AUR winners
UCSF Radiology team takes first
place at AUR's Imaging Competition




April 4, 2014

A highlight of the 62nd annual meeting of the Association for University Radiologists (AUR), held April 1-4 in Baltimore, was a first place win for UCSF Radiology’s Imaging Team at the 2014 Philips Vydareny Imaging Interpretation Competition.

Read more about it on our department blog page:

Nurses Day
Radiologic and Imaging Nurses Day
April 12, 2014



Nurses Day
Nurses Day Nurses Day

We have over 30 Radiology nurses (Medical Center) spread out at all our Radiology sites, Mount Zion, Parnassus, ACC, China Basin, Mission Bay.  I am amazed by our nurses' knowledge, experience, professionalism and compassion.  I am proud to be their manager and to be part of this amazing team.  They work together to support all the patients in Radiology providing quality nursing care to a very diverse patient population.  They provide specialized nursing care for patients needing various Radiologic procedures and exams.

Charlene Fong, RN (Supervisor)

John Shepherd, PhD Fulbright
Furthering Breast Cancer Research
through the Fulbright Scholar Experience


April 7, 2014

Dr. John Shepherd, Director of the Breast and Bone Density Group at UCSF, shares his experience as being a Fulbright Scholar in Sweden, and how it has enhanced his research to identify women at high risk of breast cancer and target therapies to reduce their risk.

Read more about Dr. Shepherd's experience at our department blog page:

Thomas Lang AIMBE’s
Dr. Thomas Lang Elected
to AIMBE’s College of Fellows



April 2, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Lang, who has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).  AIMBE’s College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country.

Read about it on our department blog page.

digital radiology
End of an Era: The Demise
of Film in Radiology



March 31, 2014

The days of comparing film screen radiology to computed or digital radiology are coming to an end, as digital radiography completely replaces conventional radiographs.

Read this blog page written by David Avrin, MD, PhD, clinical member of the Interventional Radiology and Abdominal Imaging Sections at UCSF, Vice-Chair of Informatics, and Thomas Urbania, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at UCSF: