University Hospitals Case Medical Center RAD AID Chapter

University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UH) is the primary teaching hospital of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine located in Cleveland, Ohio. The RAD AID Chapter was founded in 2015 by motivated residents and faculty within the Department of Radiology who are focused on improving medical imaging in underserved regions of the world. Our first endeavor in 2015 was in affiliation with Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in Georgetown, Guyana.

Activities and Progress in Georgetown, Guyana 2015:

  • Completion of the RAD AID Radiology Readiness Assessment
  • Resident and medical student radiology education
  • Quality improvement and radiation safety in the orthopedic surgery department at GPHC

The UH RAD AID Chapter has collaborated with the following institutions for Guyana:

  • Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Georgetown Guyana
  • WONDOOR/Global Health Program at University Hospitals MacDonald Women™s Hospital
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center RAD AID Chapter
Entrance to the Radiology Department at GPHC, Guyana

Entrance to the Radiology Department at GPHC, Guyana

Dr. Bochnakova and the GPHC emergency medicine residents after radiology lecture.

Dr. Bochnakova and the GPHC emergency medicine residents after radiology lecture.

Radiology rounds on the wards at GPHC, Guyana

Radiology rounds on the wards at GPHC, Guyana.

UH RAD AID Chapter Leadership:

  • Chapter president: Teodora Bochnakova, M.D., UH radiology resident
  • Faculty advisor: Mark Robbin, M.D., UH Division Chief of Musculoskeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director
  • Faculty advisor: Madan Rambaran, M.D., Director of the Institute of Health Science Education at GPHC

For more information or to make a donation, please contact Teodora Bochnakova at [email protected]