Upcoming Presentations

Date Event Format Location
Monday, April 21, 2014


Molecular Imaging - Navigating a Successful Future in the New Era of Healthcare

Featured Speaker:

Ben Franc, MD

Co-Medical Director, Nuclear Medicine

Dept. of Diagnostic Medical Imaging; Sutter Medical Group

Contact cathy.devine@ucsf.edu for more information.
Mission Bay BH215
Thursday, May 1, 2014

6:00 PM Lecture, followed by Reception

Margulis Alumnus Lecture

MRI Over the Next Decade: Quo Vadis?

William Bradley Jr, MD, PhD, FACR
William G. Bradley, Jr, MD, PhD, FACR
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiology,

University of California San Diego Health System

William G. Bradley, Jr, MD, PhD, FACR, is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at University of California, San Diego. He received his BS at the California Institute of Technology and his PhD at Princeton University, both in Chemical Engineering. He completed all his medical training (MD, internship, and Diagnostic Radiology residency) at the University of California, San  Francisco. He has published more than 200 papers, 54 chapters, and 21 textbooks. 

Dr. Bradley is past president of the ISMRM and has won its 2 highest honors for his research (Gold Medal [SMRM] and Honorary Member [SMRI]). He was on the Board of Trustees of the RSNA Research and Education Foundation (1995–2001) and served as the Chairman of the Fund Development Committee of that organization from 1996 to 2008. He was honored with the Gold Medal of the RSNA in 2003 and that of the ACR in 2012. Dr. Bradley was also on the Board of Chancellors of the American College of Radiology, where he chaired the Commission on Neuroradiology and MRI from 1999 to 2005 and served as Vice President 2005-6. He is currently on the Boards of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology, the Association of University Radiologists, the Academy of Radiology Research and the Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management.

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Lecture Parnassus N225
Thursday, May 22, 2014

5:00 PM refreshments; 5:30 PM Lecture

Bruce Hasegawa Memorial Lecture

Debaio Li, PhD
Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Lecture Parnassus HSW-300 (513 Parnassus, Health Sci. West Bldg)
Thursday, May 29, 2014

5:00 PM Refreshments, 5:30 PM Lecture

Howard L. Steinbach Memorial Lecture

Publication Ethics: Common Misconduct Issues and How to Avoid Them

Dr. Thomas Berquist

Thomas Berquist, MD, FACR
Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Jacksonville, FL

Doctor Berquist received his B.S. degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and his M.D. degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.  He completed his internship and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in 1975.  Following his residency, he served in the U.S. Army and was the Chief of Radiology at U.S. Kirk Army Hospital from 1975 to 1977.  He joined the staff in Diagnostic Radiology at Mayo Clinic Rochester in 1977 and served as the department’s Vice-Chair from 1986 to 1990.  He then moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1990, and became Chair of the Department of Radiology, a position he held until April 1999.  During his tenure as Chair, he was instrumental in implementing the Automated Radiology Practice for digital imaging.  He served as the Director of the Radiology Residency and Musculoskeletal Fellowship Programs at Mayo Jacksonville from 1999 to June, 2010.

During his career, Doctor Berquist has been either a member or Chair of more than 50 Mayo committees, most of which are related to clinical practice and education.  He has also held significant positions of responsibility in several professional organizations including the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America and the Society of Skeletal Radiology. In March 2006, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Radiology.  He was also appointed to the ACGME review committee for Diagnostic Radiology in 2006.  In 2008, Dr. Berquist was named the Editor-in-Chief of theAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.

He is recognized as an accomplished author of 36 widely used radiology textbooks, over 200 publications, and has given over 170 lectures and presentations, both nationally and internationally.

Other professional achievements include:  Chair of the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Education Committee from 1991 to 1999; Chair of the Academic Appointment and Promotions Committee from 1998 to 1999; and from February, 1999 to August, 2005, he was the Executive Dean for Mayo Foundation including all schools and 3 campuses.  He was a member of the Board of Governors of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville for 11 years and also served on the Mayo Foundation Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee from February 2000 until August 2005.

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Lecture Parnassus N-225
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

5:00 PM refreshments; 5:30 PM Lecture

GRAND ROUNDS: Cardiac Imaging Topic

Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

Jonathon Leipsic, MD
Vice-Chair, Research
Department of Radiology
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Jonathon A. Leipsic, M.D., F.R.C.P.C. F.S.C.C.T is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology for Providence Health Care and the Vice Chairman of Research for the UBC Department of Radiology.  He is the Assistant Professor of Radiology and is also appointed in the Division of Cardiology with the University of British Columbia.  He acts as the co-director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging for the Providence Health Care Heart Center at St. Paul’s Hospital.  Dr. Leipsic is actively involved in cardiac CT and MR research with prior involvement in a multi-center trial evaluating coronary CT angiography vs. QCA.  Dr. Leipsic has over 150 peer reviewed manuscripts in press or in print including over 25 on the topic of MDCT for TAVR and over 150 scientific abstracts. These include, but are not limited to, diagnostic performance and radiation reduction as well as CT to guide minimally invasive valve intervention. He speaks internationally on a number of cardiovascular imaging subjects, He is currently on the executive committee for the Society of Cardiovascular CT and serves as the Vice President.  He also chairs the Canadian International Regional Committee for the SCCT. Dr Leipsic serves as a reviewer for numerous cardiac imaging journals and is also the director for the Advanced Cardiac Imaging fellowship at the Heart Center at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Grand Rounds Parnassus HSW-300 (513 Parnassus, Health Sci. West Bldg)