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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.

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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Are You Burned Out?

Acknowledging burnout among radiology professionals and calling for a community-based solution

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Radiology Firing Line: Quality Management

- Radiology Firing Line - Quality Management.mp3
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Reexamining Radiology Quality Measures

Are these metrics driving performance improvement or causing performance anxiety?

For quality measures to be meaningful, radiologists need to reach consensus about defining quality.

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Patient-Centered Care: More Than a Platitude

Finding out the real reason we should make time for in-person patient consultation

This week's guest blogger is Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH, from University of Virginia. Listening to him describe a recent interaction with a patient, I couldn't help but keep circling back to one key word he uses: "connection." We as physicians should not aim simply to transmit information, dispense diagnoses, or spout instructions. We need to connect with patients around their health. And that's what Dr. Krishnaraj is here to tell us about today.

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Building Bridges With our Osteopathic Colleagues

​How can complementary specialties align to support patient care?

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Twitter

Reflecting on #MyFirstTweetUp on the trip home from Chicago after #RSNA15

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Flock Together

Tweetup with the JACR Twitter Team and up to 50,000 of your radiology peeps at RSNA 2015 

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Radiology Firing Line: Episode Two

Artist Name - Firing Line - Episode Two.mp3
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Diagnostic Imaging Requests by Mid-Level Providers: Challenges and Opportunities

The second installment of the Radiology Firing Line podcast debate series tackles another thought-provoking topic.

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The House That ACR Built

​An overview of the executive and legislative branches of the representative democracy called the American College of Radiology

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Diversity: are we asking the right questions?

When it comes to diversity, seeing is believing, or is it?

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