Ronald Arenson, MD
Chairman and Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor
415-476-1537

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Expertise:

Radiology

Specialty:

Computer technology, PACS, RAD13

Professional Interests:

PACS, medical informatics, clinical productivity, departmental management, computers, applications of computer technology to imaging

Education and Training:

• Medical School: New York Medical College, New York
• Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
• Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston - Diagnostic Radiology
• Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners
• Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Awards and Honors:

2011
Inaugural Guest Speaker
Stanford CME Radiology Grand Rounds
2011
Seymour Oschner Radiology Lectureship
Oschner Health System, New Orleans, LA
2010
Keynote Speaker
American Board of Radiology Foundation Summit
2010
Keynote Speaker
AUR-Philips Academic Faculty Development Program, San Diego, CA
2010
Inaugural Theodore J. Castele Lecturer
Case Western Reserve University
2008
Keynote Speaker
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
2007
Keynote Speaker
Radiological Society of North America
2005
Hodes Lecture
Thomas Jefferson University
2004
Keynote Speaker
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
2003
Aubrey O. Hampton Lecturer
Massachusetts General Hospital
2001
Alumni Medal of Honor
New York Medical College
2000
Keynote Address
Symposium for Computer Applications in Radiology, Philadelphia, PA
1996
Sosman Lecture
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1988
Fellow
American College of Radiology
1985
RISC Award
Radiology Information Systems
1987
Fellow
American College of Medical Informatics
1981
Outstanding Leadership and Distinguished service as Chairman of the Management Committee
University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications:

Coakley FV, Gould R, Yeh BM, Arenson RL. CT radiation dose: what can you do right now in your practice? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Mar; 196(3):619-25.
Bernhardt A, Wilson MW, Settecase F, Evans L, Malba V, Martin AJ, Saeed M, Roberts TP, Arenson RL, Hetts SW. Steerable catheter microcoils for interventional MRI reducing resistive heating. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):270-6.
Settecase F, Hetts SW, Martin AJ, Roberts TP, Bernhardt AF, Evans L, Malba V, Saeed M, Arenson RL, Kucharzyk W, Wilson MW. RF Heating of MRI-Assisted Catheter Steering Coils for Interventional MRI. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):277-85.
Seltzer SE, Menard A, Cruea R, Arenson R. "Hyperscrutiny" of academic-industrial relationships: potential for unintended consequences--a response. J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Jan; 7(1):39-42.
Arenson RL. Recommendations for additional imaging in radiology reports: radiologists' self-referral or good clinical practice? Radiology. 2009 Nov; 253(2):291-2.
Lu Y, Zhao S, Chu PW, Arenson RL. An update survey of academic radiologists' clinical productivity. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Jul; 5(7):817-26.
Metter D, Harolds J, Rumack CM, Relyea-Chew A, Arenson R. The disruptive professional case scenarios. Acad Radiol. 2008 Apr; 15(4):494-500.
Settecase F, Sussman MS, Wilson MW, Hetts S, Arenson RL, Malba V, Bernhardt AF, Kucharczyk W, Roberts TP. Magnetically-assisted remote control (MARC) steering of endovascular catheters for interventional MRI: a model for deflection and design implications
Ehman RL, Hendee WR, Welch MJ, Dunnick NR, Bresolin LB, Arenson RL, Baum S, Hricak H, Thrall JH. Blueprint for imaging in biomedical research. Radiology. 2007 Jul; 244(1):12-27.
Dunnick NR, Applegate KE, Arenson RL. Quality--a radiology imperative: report of the 2006 Intersociety Conference. J Am Coll Radiol. 2007 Mar; 4(3):156-61.