Career and Professional Development

Members of UVA Radiology sit around a table and watch a lecture.

UVA Radiology Career and Professional Development provides UVA Radiology faculty at all stages of their careers, as well as trainees, fellows and other care providers, with lectures, presentations and resources designed to foster academic and professional growth.

Our lectures include the following:

And other events as well.

For more information about UVA Radiology Career and Professional Development, please contact Jordain Webb via email.

Upcoming Events

Visualizing Vascular Mechanisms of Tissue Sodium Storage

Dr. Rachelle Crescenzi, PhD
May 2, 2024
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The PE-TRACT trial – Origin, Rationale, Design, and Conduct

Dr. Akhilesh K. Sista, MD, FSIR, FAHA
May 15, 2024
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Keynote Lecture Series

The UVA Radiology Keynote Lecture Series brings experts and thought leaders from across the globe to the department for lectures and discussions on major topics in radiology and medicine.

These lectures are designed to provide unique insights, stimulate discussion and offer critical resources for further learning. Keynote Lectures are open to the entire UVA Health community as well as radiologists and care providers across the world.


Upcoming Lecture

The PE-TRACT trial – Origin, Rationale, Design, and Conduct

Dr. Akhilesh K. Sista, MD, FSIR, FAHA
May 15, 2024
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Recent Lectures

Applied Ethics in Radiology: A Case-based Discussion
Dr. Eric Keller, MD
January 17, 2024
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Exuberant Enthusiasm, Opportunities, & Excessive Risks: A Data-Driven Look at Carotid Disease Interventions
Dr. Colin Derdeyn, MD
December 13, 2023
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Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture

As part of the Keats Society Homecoming every two years, the department offers two educational events during the weekend:

Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture

During the Theodore E. Keats Endowed Lecture, current and former members of UVA Radiology have the opportunity to learn more about changes and challenges that affect the broader field of radiology and medical imaging.

Homecoming Alumni Lecture

The Keats Society funds an alumni lecture for residents and faculty during the Keats Society Homecoming. This talk can include a range of topics, usually related to post-graduate career opportunities and experiences.

VUCA: How Is It Impacting Healthcare & Radiology?

Dr. Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, MA
May 3, 2024

Alternate Career Paths

Dr. Ally Baheti, MD
May 3, 2024

Why Health Inequality is in Radiology’s Lane

Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
April 29, 2022

Grand Rounds

The UVA Radiology Grand Rounds is a twice-a-year presentation given by a non-UVA speaker on expansive ideas and experiences within the medical realm. The presentation is supported by the Keats Alumni Society and is open to all members of UVA Health.

Radiology and Breast Cancer Disparities: Addressing Global Challenges

Dr. Toma Omofoye, MD
March 25, 2024
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Good CT, Bad CT: An Approach to Protocol Optimization

Dr. Meghan G. Lubner, MD
September 11, 2023
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Reducing and Overcoming Barriers in Medicine for URiMS

Dr. Edward Cornwell III, MD
May 23, 2023
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The Incomplete Leader

Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
September 27, 2022
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Tegtmeyer Lecture Series

Established in 2009, the Tegtmeyer Endowed Lectureship provides financial support for an annual lecture in the field of Interventional Radiology. The Lectureship also supports scholarly activities for trainees including meetings and educational courses, as well as initiatives to advance the field.

From Bedside to Biosphere: Embracing Planetary Health in Healthcare

Dr. Reed A. Omary, MD, MS
March 14, 2024
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UVA Radiology & Medical Imaging presents the 14th Annual Tegtmeyer Lecture, titled: "The Integration Journey of Northwestern Medicine: The AMC, Community and Radiology All Coming Together" delivered by Howard B. Chrisman, MD, Professor of Radiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and Chief Executive Officer of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. The lecture will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 5 p.m. in the Educational Resource Center on the 2nd Floor, Auditorium B. A welcome reception will be held from 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the ERC Auditorium lobby area.

The Integration Journey of Northwestern Medicine: The AMC, Community and Radiology All Coming Together

Dr. Howard B. Chrisman, MD, MBA
November 2, 2023
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Interventional Radiology: Evolution of a Specialty

Dr. M. Victoria Marx, MD
October 20, 2022

Education Retreat

In 2024, the UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging hosted its first-ever Education Retreat. The full-day event is a chance for faculty, trainees, and staff to discuss the education mission of the department.

The inaugural retreat was facilitated by Andrew Wicks, PhD, Ruffin Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School of Business. Dr. Wicks also delivered the keynote lecture, which is available for viewing below.

Rethinking the Divide Between Medicine and Business: A Stakeholder Approach

Andy Wicks, PhD
April 12, 2024
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Other Lectures

Visiting Professor Lectures

On occasion, UVA Radiology invites lecturers to speak on a variety of topics during events that are not part of a specific program. These visits offer additional opportunities for trainees, faculty members, and staff members to learn more about the field.

Mechanics of Academics

Mechanics of Academics is a series of presentations designed to help UVA Radiology faculty and trainees at all stages of their careers develop building blocks for academic and professional growth. They are delivered by faculty members and experts in the Radiology department and across UVA Health. Though some presentations are specifically focused on navigating aspects of a career in radiology, many are applicable to physicians working in any department or discipline.

Academic Writing Workshops

As part of UVA Radiology’s Career and Professional Development resources, the department provides both one-on-one and small seminar writing groups to assist, edit, and train faculty in study conception as well as manuscript preparation and reviewing.