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Emily Fox Conant, MD

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Admissions Committee PSOM, Penn Medicine
HUP Medical Legal Committee, Penn Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Radiology
Medical School Committee on Professionalism and Physician Well-being, Penn Medicine
FOCUS Advisory Council Member, Penn Medicine
Faculty Wellness Committee Member, Penn Medicine
Women's Health Scholar Certificate Program Advisory Council, Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Medicine
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624032
Fax: 2156627436
B.A. (Zoology)
University of Vermont, 1976.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Graduate Hospital Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1985.
Radiology Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-1989.
Fellowship-Concentration Year Pulmonary & Breast Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Kodak Radiology Management Course, Association of University Radiologists, 2007-2007.
Harvard Leadership Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 2008-2008.
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, 1985.
Written Radiology Board Completion, 1988.
Oral Radiology Board Completion, 1989.
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Description of Research Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening

Description of Clinical Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Education

Selected Publications

Amir T, Zuckerman SP, Barufaldi B, Maidment AD, Conant EF.: Comparison of radiation dose between 2D digital stereotactic versus digital breast tomosynthesis-guided breast biopsies. Eur J Radiol Nov 2021.

Friebel-Klingner TM, Ehsan S, Conant EF, Kontos D, Domchek SM, McCarthy AM.: Risk factors for breast cancer subtypes among Black women undergoing screening mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat Aug 2021.

Edmonds CE, Zuckerman SP, Conant EF.: Management of Unilateral Axillary Lymphadenopathy Detected on Breast MRI in the Era of COVID-19 Vaccination. AJR Am J Roentgenol Aug 2021.

Haji Maghsoudi O, Gastounioti A, Scott C, Pantalone L, Wu FF, Cohen EA, Winham S, Conant EF, Vachon C, Kontos D.: Deep-LIBRA: An artificial-intelligence method for robust quantification of breast density with independent validation in breast cancer risk assessment. Med Image Anal 73: 102138, Jul 2021.

Durand MA, Friedewald SM, Plecha DM, Copit DS, Barke LD, Rose SL, Hayes MK, Greer LN, Dabbous FM, Conant EF.: False-Negative Rates of Breast Cancer Screening with and without Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Radiology Feb 2021.

Elmi A, Conant EF, Kozlov A, Young AJ, Long Q, Doot RK, McDonald ES.: Preoperative breast MR imaging in newly diagnosed breast cancer: Comparison of outcomes based on mammographic modality, breast density and breast parenchymal enhancement. Clin Imaging Feb 2021.

Eriksson M, Czene K, Conant EF, Hall P.: Use of Low-Dose Tamoxifen to Increase Mammographic Screening Sensitivity in Premenopausal Women. Cancers (Basel) 13: 302, Jan 2021.

Watt GP, Sung J, Morris EA, Buys SS, Bradbury AR, Brooks JD, Conant EF, Weinstein SP, Kontos D, Woods M, Colonna SV, Liang X, Stein MA, Pike MC, Bernstein JL.: Association of breast cancer with MRI background parenchymal enhancement: the IMAGINE case-control study. Breast Cancer Res 22: 138, Dec 2020.

Zuckerman SP, Sprague BL, Weaver DL, Herschorn SD, Conant EF.: Multicenter Evaluation of Breast Cancer Screening with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Combination with Synthetic versus Digital Mammography. Radiology Dec 2020.

Weinstein SP, Korhonen K, Cirelli C, Schnall MD, McDonald ES, Pantel AR1, Zuckerman S, Borthakur A, Conant EF: Abbreviated Breast MR for Supplemental Screening of Women with Dense Breasts and Average Risk. Journal Clin Onc Nov 2020.

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