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Please join me in congratulating four radiology faculty with new promotions!

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Drs Yang and Katzman lead Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong

Dr. Carina Yang, Dr. Greg Katzman, and Dr. Pek-Lan Khong joined their colleagues for the Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong on October 14th, 2017. The successful symposium had over 60 attendees and over 100 registrants.

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Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong Announced

Dr. Carina Yang and Dr. Greg Katzman join their colleagues from the University of Hong Kong for the Pediatric Neuroradiology Symposium at the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong on October 14th, 2017.

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Fluoroscopy-Guided Lumbar Picture Training Poster Featured at Chicago Simulation Consortium

Congratulations to Dr. Carina Yang, Dr. Saad Ali, and Dr. Donald Cantrell (Neuroradiology Fellow at Northwestern University) on having their poster 'Fluoroscopy-Guided Lumbar Puncture Training: Needs Assessment for Alternative Teaching Methods Including Simulation' featured at the Chicago Simulation Consortium on August 25, 2017.  The event was held at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard.

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Radiology and Internal Medicine Residents Team Up to Teach Imaging Appropriateness Concepts to Medical Students

Radiology resident Andree Magee and Internal Medicine Resident Mike Cheng present High Value Care: Imaging Wisely lectures medical students at the University of Chicago.

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Dr Katzman Named Interim Chief Quality Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine

We are proud to announce that Dr. Greg Katzman was named Interim Chief Quality Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine on September 19, 2017.

In the announcement, Dr. Stephen Weber, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness for the University of Chicago Medicine, highlighted Dr. Katzman's work in the Department as our Quality Chief and Vice Chair of Operations, his work at previous institutions, and involvement in research and teaching.

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Resident Dr Yuan Selected to Participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program

Congratulations to second year resident Dr. Cindy Yuan on being selected to participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program.  Dr. Yuan will participate in the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Program, which will be held during the ARRS Annual Meeting in 2018.

This is the fifth year in a row that one of our residents has been selected to participate in this program.

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Dr Ginat Receives MRIRC Pilot Funding for Research

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Ginat who has received pilot funding from the University of Chicago MRI Research Center.  Earlier this year, the MRIRC called for proposals on promising, new projects that are likely to lead to major funding proposals (RO1's, PO1's, Research Resource grants, etc.).

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Dr Funaki Receives 2017 Best of Chicago Award

Dr. Brian Funaki has been selected for the 2017 Best of Chicago Award in the Physicians category by the Chicago Award Program. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Chicago Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Chicago Award Program and data provided by third parties.

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Dr Oto Receives 2017 RSNA Honored Educator Award

We are thrilled to share news that Dr. Aytekin Oto is a recipient of the 2017 RSNA Honored Educator Award. This achievement recognizes Dr. Oto's dedication to furthering the profession of radiology by delivering high-quality educational content for the Radiological Society of North America.

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