Bhalla Named RSNA Lifetime Honored Educator

Sanjeev Bhalla, MD, professor of radiology and chief of cardiothoracic imaging at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Lifetime Honored Educator Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

A renowned educator and respected mentor, Bhalla has received numerous honors for his dedication to educating future and junior radiologists. He is the RSNA Board Liaison for Education, where he helps shape the educational strategy for the society. Bhalla was named vice chair for education in 2015, where he helps oversee MIR’s programs for medical students, prospective trainees, current trainees and alumni. He also has served as the assistant director of the diagnostic radiology residency program since 2007.

Only RSNA members who earn three Honored Educator Awards become eligible for consideration to receive the Lifetime Honored Educator Award upon a fourth nomination; Bhalla received the award in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.