Visiting Professor: Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis, who will present “MR Artifacts and breast MRI cases” at noon conference on Thursday, April 7, as part of the virtual visiting professor series.

Dr. DeBenedectis is an Associate Professor of Radiology in the division of breast imaging at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where she serves as the Vice Chair of Education and as the Director of the Radiology residency program. Dr. DeBenedectis developed the first training program in the country to teach and evaluate radiology residents’ communication skills through simulation. Her training program is now part of the American College of Radiology’s official communication skills curriculum for residents. Dr. DeBenedectis has also created curriculums for resident training through the APDR on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as well as on Health Care Disparities and Cultural Competency through the APDR Jerome Arndt Grant, which she was awarded in 2020.  Dr. DeBenedectis also serves the co-chair of the APDR Diversity Committee and has published numerous papers and lead numerous initiatives to increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities in radiology.

  • 12:00PM Lecture: “MR Artifacts and breast MRI cases”
  • 1:00PM R3 Board Review: “Breast Imaging Board Review Cases”

Carolynn DeBendectis, M

associate professor

Carolynn DeBenedectis, MD

University of Massachusetts Medical Center