Recognition of Dr. Fuhrman by the Pitt School of Medicine

The late Dr. Carl Fuhrman was honored by the Pitt School of Medicine student body with the Clinical Educator of the Year Award. The award recognizes faculty who consistently provide outstanding clinical education in elective courses for University of Pittsburgh School medical students. Dr. Fuhrman was passionate about teaching and learning and the award embodies the spirit of who he was and what he meant to the department, the School of Medicine, and the health system. In addition, the award will be renamed for Dr. Fuhrman's--The Carl R. Fuhrman Clinical Educator of the Year Award--to honor his legacy and contributions and to continue to inspire and recognize the excellent educators here at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

"Award-Winning is an Understatement" in Honor of Dr. Fuhrman


Fuhrman won his department’s teaching award so many times that they named it for him. (Photo by Nikhil B. Amesur)


Don’t even think about using the word ‘prominent.’ Foreheads are prominent. If you’re going to tell me about what you’ve seen, you need to tell me about the structure’s size, its shape, its contour, its position. No ‘prominent.’”

That’s the sort of guidance radiologist Carl Fuhrman (MD ’79) was famous for giving. A celebrated teacher, Fuhrman challenged students to be precise in their language and observations.

UPMC Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Captures Second Place in AUR Vydareny Imaging Interpretation Competition

The UPMC Radiology residents and faculty competed in the recent virtual Vydareny Imaging Interpretation competition hosted by the Association of University Radiologists. Forty-three teams from across the country competed over two days, and the UPMC team came in 2nd place this year, improving on their 3rd place finish from last year. We are looking forward to competing in next year's competition!

Virtual Happy Hour for the 2020 DR and IR Residency Applicant

November 12, 2020.

The UPMC Radiology Chief Residents and Residents hosted a virtual happy hour for the 2020 DR and IR Residency applicants. They provided information about the city of Pittsburgh as well as the Residency Program. Individual small group sessions followed. One hundred and thirteen interested applicants attended this virtual session.

Dr. John Feist

Dr. John Feist, a renowned chest radiologist at the University of Pittsburgh for 40 years passed away peacefully in his adopted state of Vermont. John was one of the founding fathers of the Department of Radiology. He started his radiology career at the University of Pittsburgh in 1957 and he was key contributor to the department’s exponential growth. He memorialized those early success in a 1994 AJR article: http://radiology.pitt.edu/our-history.html. Dr. Feist was the interim Department Chair in the late 1960s and was the Director of Outpatient Radiology at the Falk Clinic in the early 1980s. He was a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and was a past President of the Pennsylvania Radiological Society.

October Kayaking

The radiology residents enjoyed a beautiful fall day on the water in North Park. Thanks Wellness committee for arranging this socially distanced activity.

More photo of October Kayaking: https://photos.app.goo.gl/3E63hijyfqrNc1e99

Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residents for 2021

Congratulations to our newly selected Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residents for 2021.

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