Conference Faculty

Harriet Borofsky, MD

Harriet Borofsky, MD

Moderator

As medical director of breast imaging at the Mills-Peninsula Women's Center, Dr. Borofsky has been a champion for women's health and early detection of breast cancer, both within Mill-Peninsula and in th elarger community.  She has also taken a leadership role in campaigning activities not only for new technologies, but to assure that all women in the community have access to screening mammography. Her work with the Foundation Board enables over 500 uninsured woem to participate in the community screening program. 


DaCarla Albright, MD

DaCarla Albright, MD

Panelist

Dr. DaCarla M. Albright is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Wellness at the Perelman School of Medicine.  Clinically, Dr. Albright has a thriving practice as an academic generalist Obstetrician/Gynecologist, and has been in practice for nearly 20 years.  She emphasizes wellness and prevention in women’s health care and has a strong interest in breast health and screening practices.

Dr. Albright is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO).  As a result of her excellence in teaching and empathetic approach to medical care, Dr. Albright has been awarded a Perelman School of Medicine Penn Pearls Teaching Award and has been a Gold Humanism Honor Society Faculty Inductee. Since 2018, she has also been identified as a Top Doc in Obstetrics and Gynecology by Philadelphia Magazine and in the region.

Dr. Albright received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, followed by a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.  In her early career, she practiced at Jamaica Hospital in Queens, New York, transitioning to private practice at Lenox Hill Hospital until her relocation to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2008. 

Dr. Albright is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an avid cyclist, enjoys Peloton when indoors, her favorite sport is football, and she continues to enjoy cooking Louisiana favorites in her spare time.


Amy Patel, MD

Amy Patel, MD

Panelist

Dr. Amy K. Patel is a Board-Certified Radiologist who specializes in Breast Imaging. She is a Breast Radiologist, Medical Director of the Women’s Imaging Center at Liberty Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. 

 Dr. Patel is a graduate of the combined BA/MD accelerated program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed her Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita where she served as the first female chief resident in an all male program. She completed her Breast Imaging Fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University in Saint Louis. 

 Dr. Patel's professional interests include recruitment of women in radiology, as she established the American College of Radiology (ACR) Resident and Fellow Section Women and Diversity Advisory Group when she was in training and now serves on the ACR Commission for Women and Diversity. She is also on the steering committee for RADxx, an initiative to recruit women into imaging informatics. She also serves as Vice President on the American Association for Women in Radiology Board and will be President in 2023. Her interests also include mentorship, social media, also serving as chair of the social media committee for the Society of Breast Imaging and Associate Editor for Digital Media for the Journal of the American College of Radiology. She is also currently Chair of the ACR Young and Early Career Professional Section. 

 She also has an avid interest in radiology political advocacy, serving on the RADPAC Board. She is also a former ACR Rutherford Lavanty Fellow in Government Relations. She is also the first female and youngest radiologist recipient of the ACR Howard Fleishon MD Advocate of the Year Award. She is a staunch advocate for patients receiving access to standard radiological care, particularly in the realm of annual mammography screening beginning at age 40. Consequently, she was involved in helping pass the bill in the state of Missouri ensuring annual screening 2D and 3D mammography coverage beginning at age 40 in average risk women as well as the more recent bill ensuring coverage for above average risk women in accordance to ACR recommendations.

 


Our live World Class CME conferences for 2021 are open for registrations! In addition we offer monthly webinars in breast imaging and have other online course options.