Shadi Esfahani MD, MPH is a Diagnostic Radiology Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is spending her final year of residency training at the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and will pursue Abdominal Imaging Fellowship at MGH beginning July 2020.
Dr. Esfahani received her Medical Degree and Master of Public Health from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Immediately after graduation, she started a postdoctoral fellowship at MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, where she focused on development and translation of molecular imaging approaches to optimize diagnosis and treatment of cancer for three years. Subsequently she completed her transitional internship at MetroWest Medical Center in Tufts School of Medicine prior to radiology residency. She is actively involved in pre-clinical and clinical research in the field of molecular imaging with particular interest in the application of PET/MR and Hyperpolarized MR imaging for personalized treatment of gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies. She is the principle investigator on an RSNA Resident Research Grant and a Ralph Schlaeger Research Award.
Dr. Esfahani serves as the President of Resident and Fellow Section of Massachusetts Radiological Society (MRS). She is also a member of MRS Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Early Career and Trainees Working Group of Women in Nuclear Medicine. She serves as a member of ACNM Nuclear Medicine Resident Organization, SNMMI Resident Committee and SCBT-MR Communications Committee. She is the ACNM 2020 Leadership and Health Policy Fellow and the SNMMI 2020 Future Leaders Academy Fellow. She also serves as the RSNA alternate delegate to American Medical Association (AMA).