Susan Wall, MD

InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Humboldt State UniversityBS1967Nursing
    San Diego State UniversityBS1974Chemistry
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.1978 School of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco Residency 1982School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship1983Abdominal Imaging
    University of California, San Francisco, 1 yr sabbaticalFellowship1993Interventional Radiology
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    University of California, San Francisco2017Radiology Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentoring
    UCSF Department of Radiology2006Outstanding Alumni Award
    Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists1997Visiting Professorship Award (1st woman)
    UCSF School of Medicine1978Gold Headed Cane Award (Most Outstanding Graduate)
    San Diego State University1974Summa cum Laude
    Humboldt State University1967Magna cum Laude
    UCSF School of MedicineOutstanding Alumnus Award
    Society of Gastrointestinal RadiologistsCannon Medal

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    Susan D. Wall, MD is a Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Wall received her medical degree from UCSF where she completed an internship in Pediatrics, a residency in Radiology (Chief Resident), a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and during a sabbatical while an Associate Professor also a fellowship in Interventional Radiology.

    She retired in 2006 after 20 years of service to the University.

    From 2003-2005, Dr. Wall took over the responsibility as Dean for UCSF-Fresno. As Senior Associate Dean of the Graduate Medical Education, she oversaw 70 accredited programs and more than 1,300 trainees. Dr. Wall has served on and chaired numerous committees both locally and nationally. She has chaired the Merit and Promotions Committee and the Human Relations Committee. Nationally, Dr. Wall is past president of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists where she was honored as the first woman to become the Annual Visiting Professor. Dr. Wall served as Chair of the Editorial Board of the Radiological Society of North America News as well as the Publications Council, the American College of Radiology Intersociety Conferences, and the Steering Committee of the Group on Resident Affairs of the American Association of Medical Colleges.

    Dr. Wall is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert on abdominal imaging, and she has published more than 130 manuscripts.

    Academic Affairs

    Abdominal imaging, vascular radiology, interventional radiology

    Professional Interests:
    Abdominal imaging, interventional techniques, developing junior faculty mentoring program

    Education and Training:
    • Bachelor of Science: Humboldt State University, California - Nursing Magna Cum Laude
    • Bachelor of Science: San Diego State University, California - Chemistry
    • Medical Degree: University of California, San Francisco
    • Internship: University of California, San Francisco - Pediatrics
    • Residency: University of California, San Francisco Department of Radiology - Chief Resident

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    1. Glastonbury CM, Wall SD, Arenson RL. Gender Issues Persist in Academic Radiology Promotions. Radiology. 2017 Apr; 283(1):4-6. PMID: 28318440.
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    2. Sutliff RL, Walp ER, Kim YH, Walker LA, El-Ali AM, Ma J, Bonsall R, Ramosevac S, Eaton DC, Verlander JW, Hansen L, Gleason RL, Pham TD, Hong S, Pech V, Wall SM. Contractile force is enhanced in Aortas from pendrin null mice due to stimulation of angiotensin II-dependent signaling. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105101. PMID: 25148130.
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    3. Vidyarthi AR, Arora V, Schnipper JL, Wall SD, Wachter RM. Managing discontinuity in academic medical centers: strategies for a safe and effective resident sign-out. J Hosp Med. 2006 Jul; 1(4):257-66. PMID: 17219508.
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    4. Vidyarthi AR, Katz PP, Wall SD, Wachter RM, Auerbach AD. Impact of reduced duty hours on residents' educational satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco. Acad Med. 2006 Jan; 81(1):76-81. PMID: 16377825.
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    5. Yee J, Kumar NN, Hung RK, Akerkar GA, Kumar PR, Wall SD. Comparison of supine and prone scanning separately and in combination at CT colonography. Radiology. 2003 Mar; 226(3):653-61. PMID: 12601201.
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