WSRS President’s Viewbox: February 2022

Dear Members, Happy New Year!  A new year always brings the opportunity for a fresh start, something all of us desperately need.  This past year has seen many fits and starts, as the variants have gone through half of the

WSRS President’s Viewbox: October 2021

Dear Members, Congratulations are in order! Your Washington State Radiological Society would like to congratulate: Dr. Puneet Bhargava (UW Medicine) Dr. R. Brian Heathcock (Vantage Radiology) for earning ACR Fellowship in 2022! We would also like to congratulate: Dr. Teresa Chapman (Seattle

WSRS President’s Viewbox: July 2021

The weariness of the past year and a half has weighed on all of us. Cancellation of elective procedures, PPE shortages, and waiting for COVID vaccines are all challenges that we have endured. Now, as social activities have started up

WSRS President’s Viewbox: December 2020

Dear WSRS members, Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your WSRS President. I am grateful and honored for the opportunity to represent you and the other radiologists of Washington State. I am equally thankful for the chance to

WSRS President’s Viewbox: April 2020

Dear Members, As you are aware, the Washington State government has taken several measures to slow the coronavirus pandemic, such as social distancing and a pause on all elective medical procedures. The latter includes non-urgent imaging studies and screening examinations.

WSRS President’s Viewbox: March 2020

Dear Members, The COVID-19 outbreak is putting our profession and our society under stress. As members of the medical profession we want to do our best for the community, but we are also aware of the risks to ourselves and

WSRS President’s Viewbox: May 2019

Dear Members, The first quarter saw the Executive Committee undertake activities involving political advocacy and networking both locally and in Washington D.C. At the annual Olympia Day held on January 23rd this year, our delegation visited several State House and

WSRS President’s Viewbox: November 2018

    The annual meeting of the WSRS on November 3rd at the Embassy Suites in Pioneer Square saw the biannual change of the executive committee. Our thanks to Dr. Pooja Voria for her skillful leadership over the past two

WSRS President’s Viewbox: September 2018

Pooja Voria, MD, MBA, President, WSRS, 2016-2018 Dear Colleagues and Friends, Warm jackets, golden orange pumpkins, and falling leaves are just a few of the things that remind us of autumn. But in the radiology community, the beginning of fall

WSRS President’s Viewbox: June 2018

Pooja Voria, MD, MBA, President, WSRS Dear Colleagues and Friends, At the recent 2018 ACR Annual Meeting, the new Chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors, Dr. Geraldine McGinty, stated “The ACR is the voice of radiology. As the unified