Kaufman Named President-elect for Board of Governors 

Kaufman Named President-elect for Board of Governors 

Interventional radiologist John A. Kaufman, MD, MS, has been named president-elect of the ABR Board of Governors. Dr. Kaufman will begin his duties at the end of the fall board meeting in late September. Cheri L. Canon, MD, will start her two-year team as board president at the same time.

Dr. Kaufman has more than 30 years of experience in his field. He holds the Frederick S. Keller endowed professorship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland and continues clinical practice. Dr. Kaufman was the inaugural chair of the Dotter Department of Interventional Radiology and director of the Dotter Interventional Institute at OHSU.

Throughout his career, Dr. Kaufman’s research has focused on vena cava filters. More recently, he has been studying venous diseases. In 2010, he earned a master’s degree in healthcare management from the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard.

He earned his MD from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1982 and interned at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Then, he finished a residency at Boston University/Boston City Hospital. He later became chief resident in radiology and performed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology there.

Dr. Kaufman has been active in the American Heart Association, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, and Radiological Society of North America. A longtime fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Dr. Kaufman has served as SIR president and SIR Foundation chair. Both SIR and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) have awarded him gold medals.


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