Black History Month Blog Series


February is Black History Month

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. First celebrated in 1926, the week was expanded into Black History Month in 1976 as part of the nation’s bicentennial.

This ACR Bulletin blog series features the voices of members in the fields of radiology and radiation oncology who have made their marks in a medical discipline that is often associated with technology, but whose progress is actually driven by its greatest asset — a diverse body of physicians.

BHM breastcancer

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” — Anthony J. D’Angelo

BHM Remebering

On Jan. 11, 2018, the field of radiation oncology lost one of its iconic figures. Carl M. Mansfield, MD, ScD (Hon.), FACR, a renowned radiation oncologist, had a celebrated career of many “firsts.”


The summer of 2017 with Nth Dimensions provided Ramzy Meremikwu with a great vision for his career in medical school.


As a member of the ACR Commission on Women and Diversity, diversity and inclusion in radiology, particularly in IR, is an important topic to Derek West, MD.


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