Radiology

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Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)! Our department includes more than 50 faculty members that together perform more than 500,000 exams annually. Every facet of imaging is performed at the four affiliated institutions that comprise our department, including Children’s Mercy Hospital, the largest pediatric facility in the Midwest; Truman Medical Center, Missouri’s largest level 1 trauma center; the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Saint Luke’s Hospital, a major tertiary referral center with some of the nation’s largest cardiac and neuroimaging volumes, as well as transplant services and a cancer institute. The Department of Radiology at UMKC offers outstanding patient care through diagnostic and interventional services, while maintaining a robust academic environment through research and medical education.

Congratulations Dr. Brandt Wible

FIRST PRIZE at the 2018 British Medical Association Medical Book Awards, Radiology category.

NEWS

Patel lands speaking spot, promotes social media mentoring at radiology convention

Social media can play a crucial role in mentoring and sponsoring young radiologists, Amy Patel, M.D. ’11, recently told the 2018 convention of  the Radiological Society of North America. Patel was one of only

Dr. Rosado de Christenson chosen as 2018 ARRS gold medalist

Melissa L. Rosado de Christenson, M.D., professor of radiology, has been named recipient of the American Roentgen Ray Society Gold Medal. It is the highest honor awarded for distinguished service

Brandt Wible, M.D., appointed interim chair of radiology

School of Medicine Dean Steven L. Kanter, M.D., has appointed Brandt Wible, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Radiology effective April 1, 2018. Under Wible’s leadership, the Department of

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EVENTS

Mar
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6th Annual Medical Physics Review Course
Mar 19 @ 8:00 am – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm

Save the Date - Children's Mercy Medical Physics Review Course

Children’s Mercy Kansas City, in conjunction with the Department of Radiology, is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Medical Physics Review Course from March 19-22, 2019.

The event will be held on the Children’s Mercy Kansas City campus located directly south of downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

The purpose of this four-day course is to provide a comprehensive medical review of physics for senior medical residents who are taking the ABR core exam in June 2019, or who are in preparation for it the following year.

The instructors for this course include medical physics faculty in the departments of radiology at Children’s Mercy and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

This premier review course will provide participants with an overview of concepts in imaging and radiation physics and will be conducted in an informal, interactive format that include lectures as well as Q&A sessions.

Programming will include: Day 1: X-Ray and Radiography Day 2: Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Interventional Radiology Day 3: RISE, Shielding & Radiation Protection, Radiobiology Day 4: Ultrasound, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine.

Included in the cost of the course is a continental breakfast as well as lunch each day of the event. Additional details for registering to this course will be distributed in the fall. If you have any questions, please contact Teri Carver at tcarver@cmh.edu or by phone at (816) 234-3273.



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