Department of Radiology

3rd Annual Preparing for Call Course- August 13-14, 2020: A Virtual Experience

3rd Annual Preparing for Call Course- August 13-14, 2020: A Virtual Experience

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Disclosures

Speakers and Planning Committee members will be requested to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program.

Taryn Hodgdon, MD, FRCPC, Co-Course Director

Dr. Taryn Hodgdon completed her radiology training at the University of Ottawa in 2016, followed by a one-year clinical fellowship at The Ottawa Hospital in Musculoskeletal Imaging. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and works as a radiologist in the division of Musculoskeletal radiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital.

Anuj Dixit, MD, FRCPC; Co-Course Director

Dr. Anuj Dixit is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. His area of expertise is in cardiothoracic imaging and thoracic interventions. He completed his diagnostic imaging residency at Memorial University in 2018 and completed his Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship at Mayo Clinic in 2019. He is a native of Ottawa. Dr. Dixit has many diverse research interests and has presented his research at multiple national and international conferences. His recent projects include: Imaging of Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Pneumonitis and Prevalence of Diffuse Pulmonary Ossification in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Scleroderma Associated Interstitial Lung Disease, and Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.

Nader Zakhari, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Nader Zakhari completed his radiology training at the University of Ottawa in 2016, followed by a two-year clinical fellowship at the University of Ottawa in Neuroradiology. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and works as a radiologist in the division of Neuroradiology, in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital. His special interest are in Advanced MR imaging of brain tumors, and spine imaging & interventions. Dr. Zakhari received the Staff Radiologist Teacher of the Year award in 2017 and the Fellow Teacher of the Year award in 2015 and 2016.

Carlos Torres, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Carlos Torres is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and a staff neuroradiologist at The Ottawa Hospital since 2008. Before joining uOttawa and the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital, Dr. Torres completed a two-year Neuroradiology Fellowship at McGill University in Montreal.

Karl Smyth, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Karl Smyth is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. He is a member of the angio/interventional and body sections providing services at The Ottawa Hospital and regional rural hospitals. Dr. Smyth has an interest in international health and volunteers in Haiti.

Dr. Smyth is an active participant in both the medical student and residency education programs.

Rebecca Hibbert, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Rebecca Hibbert is an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Ottawa. She completed her fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in Cross-sectional Imaging and now specializes in abdominal and pelvic radiology. In addition to her diagnostic work in ultrasound, CT and MRI, her area of clinical expertise includes treatment of liver and kidney tumours with percutaneous and intraoperative thermal ablation as well as other image-guided non-vascular interventions. She is currently director of the Abdominal Ablation group.

Matthew McInnes, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. McInnes is a Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Radiology with cross appointment to the School of Epidemiology and Public Health.Dr. Matthew McInnes completed his radiology training at the University of Torontoand his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Amsterdam under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Bossuyt.  He is currently the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Research Director. He works as a radiologist in the divisions of Abdominal and Chest radiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and is an Associate Scientist in the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Clinical Epidemiology program.

Kelly Harper, MD

Adnan Sheikh, MD

Dr. Adnan Sheikh is an Associate professor of radiology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Director of Advanced MusculoskeletalInterventions and Section head and fellowship Director of Emergency radiology at the Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Sheikh received his medical school and radiology specialist training from India and completed fellowships in musculoskeletalimaging and emergency trauma imaging from the University of British Columbia before coming on staff at The Ottawa Hospital in 2005. His clinical interests are functional musculoskeletal imaging, bone and soft tissue tumor imaging, MSK intervention and Emergency/Trauma imaging. Dr. Sheikh is actively involved in multimodality imaging based multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with researchers from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa University.

Joseph O'Sullivan, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Joseph O’Sullivan is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. O’Sullivan is active in abdomen and pelvis imaging and is involved with structured reporting initiatives within the department.