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. 



UCSD Radiology faculty attend CIBR Showcase to advocate for imaging research April 01 2017Rebecca Rakow-Penner, MD, PhD | William Bradley, MD, PhD, FACR | Claude Sirlin, MD, PhD | Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
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UCSD Radiology promotes a culture of wellnessMarch 27 2017Features Megan Hellfeld, MD, Rebecca Rakow-Penner, MD, PhD, Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, and James Chen, MD
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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.


Faculty Development

UCSD Radiology is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and outstanding mentorship to our talented and dedicated faculty.
> Find resources for faculty development


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.