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Tara Catanzano, MD, FSABI

Dr. Tara CatanzanoDepartment of Radiology
Division of Abdominal Radiology

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Program Director, Radiology Residency Program at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Associate Director of Academic Career Development, Office of Faculty Affairs at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate   

Education and Training

  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Fellowship, Abdominal Imaging (2002-2003)
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology (1998-2002)
    • Internship, Internal Medicine (1997-1998)
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    M.D. (1992-1997)
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
    B.A., Biology (1989-1992)

Scholarly Foci

  • Resident education
  • Faculty development
  • Leadership development
  • Abdominal imaging
  • Pediatric imaging

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Catanzano's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Radiology
    • Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning
      • Member (2019-present)
    • Commission on Economics – Body Imaging
      • Member (2019-present)
    • ACR–SPR–SSR Practice Parameter for the Performance of Neonatal Sonography (2018-present)
    • ACR–SPR–SSR Practice Parameter for the Performance of Radiography for Scoliosis in Children (2018-present)
  • Society for Advanced Body Imaging
    • Education Committee
      • Chair (2018-present)
      • Member (2016-present)        
    • Case of the Quarter
      • Founder and Editor (2013-present)
    • Communications Committee
      • Member (2012-present)
  • Association of Program Directors in Radiology    
    • Faculty Development Committee
      • Member (2018-present)     
    • Common Program Requirements Ad Hoc Committee
      • Chair (2017-present)
    • Ad Hoc Faculty Development Committee
      • Member (2014-present)
    • Member (2008-present)
  • Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology
    • President (2024-2025)
    • Vice President (2023-2024)
    • Secretary (2022-2023)
    • Treasurer (2021-2022)
  • Association of University Radiologists
    • AUR Mentorship Program
      • Director (2022)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Recipient Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology Achievement Award (2022)
  • Bruce Hillam Fellowship for Radiology Journalism, Journal of the American College of Radiology (2021-2022) 
  • General Electric Leading, Empowering and Disrupting Program (SCARD GE LEAD) participant, Society of Academic Radiology Departments (2019)
  • Fellow, Society for Advanced Body Imaging (2018)
  • Figley Fellowship Recipient for Radiology Journalism, American Roentgen Ray Society (2005)

Contact Information

Department of Radiology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated March 2022)