What's it like when you start radiology residency during a deadly pandemic? "We'll never forget how this felt and the lessons we've learned will make us better radiologists."
The COVID-19 pandemic didn't stop the 12th class of the Radiology Leadership Academy. Team projects propose bold changes to improve the patient experience. Also, meet the Class of 2022.
Conferences, those professional gatherings for several glorious days of posters, presentations, and pop-up parley, dramatically transmogrified when COVID hit.
The department bid farewell to its Class of 2021 residents and fellows and then promptly welcomed the next wave of trainees. Put the faces with names of our newest trainees.
get to know melissa Tkacsic
Melissa Tkacsik (center, with members of her team) joined Emory Radiology around the same time COVID did. Her job: radiology service manager for Emory University Hospital Midtown. Her approach: "Integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do."
In this ongoing series, Emory Radiology team members reflect on and celebrate diversity in all its forms while also identifying opportunities to improve equity and inclusion. This issue spotlights faculty and staff reflecting on diversity as it relates to race, gender, disability, citizenship/immigration, LGBTQ/sexual identity, and more.