Grand Rounds and Visiting Professor Program

The UPMC Department of Radiology is excited to present our Grand Rounds and Visiting Professor Program for 2021-2022. We are delighted to invite our alumni to share in our Grand Rounds and Visiting Professor Program for the first time.

Once a month, talented educators from across UPMC cover clinical, research, patient safety/quality, and administrative topics pertinent to practicing radiologists during our virtual Grand Rounds. Our Visiting Professor Program brings nationally and internationally renowned speakers to share their expertise.

Upcoming Grand Rounds:

04/28/2023Judy Wawira, MD, MSEmory UniversityTBD
05/26/2023Julia H. Schoen, MD, MSAtrium Wake Forest Baptist HealthSustainable Radiology: Opportunities for Action

CME Credit:

The UPMC Department of Radiology Grand Rounds and Visiting Professor Program is accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences (CCEHS) learning portal, is used for tracking your continuing education credits.

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Adding your mobile number will allow you to instantly receive credit for attending UPMC Department of Radiology Grand Rounds using SMS texting. To enable this feature, login to your account,, go to “My Account”, “Edit” and click the “Mobile” tab to add your ten-digit mobile phone. For step by step instructions visit,

To answer common questions or instructions please visit the FAQs available on the CCEHS learning portal or contact CCHES.

Past Visiting Professors

03/31/2023Ashok Muthukrishnan, MDUPMCTheranostics
02/24/2023Michael A. Bruno, MD, MS, FACRPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterError and Uncertainty in Diagnostic Radiology: Working Toward a Deeper Understanding
01/27/2023Jonathan W. Berlin, MDNorthShore UniversityHealthcare Economics and Radiology - An Introduction
11/04/2022Alexander J. Towbin, MDCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
10/07/2022Theodore Hall, MDUCLA David Geffen School of MedicineDiversity in Radiology: Acknowledging the Past, Embracing the Present, Leveraging Our Future
09/02/2022Frank Minja, MDEmory University School of MedicineRadiology in the Developing World: Is It Possible to Bridge the Training Gap?
05/20/2022Brandon Brown, MD, MA, FAApIndiana UniversityBuilding a Culture of Vitality in Radiology
03/25/2022Jules Sumkin, DO, FACRUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterBreast Imaging from a Chair Perspective
02/25/2022Joseph Maroon, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFrom Icarus to Aequinimitas -A Prescription for Work Life Balance
01/28/2022Rivka Colen, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterRadiogenomics, Radiomics, and Imaging in Oncology and Clinical Trials: Current Research and How to Get Involved
11/05/2021Khaled M. Elsayes, MDUniversity of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterPivoting to Transform Education and Mentorship During a Pandemic: From Texas to the World
10/08/2021Eniola Oluyemi, MD, MPHJohns Hopkins UniversityBlack-White Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival: A Focus on Imaging Access
08/06/2021Jeremy FlaggThe Flagg Group LLC3 Myths About Professional Success You Must Avoid to Achieve Personal Freedom
07/21/2021Theresa Gelzinis, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterConscious Sedation for the Radiologist
05/21/2021Bachir Taouli, MDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New YorkGadolinium Based Contrast Agents: Update 2021
04/16/2021Mitchell Tublin, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterThyroid Sonography: Where Are We and How Did We Get Here?
03/19/2021Anish Ghodadra, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPutting Imaging into Your Hands: 3D Printing in Medicine
Travis Browning, MDUT Southwestern
03/19/2021Carolynn M DeBenedectis, MDUniversity of MassachusettsHealthcare Disparities in Radiology
Jonathan Samet, MDNorthwestern University
Charles White, MDUniversity of Maryland
Diana Litmanovich, MDBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Michael Recht, MDNYU Lagone Medical Center
Mahesh Thapa, MDUniversity of Washington
M. Elizabeth Oates, MD, FAAWR, FACRUniversity of Kentucky
Gaurang Shah, MDUniversity of Michigan
Jeffery P. Hogg, MD, FACRWest Virginia University
William Mayo-Smith, MD, FACRBrigham & Women’s Hospital
Mahmud Mossa-Basha, MDUniversity of Washington
Elizabeth Burnside, MD, MPH, MS, FACRUniversity of Wisconsin
Jason C. Woods, PhDUniversity of Cincinnati
Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACRWeill Cornell Medicine