Akira Kawashima, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Genitourinary radiology
  1. 1992
    PhDKyushu University
  2. 1992
    Fellow - Cross Sectional Body ImagingThe Johns Hopkins University
  3. 1990
    Resident - RadiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  4. 1986
    Resident - RadiologyKyushu University
  5. 1985
    Research Associate - RadiologyRadiation Effects Research Foundation
  6. 1983
    Internship - RadiologyKyushu University
  7. 1983
    Resident - RadiologyKyushu University
  8. 1982
    MDKagoshima University
  9. 1978
    Liberal ArtsKagoshima University

Certifications

  1. 1990
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    2013 Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2012
    Magna Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  3. 2012
    Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  4. 2011
    Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  5. 2006
    Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  6. 2005
    Bronze MedalAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  7. 2005
    Carmen Award for Clinical ExcellenceDepartment of Radiology
  8. 2004
    Excellence in DesignRadiological Society of North America
  9. 2004
    Certificate of Outstanding ContributionAmerican College of Radiology
  10. 2004
    The Best Scientific PosterSociety of Uroradiology
  11. 2002
    European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) AwardEuropean Society of Urogenital Radiology
  12. 2001
    Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  13. 2001
    Cum LaudeAmerican Society of Emergency Radiology
  14. 2000
    Certificate of MeritSociety of Uroradiology
  15. 2000
    Certificate of Merit - Imaging of renal trauma: a comprehensive review (exhibit)American Roentgen Ray Society
  16. 2000
    Certificate of Merit - The left peritoneal space revisited (exhibit)American Roentgen Ray Society
  17. 2000
    Certificate of Merit - Improved accuracy of helical CT for the detection of acute appendicitis: the contribution of intravenous contrast (exhibit)American Roentgen Ray Society
  18. 2000
    Best Poster AwardEuropean Society of Urogenital Radiology
  19. 1999
    Dean's Excellence AwardsMedical School, University of Texas, Houston
  20. 1999
    Third PlaceAmerican Society of Emergency Radiology
  21. 1999
    Magna Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  22. 1999
    Certificate of Merit - CT evaluation of renal vascular disease (exhibit)American Roentgen Ray Society
  23. 1999
    Certificate of Merit - Run-off MR angiography following a single injection of Gadodiamide: evaluation of aortoiliac and peripheral arteries (electronic exhibit)American Roentgen Ray Society
  24. 1999
    Certificate of Merit - The left peritoneal space revisited (exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  25. 1999
    Certificate of Merit - Imaging of Renal Trauma: A comprehensive review (exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  26. 1998
    Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  27. 1998
    The Best Scientific PaperSociety of Uroradiology
  28. 1998
    Bronze MedalAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  29. 1997
    Dean's Excellence AwardsMedical School, University of Texas, Houston
  30. 1997
    Research Trainee PrizeRadiological Society of North America
  31. 1997
    Certificate of Merit - Non-traumatic hemorrhage of the adrenal gland: Evaluation with CT, ultrasonographic, and MR imaging (exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  32. 1997
    Certificate of Merit - Noncontrast helical CT of ureterolithiasis: how can ureteral calculus be differentiated from extraurinary calcifications with confidence? (exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  33. 1997
    Dean's Excellence AwardMedical School, University of Texas, Houston
  34. 1996
    Dean's Excellence AwardsMedical School, University of Texas, Houston
  35. 1996
    Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  36. 1996
    Certificate of MeritAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  37. 1996
    President's AwardAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  38. 1996
    Dean's Excellence AwardMedical School, University of Texas, Houston
  39. 1995
    Magna Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  40. 1992
    Best Teaching AwardThe Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016
    Abstract ReviewerARRS Annual Meeting, American Roentgen Ray Society
  2. 2015
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  3. 2014 - present
    Panel MemberACR-SAR Collaborate Committees
  4. 2013 - 2015
    Abstract ReviewerUrinary Section, Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  5. 2013
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  6. 2012 - 2013
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  7. 2012
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  8. 2011
    MemberResearch Committee, Society of Uroradiology
  9. 2011 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  10. 2010
    CoordinatorImaging of Renal Stone Disease, Content Contribution - Radiology, AskMayoExpert
  11. 2010
    CoordinatorBody Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Content Contribution - Radiology, AskMayoExpert
  12. 2010
    MemberScientific Committee, Society of Uroradiology
  13. 2010
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  14. 2009
    CoordinatorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  15. 2009
    CoordinatorAdrenal Mass, Content Contribution - Radiology, AskMayoExpert
  16. 2009
    CoordinatorImaging Urinary Tract Infection, Content Contribution - Radiology, AskMayoExpert
  17. 2009
    MemberScientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  18. 2009
    RepresentativeGenitourinary/Obstetric/Gynecologic Radiology subspecialty, Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  19. 2009 - present
    MemberHospital & Emergency Radiology Division, Department of Radiology
  20. 2007
    MemberProgram Committee, Society of Uroradiology
  21. 2007 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, Abdominal Radiology Course 2008
  22. 2006 - present
    MemberGU Sub-Committee, Scientific Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  23. 2003 - 2010
    SpokespersonGenitourinary Radiology, Department of Radiology
  24. 2003 - 2008
    MemberExpert Panel on Urologic Imaging, ACR appropriateness criteria committee, American College of Radiology
  25. 2003 - present
    MemberAbdominal Division Executive Committee, Department of Radiology
  26. 2003 - present
    MemberDepartment of Radiology
  27. 2002 - 2005
    MemberMRI Equipment Subcommittee (3T MRI Task Force), Department of Radiology
  28. 2000 - 2009
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  29. 2000
    FellowSociety of Uroradiology
  30. 2000
    MemberResearch Committee, Society of Uroradiology
  31. 2000
    MemberBody Imaging Fellowship Committee, Medical School, University of Texas, Houston
  32. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  33. 2000 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  34. 1999 - 2000
    ChairPerformance Improvement Committee, Department of Radiology, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital
  35. 1999 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  36. 1997 - present
    MemberSociety of Uroradiology
  37. 1996 - 2000
    MemberLibrary Committee, Department of Radiology, Medical School
  38. 1995 - 2000
    MemberHarris County Medical Society
  39. 1995 - 2000
    MemberTexas Medical Association
  40. 1995 - 2000
    MemberHouston Radiological Society
  41. 1995 - 2000
    MemberTexas Radiological Society
  42. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  43. 1994 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  44. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  45. 1982 - present
    MemberJapan Radiological Society
  46.  
    GU Imaging Liaison, GU eTumor Board, Genitourinary Radiology, Department of Radiology
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Publications

Research activities

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