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!

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.

Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residents for 2021

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

Congratulations Pattana Wangaryattawanich

Congratulations Pattana Wangaryattawanich, recipient of the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award

Congratulations Dr. Squires on this recognition by The Academy CECI!

Dr. Judy Squires appointed by the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research as a new member of the Academy Council for Early Career Investigators in Imaging.


Carl Fuhrman, MD: Master Diagnostician, Educator, Mentor, Colleague, Friend

Dr. Carl Fuhrman died unexpectantly the evening of June 27th, 2020 doing what he loved most… reading x-rays. He was the consummate medical educator, clinician and all-around academic radiologist. His passion for teaching was known in and outside the radiology department. He won the department teaching award year after year, even after it was renamed for him. Carl also won the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Golden Apple Award 9 times. Radiology and the department loomed large in his life, and his trainees, colleagues and associates within and outside of the department were his family.

UPMC Radiologists named in Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Doctors of 2020

Congratulations to the radiologists: Vikas Agarwal, H. Scott Beasley, Wendie Berg, Barton F. Branstetter, William T. Delfyett, Carl Fuhrman, Marion A. Hughes, Emanuel Kanal, Joan M. Lacomis, Paul J. Lee, Joseph M. Mettenburg Paula M. Novelli, William E. Rothfus, Jules H. Sumkin, Jeffrey D. Towers, and Mitchell E. Tublin as “Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Doctors” of 2020.

Congratulations to the radiologists selected under Radiology as “Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Doctors” of 2020:


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