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Charles E Kahn Jr., MD, MS, FACR

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street - 1 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3032
Fax: 215-662-7011
BA (Mathematics)
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 1985.
MS (Computer Sciences)
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Radiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, 1985-1989.
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1986.
American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology), 1989.
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Selected Publications

Chan PYW, Kahn CE Jr: Evaluating completeness of a radiology glossary using iterative refinement. Journal of Digital Imaging Oct 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10278-018-0137-0.

Martin-Carreras T, Kahn CE Jr: Integrating Wikipedia articles and images into an information resource for radiology patients. Journal of Digital Imaging Oct 2018 Notes: doi:

Martin-Carreras T, Kahn CE Jr: Coverage and readability of information resources to help patients understand radiology reports. Journal of the American College of Radiology Dec 2017 Notes: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.11.019.

Rubin DL, Kahn CE Jr: Common data elements in radiology. Radiology 283(3): 837-844, Nov 2017 Notes: DOI 10.1148/radiol.2016161553.

Cook TS, Oh SC, Kahn CE Jr: Patients' use and evaluation of an online system to annotate radiology reports with lay language definitions. Academic Radiology 24(9): 1169-1174, Sep 2017.

Kahn CE Jr: An ontology-based approach to estimate the frequency of rare diseases in narrative-text radiology reports. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 245: 896-900, 2017 Notes: DOI 10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-896.

Oh SC, Cook TS, Kahn CE Jr: PORTER: a prototype system for patient-oriented radiology reporting. Journal of Digital Imaging 29(4): 450-454, Aug 2016 Notes: Published online 8 Feb 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10278-016-9864-2.

Kahn CE Jr: Transitive closure of subsumption and causal relations in a large ontology of radiological diagnosis. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 61: 27–33, Mar 2016 Notes: DOI 10.1016/j.jbi.2016.03.015.

Palotti J, Hanbury A, Müller H, Kahn CE Jr: How users search and what they search for in the medical domain: Understanding laypeople and experts through query logs. Information Retrieval Journal 19: 189, Oct 2015.

Zafar HM, Chadalavada SC, Kahn CE Jr, Cook TS, Sloan CE, Lalevic D, Langlotz CP, Schnall MD: Code Abdomen: an assessment coding scheme for abdominal imaging findings possibly representing cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology 12(9): 947-950, June 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.04.005.

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