Women in Radiology

The Women in Radiology group is dedicated to the development, promotion, and support of women physicians and scientists in the Department of Radiology at the University of Michigan and to increasing the number of women entering the specialty of radiology.

The group meets about six times a year. Each gathering includes a featured topic and may include a speaker, panel, and/or discussion. Topics are solicited by the Steering Committee and cover a wide variety.

  • Breakfasts with Grand Rounds speakers Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR and Melissa Hilmes, MD
  • Book Club discussing “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High”
  • Talk/discussion on the Promotions Process at Michigan Medicine by Margaret Gyetko, MD
  • Talk/discussion on How to be a Good Mentor/Mentee by Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc and Valerie Vaughn, MD, MSc
  • Talk/discussion on Financial and Estate Planning for Women by Tina Farhat, CFP® and Angela Ghannam, JD
  • Group mixer with a local radiology group
  • End-of-Year Party honoring graduating members and the Ally Award recipient
  • Michelle Sakala, MD, Chair Abdominal and Breast Radiology Faculty
  • Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS, Executive Sponsor Cardiothoracic Radiology Faculty
  • Shima Aran, MD, Abdominal Radiology Fellow
  • Casey Branach, MD, JD, Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Usa Cain, MD, MSK Radiology Fellow
  • Suzanne Cho, MD, Emergency Radiology Faculty
  • Diana Gomez-Hassan, MD, PhD, Neuroradiology Faculty
  • Karen Grajewski, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Anastasia Hryhorczuk, MD, Pediatric Radiology Faculty
  • Kate Klein, MD, Breast Radiology Faculty
  • Amber Liles, MD, MPH, Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Gunjan Malhotra, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Kate Maturen, MD, MS, Abdominal Radiology
  • Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD, Abdominal Radiology
  • Emily Middlebrook, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Sarah Moorman, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Brianna Oliver, MD, Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Michelle Shnayder, MD, Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Kara Udager, MD, MSK Radiology Faculty, Residency Program Director
  • Corrie Yablon, MD, MSK Radiology Faculty

The Women in Radiology group sponsors the Ally Award. This award recognizes exemplary service in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Recipients are nominated annually by members of the Department of Radiology and receive a $500 monetary award. All Department of Radiology faculty, house officers, and staff are eligible to be nominated as individuals or a group. For more information, please visit the Ally Award page.