Visiting Professor: Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis, who will present “Breast Imaging Cases” at noon conference on Monday, May 3, as a part of the virtual visiting professor series.

Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis is an Associate Professor of Radiology in the division of breast imaging at UMass Medical School where she also serves at the Vice Chair for Education and the Director of the Radiology residency program. Dr. DeBenedectis has 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 is also 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.

Carolynn DeBenedectis, MD

university of Massachusetts

Carolynn DeBenedectis, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology