2022 AUR Annual Meeting Awards

Congratulations to the 2022 AUR Annual Meeting Award Winners.

AUR Meeting Awards



RAHSR Harvey L. Neiman Award
Bahram Mohajer, MD, MPH
Association of Statin Use and Longitudinal Quantitative MRI Biomarkers of Thigh Muscle Quality in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Use of Deep Learning and Propensity-Score Matching on Osteoarthritis Initiative Data

A3CR2 Research Award
Tina Shiang, MD
Boosting Resident MRI Case Volumes: A Resident-Driven Restructuring of the Radiology Curricula



AUR Memorial Award
Thomas Wong, MD
Adapting to the Era of Virtual Recruitment:  Radiology Departmental Website Response to COVID-19 and Portrayal of the Resident Experience

Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award
Michael L. Richardson, MD
A “Bumper-Car" Curriculum for Teaching Deep Learning to Radiology Residents



AMSER Henry Goldberg Medical Student Award
Arif Musa, MS
How Do Residency Program Directors Increase Diversity in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology?



AUR Trainee Prize Award



Poster or Exhibit

1st Place: Aaron R. Lim, PhD
Should Lung Cancer Screening Be Part of Survivorship? A Single-Center Experience with Increased Rates of Screen-detected Cancer in Patients with Previous Malignancy

1st Place: Parisa Kaviani, MD
Applying Automated Whole Organ And Stone Segmentation Radiomics In Abdomen-pelvis CT: Differentiating Stable, Decreased, And Increased Kidney Stone Burden



2nd Place: Daniel Q. Tran, MD
Prevalence of remote workstations among radiology residency programs and implications on resident education during COVID

2nd Place: Natalie K. Domeisen, MD
The Radiology Scholars Ambassadorship Program: A self-sustaining model for practical extracurricular radiology medical education and peer mentorship



3rd Place: Cory Pfeifer, MD
Radiation Reduction Benefit of an Academic Children's Hospital

3rd Place: Shadi Ebrahimian, MD
Automatic Segmentation and Measurement of Tracheal Collapsibility in Tracheomalacia


2022 GERRAF Recipients


Patricia Balthazar, MD, Emory University School of Medicine: Patient Reminders And Self-Referrals Via Online Patient Portals And Text Messaging (PReVenT) To Improve Adherence To Breast Cancer Screening


Paul M. Bunch, MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine: Improved Diagnosis Of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Pragmatic Trial To Assess Parathyroid Glands On Routine CT


Farouk Dako, MD, MPH, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Technology And Community Driven Lung Cancer Surveillance System (TCDCS) 


Clare Poynton, MD, PhD, Boston Medical Center: Predicting Response To Neoadjuvant Therapy In Treatment-Naïve Breast Cancer Patients Using Multimodal Imaging Of The Tumor Microenvironment