UPMC Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Captures Second Place in AUR Vydareny Imaging Interpretation Competition

The UPMC Radiology residents and faculty competed in the recent virtual Vydareny Imaging Interpretation competition hosted by the Association of University Radiologists. Forty-three teams from across the country competed over two days, and the UPMC team came in 2nd place this year, improving on their 3rd place finish from last year. We are looking forward to competing in next year's competition!

Virtual Happy Hour for the 2020 DR and IR Residency Applicant

November 12, 2020.

The UPMC Radiology Chief Residents and Residents hosted a virtual happy hour for the 2020 DR and IR Residency applicants. They provided information about the city of Pittsburgh as well as the Residency Program. Individual small group sessions followed. One hundred and thirteen interested applicants attended this virtual session.

Dr. John Feist

Dr. John Feist, a renowned chest radiologist at the University of Pittsburgh for 40 years passed away peacefully in his adopted state of Vermont. John was one of the founding fathers of the Department of Radiology. He started his radiology career at the University of Pittsburgh in 1957 and he was key contributor to the department’s exponential growth. He memorialized those early success in a 1994 AJR article: http://radiology.pitt.edu/our-history.html. Dr. Feist was the interim Department Chair in the late 1960s and was the Director of Outpatient Radiology at the Falk Clinic in the early 1980s. He was a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and was a past President of the Pennsylvania Radiological Society.

October Kayaking

The radiology residents enjoyed a beautiful fall day on the water in North Park. Thanks Wellness committee for arranging this socially distanced activity.

More photo of October Kayaking: https://photos.app.goo.gl/3E63hijyfqrNc1e99

Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residents for 2021

Congratulations to our newly selected Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residents for 2021.

Congratulations Pattana Wangaryattawanich

Congratulations Pattana Wangaryattawanich, recipient of the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award

Congratulations Dr. Squires on this recognition by The Academy CECI!

Dr. Judy Squires appointed by the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research as a new member of the Academy Council for Early Career Investigators in Imaging.

www.acadrad.org

Carl Fuhrman, MD: Master Diagnostician, Educator, Mentor, Colleague, Friend

Dr. Carl Fuhrman died unexpectantly the evening of June 27th, 2020 doing what he loved most… reading x-rays. He was the consummate medical educator, clinician and all-around academic radiologist. His passion for teaching was known in and outside the radiology department. He won the department teaching award year after year, even after it was renamed for him. Carl also won the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Golden Apple Award 9 times. Radiology and the department loomed large in his life, and his trainees, colleagues and associates within and outside of the department were his family.

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