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