Advisory Board Members

Our advisory board is composed of premiere professionals representing critical areas across the healthcare continuum.

Eliot Siegel, MD

Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Eliot Siegel served as Lead Radiologist for the VISN 5 Diagnostic Service.  He served as chief of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at the VA Maryland Healthcare System since 1986.  He also served as Professor and Vice Chair of research information systems at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and has adjunct appointments as Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland College Park and as Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. 

Dr. Siegel created the NCI’s National Cancer Image Archive and served as Workspace Lead of the National Cancer Institute’s caBIG In Vivo Imaging Workspace.

He has been named as Radiology Researcher and Radiology Educator of the year by his peers as well as one of the Top Ten radiologists.

Under his leadership, the VA Maryland Healthcare System became the first filmless healthcare enterprise in the world. He has written over 300 articles and book chapters about PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems) and digital imaging, and has edited six books on the topic, including Filmless Radiology and Security Issues in the Digital Medical Enterprise. He has made more than 1,000 presentations throughout the world on a broad range of topics involving computer applications in imaging and medicine. 

Dr. Siegel served as symposium chairman for the Society of Photo-optical and Industrial Engineers (SPIE) Medical Imaging Meeting for three years and served on the board of directors of the Society of Computer Applications in Radiology (SIIM) where he was recently awarded the Society’s Gold Medal in 2023.

He has for the past several years served as co-chair of the annual conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging and helped to create the current University of Maryland Medical Intelligent Imaging Center.  He is a fellow of the American College of Radiology and a fellow of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine.