Resources for the Advancement of Women in Medical Imaging Informatics

Women Underrepresented in U.S. radiology

Women are underrepresented in radiology globally, but most notably in the U.S. — despite the fact that they make up half of U.S. medical school graduates, according to a study published online February 4 in Academic Radiology.

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Tracking the Work Patterns of Interventional Radiologists: 3 Key Takeaways

Tracking the work patterns of interventional radiologists: 3 key takeaways from the research of Dr. Patricia Balthazar. Balthazar and colleagues studied the work relative value units (WRVU) of more than 3,100 physicians who self-identify to Medicare as an IR.

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Are Computers Better than Doctors?

RADxx Rising Star Judy Gichoya Wawira, M.D. shares AI club findings. For the month of January, they addressed the performance of deep learning algorithms for disease diagnosis , specifically focusing on the paper by the stanford group — CheXNet: Radiologist-Level Pneumonia Detection on Chest X-Rays with Deep Learning. They continue to generate a large interest in the journal club , with […]

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First Tweet Chat of 2018: New Year, New You!

Did you miss the first tweet chat of 2018 on January 19th? Check out a transcript of the conversation here.

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Q&A: Amy Patel on the importance of diversity in radiology

As the first female chief resident in an all-male program, Amy Patel, MD, breast radiologist at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and instructor of radiology at Harvard University Medical School, knows a lot about the importance of diversity and inclusivity of women and minorities in radiology. Patel spoke to Radiology Business regarding the industry’s efforts in […]

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Radiologists as Knowledge Experts in a World of Artificial Intelligence

RADxx Rising Star Judy Gichoya Wawira, M.D. shares insights from the first meeting of the Artificial Intelligence Journal Club.  The AI journal club is brain child of Dr. Daniel Ortiz who serves as the vice chair for the resident and fellows section of the ACR. AI in medicine has been trending on the news, and during the […]

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