Our Mission

At UC San Diego Department of Radiology, we provide patient-first, imaging-based care, train tomorrow's radiology leaders, and discover and establish novel solutions at the intersection of healthcare, science, and technology.



Alexander Norbash appointed AVC for Faculty Equity, Diversity, and InclusionJanuary 12 2017"UC San Diego professors Frances Contreras and Alexander Norbash...will be providing direction in advancing the university’s goal of achieving and sustaining faculty equity, diversity, and inclusion and enhancing the climate for all faculty at UC San Diego."
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New genetic test predicts age-associated risk for Alzheimer's Disease onsetMarch 27 2017“From a clinical perspective, the polygenic hazard score provides a novel way not just to assess an individual’s lifetime risk of developing AD, but also to predict the age of disease onset,” said senior author Anders Dale, PhD, director of the Center for Translational Imaging and Precision Medicine. (UC San Diego Health Newsroom)
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UCSD Radiology promotes a culture of wellnessMarch 27 2017Megan Hellfeld, MD, and Rebecca Rakow-Penner, MD, PhD, collaborated with the UCSD Healer Education Assessment and Referral Program (HEAR) and the department of Psychiatry to establish the Radiology Wellness Program. Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, and James Chen, MD, co-mentors of the program, will present on burnout and resilience at Grand Rounds in the summer of 2017.
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Clinical Services​ and Divisions

Patients nationwide come to UCSD for specialized imaging services. Many of our front-line techniques and tools were developed and established by our own prominent scientists and clinicians. 
> Find about our clinic services and divisions.


Translational Medicine

UC San Diego facilitates conversation and collaboration between scientists and clinicians to fast-track the flow between research, discovery, and patient care. 
> Read about the new Collab@Altman Monthly Mixer.




UC San Diego radiology scientists discover, design, and deliver tools and techniques that advance global imaging standards and practices. > Learn about the interests of our research faculty.


Our residency, fellowship, and visiting scholars programs prepare the next generation of leading diagnostic and academic radiologists. UC San Diego School of Medicine is ranked 18th among research-intense medical schools. > Learn more about our programs.



Your gifts support and promote new discoveries in imaging and pave new pathways between research breakthroughs and patient care. > Find out how you can help.