Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS, FACR, FSABI
Cardiothoracic Imaging - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
Ella Kazerooni, MD MS is a Professor of Radiology & Internal Medicine, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs & Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology at the University of Michigan. With a Master’s degree in Clinical Research Design & Statistical Analysis, her research focuses on the development and evaluation of advanced imaging technologies applied to the heart and lungs, including lung cancer, coronary artery and aortic disease, pulmonary embolism, and diffuse lung disease. She has given over 400 lectures, has over 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 30 book chapters and 4 books. She began the Radiology Service Excellence Program at U of M, with the department achieving the highest patient satisfaction scores in the health system. She is a frequently invited speaker on the topics of patient centered care & service excellence, lung cancer screening and lung disease, and is passionate about mentoring and coaching faculty and trainees as clinicians & scientists and as leaders. She is past president of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists, Society of Thoracic Radiology and Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research and past Trustee of the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Kazerooni currently Chairs the American Cancer Society’s National Lung Cancer Roundtable, is Vice Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Lung Cancer Screening panel, and Chairs the American College of Radiology’s Lung-RADS committee and the Lung Cancer Screening Registry (LCSR). These efforts are focused on bringing quality lung cancer screening to high risk individuals, and reduce the mortality from the #1 cancer killer. Dr. Kazerooni has received numerous awards and honors including the Gold Medal of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists and Society of Thoracic Radiology, Madame Curie Award from the American Association of Women Radiologists, Leadership Inspiration Award from the Society of Thoracic Radiology, Early Distinguished Career award from the University of Michigan Medical School's Alumni Society, Achievement Award from the Radiology Alliance of Health Services Research, and Women in Leadership Executive Impact Award from Linkage.