Donald Resnick, MD, FACR
Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the University of California, San Diego
Former Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging
Donald L. Resnick, MD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Former Chief of Osteoradiology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has devoted more than 30 years to musculoskeletal radiology education.
Dr Resnick has written over 1100 scientific and educational articles (more than 100 published in Radiology), 72 book chapters, and 16 books on musculoskeletal radiology. Dr Resnick is a renowned lecturer, having given over 50 named lectures throughout the world including the Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen Honorary Lecture at the European Congress of Radiology and the Ho Hung Chiu Medical Education Foundation Lecture in Hong Kong. His list of dozens of awards and honors includes the American Roentgen Ray Gold Medal, Diagnostic Imaging Magazine’s 20 Most Influential People in Radiology, Medical Imaging Industry’s Top 10 Radiologists, twice-awarded AuntMinnie.com Most Effective Radiology Educator, and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Zurich. In 2018, ACR bestowed the Gold Medal on Dr. Resnick for his lifetime achievements.
Dr Resnick is a member of 9 radiology societies, and is a past president of the International Skeletal Society. In addition, he is an Honorary Fellow of 6 radiology societies in Europe and Asia. He serves on a multitude of departmental, hospital/medical school, and national committees. He has served on editorial boards and as a manuscript reviewer for 18 leading journals including AJR, Radiology, and RadioGraphics.
More than 150 clinical fellows and 400 international research fellows, from over 20 countries throughout the world, have received one-on-one training through his fellowship programs. Amazingly, 70% of these fellows pursued academic careers after their training. More than 1000 visitors have come to his base of operations, known as “The Bone Pit”.
Kevin Rice, MD and Donald Resnick, MD at RSNA 2016