James Brink, MD

James A. Brink is Radiologist-in-Chief at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Chair of Radiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Chief of Enterprise Radiology at the Mass General Brigham (MGB) Health System, and the Juan M. Taveras Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School (HMS). He earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University and an MD at Indiana University before completing his residency and fellowship at MGH in 1990. He joined the faculty at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine where he rose to the rank of Associate Professor prior to joining the faculty at Yale University in 1997. Dr. Brink served as Chair of the Yale Department of Diagnostic Radiology from 2006 to 2013 prior to returning to MGH as Radiologist-in-Chief. In 2021, his responsibilities expanded to include service as Chair of Radiology at BWH and Chief of Enterprise Radiology at MGB.

Dr. Brink is a fellow of the Society for Advanced Body Imaging, fellow of the American College of Radiology, past-president of the American Roentgen Ray Society, past-president of the American College of Radiology, and immediate past-president of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology. Dr. Brink has been awarded gold medals from the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American College of Radiology. He is an honorary member of the European Society of Radiology, the Japanese Radiological Society, the Chinese Society of Radiology, the Chinese Radiologists Association, the Italian Society of Medical Radiology, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, and the International Organization for Medical Physics. In 2019, Dr. Brink was awarded ‘Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer’ from Purdue University, and in 2020, he was elected as ‘Distinguished Emeritus Member’ by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Dr. Brink has broad experience in medical imaging, including the utilization and management of imaging resources, with specific interest and expertise in issues related to the monitoring and control of medical radiation exposure.

Chief, Enterprise Radiology, Mass General Brigham;

Juan M. Taveras Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School


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