The hierarchy in medicine can spawn tensions between residents, physicians, and patients. Mistreatment is common throughout clinical training, and there are limited standards for preventing abuse. However, in 2000, Yale University initiated an annual Power Day…Continue
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In the midst of actor Chuck Norris and his wife’s public criticisms of the cognitive and physical repercussions of injecting gadolinium-based contrast agents (…Continue
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New research suggests that rifts between radiology and emergency medicine (EM) departments can be repaired by better communication. According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, a combination of surveys and meetings helped the…Continue
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Esteemed and highly innovative researcher and Stanford University professor of radiology Juergen Willmann, MD, died in a car accident on January 8. He was 45 years-old.
Originally from Germany, Willmann spearheaded research using microbubbles and ultrasound that could be used to identify tumors and target the transmission of medication. His work was already being…
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Radiologists who suffer from burnout, feel overworked, or struggle with heightened levels of responsibility should turn to stress management tactics practiced by the U.S. Marine Corps.
According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American…
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The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) is suffering from an extreme lack of interventional radiologists. According to The Guardian, as a result of the shortage, many patients are forced to undergo unnecessary…Continue
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More people are going to medical school, and for the first time in history, the majority are female. According to reports from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), women make up 50.7 percent of 2017’s first year students, a minor but notable jump from 49.8 percent in 2016.
According to the data, the number of males enrolled in medical school dropped…
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The average adult struggles to understand patient radiology reports, since they contain language written for and by medical professionals. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology found that patient resources from MedlinePlus,…Continue
Gary Cohen, MD, has been named Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s new Chair of Radiology and Radiologist-in-Chief for Temple University Health System (TUHS). Since July 1, he had been serving as interim leader in both of these positions.
This isn’t Dr. Cohen first major appointment at Temple. Since he joined the faculty in 1993, he has served as the…
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The culture of compliance and high burnout rates go hand in hand in radiology. Richard Gunderman, MD, the vice chairman of Indiana University’s radiology department…Continue
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Radpartners is continuing its rapid nationwide expansion into 2018 by closing its partnership with Southwest Diagnostic Imaging (SDI). The juggernaut network of radiology practices has secured a $695 million credit facility, a transaction arranged by Golub Capital. According to a press release, “Proceeds of the financing are being used to close the SDI transaction, refinance…Continue
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Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, has become University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) new chair of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and the Alexander Margulis Distinguished Professor of Radiology as of January 1, 2018. He’s taking over for Ronald Arenson, MD, who served as the department’s chair from 1992 to 2017, and also presided as the Alexander Margulis…Continue
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