Albany Medical Center RAD-AID Chapter

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RAD-AID Chapter at Albany Medical Center

Department Chairman: Dr. Gary Siskin

Director of Residency Program: Dr. Allen Herr

Chapter President: Dr. Sunil Narayan

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tariq Gill

ABOUT

Albany Medical Center Chapter for RAD-AID was formed by the Division of Radiology at Albany Medical Center in October of 2015. The program will allow Residents, Technologists, and Faculty to participate in global health initiatives.

Mission: Collaborate with other charitable organizations to assist and provide medically underserved regions of the world with technology, training, and educational material in medical imaging.

PROJECTS

UKRAINE

Dr. George Bolotin, Chapter President in collaboration with RAD-AID International and Radiologists without Borders will assemble a plan towards assisting Hope in Action start an ongoing educational program for Radiologists and Medical Technologists serving in Ukraine.

Hope in Action is a not for profit Organization providing mobile health services in rural Ukraine. Key Project for year 2016 includes training in basic interpretation of common radiographic examination and setting up a Breast Cancer screening program for general public. Through a grant made possible by Hologic digital Mammography machine was recently shipped to Kiev.

HONDURAS

Chapter in partnership with Radiologists without Borders, a not for profit organization providing diagnostic imaging solutions for the medically underserved is investigating to develop an online teaching program for recently established Residency Program at the University of Honduras.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open to all at Albany Medical Center.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Sunil Narayan: [email protected]

Dr. Tariq Gill:   [email protected]