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Alison Chetlen, DO

Alison Chetlen, DO

Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Cancer Institute, Breast Cancer Team
ALL154@psu.edu
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Research Interests

Dr. Alison Chetlen has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts related to breast cancer screening, breast magnetic resonance imaging, management and recruitment of women at high risk for developing breast cancer, anticoagulation and breast biopsy, online social networking, simulation in radiology, virtual journal club, peer learning and peer coaching, and development of a breast health chatbot.

She is involved as a co-investigator in numerous ACRIN trials. She lectures to the community on risk assessment and screening for breast cancer and speaks locally and regionally on topics such as new breast imaging technologies.

 

  • Breast
  • Radiology
  • Mammography
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Radiologists
  • Neoplasms
  • Education
  • Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Medical Students
  • Psychological Burnout

Recent Publications

2024

Averill, SL, Gomez, EN, Belfi, LM, Hui, J, Mallak, N & Chetlen, A 2024, 'Night and Day, Why Radiologists Need Play', Academic Radiology, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 360-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2023.11.039
Belfi, LM, Bartolotta, RJ, Averill, SL, Bulman, JC, Chetlen, A, Jay, AK, Methratta, ST & Deitte, LA 2024, 'The Big Squeeze: Factors Contributing to Moral Distress Among Radiologist Clinician-Educators', Academic Radiology, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 2167-2174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2023.12.031

2023

Expert Panel on Breast Imaging 2023, 'ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Breast Implant Evaluation: 2023 Update', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. S329-S350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2023.08.019
Expert Panel on Breast Imaging 2023, 'ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Palpable Breast Masses: 2022 Update', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. S146-S163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2023.02.013
Averill, SL, Woods, RW, Desoky, SM, Alexandre Frigini, L, Chetlen, AL, Oliveira, AM, Desperito, E & Belfi, LM 2024, 'NAM National Plan for Health Workforce Well-being: Applications for Radiology', Academic Radiology, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 2097-2108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2023.10.022

2022

Expert Panel on Breast Imaging 2022, 'ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging After Breast Surgery', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. S341-S356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.09.003
Petscavage-Thomas, JM, Hardy, S & Chetlen, A 2022, 'Mitigation Tactics Discovered During COVID-19 with Long-Term Report Turnaround Time and Burnout Reduction Benefits', Academic Radiology, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 1786-1791. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2022.04.016
Belfi, LM, Chetlen, A, Frigini, A, Jay, A, Methratta, ST, Robbins, J, Woods, R & Deitte, L 2023, 'Recovering Joy in the Workplace Requires P.R.A.C.T.I.C.E.', Academic Radiology, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 536-540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2022.05.002
Agarwal, V, Mullins, ME, Mainiero, MB, Suh, RD, Chetlen, AL & Lewis, PJ 2022, 'The ADVICER Template for Faculty Reviewer Letters for Promotion and Appointment', Academic Radiology, vol. 29, no. 9, pp. 1413-1416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.027

2021

Burns, J, Chetlen, A, Morgan, DE, Catanzano, TM, McLoud, TC, Slanetz, PJ & Jay, AK 2022, 'Affecting Change: Enhancing Feedback Interactions with Radiology Trainees', Academic Radiology, vol. 29, pp. S111-S117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.05.018
Shen, C, Klein, RW, Moss, JL, Dodge, DG, Chetlen, AL, Stahl, KA, Zhou, S, Leslie, DL, Ruffin, MT & Lengerich, EJ 2021, 'Association Between Dense Breast Legislation and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 890-899. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.05.020
Tran, L, Chetlen, AL, Leslie, DL & Segel, JE 2022, 'Effect of Out-of-Pocket Costs on Subsequent Mammography Screening', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 24-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.09.028
Sivarajah, R, Dinh, ML & Chetlen, A 2021, 'Errors in Breast Imaging: How to Reduce Errors and Promote a Safety Environment', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 221-230. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbi/wbaa118
Petscavage-Thomas, J, Beatty-Chadha, J, Chetlen, A, Artrip, R, Welkie, J & Neutze, J 2021, 'Medical Student Elective to Improve Diagnosis in Health Care: Developing Solutions to Reduce Patient Harm', Academic Radiology, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 997-1001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2020.12.027
Belfi, LM, Jordan, SG, Chetlen, A, Deitte, LA, Frigini, LA, Methratta, ST, Robbins, J, Woods, R, Benefield, T & Jay, AK 2022, 'Self-Care and Storytelling for Radiologists: A Feasibility Study', Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 445-449. https://doi.org/10.1067/j.cpradiol.2021.06.010

2020

Sivarajah, R, Welkie, J, Mack, J, Casas, RS, Paulishak, M & Chetlen, AL 2020, 'A review of breast pain: Causes, imaging recommendations, and treatment', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 101-111. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbi/wbz082
Slanetz, PJ, Bedi, H, Kesler, T & Chetlen, A 2020, 'Optimizing Journal Clubs in the Post–COVID-19 Era', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 1496-1498. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.07.031
Bouhmam, H, Romanoski, N & Chetlen, A 2020, 'Reducing Barriers to Breast Imaging in Patients with Mobility Limitations', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 56-60.
Catanzano, TM, Slanetz, P, Schaefer, PW, Chetlen, AL, Naeger, DM, Mohammed, TL, Agarwal, V & Mullins, ME 2021, 'Vice Chair for Education: Twelve Roles to Provide a Framework for Success', Academic Radiology, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 1010-1017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2020.02.022
Sivarajah, RT, Brown, K & Chetlen, A 2020, '“I can see clearly now.” fundamentals of breast ultrasound optimization', Clinical Imaging, vol. 64, pp. 124-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.03.012