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Society of Abdominal Radiology Awards Ann S. Fulcher, M.D. Highest Honor, 2021 Gold Medal

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Richmond, VA - March 2021 - Ann S. Fulcher, MD, FACR, FSAR, Professor and Chair of the VCU Department of Radiology, was awarded the 2021 Gold Medal from the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR). The Gold Medal is the highest honor presented by the Society and it's awarded to individuals who have made significant and continuous contributions to the field of abdominal radiology.

SAR is a leading professional society for abdominal radiologists with over 1,500 members. The Society's vision, as stated on their website, is to "optimize patient health by leading advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of abdominal disease."

Among Dr. Ann Fulcher's many career accomplishments in abdominal radiology, she pioneered early work on Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) for the non-invasive imaging and diagnosis of pancreaticobiliary disease. Today, this procedure is commonly used throughout the world. Visit Abdominal Imaging to learn more about the subspecialty.

Josephina A. Vossen, M.D., Ph.D. named Section Chief of the Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention

White coat portrait of Josephina Vossen M.D., Ph.D. [View Image]Richmond, VA - March 2021 - Josephina A. Vossen, M.D., Ph.D. named Chief of the Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention (MSK) section for the VCU Department of Radiology. Dr. Vossen is an associate professor, as well as the Radiology Residency Education Director, Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency Program Associate Director, and Medical Director for MSK at Stony Point Radiology. She is also a member of the VCU Radiology Residency Clinical Competency and Curriculum Committees.

Dr. Vossen has been with VCU for 5 years and continues to make significant contributions to the Radiology Department and VCU Health. Dr. Vossen is well-published, and in 2020 she co-authored, "Automatic Characterization of Pelvic and Sacral Measures from 200 Subjects," which was published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. The investigation for this paper was performed at VCU. She also won the 2019 VCU School of Medicine Irby-James Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. The award recognizes her superior teaching in clinical medicine to medical students and residents.

Visit her faculty profile for more information about Josephina A. Vossen, M.D., Ph.D. 

Priti Shah, M.D. Joins Tea + Talk: COVID Vaccine and Breast Health Panel Discussion

Richmond, VA - March 2021 - Dr. Priti Shah, breast imaging specialist with the VCU Department of Radiology, joins the Tea + Talk panel discussion on the COVID-19 vaccine and breast health. Dr. Shah along with other breast health specialists discuss how the COVID-19 vaccine may impact women who have had breast cancer or who are getting breast screening.

The virtual panel discussion guests include Priti Shah, MD (Director of Breast Imaging, VCU Massey Cancer Center), Kara Friend, MD (Breast Surgeon, Riverside), and Kandace McGuire, MD (Chief of Breast Surgery + Surgical Leader of the Breast Health Program, VCU Massey Cancer Center).

Visit Here for the Girls to learn more about Tea + Talk.

Cardiothoracic Imaging Faculty to Speak at the American Roentgen Ray Society 2021 Annual Meeting

Richmond, VA - March 2021 - Two faculty members from the VCU Department of Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging section to present at the American Roentgen Ray Society Virtual & On Demand Annual Meeting, April 18-22, 2021.

Elizabeth Kate Proffitt, M.D. and John D. Grizzard, M.D. to present an educational scientific exhibit on, "When Right is Wrong: A Cardiac MRI Imaging Review of Isolated Right Ventricle Enlargement.”

Visit the following link to learn more about our Cardiothoracic Imaging section.

Visit the American Roentgen Ray Society website (a new window will open) for more information.

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU's Wonder Tower

Richmond, VA - February 2021 - Dr. Jacqueline Urbine, pediatric imaging specialist with the VCU Department of Radiology, shares the latest news about the Wonder Tower at Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at VCU during a WTVR CBS 6 News Virginia This Morning segment. The new facility will replace the existing pediatric inpatient unit in downtown Richmond with private rooms, new operating rooms, state-of-the-art imaging capacity, emergency services and family amenities.WTVR CBS 6 News Virginia This Morning

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Cardiothoracic Imaging Faculty to Speak at the Society of Thoracic Radiology 2021 Annual Meeting

Richmond, VA - February 2021 - Three faculty members from the VCU Department of Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging section to present at the Society of Thoracic Radiology - Thoracic Imaging 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and Resident Bootcamp, March 6-10, 2021.

Franklin Dana, M.D. to present on two topics: 

  • "The Superior Mediastinum & Thoracic Inlet," at the Resident Bootcamp on March 6, 2021.
  • "Primary and Secondary Lesions of the Tracheobronchial Tree and Interventional Therapies," at the Annual Meeting on March 10, 2021.

Shaimaa A. Fadl, M.D. to present a lecture on, "Imaging of Pulmonary Tuberculosis," at the Annual Meeting on March 10, 2021.

Mark S. Parker, M.D. to present a lecture on, "Test Your Skills and Knowledge on the Lateral Chest X-ray," at the Annual Meeting on March 8, 2021.

Visit the following link to learn more about our Cardiothoracic Imaging section.

Visit the Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting and Resident Boot Camp website (a new window will open) for more information.

Cardiothoracic Imaging Faculty Present Case Studies at the Society of Thoracic Radiology 2021 Annual Meeting

Richmond, VA - February 2021 - Faculty members from the VCU Department of Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging section to give 'Case of the Day' presentations at the Society of Thoracic Radiology - Thoracic Imaging 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and Resident Bootcamp, March 6-10, 2021. 

Elizabeth Kate Proffitt, M.D. to present, "Myositis Ossificans of the Chest Wall". 

Leila Rezai Gharai, M.D. to present, "The Heart Which Turned Pale".

Visit the following link to learn more about our Cardiothoracic Imaging section.

Visit the Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting and Resident Boot Camp website (a new window will open) for more information.

2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award Recipient

Pei-Jan Paul Lin, Ph.D. Receives 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award for Radiological Physics and Technology Journal

Richmond, VA - February 2021 - Pei-Jan Paul Lin, Ph.D., Professor with the VCU Department of Radiology, Chair of the Division of Diagnostic Medical Physics and Chief Medical Physicist for VCU Health, receives the 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Radiological Physics and Technology Journal. Dr. Lin will be presented with the award virtually during the Japan Radiology Congress held April 2021. Radiological Physics and Technology is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Radiological Technology, the Japan Society of Medical Physics and the Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics.Learn about the Division of Diagnostic Medical Physics

Mark S. Parker, M.D. Course Director for 2021 American Roentgen Ray Society Virtual Symposium

Richmond, VA - January 2021 - The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Virtual Symposium on COVID-19: Clinical Features and Spectrum of Imaging Findings online January 22, 2021 features VCU Department of Radiology Mark S. Parker, M.D. as course director and Shaimaa Fadl, M.D. 

Dr. Parker to begin the symposium with a course introduction and speak on the, "Emergence of COVID-19 and the Subsequent Pandemic Herd Immunity / Vaccine Development and Update".

Dr. Fadl to present, "Use of Prone Positioning in Patients with COVID-19 and Interpretation Challenges".

Visit the following link to learn more about our Cardiothoracic Imaging section.

VCU Department of Radiology Expands to VCU Health Emergency Center at New Kent

The VCU Department of Radiology offers advanced medical imaging, including digital X-ray, ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) at the VCU Health Emergency Center at New Kent, now open.Learn more about the VCU Health Emergency Center at New Kent

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