Kitt Shaffer, MD, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Radiology
Breast Imaging

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
PhD, University of Kansas



Expertise includes: Thoracic imaging; Breast imaging; Educational methodology; Interactive teaching methods; Digital teaching methods.

2010 American Board of Radiology: Distinguished Service Award
2010 Radiological Society of North America: Outstanding Educator of the Year
2009 Association of University Radiologists: Whitley Award (Education Scholarship)
2007 Association of University Radiologists: Stauffer Award (Education Scholarship)
2006 Academy at Harvard Medical School: Outstanding Tutor Award
2005 Association of University Radiologists: Stauffer Award (Education Scholarship)
2004 American Association of Women Radiologists: Professional Leadership Award
2004 Association of University Radiologists: Whitley Award (Education Scholarship)
2001 Rabkin Program, Harvard University: Senior Fellow in Medical Education
2000 Bok Center, Harvard University: Discussion Group Leadership
1999 Harvard Macy Institute: Program in Medical Education
1999 Harvard Macy Institute: Program for Leaders in Medical Education
1998 American Association of Medical Colleges: Women's Leadership Conference
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Gunderman RB, Shaffer K. Building a Tree From the Leaves Down: A Challenge for Contemporary Educators. Acad Radiol. 2018 Oct; 25(10):1359-1360. PMID: 30120050.
     
  2. Chesebro AL, Rives AF, Shaffer K. Male Breast Disease: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018 Jul 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30122313.
     
  3. Shaffer K. Can Machine Learning Be Used to Generate a Model to Improve Management of High-Risk Breast Lesions? Radiology. 2018 03; 286(3):819-821. PMID: 29461953.
     
  4. Paul DK, Castro-Aragon I, Tannenbaum A, LeBedis C, Gupta A, Shaffer K, Kadom N. Film-Based Teaching Cases: Ditch or Digitize? J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Feb; 15(2):343-345.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29079251.
     
  5. Pujol S, Baldwin M, Nassiri J, Kikinis R, Shaffer K. Using 3D Modeling Techniques to Enhance Teaching of Difficult Anatomical Concepts. Acad Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(4):507-16. PMID: 26897601; PMCID: PMC4808571; DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2015.12.012;.
     
  6. Spentzouris G, Zandian A, Cesmebasi A, Kinsella CR, Muhleman M, Mirzayan N, Shirak M, Tubbs RS, Shaffer K, Loukas M. The clinical anatomy of the inferior vena cava: a review of common congenital anomalies and considerations for clinicians. Clin Anat. 2014 Nov; 27(8):1234-43. PMID: 25042045; DOI: 10.1002/ca.22445;.
     
  7. Eisenstein A, Vaisman L, Johnston-Cox H, Gallan A, Shaffer K, Vaughan D, O'Hara C, Joseph L. Integration of basic science and clinical medicine: the innovative approach of the cadaver biopsy project at the Boston University School of Medicine. Acad Med. 2014 Jan; 89(1):50-3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24280854; DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000054;.
     
  8. Arya R, Morrison T, Zumwalt A, Shaffer K. Making education effective and fun: stations-based approach to teaching radiology and anatomy to third-year medical students. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):1311-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24029065; DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.07.012;.
     
  9. Loukas M, Hulsberg P, Tubbs RS, Kapos T, Wartmann CT, Shaffer K, Moxham BJ. The tori of the mouth and ear: a review. Clin Anat. 2013 Nov; 26(8):953-60. PMID: 23959969; DOI: 10.1002/ca.22264;.
     
  10. Shaffer K. Radiological Society of North America 2013 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Simulation Systems in Radiology Education. 2013.
     
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Bar chart showing 81 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2003 and 2013

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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

breast
chest CT
education
mammography
thoracic

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