Collaborative Treatment by Urology and Radiology Holds Promise for Prostate Cancer Patients
A promising new treatment for prostate cancer that poses little risk of injury to organs surrounding the prostate gland will soon be providing Yale urologists and interventional radiologists with a new tool for treating patients, who often must weigh the benefits of invasive procedures that can result in a diminished quality of life.
Image Processing and Analysis Group Wins International Best Paper Award for 2nd Straight Year
Members of the Image Processing and Analysis Group in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging have received a Best Paper award for the second year in a row during the International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2020).
Jarmakani Is Honored by Osteopathic Organizations for Achievements in Radiology
Haddy Jarmakani, DO, has received the 2020 Outstanding Resident of the Year Award in Radiology by the American Osteopathic Foundation & American Osteopathic College of Radiology. Jarmakani, who is a chief resident in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, was recognized for his exemplary work, leadership, and clinical performance.
Emergency Radiology Provides Overnight Care at Bridgeport Hospital
Yale radiologists are staying up late for Bridgeport Hospital. The Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine now has three emergency radiologists working overnight to help care for emergency room patients at Bridgeport Hospital as well as four other Yale New Haven Health locations.
Welcome New Trainees!
Meet the members of Yale Radiology's 2020 first-year class. They have many hobbies, including performing stand-up comedy, working on The New York Times crossword puzzle, reading Iranian poetry, tackling home restoration projects, and practicing aerial yoga. Read on to learn more about them!
Yale Trainee Writes a Roadmap for Radiology
Long H. Tu, MD, graduated in June from Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging’s residency program, having served as a chief resident during his fourth year. Dr. Tu, a UConn School of Medicine graduate, is now a chief fellow in neuroradiology.
Peters Is Elected an ISMRM Fellow
Dana Peters, PhD, associate professor of radiology & biomedical imaging, has been named a 2020 fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Peters is recognized for her contributions to cardiac imaging and electrophysiology, especially by introducing under-sampled radial imaging and developing methods for evaluating left atrial remodeling, notably atrial fibrosis.
Revzin Is Recognized with an Honored Educator Award
Margarita V. Revzin, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, has received the Honored Educator Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The award recognizes RSNA members who are most invested in furthering radiologic education through the creation of high-quality educational content in their field of study. Revzin's expertise is in vascular, abdominal, and gynecologic ultrasound.
Payabvash Receives Award from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Sam Payabvash, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, has received a 2020 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The project for which he was honored is titled, "Defining the Molecular Landscape and Therapeutic Targets in Translocation Renal Cell Carcinoma."
Radiology Takes Careful Measures to Ensure Patient & Staff Safety
Triple-screening for COVID-19 symptoms, less time spent in waiting areas, and consistent cleaning of imaging machines following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention standards - these are some of measures that the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at Yale New Haven Health (YNHH) is taking to create a safe environment for its patients and staff.
Yale Investigators Examine COVID-19 Fatality Rates
A team of student and faculty investigators at Yale University has devised a new method for calculating COVID-19 fatality rates in the United States that it says will better guide the country through its reopening, and more accurately drive health care policy decisions regarding the pandemic. Fatality rates have been difficult to calculate in regions without extensive testing due to many infected individuals not being detected.
A Radiologist and an Artist: Boustani Provides High Quality Medical Illustrations for Her Peers
As an assistant professor in the Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Department at Yale School of Medicine, Anne Marie Boustani, MD, interprets diagnostic and molecular imaging for the management of cancer and other diseases. Boustani joined the department five years ago after completing a fellowship in nuclear medicine. But before she attended medical school and trained as a radiologist, she followed a different path, completing a two-year graduate program in medical and biological illustration at Johns Hopkins University. Now, she is using her skills as an MD and an artist to create medical images for her peers.
Virtual Event Inspires and Entertains
The virtual event, Stay Strong in Harmony & Solidarity, has inspired and entertained hundreds of viewers since it premiered on May 15th. Organized by Erin Taylor, MD, a senior chief resident in the Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Department at Yale School of Medicine, the event honored workers at Yale New Haven Hospital, and all frontline workers, during the COVID-19 pandemic.