Dr. Phil Asamoah and Dr. Evan Norris attending the 2019 RAD-AID Conference

 

Global Health Radiology at CU

The University of Colorado Global Health Radiology group aims to bring radiology infrastructure and education to low-resource areas of the world. We partner with various international organizations and with other departments in the CU Anschutz community. We welcome all members of the CU Anschutz community with an interest in Global Health Radiology.

If you would like to know more about our program, please email our Coordinator of Global Health Residency Activities, Dr. Erica Pollack.

Global Health Radiology Residency Track

CU residents have a unique opportunity to take part in the Global Health Radiology track during their 4-year residency program. Residents participating in this program complete a 6-month certificate course in Global Health Radiology, attend the annual RAD-AID conference, and work in Nepal for up to 1 month during the 4th year of residency.

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Ongoing Global Health Radiology Activities


RAD-AID Nepal

The CU Global Health Radiology program has partnered with RAD-AID Nepal. We work closely with the RAD-AID leadership as well as attending radiologists and residents at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Kathmandu. Monthly virtual joint case discussions teaching conferences are attended by the CU and TUTH radiology community.  The first CU delegation of resident and faculty radiologists is planned for the fall of 2022.

Health4theWorld

We partner with Health4theWorld, which has created a free-access, online, health education platform. CU faculty and residents participate in the "Global Grand Rounds" lecture series and donate educational content for the Health4theWorld online library.

RAD-AID chapters program

University of Colorado is a member of the RAD-AID Chapter's Network. We participate in monthly webinars that highlight the work of various RAD-AID Chapters around the world.  RAD-AID International is a non-profit organization that aims to improve access to radiology in underserved regions of the world. The CU RAD-AID chapter is open to attnding radiologists, residents, fellows, medical students, technologists, nurses and all radiology professionals in the CU community.

CU Global Health Community

The CU Global Health Radiology Group is part of a larger institution-wide community that contributes to Global Health activities around the world. The Department of Radiology joins the departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Med-Peds residency program, the CU School of Medicine, and the CU School of Dental Health in an effort to bring medical resources to underserved areas of the world.