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January 11, 2019

ASER Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

The American Society of Emergency Radiologists Announces 2018 Grant Recipients –  Principal Investigators: James Lee MD; Christina LeBedis MD; Jennifer Uyeda MD ASER Multicenter Review of Blunt Splenic Trauma: Optimal CT Diagnosis, Characterization and Treatment.

Including Radiology in Emergency Plans is Critical

Radiology departments are taking a proactive approach to emergency preparedness. BY RICHARD DARGAN Full article in RSNA News

Diagnostic radiology resident perspectives on fellowship training and career interest in emergency radiology

Emerg Radiol. 2018 Dec;25(6):653-658. doi: 10.1007/s10140-018-1633-8. Epub 2018 Aug 31. Authors: Herr KD1, Risk B2, Hanna TN3. Abstract PURPOSE: (1) Evaluate radiology resident perception of emergency radiology (ER). (2) Identify potential barriers to pursuing fellowship training or a career in ER among radiology residents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A 9-question digital survey was designed using Qualtrics…

International Day of Radiology 2018

The International Day of Radiology was on November 8, 2018. The theme was Cardiac Imaging. International Day of Radiology 2018  

Rad Tech Week 2018

The National Radiologic Technology Week was Nov. 4-10, 2018. As usual, HMC Radiology’s Fun Club our physicians went all out to make our technologists feel appreciated. There was food every day, games, a dessert competition, and people dressed in the theme of each day. The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging…

The 2015 Amtrak Philadelphia Train Derailment: After-Action Review of the Emergency Radiology Response at Temple University Health System

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S1546-1440(18)31294-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.005. [Epub ahead of print] Authors: Bhattacharya AK1, Fenerty S2, Awan OA3, Ling S3, Jonnalagadda P3, Cohen G3, Hershey B3, Ali S3. Abstract PURPOSE: The aim of this article is to assess a large tertiary care medical center’s emergency radiology response after the 2015 Amtrak…

The state of emergency radiology fellowships in North America and the development of a standardized curriculum

Emerg Radiol. 2018 Nov 29. doi: 10.1007/s10140-018-1657-0. [Epub ahead of print] Authors: Chahine AH1, Hanna TN1, Myers L2, Kumaravel M3, Herr KD4. Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The number of emergency radiology (ER) training programs in North America is small compared to the projected growth in demand for ER-trained radiologists. To date, there is no consensus-based…

Gender disparity in academic emergency radiology

Emerg Radiol. 2018 Sep 7. doi: 10.1007/s10140-018-1642-7. [Epub ahead of print] Authors: Battaglia F1, Shah S2, Jalal S2, Khurshid K2, Verma N3, Nicolaou S2, Reddy S4, John S5, Khosa F2. Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study is intended to better understand how academic productivity and career advancement differs between men and women emergency radiologists in academic practices….

January 10, 2019

Emergency radiology after a massive earthquake: clinical perspective

Jpn J Radiol. 2018 Nov;36(11):641-648. doi: 10.1007/s11604-018-0771-y. Epub 2018 Aug 25. Authors: Iyama A1, Utsunomiya D2, Uetani H1, Kidoh M1, Sugahara T3, Yoshimatsu S4, Yamashita Y1. Abstract Earthquakes are unpredictable and inevitable disasters, causing various earthquake-related disorders. Medical imaging, including digital radiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging, plays a key role in the evaluation…

Assessing Competence in Emergency Radiology Using an Online Simulator

Acad Radiol. 2018 Aug 9. pii: S1076-6332(18)30374-X. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2018.07.007. [Epub ahead of print] Authors: Diamond IR1, Probyn L1, Colak E1, Finlay K2, Bartlett ES3. Abstract RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: Traditional assessments in radiology residency focus on the Medical Expert CanMEDS role and typically rely upon a single or limited static images. We designed an Emergency Radiology…

Jeffrey Robinson’s Promotion

In August of 2018 Dr. Robinson received a promotion from associate professor to assistant professor. Congratulations, Dr. Robinson, you earned it! https://rad.washington.edu/radiology-personnel/jeff8rob/