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RadNews - Radiology Newsletter Archive - 2015

December 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
Radiology Staff Donate Thanksgiving Baskets
RSNA 2015 Update
Spotlight Feature: Anne Gilroy
New Faculty: Letterio Politi, MD
Andrew Karellas, PhD, and Srinivasan Vedantham, PhD Collaborate on Child Abuse Book Chapter
Radiology Resident Education Space Update
Carolynn DeBenedectis Publishes Module in AAMC MedEd Portal
Epic December Update
ED MRI Protocol Update
December Idea Board
Coding Corner
Patient Satisfaction Survey
Carolynn DeBennedectis featured in RSNA 2015 Daily Bulletin
Journal of Global Radiology - Volume 1 Issue 2

November 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair

Dr. Wakhloo co-develops drug-device combination for treating life-threatening blood clots in stroke patients
Dr. Vijayaraghavan speaks to the new mammography guidelines from American Cancer Society
RSNA 2015 
Dr's. Hussain and Makris travel to Liberia for voluntary work
In the Spotlight: Crystal Lehto
UMass Chan Medical School & Cape Cod Healthcare become academic affiliates
UMass recognizes employee years of service milestones; Congrats to Alexei Bogdanov and Lela Giannaris on their milestones! See full list
Learn about the latest Quality, Patient Safety and Process Improvement project here
November Idea Board
November Coding Corner 
Patient Satisfaction Reports

October 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair

Mike King, PhD, DABR receives Edward J Hoffman Medical Imaging Scientist Award
Medical Center recently recognized as National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Center
Collaborative efforts between radiology and IRB result in new, streamlined template
Deepak Takhtani, MD publishes iBook
Cole DiRoberto, Research Assistant
Welcoming 3 new physicians to the department
Career Ladders in Radiology
New supervisors named for grand rounds and radiology-pathology conferences
Medical Student overview added to our radiology website
Shields MRI: 5th Neurology Conference - Babson College
Meet our new Translational Anatomy Professor, Yasmin Carter
On September 2, we received the Pro MRI Phase C Award for outstanding radiology
October Coding Corner
October Idea Board
Patient Satisfaction Reports

September 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
Dr. Hussain Speaks at Conference in Iran
Mammography sites receive ACR accreditation
In the Spotlight : Shahmir Kamalian
Patient Satisfaction Reports
Radiology Case of the Month
Dr. Ajit Puri is quoted in the article about new embolic coil system designed to improve the treatment of brain aneurysms
Dr. Zaya Duisyenbi is joining us from Mongolia as a short term Visiting Scholar
September Idea Board
September Coding Corner

August 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
UMass becomes 1st Hospital in the U.S. to use the Atlas Stent for Stent-Assisted Coiling of Cerebral Aneurysm
UMass Integrates with Carewell Urgent Care
ARMO projects gets WPI/UMass Seed Funding 
Clinton CT scanners receive ACR accreditation 
New to our team: Andrew Bennett, MD
In the Spotlight: Ashley Zink
Radiology Case of the Month: Thrombectomy 
August Idea Board
August Coding Corner

July 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair

New CT scanner installed at Memorial Campus
2015 International Meeting on Fully Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction 
Take a tour of the new resident space coming this fall
Adib Karam, MD graduates the JFDP
In Spotlight: Dianne Degon
Important security do's and don'ts on campus
View pictures from the resident and fellow graduation
Global Radiology is now in Wikipedia! 
July Idea Board
July Coding Corner

June 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair

Graduation is right around the corner!
Dr. Steven Baccei elected President Elect Medical Staff
Residents attend 2015 ACR meeting in DC
New Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agent
Radiology App to launch this summer
In the Spotlight: Cindy Wilson
See a list of incoming residents and fellows starting July 1, 2015
Warm welcome to Sally Siu, NP & Thea Nolan, PA, our new VIR mid-level providers!
Dr. Hussain gives "Introduction to Radiology" talk at the Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters
Dr. Etta Pisano to speak at the 8th Annual Edward Smith Lecture, June 18th
Recognition for years of service

May 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
Recent Clinical Trials Conclusively Prove the Efficacy of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients 
Tee Shirt Quilt
Dr. Hussain presents lecture tour in Middle East 
Radiology Hosts PACs Demo this month
In the Spotlight: Gabi Stephenson
Dr. Wicky attends course at Harvard

April 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
Breast Imaging Research Team Receives NIH R01 Grant
New Division of Anatomy
Welcoming Brian Brochu, MD
Welcoming Ronald Garrell, MD
In the Spotlight: Kathy Delongchamp
VIR Participates in Colon Cancer Symposium
Match Day
Coming out of the Dark
Letter from a Grateful Patient's Family Member

March 2015 Issue:

Letter from the Chair
UMass Memorial Radiology Group to provide radiology services for Marlborough and Clinton Hospital
Welcoming Darren Brennan, MD
UMass Radiology to Participate in 5-year PRESERVE study
The Programmable Mouse: A Quality Improvement Project

February 2015 Issue:
Steve Baccei, MD Honored with Risk Management Grant
Dr. Sarwat Hussain, Newly Appointed Chief of UMass' Division of Global Radiology
Tumor Ablation Program: Spotlight on Osteoid Osteoma
New Collaboration with Regis College Announced
Introducing Dr. Stephan Wicky van Doyer as Our New Interventional Radiology Division Chief
Welcome Randa Mowlood to the Department Administrative Team
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