Dr. Uradu’s Participation in this Scholar Program with the AUR

Dr. Uradu, Director of Diversity & Including for UPMC Imaging Services, has been accepted into the 2022-2023 Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) Scholar Program. The AUR established the IDEA Scholar Program to increase knowledge and awareness of these issues and to train individuals to serve as change ready leaders and effectively teach these ideas and principles to others.

We are very excited for Dr. Uradu’s participation in this scholar program with the AUR!

Honoring the Memory of Carl R. Fuhrman

Dr. Carl H. Fuhrman Science Wing honoring the memory of Carl R. Fuhrman, MD '70

Congratulations to Dr. Novelli on SIR 2022 Session “United for Social Change”

As interventional radiologists, we have opportunities for dismantling the structural inequities and social injustices that affect healthcare delivery, procedural outcomes, and the health and well-being of our patients and practitioners. Our session was developed to highlight mechanisms for recognizing and reducing disparities in the provision of care provided by IR.

Click to read the full article from SIR website.

Radiology Department Picnic, July 30, 2022

The UPMC Department of Radiology hosted a summer picnic for the clinical faculty and trainees on Saturday, July 30th in North Park. This was a great opportunity to reconnect old friends and meet the newest additions to the team. Jaden’s Catering provided on-site grilling for the cookout. The food, company, and weather all made for an enjoyable day!

More photo of Picnic 2022: https://photos.app.goo.gl/FSd6jbsRBQXiAMv5A

Congrats to Dr. Wilczynski and Dr. Pagano

We had two awesome talks this morning in IR Conference by our graduating Independent IR Residents. Dr. Wilczynski on “Vascular ultrasound, what the radiologist sees” and Dr. Pagano on “Visceral vascular collaterals and shunts”

Great job guys, from your IR faculty.

UPMC Centers of Excellence

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have received Centers of Excellence designation by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. The center of excellence designation recognizes the commitment to clinical care, delivery of therapy with strong follow-up, and research in the field.

Click to read article from The Business Journals website.

Congratulations to Dr. Ahmed Al-Khafaji

Ahmed Al-Khafaji MD (UPMC IR '23, UPitt PSTP '17) awarded $55,000 from the Beckwith Institute for his project, "Radiogenomics of Y90-treated Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases." Mentored by UPMC radiologists Rivka Colen MD and Anish Ghodadra MD.


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