FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2012
Contact: Rob Brogna
WORCESTER - Max P. Rosen, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Radiology of both UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Medical School.
Dr. Rosen will join UMass Memorial and UMass Medical School in September. He is currently executive vice chair of radiology, associate chief of radiology for community network services, and interim chief of breast imaging at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is also an associate professor in radiology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Rosen is a 1986 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. Following a residency in diagnostic radiology at Boston Medical Center, he completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a master’s in public health at Harvard School of Public Health in 1999.
In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Rosen has been actively involved in optimizing the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Radiology structure in anticipation of decreasing reimbursements and development of accountable care organizations (ACOs). Using Lean principles, he has participated in the planning of a new integrated Breast Care Center and has led the initiative for the redesign of interventional radiology service line as well as leading a computer order entry project to allow a more efficient, accurate and customer-friendly process. He was also responsible for expanding the community network for the department to optimize access, volume and revenue.
As a past president of the Massachusetts Radiology Society (MRS), Dr. Rosen serves on the MRS Executive Committee and is active in the American College of Radiology, serving as chair of its Appropriateness Criteria: gastrointestinal panel.
Dr. Rosen’s academic and research interests focus on the cost-effectiveness of medical imaging and the measurement of clinical outcomes.