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BU doc honored by the Radiological Society of North America

Grant and Award Announcement

Boston University School of Medicine

(Boston)— Priscilla J. Slanetz, MD, MPH, professor of radiology at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2023 Honored Educator Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).


Established in 2011, the award recognizes members who have produced an array of RSNA educational resources in the past calendar year in support of a meaningful and successful radiology profession. Slanetz was recognized for her dedication to furthering the profession of radiology by delivering high-quality educational content for the RSNA.


Slanetz is a practicing breast radiologist at Boston Medical Center specializing in all aspects of breast imaging including screening, diagnostic evaluation and image-guided intervention, providing breast care to Boston’s most vulnerable patients as part of a multidisciplinary team.


Her clinical research focuses on healthcare disparities, breast MRI, contrast-enhanced mammography, and artificial intelligence. Her educational interests include developing and evaluating curricula pertinent to medical student and resident education, with a particular focus on professionalism, communication skills, healthcare economics and peer teaching.


Slanetz serves on the editorial board of Academic Radiology and Radiology.  She is a distinguished reviewer for Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, Journal of the American College of Radiology and Journal of Breast Imaging.


Nationally, she is subspecialty chair of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Breast Imaging panels, President of the Association of University Radiologists, and Past President of the Massachusetts Radiological Society. She has authored more than 240 publications and has given more than 100 regional and national presentations.


The RSNA is a non-profit organization that represents professionals spanning the full breadth of radiologic subspecialties in more than 150 countries around the world. It promotes excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research, and technologic innovation.

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