Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Associate Professor of Radiology Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Associate Medical Student Radiology Clerkship Director, University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Education and Training
2004-2008 MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (Alpha Omega Alpha)
2016-2018 MPH, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2008-2009 Internship, Christiana Care Health System/Jefferson Medical College
2009-2013 Radiology Residency, University of Maryland Medical Center
2013-2014 Musculoskeletal Imaging & Intervention Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
2013-2014 Education Fellowship, Harvard Medical School
2014-2015 Imaging Informatics Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Awan is a Musculoskeletal Radiologist with a special interest in Education and Informatics. Dr. Awan is board certified by both the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Imaging Informatics. Clinically, Dr. Awan interprets all Musculoskeletal examinations including radiography, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine studies. He also performs minimally invasive interventional procedures such as soft tissue and bone biopsies.
His career priorities include creating and implementing innovative teaching methods and educational assessment tools to make the learning experience more meaninfgul and productive for all of his trainees, students, and mentees. Dr. Awan remains a strong advocate for audience response tools in education, helping bring RSNA Diagnosis Live (an image based audience response tool) to the department of radiology at the University of Maryland. He is also the administrator for the department wide teaching file and is the faculty advisor for the radiology global health elective offered to the radiology residents.
Dr. Awan's research interests include Musculoskeletal tumors, trauma, radiology education, quality improvement, and Imaging Informatics. Dr. Awan is a frequent lecturer and educator at many of the field's national and international meetings, including Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the Association of University Radiologists (AUR), and the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). He moderates the international radiology residency case-based competition through RSNA Diagnosis Live at the annual RSNA meeting, and gives multiple case based reviews for residents at AUR and ARRS.
Musculoskeletal Tumors, Trauma, Radiology Education, Quality Improvement, Imaging Informatics
Musculoskeletal Radiology, Musculoskeletal Imaging & Intervention
2014 Outstanding Resident/Fellow Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School, voted by Harvard Medical Students
2014 Fellow of the Year Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
2014 Fellow Award for Excellence in Teaching Medical Students, Harvard Medical School
2017 Attending of the Year Award, Temple University Department of Radiology, Best Teacher Award
2018 Kozera Teaching Academy Inductee, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University