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    • Informatics
    • Get Involved with RadLex

    • How can I use RadLex in my practice?

      RadLex is freely available for download and use in clinical, research and educational applications. In addition, radiologists and developers of radiology reporting systems can incorporate RadLex terms into their diagnostic reports by adopting the RSNA reporting templates.

      Experts in radiology and medical informatics are invited to participate in the development and curation of RadLex. Comments on RadLex can be submitted to radlexfeedback@lists.rsna.org. To express interest in volunteering for the RadLex committees, contact ric@lists.rsna.org.

    • Committees and Members

    • The RadLex project is led by a steering committee of experts in radiology informatics and medical terminologies and overseen by the RSNA Radiology Informatics Committee. In 2005, six RadLex organ system committees were formed in collaboration with more than 30 radiology professional and standards organizations, including ACR, DICOM, and IHE. In 2007, six additional committees were recruited, each focusing on a specific imaging modality. These committees support the steering committee in the ongoing development and curation of RadLex.

      RadLex Steering Committee Members

      Daniel L. Rubin, MD, Chairman
      Stanford, CA 

      Frederick M. Behlen, PhD
      Homewood, IL 

      William W. Boonn, MD
      Philadelphia, PA 

      David A. Clunie, MBBS
      Bangor, PA 

      John Eng, MD
      Cockeysville, MD 

      Bradley J. Erickson, MD, PhD           
      Rochester, MN  

      Charles E. Kahn, Jr, MD
      Milwaukee, WI 

      Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD
      Moorestown, NJ 

      Eliot L. Siegel, MD
      Severna Park, MD 

      Chris L. Sistrom, MD
      Gainesville, FL 

      Ronald L. Arenson, MD, Board Liaison
      San Francisco, CA 

      Steven T. Drew, Staff Contact
      Oak Brook, IL  

      Subspecialty Lexicon Development Committees

      RadLex Committee

      Committee Chair

      Committee Members


      Daniel L. Rubin, MD

      See above list


      Isaac R. Francis, MD

      Teresita L. Angtuaco, MD
      Bernard A. Burnbaum, MD
      Jeffrey J. Brown, MD
      Karen M. Horton, MD
      Elizabeth G. McFarland, MD
      Frank H. Miller, MD
      Donald G. Mitchell, MD
      Nicholas Papanicolaou, MD
      Carl M. Sandler, MD
      Mitchell Tublin, MD
      Judy Yee, MD


      Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD

      Catherine Appleton, MD
      Beverly Collins, PhD
      Wendy DeMartini, MD
      Sara Gavenonis, MD
      Nola Hylton, PhD
      Janie Lee, MD, MS
      Jessica Leung, MD
      Mike Linver, MD
      Jafi Lipson, MD
      Martha Mainiero, MD
      Matt Morgan
      Charlene Sennett, MD


      E. Kent Yucel, MD, PhD

      Andre J. G. Duerinckx, MD, PhD
      Antoinette S. Gomes, MD
      C. Carl Jaffe, MD
      John A. Kaufman, MD
      Warren J. Manning, MD
      Barry Stein, MD
      Lawrence Neil Tanenbaum, MD
      Arthur Conrad Waltman, MD
      William Weigold, MD
      Pamela K. Woodard, MD


      Donald P. Harrington, MD
      David A. Rubin, MD

      Mark W. Anderson, MD
      Thomas H. Berquist, MD
      John A. Carrino, MD, MPH
      Giuseppe Guglielmi, MD
      H. Hugh Hawkins, Jr., MD
      Patrick T. Liu, MD
      Theodore T. Miller, MD
      Wilfred C. G. Peh, MD
      Lynne S. Steinbach, MD
      Mihra S. Taljanovic, MD
      Jeffrey D. Towers, MD
      Hilary R. Umans, MD
      Lawrence M. White, MD


      Adam E. Flanders, MD

      John A. Carrino, MD, MPH
      Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD
      Jerry Jarvik, MD, MPH
      Kelly Koeller, MD
      Elias R. Melhem, MD
      Kevin R. Moore, MD
      Marvin D. Nelson, MD, MBA
      Vijay Rao, MD
      Howard A. Rowley, MD
      Erin M. Simon, MD
      Richard H. Wiggins, III, MD
      Mary E. Jensen, MD
      Jay Pillai, MD
      Elna-Marie Larsson, MD, PhD


      James S. Meyer, MD

      Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, MS
      J. Damien Grattan-Smith, MBBS
      R. Paul Guillerman, MD
      Diego Jaramillo, MD, MPH
      Ann Johnson, MD
      Neil D. Johnson, MD
      Rajesh Krishnamurthy, MD
      Frederick R. Long, MD
      Marguerite T. Parisi, MD
      Gilbert Vezina, MD
      Edward Weinberger, MD


      Theresa C. McLoud, MD

      Ronald Arenson, MD
      John Austin, MD
      Phillip Boiselle, MD
      Paul Friedman, MD
      Alex Gottschalk, MD
      David Hansell, MD
      Donald P. Harrington, MD
      Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD
      Carla Morrisey
      Martine Remy-Jardin, MD, PhD
      Irena Tocino, MD
      Richard Webb, MD
      Charles S. White, MD

      Computed Tomography

      Isaac R. Francis, MD

      Jonathon Burdette, MD
      Michael Callahan, MD
      Georges El-Khoury, MD
      Nancy Fefferman-Katz, MD
      Mannudeep Kalra, MD
      Jane Ko, MD
      Thomas M. Link, MD
      Cynthia H. McCollough, PhD
      Chris Sistrom, MD
      Lacey Washington, MD
      William Weadock, MD
      Max Wintermark, MD
      Lifeng Yu, PhD

      Interventional Radiology

      Sanjoy Kundu, MD

      Andy Adam, MB, BS
      Curtis W. Bakal, MD, MPH
      Julia Gates, MD
      Debra Ann Gervais, MD
      S. Nahum Goldberg, MD
      George G. Hartnell, MD
      Maxim Itkin, MD
      John R. Kachura, MD
      Venkataramu Krishnamurthy, MD
      Donald L. Miller, MD
      Wayne Monsky, MD, PhD
      Tarun Sabharwal, MD
      Kenneth W. Sniderman, MD
      Michael J. Wallace, MD

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging

      Donald G. Mitchell, MD

      Matthew A. Bernstein, PhD
      John A. Carrino, MD, MPH
      Adam E. Flanders, MD
      Gary D. Fullerton, PhD
      R. Edward Hendrick, PhD
      Emanuel Kanal, MD
      Timothy John Mosher, MD
      Vamsidhar Rao Narra, MD
      Lawrence H. Schwartz, MD
      Mark E. Schweitzer, MD
      Evan S. Siegelman, MD
      Claude B. Sirlin, MD
      Jeffrey C. Weinreb, MD

      Nuclear and Molecular Imaging

      Bennett S. Greenspan, MD

      Gary L. Dillehay, MD
      Edward A. Eikman, MD
      Lorraine M. Fig, MD
      Leonie L. Gordon, MD
      Charles Kahn, MD
      Val J. Lowe, MD
      David A. Mankoff, MD
      Barry L. Shulkin, MD
      Jack A. Ziffer, MD, PhD

      Radiography and Fluoroscopy

      David S. Channin, MD

      Donald P. Harrington, MD
      Paul G. Nagy, PhD
      Benjamin Pierce
      Charles Willis, PhD


      Stephen C. Horii, MD

      Richard Bellah, MD
      Edward Bluth, MD
      Peter Callen, MD
      Emily Conant, MD
      Brian S. Garra, MD
      Charles Kahn, MD
      Beth Kline-Fath, MD
      Sherelle Laifer-Narin, MD
      Deborah Levine-Jesurum, MD
      Chris Sistrom, MD
      Susan Weinstein, MD


      David S. Channin, MD
      Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD

      Alice N. Averbukh
      Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD
      Donald P. Harrington, MD
      Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
      Daniel L. Rubin, MD
      Chris L. Sistrom, MD

      Editors and Translators

      Andre Coutinho Castilla, MD, PhD
      São Paulo, Brazil

      Dirk Marwede, MD, MSc
      Leipzig, Germany

      RadLex Contributor Attributions

      RadLex is overseen by the RadLex Steering Committee chaired by Dr. Curtis Langlotz (2001-2007) and Dr. Daniel Rubin (2007-present). Development work has been done by volunteer Subspecialty Lexicon Development Committees composed of representatives from numerous organizations across the radiologic and general physician community. Some of these organizations have also contributed existing terminology references. Contributors include:

      American Society of Functional Neuroradiology 

      American Society of Head and Neck Radiology 

      American Society of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology 

      American Society of Neuroradiology 

      American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology 

      American Society of Spine Radiology 

      Cardiovascular Radiology Council of the American Heart Association    

      College of American Pathologists and SNOMED CT® 

      European Society of Neuroradiology

      International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

      North American Society for Cardiac Imaging

      North American Spine Society

      Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

      Society of Body Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance

      Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology

      Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

      Society of Skeletal Radiology

      Society of Uroradiology