The Department of Radiology is committed to innovation as a long-term strategic priority. We encourage creativity and entrepreneurship, and we actively support commercialization efforts as a means of enhancing our impact and supporting our mission.

Our Leadership

Rick Abramson, M.D.Rick Abramson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Vice Chair for Innovation

Our Programs
  • Radx: The Department of Radiology’s healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship incubator Learn More
  • Innovation Activists: Designing Health Care’s Future: A podcast series hosted by Dr. Reed Omary that addresses some of health care’s biggest challenges. 
  • Innovation Seminar Series: A department sponsored seminar series focused on topics of innovation
    • May 25, 2017: H. Benjamin Harvey, M.D., J.D.,  Radiology's Brave New World: Innovate or Perish
  • Enterprise System Design Alliance: A partnership between the Department of Radiology and Vanderbilt's School of Engineering
Publications and News

Three teams take top prizes at inaugural innovation challenge

Bennett Landman leads team to prize in innovation challenge

VU School of Medicine ramps-up The RadX incubator with 17 entrants in Innovation Challenge

Rad X Innovation Challenge cohort of May 15, 2017

Abramson to lead new Department of Radiology innovation program