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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

People often ask me exactly what it was that made me want to go into pediatric radiology. For me, the absolute most enjoyable part of my job is getting to see the children and their families. Nothing lifts my spirit more than › Continue Reading

Today is Valentine’s Day. In celebrating today’s holiday we handed out sheets containing a heart illustration for our patients and guest waiting in our Registration Area. Anyone that was interested in coloring in the heart shaped illustration and turning it › Continue Reading

On January 11, the Radiology Department staff received a visit from Mischief, a volunteer terrier, who stopped by the department to get to know the staff. Mischief and all of the volunteer dogs who come to Cincinnati Children’s have a › Continue Reading