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This is the Academic Senate's 19th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Clinical Science, Awarded to Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MDSince 2001. This award has been bestowed on an individual member of the UCSF faculty with outstanding achievements in clinical research.

Nominations are made by UCSF faculty, who consider the clinical research contributions of their colleagues and submit nominations for this prestigious award to the Academic Senate Committee on Research. Each year, the Committee on Research selects the recipient of this award.

Please join us in person, for this event on Tuesday November 12 2019.Live streaming will be available the day of,here: 

Dr. Smith-Bindman’s research has focused on evaluating the accuracy, clinical impact, and appropriate use of a wide range of imaging tests. Her contributions to assessment of the accuracy and clinical impact of various imaging procedures is extensive, including ultrasound for uterine, thyroid, and kidney disease, and comparisons of the value of various modalities including mammography, ultrasound, CT, and MRI for a wide range of conditions. She led the nation in developing approaches to weighing the benefits and the risks of imaging and has brought attention to the risks of medical radiation exposure. Read more information here:

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