Technology has changed our lives dramatically. When I was in school, I remember having to go to the library to look at encyclopedias and textbooks to complete all of my writing assignments. Now, children can type a few keywords into › Continue Reading

“DJ” Gets a NJ

Using a Medical Puppet to Prepare Children for NJ Tube Placements For many of us eating our favorite food and sipping on a delicious drink is part of our everyday life. However, for some children, eating and drinking is a › Continue Reading

One of the more unique experiences I have had during my year of fellowship was the opportunity to act as one of the ultrasound technologists. I have lots of experience reading ultrasound exams, but not nearly as much when it comes › Continue Reading

Photo: Bessie with her daughter Makensie during one of our photo shoots. Last week our very own Bessie Ganim said goodbye to our Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s. She has made the difficult decision of switching careers from technologist to › Continue Reading

What puts a smile on your face? Me personally, a warm sunny day on the Loveland Bike Trail, riding my bike, is one of the activities that put a smile on my face. But, if you live in Cincinnati and it’s › Continue Reading

Last year, I finished my pediatric radiology fellowship and was hired on as a faculty radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s. One week I was a fellow, and the next a faculty member. I was nervous about the decision to stay at › Continue Reading

Growing up in picturesque Coorg, a remote part of India, Malavika Bachettira did not have to look far to find her role model and the building blocks for her calling. Her mother, a school teacher, while efficiently managing home and › Continue Reading

“Welcome to Radiology!” That was the very first Radiology blog post, published on June 16, 2014. It was written by one of our editors, Catherine Leopard, and was an article that pronounced to the world, “Here we are, and wait till you › Continue Reading

June 16, 2014: That date should be one of the most significant milestones in our Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department history.  We’ve come a long way from that date. As the saying goes, “It’s not about the bike, it’s about the › Continue Reading

Sarhea is my 9-year-old daughter. She has cystic fibrosis and occasionally has to get different studies done in our Department of Radiology. The most recent was an MRI exam used to look at her liver. She wanted to write a › Continue Reading

Today I am honored to share a story from my colleague, Tiffany Lang, a radiology technologist who works at our Burnet Campus. Over 10 years ago, I was working on a Sunday when I was called to the Emergency Department › Continue Reading

As a radiology technologist, one of the most common questions asked of me is, “Don’t you just push a button?” My answer? Yes, I do push a button, but I went through two years of schooling that involved learning the inner › Continue Reading

Earlier this month, we held a Create Your Own Custom Holiday Contest and our Radiology patients didn’t disappoint! Eight holiday nominees were presented, from Pickle Day to Valentine’s Day. The winner is Show Your True Colors Day! Last Thursday, Radiology Department staff › Continue Reading

Here in Cincinnati, when we think of the month of March, we think of the first day of Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, the Reds’ Opening Day Parade, Spring Break, Daylight Savings Time, etc. It’s easy to overlook that it’s also › Continue Reading

Finding The Balance

Being a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is an incredible experience, and being a mother of two wonderful children is an amazing adventure. I have had the privilege to be both a working mom and a stay-at-home mom during different periods in › Continue Reading

Patient Care Patients always come first in our Radiology Department. From the moment a doctor thinks about ordering an imaging exam, every part of the process has been designed to help your child feel great about his or her experience. The › Continue Reading

The finalists for the Make Up Your Own Holiday Day patient contest have been selected. Click on the link below to view the holiday finalists and VOTE for your favorite one! We will announce the winning holiday on Monday, March › Continue Reading

DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The Foundation was formed by Bonnie and Mark Barnes, parents to Patrick Barnes who died at age 33. Patrick had a disease that required him to be in the hospital › Continue Reading

Have you ever thought about creating you own holiday? What would it look like? What would people do to celebrate it? Did you know that March 26th is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day? Really, it is! The Department of Radiology › Continue Reading

MR Ergometer

As you probably have come to expect from Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, we are constantly trying to push the envelope everyday and in every way: from the way we tackle new and improved technologies to how we go above and › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has a department that uses x-rays to take pictures of different parts of patients’ bodies.  X-rays have been used in medicine since 1895 when the first picture of a hand was taken. Over the past 120 years, the use › Continue Reading

Are you old enough to remember when there was a Blockbuster video store? Remember when you had to rewind the VHS cassette, so that the next person to watch the video can view the movie at the beginning instead of › Continue Reading

Earlier this month our Department of Radiology opened the new Hybrid OR. Dr. John M. Racadio with the aid of PHILIPS Medical Imaging and Dr. Daniel von Allmen (Surgeon-in-Chief) worked together for several years to create their vision of a › Continue Reading

The Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation recognizes faculty achievement in research, clinical care, education, entrepreneurship, mentoring, advocacy and service. For the seventh year, the Research Foundation celebrated the occasion with a Faculty Awards Ceremony. One of those honored recipients was none › Continue Reading

The Department of Radiology is staffed with many kinds of “different” people from different parts of the country (world even), different backgrounds, different perspectives, and different stories all working towards the same mission- being “better together” for each other, our › Continue Reading