“Aunty,” Jem spoke up, “Atticus says you can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ’em or not, and it makes you look right silly when › Continue Reading

Collaboration between different departments and different medical specialties is one of the many reasons why Cincinnati Children’s can offer cutting-edge, state-of-the-art care for your child. One excellent example of that collaborative spirit is the partnership between the departments of Surgery and › Continue Reading

Image: From a fMRI study in a 14-year-old patient with a large tumor (green) in the frontal part of the brain very near expected locations of the brain that control language. fMRI study was done while the patient thought about words › Continue Reading

Our Radiology Department grew again last month with two new technologists. One works in our Nuclear Medicine Division and the other works in our Radiography/Fluoroscopy Division. Cincinnati Children’s is lucky to have these ladies, and you can read their “Meet-the-Team” › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department welcomes two new radiography technologists to its ranks. Lyndsay N Laub and Sarah A Miozzi started their employment in May. To learn more about our new technologists, please read below. Lyndsay N Laub just graduated from the › Continue Reading

May Gold Medals

May has been a big month for our current and former Radiology faculty at Cincinnati Children’s. At the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) meeting in Nashville, Dr. Neil Johnson of the Interventional Radiology Department received the SPR’s Gold Medal, The Society for Pediatric Radiology’s most distinguished › Continue Reading

Seven years. That’s how much time has passed since I arrived at Cincinnati Children’s. I think about all that I have accomplished, all that I have learned, all the people I have met, and most importantly for me, all the › Continue Reading

I knew as a child that I wanted to become a doctor and better understand why we get sick. My favorite classes in medical school were anatomy, physiology, and pathology. I pay close attention to detail and enjoy the intellectual › Continue Reading

Little League Elbow

Play ball! The baseball season is in full swing. Arm injuries are not uncommon in baseball players, including your little ace. Little League elbow is an overuse arm injury most commonly seen in adolescent baseball players. This is most common › Continue Reading

Before I was a Pediatric Radiology Fellow here in Cincinnati Children’s, I was an MRI Fellow in Baltimore. During that fellowship I became very interested in a special kind of MRI for your liver called MR elastography. We have discussed › Continue Reading

Summer in Cincinnati is a time to get outside and play! Here in the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s, the nice weather also means that we are seeing more kids who need x-rays for broken bones. Did you know that › Continue Reading

The Safety Award is given each quarter to the Radiology employee who receives the most safety-related Above and Beyond awards. Our Above and Beyond is an online system that we use to nominate/recognize employees who have gone above and beyond in their normal working › Continue Reading

Featured Image: Only for display purposes only, not of actual microbubbles Ultrasound is often the first choice for imaging children because it is not invasive, does not use radiation, does not require sedation, and is portable. At Cincinnati Children’s we use › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Kayla Osborne for winning the “Employee of the Year” award in her Outpatient Registration group. The Outpatient Registration Division provides registration services for the Main Hospital Campus. Kayla has been with Cincinnati Children’s for around two and a › Continue Reading

Remember back in the day when everyone had to leave their desks, line up cooperatively, and march outside for all those fire drills? Even to this day we still practice fire drills and fire safety throughout Cincinnati Children’s. Aside from › Continue Reading

Today ends our “Patient Experience Week” celebration, introduced by our previous post earlier in the week. All through the week the Radiology Department organized events and activities for our staff and faculty to enjoy. Our theme for this year was Hollywood, You’re a Star! › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week is April 23-27 this year. This is an annual event, initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across › Continue Reading

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