Visiting Professor - Dr. Richard L. Ehman


The University of Toronto, Medical Imaging Visiting Professor Program is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Ehman (Blanche R. & Richard J. Erlanger Professor of Medical Research at the Mayo Clinic) will be visiting the Department on December 14-15, 2017.

Richard L. Ehman, M.D. is Professor of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic and Emeritus member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees. His research program is focused on developing new imaging technologies. He holds more than 40 patents and many of these inventions are widely used in medical care.

He has served as chair of the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Study Section of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the NIH, and as a member of the Council of Councils of the NIH.  Dr. Ehman was awarded the Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 1995 for his research contributions and the Outstanding Researcher Award of the Radiological Society of North America in 2006. He was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science in 2010 and named Mayo Clinic Distinguished Investigator in 2014. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology in 2016.

Dr. Ehman has served as president of many professional organizations, including the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2002-03, the Academy of Radiology Research in 2012-14, and the Society for Body Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance in 2013-14. He currently serves as President of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Itinerary Includes

December 14, 2017 –  12:00 to 1:00 pm – Lecture: Magnetic Resonance Elastography: A New Touch in Medical Imaging

December 14, 2017 –   2:00 to 3:30 pm – Session with Residents – Career Perspectives and Tips for Aspiring Inventors in Radiology

December 14, 2017 –   5:15 to 6:30 pm – Lecture: Advanced MR Elastography of Liver and Brain Disease

December 15, 2017 –   9:00 to 11:00 am – Lecture: The Future of Innovation in Radiology

A detailed itinerary for his visit, including location, will be distributed closer to the event.  

Toronto General Hospital
Thursday, December 14, 2017 (All day) to Friday, December 15, 2017 (All day)