RSNA 2020: Attending a virtual medical conference

Every year on the weekend after after Thanksgiving, much to the disappointment of my family, I fly to Chicago to attend one of the largest medical conferences in the world: the RSNA (Radiological Society of North America) annual meeting.  The conference is huge, with tens of thousands of attendees, hundreds of educational talks and posters, … Continue reading RSNA 2020: Attending a virtual medical conference

Radiology is not ruined, it just doesn’t know what it is

Robert Wachter recently published a book exerpt, Has Technology Ruined the Radiology Profession?┬áThe basic idea is that technology, first seen as a boon to the profession of radiology, has actually eroded its value, perhaps to the point of replacing radiologists with machines. It's a cautionary tale, meant to warn the rest of medicine of the … Continue reading Radiology is not ruined, it just doesn’t know what it is