Janet H. Sherman, MD, MA

Dr. Janet Hope Sherman is enthusiastic about diagnostic radiology, magnetic resonance imaging, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, technical innovation and education.

Dr. Sherman is a board certified diagnostic radiologist, fellowship trained in magnetic resonance imaging. Her decades of experience includes radiology education, telemedicine, teleradiology, regional and national virtual education, MRI, MRA, MRV sequence optimization and development, clinical radiology, quality improvement and ongoing quality assurance, in New England and at a national level, evidenced based imaging guidelines utilization, business development, radiology administration, current lab director, and medical advisor, and prior roles as Chief of Technical Development and MR Angiography and Corporate Medical Director of The MRI Centers of New England. She implemented the vascular radiology program with contrast and non-contrast enhanced neurological, body and peripheral vascular MRA and MRV programs for the MRI Centers of New England, developed and optimized protocols, and parameters for all clinical MRI field strengths, pioneered the clinical imaging implementations at low field and led the quality improvement and educational program for all MRICNE teleradiology partners throughout New England. Collaborations with their President and soon to be chief executive officer, lead them to grow from the original single medical office, to providing multi-modality New England regional services. Dr. Sherman co-developed Medical Response and Intervention, collaboratively providing radiology and MRI emergency prevention and preparedness education and seminars, with lectures, training and hands on mock adverse events drills provided in New England.

Dr. Sherman is enthusiastic about MRI, fostering students’ educational goals at Boston University, Boston University Medical School since 2014, in the Bioimaging program. She has served as practicum advisor, developed and implemented Clinical and MR Pathophysiology Course curriculum in 2015, has been actively involved in virtual education in the Clinical Internship Course, created and jointly provides the now clinically focused curriculum for the 2022 Sectional Anatomy Course. Dr. Sherman was nominated for the GMS Exceptional Teaching Award during COVID-19. Dr. Sherman wholeheartedly supports collaborative, supportive, inclusion and diversity in work, education and life, nurturing the talents and achievements for all abilities. Working well and kindly together we continue to learn, thrive and succeed.

Dr. Sherman is delighted to foster education and support students in their goals and notes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”

Contact Information

Email: jhsherm@bu.edu


1993 | Fellowship | MRI | Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Hospital
1992 | Residency | Radiology Harvard Medical School New England Deaconess Hospital
1988 | Internship | Internal Medicine | Tufts Newton Wellesley Hospital
1987 | MD | University of Massachusetts Medical School
1983 | BA Biology | BA/MA Biochemistry | Brandeis University

Lab/Research: Email jhsherm@bu.edu