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Health Services Research & Policy ■ Clinical Practice Management ■ Training & Education ■ Leadership
Health Services Research & Policy
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■ Training & Education ■ Leadership

Julianna Czum, MD (@JuliannaCzumMD), is division director of cardiothoracic imaging at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and assistant professor of radiology and cardiology at the Geisel School of Medicine, in nearby Hanover.  She is the current Bruce Hillman Fellow in Scholarly Publishing and serves on JACR’s editorial board.

Gatekeeping: A Radiology Firing Line Podcast

Changing health care delivery systems are shifting gatekeeping roles and risks in unexpected ways.

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The Role of Radiologists in the Patient Experience

Delivering resources so that radiologists can better connect with patients

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We Have a Winner

A look at the top JACR article according to a recent online poll.

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April Madness

Cast your votes for "the best of the best" of JACR articles.

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The Illusion of Diagnostic Imaging Choice

Due to confirmation bias, providers may overestimate the benefits of diagnostic imaging, especially of inappropriate and unnecessary studies.

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Imaging Informatics Resource Center: A One-Stop Shop of Curated Knowledge

Your intrepid JACR blogger dives into another realm of the journal's digital offerings.

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Patient Satisfaction: Benefit and Harm

Does patient satisfaction equate to high-quality care and better outcomes?

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Radiology Firing Line - Patient Satisfaction

- Radiology Firing Line - Patient Satisfaction.mp3
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Is Radiology Too Big to Fail?

Is radiology a house of cards threatening to collapse upon itself?

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Constructive Destruction: Radiology’s New Challenge

In order to creatively build a radiology of the future, we have to look critically at everything we do now and be willing to tear some of it down.

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Good challenge to us all, Bernadette. NB if new to tweet chats, suggest using 'tchat.io' in your usual browser. This automates ins... Read More
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ACR 2016 Hackathon: An App is Born

Come to ACR 2016 and see a new app created in real-time during JACR's first hackathon.

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The Turn-Around-Time Caucus Race

Is producing radiology reports more quickly a means to an end or an end itself?

"Turn-Around Time" by Julianna Czum (adapted from "Alice in Wonderland," with apologies to Lewis Carroll):

 "What is the value of ever-faster turn-around time?" said a radiologist; not that she much wanted to know, but the accountant had paused as if he thought that somebody ought to speak, and no one else seemed inclined to say anything.

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Excerpt from “Alice in Wonderland”

​Excerpt from "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll: "What is a Caucus-race?" said Alice; not that she much wanted to know, but the Dodo had paused as if it thought that somebody ought to speak,...
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The Joy of Mentoring

Paying it forward for nearly 50 years has been one man's professional passion and deep well of happiness.

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I had the good fortune of meeting Dr. Bob Pyatt in 1978 in the radiology department of our local hospital in Massena, NY. I had be... Read More
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Incidentalomas: Are White Papers the Answer?

When it comes to incidental findings, white papers may not give you all the answers, but they're an excellent springboard to a broader conversation.

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Dr Czum; please allow me to congratulate you on a timely, thoughtful, and essential topic of discussion. As we seek to improve hea... Read More
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I Haiku, Do You?

Don't underestimate the power of a small collection of words formed into a poem to help you cope and to care

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Radiologists, Pick Your Replacement: Watson or Pigeons

Forget turf battles with non-radiologist providers. The new bogeyman looking to replace radiologists isn't even human. Should we worry?

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Radiology Firing Line - January 25

- Radiology Firing Line - Will Watson Replace Radiologists.mp3
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Can We Teach Smarter, Not Harder?

The time has come for a modern high-quality educational experience that meets the needs (and demands) of learners without increasing the burden on resource-constrained educators.

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Scholarly Journal Manuscript Submissions: A Peer Reviewer's Manifesto/Plea/Perspective

Satirical wisdom from a comic strip can help you get your scholarly manuscript published.

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