The mission of FluoroSafety and its CME program is to produce high quality educational activities that increase the knowledge, competence, and performance of physicians and other healthcare professionals who use medical imaging. FluoroSafety teaches the physical and biological principles of medical imaging and their applications to the diagnosis and treatment of disease, enabling healthcare professionals to more safely and effectively use medical imaging technology.
Dr. Alex Pasciak is the Medical Director for FluoroSafety. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, M.S. in health physics and Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M University and M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Before medical school, Dr. Pasciak completed a medical physics residency at MD Anderson Cancer Center and worked as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist at the University of Tennessee for 4 years where he achieved the rank of Associate Professor of Radiology.
Dr. Pasciak is an accomplished instructor with experience teaching the physics of medical imaging to both radiology residents and cardiology fellows. In these areas, he has been ranked as a distinguished instructor by his students and he has won multiple awards for teaching excellence. Dr. Pasciak is also active in multiple research endeavors in the fields of radiology, radiation safety and medical physics and is widely published in high impact journals. Dr. Pasciak is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Medical Physics.