What Makes Us Different

As a parent of a child was has Down syndrome, I am grateful to live in Cincinnati. Home to a vibrant and active Down Syndrome Association as well as one of the best children’s hospitals in the world, our city › Continue Reading

The BPD Symposium on Monday at Cincinnati Children’s (“BPD: Advances in Diagnosis & Management”) is designed for neonatologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, radiologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, respiratory therapists and researchers involved in the care of patients with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). This › Continue Reading

Happy 2019 New Year!

On this New Year the Department of Radiology wish that you have a superb January, a dazzling February, a Peaceful March, an anxiety free April, a sensational May, and Joy that keeps going from June to November, and then round › Continue Reading

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is coming to an end. Soon we’ll be celebrating 2019, but before we do, let’s take a look back at this past year and its highlights: In the first half of the year, we › Continue Reading

It’s December again and what does that mean? It’s time for our Department of Radiology to celebrate the holidays by holding its annual holiday luncheon and Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest! We would like to thank Toni Lovelace, our administrative assistant, for › Continue Reading

Every year the Co-operative Society, one of Cincinnati Children’s volunteer organizations, hosts the annual Holiday Tree Contest. Our Base MRI Division and Liberty Ultrasound Division were selected to compete in the holiday contest. The rules were quite simple, design your › Continue Reading

This week the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s will be participating in the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting. This meeting is the premier scientific and educational meeting in the radiology community and one of the most important › Continue Reading

“Thank you for your service!” is a frequently heard refrain from people when they see that you are a veteran of the armed services, and it always causes me to stand a little taller and feel pride well up inside.  › Continue Reading

Thank you to all who participated in last week’s 2018 Radiology Department’s Halloween Costume Contest! I looked like everyone had a blast dressing up in their favorite characters. The votes are in and here are your winners… #1 #2 #3 Congratulations › Continue Reading

The first week in November is time to celebrate Radiology Week! The week commemorates November 8, 1895, as the day that Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the existence of x-rays. It also increases awareness within our community of the vital role that › Continue Reading

The Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Safety Award goes to none other than Becky Barth, MR technologist at Liberty Campus! Becky always does a great job, but this quarter she was just outstanding! Becky was really surprised yesterday to receive a beautiful › Continue Reading

In 2007, I was appointed the first Cincinnati Children’s Medical Director of Vascular Access. Vascular access refers to the processes and procedures required to gain and maintain safe intravenous access for patients so that medications and other important infusions can › Continue Reading

It took two months of renovations, but our Radiology Large Conference Room is finally done. Our main task was to relocate and reschedule all of the weekly meetings in the room. This was not an easy task, since the temporary › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the third part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services and how we › Continue Reading

Finding an abnormality of a baby in pregnancy is scary and overwhelming. At Cincinnati Children’s, we have a Fetal Care Center that specializes in treating fetuses and supporting families with babies who are affected by a disease process before birth. › Continue Reading

The winner of the quarterly Radiology Safety Award is one of our safety coaches at Liberty Campus – Billie Howard! Billie was recently surprised with the award and was given a beautiful plaque and a bag of her favorite candy. Billie is › Continue Reading

One of my favorite aspects of working at Cincinnati Children’s is being surrounded by colleagues who are always ready and willing to give a second opinion. As a radiologist reading exams in the reading room, I often come across cases › Continue Reading

At the same time as the US News announced that Cincinnati Children’s has moved up in ranking to #2, our Liberty campus also announced a #2 – the opening of the second MRI scanner on the campus. The second scanner › Continue Reading

Every other month we are blessed with a canine visiter to our Department of Radiology, and every time, our people smile when they come. This time the dog’s name is Porsche and her handler’s name is Anita Eisthen. Porsche visited the › Continue Reading

For the past month and a half, our Radiology Large Conference Room has been going through a major construction renovation. Not only does the Department of Radiology use the room, but the Emergency Department does as well. During times of crisis, such › Continue Reading

Our Radiology Department is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant awarded by the Co-Operative Society of Cincinnati Children’s. The funds will be used to update the iPad program that has directly improved patient care and decreased the need for › Continue Reading

As some of you may know, come August 1, I will be retiring from the Department of Radiology’s Imaging Research Center (IRC). I started working part-time 27 some years ago when there were fewer people working at Cincinnati Children’s than › Continue Reading

Congratulations, Dr. Neil Johnson, on being recognized with the Janet Pettit Scholar Award and for the significant contributions that he has made to patient care! “The Association for Vascular Access created the Janet Pettit Scholar recognition to honor and commemorate › Continue Reading

Please welcome Dr. Ethan Smith as our new Janet Strife Chair for Quality and Safety in Radiology. Dr. Smith will be the new faculty in charge of Quality Improvement and Compliance (QI & C), a division in the Department of Radiology. He will › Continue Reading

Congratulations to the 68th Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Class for completing their year-long fellowship program at Cincinnati Children’s. They’ve worked so long and hard to get to this stage in their careers. As Fellowship Director Dr. Eric Crotty said at the graduation dinner, › Continue Reading