MARIE SKLODOWSKA CURIE AWARD
Shadi A. Esfahani, MD, MPH
The President's Award is presented to a member who has made outstanding contributions to AAWR during the president's term. The 2021 recipient of this prestigious award is Dr. Shadi Esfahani.
Nuclear radiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
ALICE ETTINGER DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
LUCKY FRANK SQUIRE DISTINGUISHED RESIDENT AWARD IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY
Kaitlin Zaki-Metias, MD
Kaitlin Zaki-Metias, MD is currently in her third year of training as a Diagnostic Radiology resident at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada) and her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine (Grenada, West Indies).
Dr. Zaki-Metias currently holds positions on the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Referral Guidelines working group, the Computed Tomography Accreditation Program working group, and the Equity Diversity and Inclusion working group where she is an active member of the Encouraging Radiology Application Committee. She has also recently taken on the role of resident lead for the CAR Medical Student Network Radiology Lectures Subcommittee. Additionally, Dr. Zaki-Metias undertook the development of a general radiology curriculum for medical students at the University of Manitoba, and for rotating students and residents in the radiology department at her institution.
Dr. Zaki-Metias is active in research, particularly in quality improvement. Her primary interests include factors influencing gender and racial discrepancies in radiology, and the reporting of breast arterial calcifications to improve the value of mammography. She has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and has presented at regional, national, and international meetings since beginning her residency.
Recently, she was selected as a participant in the 2021 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program. Dr. Zaki-Metias intends to pursue fellowship training in Women's Imaging upon completion of her residency.
ELEANOR MONTAGUE DISTINGUISHED RESIDENT AWARD IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY
ASTRO MIT OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION AWARD
RSNA MIT OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION AWARD
AMC Early Career Award
Women in Neurology Leadership Award
Lubdha Shah, MD, MS
Her current research efforts are in developing and evaluating non-invasive focused ultrasound modalities for the treatment of spine pain. Dr. Shah’s research interests also include functional MRI, and she has collaborated on fMRI publications and co-authored a book on clinical fMRI, Specialty Imaging: Functional MRI.