Assistant Professor | University of Virginia School of Medicine    Director (Division of Body Imaging) | University of Virginia School of Medicine     Chief (Section of Abdominal Imaging) | University of Virginia School of Medicine

Assistant Professor | University of Virginia School of Medicine

Director (Division of Body Imaging) | University of Virginia School of Medicine

Chief (Section of Abdominal Imaging) | University of Virginia School of Medicine

Arun Krishnaraj, MD

Arun Krishnaraj MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia where he serves as Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Director of the Division of Body Imaging, Chief of the Section of Abdominal Imaging, Director of Body Procedures, and Fellowship Director of Body Imaging.  From 2011-2013 he served as junior faculty at Harvard Medical School where he worked clinically in the Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at the Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Dr. Krishnaraj’s seeks to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of imaging and health care in the United States by leveraging his formal training in public health, clinical radiology, and informatics to maximize radiology’s value to society.  The focus of his research is on patient centered care, LEAN driven process improvement, the value of reporting, the role of artificial intelligence, the impact of social media in radiology, and the implications of evolving US health policy on the field of radiology. 

He is a recognized leader in organized medicine serving on numerous committees and commissions of the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR), and the Association of University Radiologists (AUR). Dr. Krishnaraj’s leadership efforts have been recognized by the American Medical Association Foundation which awarded him their prestigious Excellence in Medicine Leadership award in 2012, one of only 4 early career physicians in the country to have received this honor.  Moreover Dr. Krishnaraj has been listed in “Best Doctors in America” annually since 2015 and has been honored with the Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence and the Paul Dee Teacher of the Year award at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Krishnaraj completed his residency at the University of North Carolina, where he served as a chief resident, before pursuing fellowship training in abdominal imaging and imaging informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He completed all his formal education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receiving an undergraduate degree in health policy with distinction, a medical degree where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and a Master of Public Health where he was elected to the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society.


2018 Presentations

Defining the Best Use Cases for AI
Saturday | 16:15-16:30
Session: Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning: Reality, Hype, & Your Attention

Challenges of Implementing Artificial Intelligence Tools into Clinical Workflows
Saturday | 17:00-17:15
Session: Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning: Reality, Hype, & Your Attention

SESSION: Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning: Reality, Hype, & Your Attention
Moderator


2017 Presentations & Workshops 

Entering The Chain: Appropriateness & Radiology's Role
Wednesday | 8:10-8:20
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Actionable Reporting & Communication
Wednesday | 10:40-10:50
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Debate: Pros & Cons Of Cross-Sectional IR & CT Interpretation As Two Different Services
Wednesday | 14:50-15:10
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia


2016 Presentations & Workshops

Session: Practice Management & Information | Thursday June 23rd, 2016

  • Does Your Practice Need to Embrace a Social Media Strategy?
  • Patient Centered Radiology - What is it and why do you need to be pursuing it