Fonds WCH-IMG - Women's College Hospital. Department of Medical Imaging fonds

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Women's College Hospital. Department of Medical Imaging fonds


  • 1950-1996 (Creation)

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28 cm of textual records

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(1920 -)

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The Department of Radiology of Women's College Hospital was established in 1920 under the hospital's first radiologist Dr. Elizabeth L. Stewart (1920-1954). Following Dr. Stewart, Dr. Elizabeth Forbes (1955-1975) was appointed the next Radiologist-in-Chief in 1955 and was followed by Dr. Terrance P. Connor (1975-1988), Dr. Eve Fishnell (1988-1996) and Dr. Katherine Fong (1997-1999). In 1990 the Department of Radiology was expanded to include a newly formed Division of Nuclear Medicine. In 1995 the department was renamed the Department of Medical Imaging and was reorganized to include a Division of Radiology & Ultrasound. In 2006, Dr. Alan Moody was appointed Radiologist-in-Chief of the Department of Medical Imaging.

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Fonds consists of the records of the Department of Medical Imaging dating from 1950-1996. Fonds includes records created by the department's predecessors; the Department of Radiology and the Division of Nuclear Medicine. Fonds contains minutes, annual reports, departmental reviews, reports and correspondence. Fonds is comprised of the following series: IMG-1 Department of Radiology annual reports IMG-2 Reviews of the Department of Medical Imaging IMG-3 Department of Radiology staff meeting minutes IMG-4 Department of Radiology correspondence IMG-5 Minutes of the Radiology Liaison Committee IMG-6 Department of Radiology - Division of Ultrasound - Proposal for expanded program IMG-7 Department of Radiology historical profile

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Open to researchers subject to the requirements of Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and Women’s College Hospital research policies. Please contact the Archivist for further information.

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