Faculty & Staff

Alexander Ruutiainen, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, 2004.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, Perlman School of Medicine, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Year Intern, Crozier Chester Medical Center, 2008-2009.
Resident in Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2013.
Chief Resident of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013.
Fellow in Musculoskeletal Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014.
Certifications
ACLS, 2013.
American Board of Radiology, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Ruutiainen AT, Durand DJ, Scanlon MH, Itri JN.: Increased error rates in preliminary reports issued by radiology residents working more than 10 consecutive hours overnight. Academy Radiologist Page: 305-311, 2013.

Itri JN, Ruutiainen, Scanlon MS: Reducing the impact of fatigue on resident major discrepancies by shortening overnight call shift length. Presented as a poster at ACR AMCLC, in Washington DC. May 2011.

DeLeo MDD III, Itri JN, Ruutiainen AT, Scanlon MH: Developing pre-procedural checklists to reduce fluoroscopy times and improve team performance. Presented as a poster at ACR AMCLC, Washington DC. May 2011.

Ruutiainen AT, Scanlon MS, Itri JN: Identifying benchmarks for discrepancy rates in preliminary interpretations provided by radiology trainees at the academic institution. Presented as a poster at ACR AMCLC in Washington, DC. May 2011.

DeLeo MJ, Itri JN, Ruutiainen AT, Scanlon MH.: Developing Preprocedural Checklist to Reduce Fluoroscopy Times and Improve Team Performance. Presented as a Quality Storyboard in RSNA in Chicago, IL. 2011.

Ruutiainen AT, Scanlon MH, Itri JN.: The negative impact of limiting consecutive nights of night float on radiology resident performance. Presented as an electronic poster in RSNA in Chicago, IL. 2011.

Ruutiainen At, Scanlon MS, Itri JN.: Identifying Benchmarks for Discrepancy Rates in Preliminary Interpretations Provided by Radiology Trainees at an Academic Institution. J AM College Radiology Page: 644-8, 2011.

Itri, JN, Ruutiainen AT, Scanlon MH.: Reducing the Impact of Fatigue on Resident Major Discrepancy Rate by Shortening Overnight Call Shift. Presented as an oral presentation by ITRI JN in RSNA in Chicago, IL 2011.

Ruutiainen At, Levin MS, Dumon K.: Intraluminal erosion and retrograde migration of laparoscopic gastric band with high-grade obstruction at gastroesophageal junction. Surg Obes Relat Dis April 2010.

Rosen MA, Ruutiainen A, Siegelman E, Jones L, Sun W, Reddy R, Shaked A, Olthoff K, Soulen M.: Response assessment of HCC undergoing chemoembolization by necrosis-adjusted models. American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Orlando, FL J Clin Oncol,27(15s):e15528. May 2009 Notes: Poster presentation.

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