2020-2021 Academic Year

Dr. Julia Asmar has been selected for membership to the ABR Initial Certification (IC) Advisory Committee. The IC Advisory Committee helps the ABR develop appropriate and effective communication about issues important to residents and their programs.

Dr. Jennifer Buckley has been selected for membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA).

Congratulations Dr. Jonathan McDougal – Jon has been accepted into the 2020 ARRALD Program which will be taking place during this year’s AUR meeting April 20-25 in Philadelphia, PA.

Congratulations Rimpi Saini, M.D. – AIRP (American Institute for Radiologic Pathology) Radiologic Pathology Correlation Best Case Award for Breast Imaging for course date Oct 14, 2019-Nov 8, 2019.

Congratulations, Greg Lee, M.D. – “Mind the gap! Accessory & incomplete lung fissures: clinical and histopathologic implications.” was awarded a Certificate of Merit at this year’s RSNA meeting.



Welcome to the Department of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)! Our department includes more than 50 faculty members that together perform more than 500,000 exams annually. Every facet of imaging is performed at the four affiliated institutions that comprise our department, including Children’s Mercy Hospital, the largest pediatric facility in the Midwest; Truman Medical Center, Missouri’s largest level 1 trauma center; the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Saint Luke’s Hospital, a major tertiary referral center with some of the nation’s largest cardiac and neuroimaging volumes, as well as transplant services and a cancer institute. The Department of Radiology at UMKC offers outstanding patient care through diagnostic and interventional services, while maintaining a robust academic environment through research and medical education.

2019 ACR Radiology Leadership Institute

Sean Ghosh, MD & Greg Lee, MD will attend the 2019 ACR Radiology Leadership Institute Feb 18-22 scholarship provided by MORAD


Patel lands speaking spot, promotes social media mentoring at radiology convention

Social media can play a crucial role in mentoring and sponsoring young radiologists, Amy Patel, M.D. ’11, recently told the 2018 convention of  the Radiological Society of North America. Patel was one of only

Dr. Rosado de Christenson chosen as 2018 ARRS gold medalist

Melissa L. Rosado de Christenson, M.D., professor of radiology, has been named recipient of the American Roentgen Ray Society Gold Medal. It is the highest honor awarded for distinguished service

Brandt Wible, M.D., appointed interim chair of radiology

School of Medicine Dean Steven L. Kanter, M.D., has appointed Brandt Wible, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Radiology effective April 1, 2018. Under Wible’s leadership, the Department of

Celebrating lives saved by TMC lung cancer screening

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday with “Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer,” a midday event that outlined the district’s early lung cancer screening, treatment and

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