Akshat Pujara, MD, Radiology, Atlanta, GA

AkshatC.PujaraMD

Radiology Atlanta, GA

Breast Imaging

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Clinical Site Director for Breast Imaging at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • I am an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Clinical Site Director for Breast Imaging at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Emory University School of MedicineRadiology Leadership Academy, 2020 - 2021
  • High Value Practice Academic AllianceValue Innovation Teaching and Leadership (VITAL) Program, 2018 - 2019
  • Northwestern University HospitalsFellowship, Breast Imaging, 2016 - 2017
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, Radiology, 2012 - 2016
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
    Kaiser Permanente Medical GroupInternship, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2012
  • Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineMD, 2006 - 2011
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineClass of 2011

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology
  • New York City Health and Hospitals CorporationLean Certification in Process Improvement - Green Level

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • (mentee recipient) University of Michigan Department of Radiology Resident Outstanding Scientific Paper Award (second author, mentored resident) 2020
  • (mentee recipient) Radiological Society of North America Press Release (second author, mentored resident) 2019
  • Association of Program Directors in Radiology-American College of Radiology RadExam Author Award of Excellence Silver Level 2019
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • Opinion: Shut Ga. down now to save lives, economy.March 2020
  • Breast Density: What It Means For Your Mammogram and Breast Cancer Screening. Summarized from original white paper: Berg WA, Harvey JA: Breast Density and Supplemental Screening.May 2017

Press Mentions

  • Doctors Get Personal on Social Media During COVID-19 Crisis
    Doctors Get Personal on Social Media During COVID-19 CrisisApril 8th, 2020
  • Confusion Surrounds Georgia’s Coronavirus Lockdown
    Confusion Surrounds Georgia’s Coronavirus LockdownApril 4th, 2020

Grant Support

  • Digital breast tomosynthesis slab thickness: Reader performance, interpretation time, and preferenceGE Healthcare2018–2019
  • Research Programs Committees Award, matched by Heart and Vascular InstituteCleveland Clinic2010
  • Predoctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association2009–2010
  • Summer Intern Scholarship in Cardiothoracic SurgeryAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery2007

Committees

  • Breast Imaging Representative, Emory University School of Medicine Radiant Implementation Working Group 2021 - Present
  • Member, Society of Breast Imaging Young Physician Section Committee 2020 - Present
  • Member, Emory University School of Medicine Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2020 - Present
  • Member, Emory University School of Medicine Adopt-a-Resident Program Committee 2020 - Present
  • Scientific Abstract Reviewer, American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting Breast Imaging Section 2019 - Present
  • Breast Imaging Representative, University of Michigan Radiology Quality Collaborative 2018 - Present
  • Member, University of Michigan MRI Steering Committee 2018 - Present
  • Representative, Columbia University Alumni Committee 2016 - Present
  • Resident Representative, New York University School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Accreditation Oversight Committee 2014 - Present
  • Interviewer and Recruiter, Emory University School of Medicine Breast Imaging Fellowship Committee 2020 - 2020
  • Member, Emory University School of Medicine Advisory Search Committee for Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2020 - 2020
  • Breast Imaging Representative, University of Michigan PACS Replacement Project 2019 - 2019
  • Interviewer and Recruiter, University of Michigan Breast Imaging Fellowship Selection Committee 2017 - 2019
  • Member, Society of Breast Imaging Social Media Committee 2016 - 2019
  • Interviewer and Recruiter, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Admissions Committee 2010 - 2011

Professional Memberships

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, GE Healthcare2017 - 2018