What Makes Us Different

From the Department of Radiology to all of our friends and family, we would like to wish everyone a Happy, Safe and Fruitful 2018! There are new and exciting things coming to Radiology this year, so stay tuned.

  Photo: Anita Robbins (right) and co-worker Cieara Presley (left) helped Anita decorate the tree. Since 2008, Cincinnati Children’s has held a Holiday Tree Decoration Contest for its employees/departments to welcome in the holidays and to create a beautiful and › Continue Reading

With each passing day we find ourselves closer and closer to the big day: Christmas. Amidst the hustle and bustle we also find ourselves scouring the city for the perfect gift. East-siders venture into the Westside and West-siders travel to › Continue Reading

Radiologists  have traditionally been behind-the-scenes doctors who interpret imaging studies (x-ray, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy) ordered by other doctors. However, radiologists have increasingly become more directly involved with patients in an effort to provide the best care › Continue Reading

Last week, in observance of Radiology Week, the Radiology Department honored its staff and technologists in Radiography, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology. They work hard every day to provide the best quality care possible for our patients. At the beginning of the week, we › Continue Reading

I love knowing that when I go to work I am going to make a difference in someone’s life. Helping patients get through a scan is a feeling of fulfillment. In my experience, I have come to know that listening › Continue Reading

When asked why I enjoy being a Radiology technologist, a whirlwind of words and phrases came to mind. Had I been asked a couple years ago where I’d be now, I wouldn’t have imagined I’d be working in pediatrics; now, › Continue Reading

Radiology Week 2017

A brief note about our imaging technologists for Radiology Week: “Anna, come put your hand in front of this thing! This is so cool!” OK, Wilhelm Roentgen probably did not actually say that to his wife in 1895, although I › Continue Reading

It’s been a busy week in the Radiology Department. Our League of Laughs Division hosted our Halloween events. On Tuesday, several of our faculty and staff dressed up in their favorite costumes. We held two contests, Best Pumpkin and Best Costume. See › Continue Reading

Happy Halloween 2017!

The Department of Radiology would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween!

Yesterday was National Cat Day, which is observed each year on October 29. It was founded to help the public recognize the numbers of cats that need to be rescued. The day reminds cat owners and lovers to celebrate the › 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 › Continue Reading

One Voice

We’ve all been in that situation where too many people are talking at the same time. That can feel overwhelming or even disorienting. Imagine now being a child…in an unfamiliar healthcare setting…with strangers talking at the same time! For many › Continue Reading

Drs. Jennifer Nicholas and Janice McDaniel, who met while training at Cincinnati Children’s in pediatric radiology, are working to improve radiology education in Haiti. Dr. Nicholas is currently a pediatric radiologist at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis. Throughout › Continue Reading

It’s official, a 3T MRI scanner has finally made it to the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department at the Liberty Campus. Our Liberty Campus MRI re-opened in July with 3T imaging services (after being closed for a short time to remove › Continue Reading

On this National Day of Service and Remembrance, Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department would like to honor and remember the lives lost and those changed forever. Never Forget, September 11th, 2001.

Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? It’s not just children who are affected by this terrible disease; parents and family members are affected as well. Almost everyone knows of someone that has the disease. Here in › Continue Reading

A new medical textbook entitled Imaging in Pediatrics is being released as a guide for pediatricians and other doctors caring for children. It will be a resource for medical professionals who want to learn more about using basic and advanced › Continue Reading

Nellie, a two-year-old mini Goldendoodle, won this year’s Dogs of Radiology contest and was crowned 2017 Top Dog. She swept the competition with a silly photo of her resting her head next to a glass of wine after what must have been › Continue Reading

Our radiology faculty and staff took a break from their busy schedules to view the recent solar eclipse. Our Radiology coders, faculty and other staff members climbed to the top floor of a nearby parking building to view the event. Lisa Ullman, › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s supplies recycling bins throughout the entire facility and advocates a paperless charting system (EPIC Systems). Now the Radiology Department has partnered up with Mathew 25: Ministries to take this idea of recycling everything to a whole new level. While the department has › Continue Reading

Ultrasound has always been an integral part of patient care at Cincinnati Children’s. Its use of sound waves instead of radiation as well as its portability and cost make it an ideal imaging option for our pediatric patients. Cincinnati Children’s › Continue Reading

MRI Safety Week 2017

MRI Safety Week is always celebrated within the month of July because 16 years ago, a six-year-old boy named Michael Colombini was killed in an MRI incident in Valhalla, New York, in July. There was little-to-no MRI safety information at › Continue Reading

Dr. Tal Laor, faculty radiologist, is starting a new chapter in her life. She and her husband Steve will be moving back to Boston to be close to family. She was a colleague to some, friend and mentor to many. Last › Continue Reading