Janet R. Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd

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Janet R. Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd, is an attending physician and Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She holds the Patricia Borns Endowed Chair in Radiology Education. She is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Family Practice - Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada


Family Practice - Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Diagnostic Radiology - Victoria Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (Chief Resident)


Pediatric Radiology - Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Junior Staff Radiologist - Brigham and Woman's Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology – American Board of Radiology
Pediatric Radiology – American Board of Radiology

Graduate Degree

MSEd - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Vice Chair of Education

Patricia Borns Endowed Chair in Radiology Education

Professor of Clinical Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Selected Publications


Reid JR, Gokli A (2020) Elevating radiology education research through a dedicated research fellowship: adding professional identity as essential for success. Acad Radiol. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.11.007

Velez-Flores MC, Reid JR, Gokli A (2020) The Value of Qualitative Inquiry in Radiology and Medical Education Research: Evaluation of Three Successful Publications. Pediatr Radiol

Acharya PT, Parentes V, Frush DP, Reid JR (2020) Radiation in pediatric imaging: A primer for pediatricians. Pediatr Ann 49:e370–e373. doi: 10.3928/19382359-20200825-01

Markowitz RI, Reid JR, Hee TP, et al. (2020) Preserving the value of legacy film-based teaching files in pediatric radiology. Pediatr Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04818-7

Loper PL, Reid JR (2020) Teaching our learners to swim: attachment theory and the educator’s role in promoting mastery in pediatric radiology training. Pediatr Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04763-5

Taylor GA (2020) Emotional engagement in learning through humor and storytelling. Pediatr Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04729-7

Reid JR, Delgado JL, Hailu TA, et al. (2020) Pediatric MRI Training versus Job-readiness: Using Education Research Tools to Re- align. Pediatric Radiology

Gokli A, Dayneka JS, Saul D, et al. (2020) RADIAL: Leveraging a Learning Management System to Support Radiology Education. Pediatr Radiol

Durand R, Reid JR, Belasco JB, et al. (2020) Radiologic Assessment of Sirolimus for Treatment of Complex Lymphatic Malformations. AJR Am J Roentgenol

States LJ, Reid JR (2020) Whole-Body PET/MRI Applications in Pediatric Oncology. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1–13. doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.22677

Bloom DA, Reid JR, Cassady CI (2020) Education in the time of COVID-19. Pediatr Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04728-8

Gokli A, Reid JR (2020) Using Education Expertise to Rethink the Radiology “Teaching File”: An Extensive Revision to Optimize Educational Value. Pediatr Radiol

Reid JR, Strouse PJ (2020) Exploring the expansive dimensions of education. Pediatr Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04700-6

Baad M, Delgado J, Dayneka JS, et al. (2020) Diagnostic Performance and Role of the Contrast Enema for Low Intestinal Obstruction in Neonates. Pediatr Surg Int

Pfeifer CM, Gokli A, Reid JR (2020) Advancing from gender equity to women in leadership in pediatric radiology. Pediatr Radiol 50:631–633. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04645-w

Frush D, Reid JR (2020) Xray shields going by the wayside: What you and your patients need to know. AAP News 41:1,10.

Zember J, Reid J, Gorfu Y, et al. (2020) Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Creation as an International Education Outreach Effort in Ethiopia. J Grad Med Educ 12:98–103. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-19-00291.1

Strouse PJ, Romberg EK, Jarrett DY, et al. (2020) The continuous lure of pediatric radiology. Pediatr Radiol 50:3–12. doi: 10.1007/s00247-019-04569-0


Srinivasan AS, Saade-Lemus S, Servaes SE, et al. (2019) Imaging surveillance for children with predisposition to renal tumors. Pediatr Radiol 49:1453–1462. doi: 10.1007/s00247-019-04432-2

Saade-Lemus S, Degnan AJ, Acord MR, et al. (2019) Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging of pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes: special considerations, challenges and perspective. Pediatr Radiol 49:1506–1515. doi: 10.1007/s00247-019-04431-3

Pomeranz CB, Reid JR (2019) Progressive pseudorheumatoid dysplasia: a report of three cases and a review of radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings. Skeletal Radiol 48:1323–1328. doi: 10.1007/s00256-019-3165-z


Markowitz RI, Reid JR (2018) Teaching and learning in the millennial age. Pediatr Radiol 48:1377–1380. doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4215-8

Reid JR, Baker RS (2018) Designing and testing an educational innovation. Pediatr Radiol 48:1406–1409. doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4193-x

Zember J, Saul D, Delgado J, et al. (2018) Radiology rounds in the intensive care units through a telepresence model. J Am Coll Radiol 15:1655–1657. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.06.014

Judit Machnitz A, Reid JR, Acord MR, et al. (2018) MRI of the bowel - beyond inflammatory bowel disease. Pediatr Radiol 48:1280–1290. doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4166-0

Reid JR, States LJ (2018) Ionizing radiation use and cancer predisposition syndromes in children. J Am Coll Radiol 15:1238–1239. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.04.011

Ntoulia A, Back SJ, Shellikeri S, et al. (2018) Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography (ceVUS) with the intravesical administration of the ultrasound contrast agent OptisonTM for vesicoureteral reflux detection in children: a prospective clinical trial. Pediatr Radiol 48:216–226. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-4026-3

Chapman T, Reid JR, O’Connor EE (2018) Corrigendum to “Anonymity and Electronics: Adapting Preparation for Radiology Resident Examination”: [Acad Radiol 2017; 24:657-663]. Acad Radiol 25:683. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.06.001


Chapman T, Reid JR, O’Connor EE (2017) The importance of combined teaching methods in radiology resident education. Acad Radiol 24:1328. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.05.015

Chapman T, Reid JR, O’Connor EE (2017) Anonymity and electronics: adapting preparation for radiology resident examination. Acad Radiol 24:657–663. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.01.008


Back SJ, Darge K, Bedoya MA, et al. (2016) Ultrasound tutorials in under 10 minutes: experience and results. AJR Am J Roentgenol 207:653–660. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.16402

Bedoya MA, Back SJ, Scanlon MH, et al. (2016) Learning, technology and intellectual property: a survey of the philosophies and preferences of our trainees and peers. Pediatr Radiol 46:1780–1786. doi: 10.1007/s00247-016-3682-z

Ntoulia A, Tharakan SJ, Reid JR, Mahboubi S (2016) Failed intussusception reduction in children: correlation between radiologic, surgical, and pathologic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol 207:424–433. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.15659




Durand R; Srinivasan A; Cahill AM; Reid JR; : MRI for Response Assessment of Extensive Lymphatic Malformations in Children Treated With Sirolimus. American Journal of Roentgenology January 2021 Notes: Published Online First by American Journal of Roentgenology and is now available at https://www.ajronline.org/doi/abs/10.2214/AJR.20.24378.

Gokli,A; Shekdar,K; Reid,JR: Job-Readiness After Pediatric Neuroradiology Training: Defining Trainee Needs. Academic Radiology February 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2020.08.025, available online February 2021 Accepted; Web-201000R2.


Zember J, Reid JR, Gorfu Y, Solomon DZ, Darge K.: Pediatric radiology fellowship creation as an international education outreach effort in Ethiopia. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 12(1): 98-103, February 2020.

Durand,D; Reid,JR; Belasco,JB; Shellikeri,S; Calle-Toro,JS; Cahill,AM;Srinivasan,A : Radiologic Assessment of Sirolimus for Treatment of Complex Lymphatic Malformations. American Journal of Roentgenology August 2020.


Chapman T, Reid JR, O'Conner EE: Anonymity and Electronics: Adapting Preparation for Radiology Resident Examination. Academic Radiology 24(6): 657-663, June 2017.


Ntoulia A, Tharakan SJ, Reid J, Mahboubi, S: Failed Intussusception Reduction in Children: Radiology, Surgery and Pathology Correlation. American Journal of Roentgenology 207(2): 424-433, August 2016.

Back SJ, Darge K, Bedoya MA, Delgado J, Gorfu Y, Zewdneh D, Reid JR: Ultrasound Tutorials in Under 10 Minutes: Experience and Results. American Journal of Roentgenology 207(3): 653-60, September 2016.

Bedoya MA, Back SJ, Scanlon MH, Delgado J, Darge K, Reid JR: Learning, Technology and Intellectual Property: A Survey of the Philosophies and Preferences of our Trainees and Peers. Pediatric Radiology 46(13): 1780-1786, December 2016.


Reid J, Pozzuto J, Morrison S, Obuchowski N, Davros, W: A Radiation Dose Comparison of CT Enterography to Small Bowel Follow-Through in Pediatric Patients. American Journal of Roentgenology 204(3): 615-619, March 2015.


Back S, Gurian M, Reid J, Darge K: How and How Well do Pediatric Radiology Fellows Learn Ultrasound skills? A National Survey. Pediatric Radiology 44(9), September 2014.


Chudakoff J, Obuchowski N, Mehta N, Reid J: Worldwide Utilization of a Web Based Learning Tool for Pediatric Radiology. American Journal of Roentgenology 200(5): 974-979, May 2013.


Dong F, Davros W, Pozzuto J, Reid J: Optimizational of Kilovoltage and Tube Current-exposure Time Product Based on Abdominal Circumference: An Oval Phantom Study for Pediatric Abdominal CT. American Journal of Roentgenology 199(3): 6670-676, September 2012 Notes: DOI: 10.2214/AJR.10.6153.


F. Dong, J. Reid, W. Davros, A. Primak: SU-E-I-12: Clinical Verification of Low Dose Pediatric Abdominal CT Technique Chart. The International Journal of Medical Physics Research and Practice 38(6): 3398, July 2011 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1118/1.3611585.


Reid J, Gamberoni, Dong F, Davros W: Optimization of kVp and mAs for Pediatric Low Dose Simulated Abdominal CT: Is it best to Base Parameter Selection on Object Circumference? American Journal of Roentgenology 195(4): 1015-1020, October 2010.


Laya BF, Goske MJ, Morrison S, Reid JR, Swischuk L, Ey EH, Murphy DJ, Lieber M, Obuchowski N: The accuracy of chest radiographs in the detection of congenital heart disease and in the diagnosis of specific congenital cardiac lesions. Pediatric Radiology 36(7): 677-81, July 2006.


Goske MJ, Reid JR, Yaldoo-Poltorak D, Hewson M: RADPED: an approach to teaching communication skills to radiology residents. Pediatric Radiology 35(4): 381-6, April 2005.

Harrison AM, Davis S, Reid JR, Morrison SC, Arrigain S, Connor JT, Temple ME: Neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome have ultrasound evidence of abnormal superior mesenteric artery perfusion before and after modified Norwood procedure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 6(4): 445-7, July 2005.


Reid JR, Goske MJ, Hewson MG, Obuchowski N: Creating an international comprehensive web-based curriculum in pediatric radiology. American Journal of Roentgenology 182(3): 797-801, March 2004.

3. Goske MJ, Reid JR: Define a national curriculum for radiology residents and test from it. Academic Radiology 11(5): 596-9; discussion 600-1, May 2004.


Rybicki FJ, Chung T, Reid J, Jaramillo D, Mulkern RV, Ma J: Fast three-point Dixon MR imaging using low-resolution images for phase correction: A comparison with chemical shift selective fat suppression for pediatric musculoskeletal imaging. American Journal of Roentgenology 177(5): 1019-1023, November 2001.


Reid JR: Retinoblastoma. Rotations in Radiology: Pediatric Radiology. Reid J, Paladin, A, Davros W, Lee, E Carrico, C (eds.). Oxford University Press, New York, NY, Page: 451-458, January 2014.

Reid JR: Hemimegalencephaly. Rotations in Radiology: Pediatric Radiology. Reid J, Paladin, A, Davros W, Lee, E Carrico, C (eds.). Oxford University Press, New York, NY, Page: 366-369, January 2014.



Prayson R, Gupta A, Reid JR: Atlas of Pathologic Substrates of Epilepsy. The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles & Practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA. In: Wyllie E, Gupta A, Lachhwani DK (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 3-12, 2005.

Posters and Presentations


Gokli, A; Shekdar, K; Reid, JR: A Needs Assessment of Pediatric Neuroradiology Training: Survey of Practicing Pediatric Radiologist. 3rd Annual Interprofessional Education Symposium, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA January 2020 Notes: Poster presentation.

Perrin Hee, Thor; Lilley, Jonathan; Zweig, Jacob; Gokli, Ami; Reid, Janet R.; Markowitz, Richard: Preserving the Value of Analog Pediatric Radiology Teaching Files Through a Flashcard Mobile App. 3rd Annual Interprofessional Education Symposium, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA January 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Reid, JR, Delgado J, Hailu T, Dayneka J, Back S, Gokli A.: What Residents and Fellows Really Need to Know: A Needs Assessment for Pediatric MRI Training. 3rd Annual Interprofessional Education Symposium, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA January 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Invited Lectures


Reid J. "New Frontiers in Radiology Education- How the current state will drive future innovations", Children's National Hospital (Visiting Professor). Feb 2022.

Reid J. "New Frontiers in Radiology Education- How the current state will drive future innovations", University of Arizona (Visiting Professor). Jan 2022.


Reid J. "Maintaining Influence as Imaging Moves Beyond Radiology" Sponsored by Hyland Healthcare, (RSNA) Radiological Society of North America, Webinar. Aug 2021.

Reid J. "Communication A Lost Art," Children's National Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia (Visiting Professor). Feb 2021.


Reid J. Preserving the Value of Analog Pediatric Radiology Teaching Files, via (Flashcard Mobile Electronic Application - Web series). Jan 2020.

Awards and Honors

2020, "Leadership Through Crisis Award - strong commitment to Education during COVID-19," Fellows Graduation Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2019, American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Magna Cum Laude award for the "best in subspecialty" oral presentation, Annual Meeting and Scientific Program
2017, Jack O. Haller Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Society for Pediatric Radiology Research and Education Foundation
2015, People's Choice Electronic Exhibit, Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting (SPR)
2013-2014, Certificate of Achievement, Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Teaching Award
2012, Patricia Borns Endowed Chair in Radiology Education, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2009, Center for Child Neurology Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital
2007, Singleton-Taybi Award for Lifelong Education, Society for Pediatric Radiology
2005, John Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), 48th Annual Meeting
2004, Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism Award, American Roentgen Ray Society
2003, Certificate of Merit, Education Exhibit at Radiological Society of North America
2002, Norman Glazer, MD Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital
2002-2003, Certificate of Merit, Education Exhibit at Radiological Society of North America
2002, 2004, N. Thorne Griscom Education Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology
2001, Executive Council Award II, American Roentgen Ray Society
2000, Professional Development 2000, Division of Radiology Nominee, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital
1987, W.W. Near and Susan Near Prize, Queens University, Kingston
1986, Frederick Henry Lougher Scholarship, Queens University, Kingston
1980-1983, Faculty Scholar Award, McGill University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2012-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2009-present, Reviewer, Journal of Imaging Science
2005-present, Editorial Board Member, Pediatric Radiology
2004-present, Reviewer, American Journal of Roentgenology
2003-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Radiology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2021-present, Perelman School of Medicine Academic Clinician Advisory Committee to the Committee on Appointments and Promotions
2019-present, Coordinator and Instructor, First year medical school radiology curriculum (Pediatrics), Perelman School of Medicine
2019-present, Adviser and Coach, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Residency TEACH Track
2018-present, Vice Chair of Education, Radiology Chairs' Council
2018-present, Chair, Radiology Education Core Committee
2018-present, Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME)
2018-present, Radiology Member, Education Council
2017-present, Image Gently, Advocacy Committee
2016-present, Director, Visiting Professor Program, Department of Radiology
2016-present, Director, Global Radiology Outreach and Education, Department of Radiology
2016-present, Continuing Medical Education Committee
2012-present, Chair, Radiology Education Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2000-present, Radiological Society of North America


2019-present, Association of University Radiologists
2019-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2009-present, American Roentgen Ray Society20
2008-present, American College of Radiology
2001-present, Society for Pediatric Radiology
 - 2019-present, Vice Chair, Education Committee,
 - 2017-present, Image Gently Steering Committee
 - 2015-present, Education Exhibits Committee
 - 2012-present, Scientific and Education Abstract Review Committee
1999-present, Children's Oncology Group
1996-present, American Board of Radiology