Rachel Brem, MD


Rachel Brem

Rachel Brem, MD, is an expert in the field of breast imaging and intervention. She is the Director of Breast Imaging and Intervention as well as a Professor of Radiology at The George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Brem serves as the Director of the Breast Imaging and Intervention Fellowship at The George Washington University Medical Center as well as the Vice-Chair for Research and Faculty Development in the Department of Radiology at The George Washington University.

Dr. Brem earned her medical degree from Columbia University. She completed her internship in internal medicine at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and her residency in radiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She pursued further training in magnetic resonance imaging and breast imaging as a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Radiology and Radiological Science.

Dr. Brem has received numerous awards, honors and recognition throughout her career, including Jewish Women International’s, “Ten Women to Watch,” the Journal of Women’s Imaging’s “Editor’s Recognition Award” and the International Biographical Center’s “Woman of the Year.” Presently she is recognized in Who’s Who Among American Women.

Dr. Brem has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and abstracts, and has chapters in various books, including “Advances in Radiology & Radiation Oncology” and “Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology.” Presently she serves as a reviewer to numerous journals including The Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the American Journal of Roentgenology, The Breast Journal, the Journal of Nuclear Medicine and the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Some of Dr. Brem’s professional memberships include the Maryland Radiologic Society, the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, the American Society of Breast Disease, the Maryland Cancer Registry Advisory Committee, and the American Association for Women Radiologists.

Podcast: What You Need to Know About Breast Health

Rachel F. Brem, MD, FACR, FSBI, discusses the various breast cancer screening options (mammography, ultrasound, MR, molecular breast imaging) and clears up some of the confusion surrounding the current mammography recommendations. Dr. Brem also explains the advances in biopsy procedures, as well as why early detection is crucial in preserving women's lives.

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Rachel Brem, MD

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