The UC Davis Division of Radiology will have fun Nationwide Radiologic Know-how Week, Nov. 6-12, 2022, recognizing the radiology and imaging companies offered throughout UC Davis Well being.

The theme for this 12 months’s Nationwide Radiologic Know-how Week is “Goal to Heal” because the business acknowledges the important work of medical imaging and radiation remedy professionals in affected person care and well being care security. The annual occasion commemorates the invention of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on November 8, 1895.

“Yearly, brings adjustments to the Division of Radiology and this 12 months is not any exception as we proceed to develop our staff and broaden our companies to the neighborhood,” stated Division of Radiology Chair Elizabeth Morris.

This 12 months’s celebration is in honor of the five hundred UC Davis radiology professionals who’ve helped carry out greater than 440,000 radiology exams in 2022, which is 35,000 extra exams than in 2021 and 70,000 extra exams than in 2020. They embody technologists, college students, residents, fellows, college, nurses, administrative employees, schedulers, receptionists in addition to staff members in IT and medical engineering.

“These devoted people not solely make our radiology companies distinctive, but additionally play a pivotal position in UC Davis Well being and are constantly being acknowledged each domestically and nationally for excellence,” stated Director of Imaging Companies Delane Mason. “We’re grateful day by day for the contributions our persons are making to the division and the neighborhood we serve.”

Occasions are deliberate for radiology staff members on the hospital, ACC, and all off-campus areas throughout Radiologic Know-how Week. On prime of the help instantly from the well being system and radiology for this celebration, division management and college have donated almost $1500 to go towards video games and prizes that each one staff members are inspired to take part in.

“Radiology takes large satisfaction in what we carry to the UC Davis Well being System and the communities we serve, and this week, yearly, is only one small alternative to say ‘thanks’ to all of the people that make what we do attainable,” added Morris.


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