Connolly, Shannon Named Chief Residents for Class of 2020

Krystyna Barnard
February 13, 2019

The Department of Radiology this week named third-year residents Cara Connolly, M.D., and LeAnn Shannon, M.D., chief residents for the Class of 2020. 
 Nominated by their fellow residents, Connolly and Shannon will take on their new roles within the residency program following completion of their American Board of Radiology Core exams in June. 

Sandler, Osterman Awarded $50,000 VICC Ambassadors Grant

Krystyna Barnard
February 7, 2019

Kim Sandler, M.D., Assistant Professor of Radiology and codirector of the Vanderbilt Lung Screening Program, and Travis Osterman, D.O., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, were recently awarded a $50,000 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) Ambassadors Discovery Grant in Cancer Research for their project, “Saving Lives with Early Detection of Lung Cancer: P

Radiology Colleagues Honored in Annual Chairman’s Leadership and Special Recognition Ceremony

Krystyna Barnard
February 6, 2019

The Department of Radiology last week held its Annual Chairman’s Leadership and Special Recognition Ceremony. Attended by faculty, staff and trainees in the Children’s Theatre at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the event recognized the contributions of colleagues who regularly go above and beyond to uphold the Medical Center’s Credo and Patient Promise.

Grant Supports Novel Imaging Initiative to Enhance Cancer Care

VUMC Reporter, Tom Wilemon
January 31, 2019

The following story originally appeared in the Jan. 31, 2019, edition of the VUMC Reporter. 
 A Vanderbilt initiative to develop predictive imaging technologies that clinicians can use to better match patients with personalized care has received National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding.