About Jeanne Ackman, MD

A.B., Harvard University, 1983-1987
M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1987-1991

Postdoctoral Training

Internship, Internal Medicine, Greenwich Hospital, 1991-1992
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1992-1996
Mini-fellowships, Pediatric Radiology (6 months), Thoracic Radiology (6 months), Massachusetts General Hospital, 1995-1996
Fellowship, Body/Women's Imaging, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1996-1997

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect St.
Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: 508-825-8165

Medical Education

  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

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    • Ackman JB, Wu CC.  MRI of the Thymus. Am J Roentgenol.  197:W15-20, 2011.
    • Ackman JB, Kovacina B, Carter BW, et al. Sex difference in normal thymic appearance in adults 20-30 years of age. Radiology. 268:245-53, 2013.
    • Ackman JB, Wu CC, Halpern EF, Abbott GF, Shepard JA. Non-vascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging: The current state of training, utilization, and perceived value. Survey of the Society of Thoracic Radiology membership. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 29:252-57, 2014.
    • Ackman JB. A practical guide to non-vascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 29:17-29, 2014.
    • Ackman JB, Verzosa S, Kovach AE, et al.  High rate of unnecessary thymectomy and its cause.  Can computed tomography distinguish thymoma, lymphoma, thymic hyperplasia, and thymic cysts? European Journal of Radiology.  84(3); 524-33, 2015.
    • Ackman JB, Gaissert HA, Lanuti M, Digumarthy SR, Shepard JO, Halpern EF, Wright CD.  Impact of nonvascular thoracic MRI on the clinical decision-making of thoracic surgeons:  A two-year prospective study.  Radiology. 280(2):464-74, 2016.  PMID: 26909650

    • Ackman JB, Nitiwarangkul C, Mercaldo SF.  Extent of intra-protocol and inter-site variability of thoracic MR acquisition times at a large quaternary institution; MR technologist insights as to its causes.  J Thoracic Imaging. 34(6):356-61, 2019. PMID: 30913138

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