RSNA 2023 Plenary Sessions: Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, MS

Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, MS, is professor of radiology and of obstetrics and gynecology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire and is chair of the Department of Radiology and vice president of the Regional Radiology Service Line.

Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, MS

A native of New York City, Dr. Chertoff completed her bachelor’s degree at Brown University and her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Following a transitional internship at Hartford Hospital and a pediatric internship at University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center, she spent two years in a physician shortage area in New York State and served as the medical director for Vermont EMS. She returned to the Medical Center of Vermont for a residency in radiology and a fellowship in cross-sectional imaging. Dr. Chertoff joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after completing her training in 1991, where she served as the program director for the diagnostic radiology residency for 17 years as well as vice chair for many years.

Dr. Chertoff ’s extensive leadership training includes as a 2003-2004 Fellow of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. She also received a master’s degree from the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth College in 2005. She completed a master’s of health care delivery science, a joint master’s program between the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and The Dartmouth Institute, in 2014.

A notable leader in the field, Dr. Chertoff is chair of the Hitchcock Foundation Board of Directors, a member of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board of Governors and a member of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board of Trustees. Dr. Chertoff is currently a member of the Varex Imaging Corporation Board of Directors.

Dr. Chertoff is particularly interested in workforce issues in radiology and gastrointestinal imaging, resident education, issues for women physicians, and faculty development. She serves on multiple institutional and national committees, including as past chair of the AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science. She is a past president of the Association of Clinician Educators in Radiology (ACER), the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR), the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) and the New Hampshire Radiological Society. Dr. Chertoff received the ACER Achievement Award, the APDR Achievement Award, the AUR Gold Medal, and the RSNA Outstanding Educator Award.

Drawing from her broad experience, Dr. Chertoff will discuss the current challenges in managing and understanding the radiology workforce in the current environment, and how radiologists can successfully navigate the changes and create strategies for a successful future.