Steven E. Seltzer, MD / Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research
Dr. Seltzer is the Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also is the immediate past-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization.
Dr. Seltzer received his baccalaureate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He did his Radiology Residency at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1976 to 1980, and joined the Brigham Faculty immediately afterwards. His clinical interests are in the field of abdominal imaging, particularly advanced applications of helical CT. His research interests are in the arena of perception and psychophysics, focusing on improving our understanding of how radiologists detect, locate and classify abnormalities on diagnostic images. He has published well over 100 peer-reviewed research manuscripts on these topics.
Dr. Seltzer has been involved in projects aimed at improving the quality, safety, productivity and cost-effectiveness of radiology services for more than two decades. As BWH Radiology Department Chair, he helped establish the Center for Evidence-Based Imaging (Ramin Khorasani, founding Director).
Active in many radiological organizations, Dr. Seltzer is a Past President of the Association of University Radiologists and was awarded the AUR’s Gold Medal in 2004. He served as President of the Academy for Radiology Research and the President of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments.