Efren J Flores, M.D., FACR

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Radiology, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Thoracic Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital
Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
MGB Radiology, Mass General Brigham
Thoracic Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD 2005
breast cancer screening; cancer screening; care delivery transformation; community health; contrast media; decision making; emergency medicine; health disparities; health equity; healthcare delivery; inclusion and belonging; lung cancer screening; population health; radiographic image interpretation computer-assisted; radiography dual-energy scanned projection; tomography x-ray computed Dr. Flores completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he currently serves as faculty in Thoracic Imaging and as Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Flores has served in several leadership roles at MGH, including his current role as Vice Chair for Radiology Diversity Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and as the founding Director of the Radiology Inclusion and Systemic Equity (RISE) Center. Dr. Flores is a nationally recognized health services researcher focused on understanding health disparities and advancing health equity among historically underserved racial and ethnic minority communities. In recognition of his health disparities research advancing health equity, Dr. Flores has been awarded numerous awarded grants, invited to multiple presentations nationally, and peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Flores health equity work is guided by the overarching goal of fostering trust and a sense of belonging. In recognition for his work, Dr. Flores was selected as one of the inaugural National Academy of Medicine Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence in 2021, and currently serves in several institutional and national committees, including as Co-Chair of the Health Equity Committee for the Radiological Society of North America and as Associate Editor of Health Equity for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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