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Radiology CME on Twitter and Social Media

July 13, 2015

@GlobalRadCME and @KevinRiceMD are posting Free Open Access Medical education for radiology which is also known as #FOAMrad on Twitter. We are also posting interesting cases on LinkedIn and Facebook. According to a blog post on the largest and most visited FOAMrad site - Radiopaedia, the term FOAMrad was coined by the following group of radiologists and radiology trainees:
Fiona Pathiraja (@dr_fiona)

Matthew Bull (@mattdbull)

Vikas Shah (@DrVikasShah)

Andrew Dixon (@DrAndrewDixon)

Jeremy Jones (@dr_jbj)

David Little (@DrDLittle)

Lynne Armstrong (@oscarella)


Radiopaedia, the largest FOAMrad resource, was founded by Dr. Frank Gaillard in December 2005, and he remains Editor in Chief of


Symplur Radiology Hashtag Ontology by Matt Hawkins (@MattHawkinsMD):

Clinical Tags I have the most popular links in blue
Hashtag    Topic
#AbdRad    Abdominal Radiology
#ChestRad    Chest Radiology
#CTRad    Computed Tomography
#CVRad    Cardiovascular Imaging
#EMRad    Emergency Radiology
#HNRad    Head/Neck Radiology

#IRad    Vascular Interventional Radiology
#IROnc    Interventional Oncology

#Mammo    Mammography
#MSKRad    Musculoskeletal Radiology
#MSKUS    MSK Ultrasound
#NeuroRad    Neuro Radiology
#NucMed    Nuclear Medicine
#OBRad    Obstetrics Radiology
#oncorad    Oncologic Radiology

#PedsRad    Pediatric Radiology
#USRad    Ultrasound

Scientific Disciplines I have the most popular links in blue
Hashtag    Topic
#FOAMRad    Free and Open Access to Medical Education Radiology
#FOAMus    Free and Open Access to Medical Education Ultrasound
#GlobalRad    Global Radiology
#HITRad    Radiology Informatics
#MolRad    Molecular Imaging

#POCUS    Research Related to Point-of-Care US
#RadCME    CME Offerings in Radiology
#RadEcon    Radiology Economics
#RadHSR    Radiology Health Services Research

#Radiology    Radiology
#RadLeaders    Radiology Leadership
#RadPhys    Radiology Physics
#RadPolicy    Radiology Health Policy
#RadQI    Radiology Quality Improvement

#RadRes    Radiology Residency
#RadSafety    Radiation Safety
#TeleRad    Teleradiology


#radpathmatch Radiologic - Pathologic correlation on Twitter

#xrayoftheweek Interesting cases by Radiologists Vikas Shah, MD and Kevin Rice, MD on Twitter

Did you see all my Xray of the Week - 2016 Cases? Here they are:




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Kevin Rice, MD serves as the Medical Director of the Radiology Department of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, California and is a Member of Renaissance Imaging Medical Associates. Dr. Rice has made several media appearances as part of his ongoing commitment to public education. Dr. Rice's passion for state of the art radiology and teaching includes acting as a guest lecturer at UCLA. In 2015 Dr. Rice launched Global Radiology CME to provide innovative radiology education at exciting international destinations, with the world's foremost authorities in their field. In 2016, Dr. Rice was nominated and became a semifinalist for a "Minnie" award for the Most Effective Radiology Educator.


Follow Dr. Rice on Twitter @KevinRiceMD


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