September 25, 2018

UAMS Physician Saves Teen from Effects of Rare Stroke

Dra Bishop shooting a basketball

Sept. 21, 2018 | Early on May 27, UAMS neuroradiologist Martin Radvany, M.D., was working to make sure that a joke about stroke from teenager Dra Bishop was not the last joke Dra made. Bishop’s stroke was not a laughing matter. Dra, 16, a Bentonville High School and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball player, was…

September 12, 2018

Radiology Staff Turns Department’s Newest Residents into “Captive” Audience

Faculty member and resident posing with radiation suit

Sept. 12, 2108 | Those who pursue a medical degree know the endeavor isn’t all fun and games but at times, learning and levity can intersect. Just ask the new UAMS radiology residents who recently found themselves locked in a room, working together to escape the clutches of a fictional crazy physician with hazardous nuclear…

August 31, 2018

New Faculty

Sumera Ali

Sumera Ali, M.D., has joined the Department of Radiology as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Radiology. She received her medical degree from the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, in 2009. Dr. Ali completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at UAMS in 2017, serving as Chief Resident in 2016-2017. She continued her…

August 20, 2018

Tips for the Radiology Residency Pre-application process

radiology medical student

“Tips for the Radiology Residency Pre-application process,” by Drs. Ireland, Deloney, and Jambhekar from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was published August 27th. This was the second article in a series to help medical students plan for a career in radiology. This was the second article in a series of six Aunt Minnie will…

UAMS Radiology CME & Dinner Event

Photo of Ernest J. Ferris, M.D.

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July 25, 2018

Study Finds Mentorship Could Reduce Gender Gap in Radiology

Two researchers with X Ray image

With each new class of medical students, the gender gap gets smaller – but that doesn’t necessarily mean that Roopa Ram, M.D., has seen that change translate to radiology as a specialty. A historically male-dominated specialty, radiology nationwide has been slow to change. While medical student classes in general are closer to an even split,…

July 20, 2018

RSNA Remembers Dr. Eddie

Photo of RSNA News Journal

July 19, 2018

UAMS Stroke Care Ensures Patient Can Tell His Story

Stroke Patient, Rodney Morrison sitting on exam table with a smile on his face.

July 16, 2018 | Rodney Morrison of Hot Springs has a story to tell, and if it wasn’t for the part UAMS played in it, he might not have been able to tell it. UAMS recently became the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by…

June 18, 2018

Congratulations!! Class of 2019 – Radiology Fellowship Match

Rachel Pollitzer, Justin White, John Faircloth, Shyann Renfroe, Bennett Battle, Michael Hoss, Narendra Babu Gutta

New CT scanner in the ER

Dave Amerson standing next to Canon (Toshiba) 320 Slice CT scanner.

The Department of Radiology is happy to announce the installation of our new CT system that will be the second scanner in the Emergency Room at UAMS.  This new CT is a Canon (Toshiba) 320 slice scanner, has an 80cm opening with a 650lb weight limit. As comparing the current system the 64 slice scanner…

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