Resources for the Advancement of Women in Medical Imaging Informatics

#IAMIR: A Review of SIR 2018

Judy Gichoya, MD shares her experience at SIR 2018. “At the 2018 SIR conference, I met my tribe, not in one place, but multiple events that I was interested in. Research is critical to medical innovation, and the SIR foundation helps fund investigators to keep discovering new tools to improve patient care. I attended the SIR […]

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Protecting Your Patients’ Interests in the Era of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

Patients have strong opinions about these issues and radiologists have a fiduciary responsibility to protect the interest of their patients.

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Opinion: How to tackle the Childcare–Conference Conundrum

With childcare accommodations seemingly elusive, many parents make a calculated decision to forego conference attendance and suffer the career consequences.

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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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