Honors and Awards

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Named Among Nation’s Premier Hospitals in Annual Quality Survey
December 6, 2018

Mark Kohli, MD is named honorable mention for the RADxx Advocate Award
December 6, 2018

Soonmee Cha, MD accepts the Minnies Award for Best Radiologist Training Program at RSNA
November 28, 2018

Nola Hylton, PhD awarded Honorary Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging
November 26, 2018

Caroline Jordan, PhD awarded winner of "Best Podium Presenter" at the 2018 UCSF Radiology Imaging Research Symposium
November 14, 2018

Denis Beckford Vera, PhD  awarded winner of "Best Poster", at the 2018 UCSF Radiology Imaging Research Symposium 
November 14, 2018

Chengcheng Zhu, PhD awardee of the 2018 Bruce Hasegawa Award at the 2018 UCSF Radiology Imaging Research Symposium
November 14, 2018

Ronald L Arenson, MD recipient of the 2018 Gold Medal Award from The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research
November 8, 2018

Thomas Hope, MD, recipient of the 2018 North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) Theragnositic Investigator Grant (NTIG).
October 30, 2018

David Poon, named Most Effective Radiology Administrator/Manager in the Minnies from Aunt Minnie
October 24, 2018

Michael Weiner, MD awarded R01 Grant,''Validation of Online methods to Predict and Monitor Cognitive Decline"
October 16, 2018

Ramya Srinivasan, MD and Priyanka Jha, MD recipients of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educator’s Excellence in Teaching Award
October 12, 2018 

Mary Bobel, recipient of the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Association of Administrators in Academic Radiology (AAARAD)
October 9, 2018

Jacqueline Junn, MD placed 3rd in the 2018 Trainee Awards of the Electronic Educational Exhibit of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology.
September 29, 2018

Lynne Steinbach, MD recepient of the 2018 Founders Award from the International Skeletal Society
September 25, 2018

Miles Conrad, MD, MPH winner of UCSF Surgical Innovations Shark Tank
September 25, 2018

Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD member of the 2018 John A. Watson Faculty Scholars and recipient of UCSF Dean's Diversity Fund of 2018
September 21, 2018

Bhavya Rehani, MD paper published in JACR on worldwide stroke care
September 10, 2018

David Wilson, MD, PhD recipient of USAMRAA Grant and awarded $1 Million for his research
September 4, 2018

UCSF ranked top hospital in California and Top Ten as reported by U.S. News & World Report
August 13, 2018

Bhavya Rehani, MD, and her startup Health4TheWorld was awared the 2018 Stevie Silver Award by the America Buisness Awards in the category of Services
August 9, 2018

UCSF Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program ranked #1 for the 5th consecutive year since the inception of ranking in 2014
August 6, 2018

Sabrina Ronen, PhD and Spencer Behr, MD named new Director and Associate Director of the Precision Imaging of Cancer and Therapy (PICT) program at UCSF
July 17, 2018

U.S. News & World Report and Doximity ranks UCSF Radiology Residency at the TOP again
July 16, 2018

Matthew Barkovich, MD, receives ASNR 2018 Outstanding Presentation and Trainee Awards
June 29, 2018

Brian Trinh, MD, recipient of the 2018 Krevans Award for outstanding service as a first-year radiology resident at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
June 27, 2018

Spencer Lake, MD recipient of the UCSF Health Exceptional Physician Award, nominated and selected based on exceptional service and demonstrating core values
June 20, 2018

Loretta Strachowski, MD receives outstanding consultant award for the care of women at ZSFG from graduating chief residents of the Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Dept
June 6, 2018

Karen Ordovas, MD appointed Chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Cardiovascular Research Committee and will become President of the Northern American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging in September
June 1, 2018

Ashish Raj, PhD and Henry Van Brocklin, PhD are recipients of the 2018 Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator Award
May 22, 2018

Thienkhai Vu, MD is the recipient of the 2018 Robert Lull Award for outstanding non-internal medicine consultant Zuckerberg San Francisco General
May 22, 2018

Miles Conrad, MD received Osler Distinguished Teaching Award UCSF
May 22, 2018

Brian Trinh, MD Krevans Award for Outstanding Service ZSFG
May 22, 2018

Steven Hetts, MD appointed by the Systemwide Faculty Senate to be the sole Faculty Representative to the UC Regents Health Services Committee for 2018-2020
May 9, 2018

Evan Calabrese, MD, PhD received the UCSF CTSI Spring 2018 Resident Research Funding Award
May 8, 2018

Yelena Borodina, Amy Pradhan and Kathryn Wold-Murphy were selected for STAR Achievement awards for outstanding staffs from UCSF School of Medicine
May 7, 2018

Bhavya Rehani, MD Health4TheWorld Tech Startup of the Year Silver Stevie Winner American Business Award
May 1, 2018

Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD appointed to 2018 Class of John A. Watson Faculty Scholars
April 27, 2018

Peter Chang, MD is receiving the Cornelius Dyke Memorial Award at the 2018 ASNR meeting
April 10, 2018

Thomas Link, MD, PhD to be honored for 2017-2018 Long-Term Mentor Award to be awarded at the 2018 Inquiry Symposium and Awards Ceremony
April 9, 2018

The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging won the Child Life Services Play-Doh challenge by collecting and donating over 1,000 Play-Doh containers to the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
April 4, 2018

Sharmila Majumdar, PhD and Valentina Pedoia, PhD received an NIH grant of $800K for two years entitled, "Deep Learning for Characterizing Knee Joint Degeneration Predicting Progression of Osteoarthritis and Total Knee Replacement”
March 21, 2018

Heather Nichols, Project Manager receives the 2018 Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Service
March 16, 2018

Zhen Jane Wang, MD, is the recipient of the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) “Roscoe E. Miller Best Paper Award”
March 14, 2018

Andrew Callen, MD, Neeta Kannan, MD and Lindsay Busby, MD have been invited to present a paper at ARRS as an education exhibit and have received a certificate of merit award
February 26, 2018

Jesse Courtier, MD selected as SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists with Holographic Augmentation
February 23, 2018

William Carson, MD received the Louis A. Gilula MD Mentor Award from the American Society of Spine Radiology
February 20, 2018

Amie Lee, MD and Jessica Hayward, MD were selected for the competitive AUR/ARRS Clinical Educator Development Program for this year's ARRS meeting
January 30, 2018

Mariam Aboian, MD, PhD, won the ACNM Ursula Mary Kocemba-Slosky, PhD Best ACNM Nuclear Medicine Research Abstract Award
January 28, 2018

Dr. Lynne Steinbach has been nominated and accepted as a Fellow into the American Association for Women Radiologists
December 21, 2017

Radiology's Post-Award and Recharge Team awarded 2017 Service Award from Project Night Night for homeless children
December 14, 2017

Kristian Goranov, RT recipient of the 2017 Lanna Lee Outstanding Radiologic Technologist Award 
December 13, 2017

Terry Brosnan, Marcia Gardiner, Maria Pamatmat, recipients of the 2017 Cathy Garzio Award for Outstanding Campus Staff
​December 13, 2017

Marilyn Ching, recipient of the 2017 Richard Sollitto, MD, Award for Outstanding Medical Center Support Personnel
December 13, 2017

Drs. Steven Hetts and Pratik Mukherjee honored with 2017 Distinguished Investigator Award at RSNA
November 29, 2017

David Poon, Radiology Diagnostic Supervisor appointed to serve on the AAPM Task Force on Imaging Protocol Management System
November 15, 2017

RSNA 2017 Student Travel Awardees: Sam Payabvash, MD, Cyrus Raji, MD, PhD, Vignesh Arasu , MD
November 6, 2017

Dr. Robert Flavell was Awarded a UCSF Prostate Cancer Program New Directions in Prostate Cancer Research Award
November 1, 2017

Dr. Michael Evans' lab was awarded a research grant from the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
November 1, 2017

Dr. John MacKenzie, recipient of the 2016-2017 Maxine Papadakis Award for Faculty Professionalism and Respect at UCSF School of Medicine
October 18, 2017

Mariam Oboian, MD, PhD recipient of ASNR 2017 Trainee Research Award in Neuroradiology
October 10, 2017

Dr. Pavithra Viswanath receives a competitive UCSF Brain Tumor Spore Career Development Award
October 1, 2017

Caroline Guglielmetti, PhD receives 2017 Bruce Hasegawa Award
September 20, 2017

Myriam Chaumeil, PhD, received the David Mahoney Neuroimaging grant from the Dana Foundation
September 13, 2017

UCSF radiology nurse of the month -  Pamela Yang, RN
September 1, 2017

AuntMinnie named UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging as one of the best radiologist training program
August 24, 2017

UCSF Imaging awarded top 75 Radiology Blog
August 23, 2017

Matthew Bucknor, MD awarded 2017 GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF)
August 8, 2017

UCSF radiology nurse of the month -  Anna Volfson, RN
August 1, 2017

Dr. Donna Murray selected to receive the prestigious CTSI TL1 Fellowship Award, PRESCIENT, for 2017-18
July 27, 2017

Steven Hetts, MD, 2017 UCSF Health Exceptional Physician Award Winner
July 17, 2017

Drs. Robert Flavell and Thomas Hope received the Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award
July 10, 2017

Steven Hetts, MD receives Young Clinician Award for Outstanding Contributions to HHT Care
July 9, 2017

Susan Wall, MD - Radiology Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentoring
June 16, 2017

Emma Webb, MD -  Medical Student Teaching Award
June 16, 2017

Derk Purcell, MD - Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award
June 16, 2017

Hari Trivedi, MD -  Margulis Society Resident Research Award
June 16, 2017

Mark Wilson, MD -  Outstanding Alumni Award (given annually to an outstanding alumnus of the department)
June 16, 2017

Rahul Desikan, MD - Outstanding Fellow/Clinical Instructor Teaching Award (residents select a fellow who gave outstanding effort in teaching)
June 16, 2017

Spencer Behr, MD -  Hideyo Minagi Award (presented to outstanding teacher, selected by the senior residents)
June 16, 2017

Zhixi Li, MD - Elmer Ng Award (presented to outstanding resident)
June 16, 2017

Dr. Chloe Najac is awarded a prestigious American Brain Tumor Association Basic Research Fellowship
June 1, 2017

Steven Hetts, MD, UCSF winner of the UC Entrepreneur contest for his lab's Chemofilter
May 22, 2017

UCSF Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is top program fourth year in a row in US Doximity Residency Navigator
May 19, 2017

Thienkhai Vu, MD, received the 2017 Robert Lull Award by the Zuckerberg San Francisco General
May 17, 2016

7th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science Awarded to Sarah Nelson, PhD by the Academic Senate
May 10, 2017

Drs. Thomas Link, Nola Hylton, and David Saloner were inducted as fellows of the ISMRM at the 2017 annual meeting
April 28, 2017

Dr. Yilun Koethe received Certificate of Merit for educational abstract from at the American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting
April 26, 2017

Dr. Dorothy Shum Gold Medal for Educational Exhibit American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting
April 26, 2017

Dr. Michael Evans' lab awarded the American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award
April 4, 2017

Michael Corpuz, RT a Senior Radiologic Technologist in Radiology at the UCSF Orthopedic Institute, won the OI Service Excellence Award
April 1, 2017

UCSF radiology nurse of the month -  Michael Wollslair, RN
April 1, 2017

The RSNA recognizes the following faculty from the Deparment of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging for their contribution to the RSNA 2016 courses:
James Barkovich, MD, Antonio Westphalen, MD, Benjamin Yeh, MD, Bonnie Joe, MD, Brett Elicker, MD, Christine Glastonbury, MBBS, Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, Judy Yee, MD, Karen Ordovas, MD, Lynne Steinbach, MD, Marc Kohli, MD, Michael Hope, MD, Nicholas Fidelman, MD, Ronald Zagoria, MD, Ruth Goldstein, MD, Tara Morgan, MD, Thomas Hope, MD, and Travis Henry, MD.
March 31, 2017

UCSF Is Top Public Recipient of NIH Research Funding for 6th Consecutive Year
March 27, 2017

Dr. Sharmila Majumdar awarded the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery Excellence in Translational Science Award
March 16, 2017

Matthew Parker, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow of Michael Evans' lab, is the recipient of a Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program postdoctoral fellowship
March 7, 2017

Dr. Flavell was awarded the 2017 Howard S. Stern research award by the Society of Abdominal Radiology
March 3, 2017

Dr. Ron Arenson, recipient of the 2017 Holly Smith Award for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine
March 1, 2017

UCSF radiology nurse of the month -  Don Neumeier, RN
March 1, 2017 

Robert Flavell, MD, PhD was awarded an American Cancer Society individual research grant
February 8, 2017

Chiyo Uchida, RN, Named Inaugural Radiology Nurse of the Month
January 23, 2017

Srikantan Nagarajan, PhD accepted as IEEE Fellow, one of the most prestigious honors of the IEEE
January 1, 2017

Drs. Thomas Link, Youngho Seo, and Duan Xu honored with 2016 Distinguished Investigator Award at RSNA
November 29, 2016

Duygu Tosun-Turgut, PhD named one of two winners of 2016 Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative Data Challenge
November 28, 2016

UCSF Radiology Resident, Adam Coy, MD, won the Golden Gate Half Marathon 
November 16, 2016

Jeanne Laberge, M.D., FSIR awarded Gold Medal, the Society of Interventional Radiology's highest honor
October 12, 2016

David Poon, RT, is just one of three recipients to receive ARRT's "I am the Gold Standard" award
October 3, 2016

Ursula Heilmeier, MD, awarded 2016 Young Investigator Award by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) for work on Diabetic Bone disease
Sept 18, 2016

UCSF Medical Center Ranked 7th Best Hospital in the U.S. for 2016-17 (US News & World Report):  Only Northern California Hospital to Rank in Top 10 Nationwide
August 2, 2016

Dr. Christine Glastonbury appointed to the American Board of Radiology’s Diagnostic Radiology Maintenance of Certification Advisory Committee.
June 20, 2016

Bill Dillon, MD - Radiology Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentoring
June 17, 2016

Steven Hetts, MD, PhD -  Medical Student Teaching Award
June 17, 2016

Ramin Saket, MD - Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award
June 17, 2016

Eric Ehman, MD, senior resident -  RSNA Roentgen Research Award
June 17, 2016

Kimberly Kallianos, MD and Yi Li, MD, Senior Residents -  Margulis Society Resident Research Award
June 17, 2016

Jeanne M. LaBerge, MD -  Outstanding Alumni Award (given annually to an outstanding alumnus of the department)
June 17, 2016

Brett Mollard, MD - Outstanding Fellow/Clinical Instructor Teaching Award (residents select a fellow who gave outstanding effort in teaching)
June 17, 2016

Jesse Courtier, MD -  Hideyo Minagi Award (presented to outstanding teacher, selected by the senior residents)
June 17, 2016

Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD, senior resident - Elmer Ng Award (presented to outstanding resident)
June 17, 2016

Cindy Lee, MD was one of the 10 radiologists selected this year to participate in the RSNA/ASNR Comparative Effectiveness Research Training (CERT) Program.
May 24, 2016

Ursula Heilmeier, MD recieved the ECTS 2016 New Investigator Award in Rome for her work on miRNAs in diabetic bone disease.
May 18, 2016

Sujal Nanavati, MD, received the Robert Lull Award, granted annually by the ZSFG Department of Internal Medicine for the Hospital's Most Outstanding Consultant.
May 17, 2016

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Awards Sharmila Majumdar, PhD its 2016 Gold Medal.
May 6, 2016

Sabrina Ronen, PhD, was presented with a Senior Fellowship of the Society Award at the ISMRM meeting.
May 6, 2016

Susan O'Hara is a recipient of the 2016 Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Management, for her outstanding contributions to UCSF.
April, 2016

Thomas Hope, MD has become the 2016 recipient of the SNMMI Marc Tetalman Award honoring the research accomplishments of a young investigator pursuing a career in nuclear medicine
April, 2016

David Avrin has become the leader of the new ACGME fellowship in Clinical Informatics
April, 2016

Daniel S. Chow Selected as AJNR’s Next Editorial Fellow
April, 2016

Two graduates of our MSBI program were honored at the American Society of Functional NeuroRadiology meeting. Naeim Behrami had the best oral paper --  Microstructural Changes in Corpus Callosum Associated with Sub-concussive Head Impact Exposure in Youth Football - and Yi-Shi Chang had the best poster -  White Matter Microstructure is Associated with Auditory and Tactile Processing in Children With and Without Sensory Processing Disorder. Both graduates are pursuing doctoral programs.
March, 2016

Elissa Price, MD has been elected to Society of Breast Imaging Fellowship and will be inducted this April at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium.

Christine Glastonbury MBBS is an elected office holder in American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
March 23, 2016

Ronald Arenson, MD accepts honorary membership in the European Society of Radiology at their 2016 annual meeting, the European Congress of Radiology opening ceremony in Vienna, Austria
March 3, 2016

Brett Elicker, MD, Travis Henry, MD, Elliott Sherr, MD, PhD, Pratik Mukharjee, MD, PhD, and Srikantan Nagarajan, PhD, were recognized by the Marcus Program in Precision Medicine Innovation
February 29, 2016

Dr. Michael Evans' lab awarded team science award from UCSF to support new PET scan in lymphoma
February 11, 2016

Charles Truillet, PhD, was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program
February 11, 2016

Michael Evans, PhD article recognized as "Editor's Choice" in Molecular Pharmaceutics - American Chemical Society
January 4, 2016

The Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at UCSF tops the Twitter account activities amongst academic radiology departments nationwide.
May 14, 2015

Lynne Steinbach, MD is currently president of International Skeletal Society
January 1, 2015

Wyatt Tellis, MD and Marc Kohli, MD, SIIM (Society for Imaging Infomatics In Medicine) Board of Directors, 2015-2016
January 1, 2015

RSNA 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award: Xiaojuan Li, PhD, Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, and Benjamin Yeh, MD

RSNA (Radiology Society of North America) announces Ronald L. Arenson, M.D., FACR, as president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
November 1, 2014

Sarah Nelson, PhD, John Kurhanewicz, PhD and Dan Vigneron, PhD, received their 2014 World Molecular Imaging award
January 1, 2014