the date, time and location of their Annual Retreat.
The following article was written by Soonmee Cha, MD, professor in residence of Radiology and Neurological Surgery, vice chair of Education and Diagnostic Radiology residency program director.
The following article was written by Soonmee Cha, MD, professor in residence of Radiology and Neurological Surgery, vice chair of Education and Diagnostic Radiology residency program director.
Over half the world’s population lacks access to basic health services, according to the World Health Organization and World Bank.
A technology platform that enables live virtual radiology lectures for international radiology residents is among the first grant recipients of  “Inspire-Innovate-Invest, The Campaign for Funding Radiology's Future®.
I was fortunate to be named the 2014 ASNR Outreach Professor for Mumbai, India, a position which allowed me the opportunity to travel across the world to lecture, perform case reviews and speak at the Indian Radiological & Imaging Association annual meeting.

UCSF Radiology Faculty, Alumni and Trainees Were Recognized at Commencement 2021

Commencement 2021 was held on June 11, 2021, with a virtual ceremony. The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to take this opportunity to congratulate graduates.

T32 Radiology Fellows Share Their Experiences: Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and Evan Calabrese, MD, PhD

Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS (2019-20 T32 trainee) is a 2020-21 cardiothoracic fellow and Evan Calabrese, MD, PhD is a chief radiology resident, class of 2021 (PGY5) and 2020-21 T32 trainee. We asked them several questions about their experiences as T32 fellows at UCSF Radiology.

Vickie Feldstein, MD Discusses “Sonography for Sonographers,” an Upcoming UCSF Radiology Virtual CME Workshop

Vickie Feldstein, MD was interviewed about "Sonography for Sonographers" - an upcoming upcoming virtual CME workshop for sonographers hosted by UCSF Radiology.

Telling Stories of Challenges and Courage During Unprecedented Times

Preethi Raghu, MD recently took part in the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Storytelling Challenge, a joint initiative between the AUR and The Moth (from NPR) which asked participants to tell a story of courage during the COVID-19 public health crisis. 

Faculty Mentoring in UCSF Radiology

January is National Mentoring Month. At the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Academic Affairs has incorporated a formal mentoring program for junior faculty into our departmental structure. 

UCSF Radiology’s 2021 Annual Review CME Conference to be Hosted Live Online

In 2021, we will host our UCSF Radiology Annual Review live online from January 11 –15, 2021. The live, interactive virtual conference will be taught by 50 UCSF Radiology faculty and will review the fundamentals of the major organ systems and corresponding imaging modalities.

UCSF Radiology Residents Shine at RSNA20

Radiology residents at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging had a strong presence at this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting.

Four UCSF Radiology Trainees Receive Research Prizes at RSNA 2020

This 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is being held virtually. The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that four trainees received prizes, and we’d like to give recognition.

Bhavya Rehani, MD Gives the Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology at RSNA20

At this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Bhavya Rehani, MD was invited to give the Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. This is an honored lecture presented by invitation of the RSNA president, with the approval of the board of directors.

A Recap of the UCSF Radiology 17th Annual Imaging Research Symposium

The 17th Annual Imaging Research Symposium was held virtually for the first itme on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Each year, the symposium is open to all in the UCSF and scientific communities to highlight the breadth and depth of innovative research being done in the department.

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