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New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023

Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four  — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 10, 2023.

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Scheel joins Radiology with emphasis on planetary, global health

Nov. 29, 2022—John Scheel, MD, PhD, MPH, has joined Vanderbilt Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences as an associate professor and the department’s vice chair of Global and Planetary Health, a newly created position.

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Remote radiology option expands coverage, enhances care

Jul. 20, 2022—A new initiative within Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences allows some physicians to work remotely, thereby increasing the number of specialists available to enhance care.

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Davis named section chief of Breast Imaging

May. 10, 2022—Katie Davis, DO, assistant professor of Radiology, has been named section chief of Breast Imaging, a position she has held in an interim capacity since 2021.

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Radiology Hosts DEI Week, Announces $1 Million Endowment

Aug. 11, 2021—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences recently hosted its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Week, featuring in-person and livestreamed presentations and panel discussions focused on the relationship between medicine and DEI. Leaders from Vanderbilt University, Yale University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Maryland and several other health care systems led the nuanced discussions.

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Savoie appointed faculty adviser of VUSM Honor Council

Jun. 17, 2021—Brent Savoie, MD, JD, associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been appointed faculty adviser of the Honor Council of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM).

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New recommendations focus on breast health disparities

Apr. 22, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt radiologists has published a manuscript in the Journal of Breast Imaging with recommendations for providing equitable breast care to an increasingly diverse population in the United States.

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Strength training for osteoarthritis

Mar. 18, 2021—High-intensity strength training is not more effective than low-intensity training or educational efforts for reducing knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis.

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Deitte to lead Continuous Professional Development

Mar. 18, 2021—Lori Deitte, MD, professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been named Vice President for Continuous Professional Development, effective April 5.

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VUMC mourns loss of radiology pioneer Payne

Mar. 5, 2021—W. Faxon Payne, MD, who helped establish the outpatient radiology service at The Vanderbilt Clinic beginning in 1987 until his appointment as emeritus professor in 1995 and retirement in 2000, died Feb. 16. He was 95.

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Stokes appointed section chief of Interventional Radiology

Feb. 17, 2021—LeAnn Stokes, MD, associate professor of Clinical Radiology, has been appointed section chief of Interventional Radiology (IR) in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Pre-surgery brain mapping helps ease patients’ concerns

Jan. 28, 2021—Victoria Morgan, PhD, and Allen Timothy Newton, PhD, both biomedical engineers and faculty of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, have teamed up with Stephen Wilson, PhD, associate professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, to offer brain function mapping services to Vanderbilt brain surgeons and their patients.

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