Awards & Accolades
Minnies 2019 Finalist
The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the Emory University School of Medicine was selected as one of two finalists for the 2019 Minnies award for Best Radiologist Training Program. Every year, AuntMinnie.com recognizes excellence in radiology. This year’s finalists were drawn from more than 200 candidates in 14 categories. Emory's radiology residency program emphasizes its diversity, positive attitude of its residents, and the collegial and collaborative environment at the university for working and learning. Emory radiologists also perform cutting-edge research, particularly on issues such as disparities in healthcare utilization and the appropriate use of healthcare resources.
September Merrill Award Winner
Brett Bennett from Emory University Hospital won the September 2019 Merrill Award for his beautifully executed portable abdominal radiograph. Abdominal radiographs are inherently difficult to get, especially on intensive care unit (ICU) patients. The Merrill Award celebrates Emory Radiology’s x-ray technologists for exemplary imaging quality and patient care. It is represented at six Emory sites: Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Winship Cancer Institute, Executive Park, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, and Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital.
Charlotte Chung, MD, PhD
Austin Radiological Association (ASA)/RSNA Research Resident Grant
Dr. Charlotte Chung is the inaugural recipient of the Austin Radiological (ASA)/RSNA Research Resident Grant. She is investigating prediction of CT perfusion arterial and venous time-attenuation curve parameters using deep learning systems: Proof-of-Concept for Developing a Personalized CT Perfusion Protocol for Acute Stroke Workup.
Minnies 2019 Finalist
Greg Hill was selected as one of two finalists for the 2019 Minnies Award for Most Effective Radiology Administrator/Manager. As executive administrator and vice chair of administration, Greg Hill is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Emory Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences. Every year, AuntMinnie.com’s Minnies recognizes excellence in radiology. This year’s finalists were drawn from more than 200 candidates in 14 categories.
Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD
2019 RSNA Outstanding Researcher
Every year, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) selects one person who has made significant contributions to radiologic research over the last 15 years. The Outstanding Researcher Award is meant to honor that pioneer who has fundamentally changed the future of our field. Dr. Krupinski is a leading investigator in perception and cognition in medical imaging and interpretation. She’s explored the effects of image manipulation on clinical observer performance and investigated conditions such as experience level and fatigue as factors that impact interpretive accuracy and efficiency.
Jonathan Lewin, MD
National Medical Fellowships Pioneer Award
Dr. Jonathan Lewin was awarded the National Medical Fellowships Pioneer Award, honoring those who make a lasting impact on diversity and inclusion in the health professions. National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.
Courtney Moreno, MD
Faculty members at the Emory University School of Medicine get nominated as a Hidden Gem by their departments in recognition for their outstanding, but often unnoticed or unrecognized, contributions to Emory and beyond.
July and October Merrill Award Winner
Veena is a veteran x-ray technologist. She won the 2019 July Merrill Award for her greatly performed bone survey, which includes 17 images. She won the October Merrill Award for her shoulder x-ray exam. The Merrill Award celebrates Emory Radiology’s x-ray technologists for exemplary imaging quality and patient care. It is represented at six Emory sites: Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Winship Cancer Institute, Executive Park, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, and Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital.