Equity & Inclusion
Social Determinants: Page 2
ASRT Foundation names 2 Siemens Education Journey award recipients
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation has named two recipients of the Siemens Healthineers Education Journey award.
February 2, 2023
Breast cancer disparities exist among sex, gender minority groups
Several disparities exist in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment for sex and gender minority groups compared to cisgender women despite similar use of screening mammography, suggest findings published February 2 in
February 2, 2023
Community health advisors improve LDCT lung cancer screening rates
Community health advisors can increase the uptake of low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening among populations vulnerable to the disease, a study published January 18 in the
Journal of Cancer Education
January 18, 2023
Mammography screening inequities plague marginalized women
Mammography screening is less likely to be used by women who are part of marginalized groups, who live in rural areas, and with low-income status and education level, research published on January 9 in the
European Journal of Radiology
January 10, 2023
Despite improvements, disparities in academic radiology persist
Racial and gender disparities continue to persist in academic radiology, with degree types and tenure track contributing to the trend, according to a report published December 9 in
December 13, 2022
CT radiomics show disparities in colorectal cancer treatment efficacy
CT radiomics data show significant associations between race and ethnicity and treatment efficacy for metastatic colorectal cancer, according to research presented at the RSNA meeting.
December 6, 2022
ACR picks Double Black as Education Center display vendor
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has chosen Double Black Imaging to be its display vendor at its Reston, VA, Education Center.
November 20, 2022
Edcetera acquires RT education provider Pulse Radiology
Online education firm Edcetera has acquired Pulse Radiology, a continuing education provider that helps radiologic technologists (RTs) prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists' structured education and clinical requirements.
October 24, 2022
Report urges improved rural access to interventional radiologists
The American College of Radiology and the Society of Interventional Radiology have released a report that calls for improved access to interventional radiologists in rural areas of the U.S.
October 9, 2022
Ultrasound educator forms new virtual education company
Ultrasound educator Karen Nussbaumer is creating the Academy of Diagnostic and Osteopathic Medicine, a new company that aims to deliver ultrasound education and diagnostics globally on a virtual platform.
September 15, 2022
Revised lung cancer recs boosted eligibility, but disparities remain
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's 2021 recommendation on low-dose CT lung cancer screening expanded the pool of eligible individuals, but it didn't necessarily eliminate disparities linked to race, researchers have found.
September 1, 2022
Race, ethnicity, health variables contribute to BAC risk in women
Hispanic, Black, and older women have a higher prevalence of breast arterial calcification (BAC) on mammography, a possible biomarker for coronary artery disease, according to a study published August 27 in the
Annals of Epidemiology
August 30, 2022
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