Dr. Reni S. Butler

Dr. Reni S. Butler

Yale School of Medicine , United States

Title Of Presentation :
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis – What Have We Learned?


Dr. Butler received her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology and fellowship in Breast Imaging at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. After 10 years in private practice in the Chicago area, she returned to academic medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and joined the medical faculty of Yale School of Medicine in 2009. Dr. Butler’s areas of research interest include digital breast tomosynthesis, screening breast ultrasound, and 3T breast MRI. In addition, she served as national co-PI for a multi-institutional clinical trial of opto-acoustic breast imaging, recognized as a high-impact clinical trial at the 2017 meeting of the RSNA and published in Radiology and the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Dr. Butler has actively pursued a teaching role at Yale and within the radiology community at large. After completing a medical education fellowship at the Yale School of Medicine, she founded the Yale Undergraduate Shadowing Program at the Smilow Breast Center, which provides early exposure to medicine for pre-medical students at Yale College. She participated in revising the medical school curriculum of the Yale School of Medicine, where she teaches first-year medical students, introducing Diagnostic Radiology in early medical education. Dr. Butler has received awards for excellence in teaching from her own residents at Yale and held several visiting professorships in Connecticut at community hospital-based residency programs. She has lectured at regional, national, and international CME meetings and served on national committees, including the RSNA Breast Imaging Exhibit Review Panel and ARRS Education Evaluation Committee. Dr. Butler is also a reviewer for the European Journal of RadiologyActa Radiological, and Radiographics, for which she has received multiple Editor’s Recognition Awards.