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BU doc honored by the Association of University Radiologists

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, was awarded the 2023 Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) Achievement Award at the Association of University Radiologists’ annual meeting. The honor is given for outstanding service to APDR or to someone who has made significant contributions to the advancement of education in radiology.


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 assessing curricula pertinent to medical student and resident education, with a particular focus on professionalism, communication skills, healthcare economics and peer observation.


Slanetz serves on the editorial executive committee of Academic Radiology and 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, AUR president-elect, and past president of the Massachusetts Radiological Society. She has authored more than 200 publications and has given more than 100 regional and national presentations.


APDR’s mission is to serve and empower the community of radiology education leaders who oversee the development of the next-generation radiologists.

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