Jeffrey C. Weinreb MD, FACR, FISMRM, FSCBT/MR

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Director, Medical Imaging; Chief, Body Imaging Section; Chief, MRI Service; Director, Clinical Quality Initiatives

Biographical Info

After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Weinreb received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has held faculty positions at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Columbia College for Physicians and Surgeons, and New York University School of Medicine, where he was Director of MRI for 15 years and led a group that pioneered the development of Body MRI, Breast MRI, and MRA. Yale has been his home since 2002.
Dr. Weinreb is currently Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the Yale School of Medicine and Chief of MRI and Director of Medical Imaging at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is a leading authority on MRI contrast agents and the use of MRI for the abdomen (focusing on the liver), and pelvis (focusing on the prostate). A noted educator and lecturer, he has presented more than 800 invited lectures and has been a frequent Visiting Professor throughout the world. Dr. Weinreb has authored/co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 3 textbooks, and he is on the editorial boards of several medical journals.
As Chairman of the American College of Radiology Commission on Quality and Safety, Dr. Weinreb spearheaded efforts to improve the quality of medical imaging in the USA. He has served as President of the SCBT/MR, President of the New York Roentgen Society, and Vice President of the ACR, and he currently chairs the annual ACR Forum.


International Activity


  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Education & Training

M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1978)
Resident
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, Diagnostic Radiology (1979 - 1981)
Fellow
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, CT/Ultrasound (1982 - 1983)
Intern
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, Internal Medicine (1978 - 1979)
Chief Resident
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, Diagnostic Radiology (1981 - 1982)
Board Certification
Radiology, Diagnostic, Board Certified  (1983)

Honors & Recognition

  • National Science Foundation Research Fellowship
    Waldemar Medical Research Foundation, Woodbury, NY (1969)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, ACRIN
    American College of Radiology Imaging Network (2004 )
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    MIT, Cambridge, MA (1974)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon
    Honorary Chemical Society, MIT (1974)
  • Frederick H. King Merit Scholarship Award
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (1974-1978)
  • Indian Health Service Fellowship
    (1975)
  • Mount Sinai-Hadassah Medical Center Exchange Program
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (1978)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (2003)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (2001)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (2002)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (2000)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (1999)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (1998)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (1997)
  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”
    Radiology (1996)
  • Fellow of the Society Award
    Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1992)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (1993)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (1994)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (1995)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (1997)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (1998)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (2001)
  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award
    (2002)
  • Giovanni Di Chiro Award for Outstanding Scientific Research
    Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography (1996, 1998)
  • SCBT/MR Moncada Research Award
    (1999)
  • Fellow
    American College of Radiology (2001)
  • Distinguished Committee Service Award
    American College of Radiology (2001)
  • M.A. Privatim (honorary Master’s degree)
    Yale University, New Haven, CT (2004)

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