Kitt A. Shaffer, MD, PhD

Professor, Radiology

Kitt Shaffer
820 Harrison Ave


Expertise includes: Thoracic imaging; Breast imaging; Educational methodology; Interactive teaching methods; Digital teaching methods.


  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Kansas, PhD
  • Kansas State University, BA


  • Published on 2/12/2019

    Shaffer K. Mammographic Parenchymal Analysis: Can We Do Better with Digital Assistance? Radiology. 2019 Apr; 291(1):21-22. PMID: 30747593.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/19/2018

    Shaffer K. "Why We Need a Guide to New Teaching Methods Now". Acad Radiol. 2019 Jan; 26(1):114-115. PMID: 30343839.

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  • Published on 8/16/2018

    Gunderman RB, Shaffer K. Building a Tree From the Leaves Down: A Challenge for Contemporary Educators. Acad Radiol. 2018 10; 25(10):1359-1360. PMID: 30120050.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/29/2018

    Chesebro AL, Rives AF, Shaffer K. Male Breast Disease: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018 Jul 29. PMID: 30122313.

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  • Published on 3/1/2018

    Shaffer K. Can Machine Learning Be Used to Generate a Model to Improve Management of High-Risk Breast Lesions? Radiology. 2018 03; 286(3):819-821. PMID: 29461953.

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  • Published on 10/24/2017

    Paul DK, Castro-Aragon I, Tannenbaum A, LeBedis C, Gupta A, Shaffer K, Kadom N. Film-Based Teaching Cases: Ditch or Digitize? J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 02; 15(2):343-345. PMID: 29079251.

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  • Published on 2/17/2016

    Pujol S, Baldwin M, Nassiri J, Kikinis R, Shaffer K. Using 3D Modeling Techniques to Enhance Teaching of Difficult Anatomical Concepts. Acad Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(4):507-16. PMID: 26897601.

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  • Published on 7/17/2014

    Spentzouris G, Zandian A, Cesmebasi A, Kinsella CR, Muhleman M, Mirzayan N, Shirak M, Tubbs RS, Shaffer K, Loukas M. The clinical anatomy of the inferior vena cava: a review of common congenital anomalies and considerations for clinicians. Clin Anat. 2014 Nov; 27(8):1234-43. PMID: 25042045.

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  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Eisenstein A, Vaisman L, Johnston-Cox H, Gallan A, Shaffer K, Vaughan D, O'Hara C, Joseph L. Integration of basic science and clinical medicine: the innovative approach of the cadaver biopsy project at the Boston University School of Medicine. Acad Med. 2014 Jan; 89(1):50-3. PMID: 24280854.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Arya R, Morrison T, Zumwalt A, Shaffer K. Making education effective and fun: stations-based approach to teaching radiology and anatomy to third-year medical students. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):1311-8. PMID: 24029065.

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