Lori A. Deitte, M.D.

Clinical Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Delivery Address
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South, CCC-1118

As a Professor of Radiology and the Vice Chair of Education, Dr. Deitte is very active with teaching at all levels: medical students (hands-on ultrasound sessions), residents, fellows and practicing physicians. Additional interests include curriculum development, faculty development and mentoring. Dr. Deitte is a nationally recognized speaker and faculty development facilitator. She has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and three book chapters. Additionally, she has given more than 100 invited regional, national and international presentations, including presentations in Romania, Switzerland, Austria and Israel. Her medical mission work includes two trips to Honduras to teach ultrasound workshops.

Dr. Deitte specializes in body imaging and ultrasound. Her clinical practice includes providing coverage of Vanderbilt’s level I trauma center, with high volume emergency, oncologic, urologic, gynecologic, transplant, and gastrointestinal imaging. She is a regular participant and contributor to Vanderbilt’s multidisciplinary GU Tumor Board.

Dr. Deitte is a member of the American College of Radiology Board of Chancellors as the Chair of the Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning. She also serves as the co-editor for the column “Civil Discourse” in the Training and Education Section of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Section: Body Imaging


Slanetz PJ, Omary RA, Mainiero MB, Deitte LAEducating the Next Generation of Leaders in RadiologyJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2020 Jan 1/28/2020; PMID: 32004481, PII: S1546-1440(20)30005-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.028, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Slanetz PJ, Naeger DM, Avery LL, Deitte LAMixed Practice in Radiology Education-Has the Time Come?J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2020 Jan 1/6/2020; PMID: 31917246, PII: S1546-1440(19)31441-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.005, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Heitkamp DE, Cooke EA, Deitte LA, Hunt KN, Milburn JM, Patel AK, Robbins JB. Radiology Program Directors Should Have an Active Presence on TwitterJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Dec 12/13/2019; PMID: 31843345, PII: S1546-1440(19)31262-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.10.014, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte LA, Swanson JO, Gunderman RB, Shenoy-Bhangle AS. Providing and Receiving Feedback: It Takes Two to Tango!J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Dec; 16(12): 1710-2. PMID: 31072778, PII: S1546-1440(19)30346-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.03.012, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Slanetz PJ, Naeger DM, Reddy S, Carrico C, Straus C, Deitte LARevolutionizing Radiology Education to Add Value-What's Next?J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Aug; 16(8): 1088-90. PMID: 30846395, PII: S1546-1440(19)30059-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.01.021, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Rosenkrantz AB, Hawkins CM, Deitte LA, Hemingway J, Hughes DR, Duszak R. Invasive Procedural Versus Diagnostic Imaging and Clinical Services Rendered by Radiology Trainees Over Two DecadesJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Jun; 16(6): 845-55. PMID: 30616965, PII: S1546-1440(18)31481-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.11.029, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte LA, Omary RA. The Power of Design Thinking in Medical EducationAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Mar 3/11/2019; PMID: 30867087, PII: S1076-6332(19)30078-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2019.02.012, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Magarik M, Fowler LC, Robertson A, Ehrenfeld JM, McEvoy MD, Deitte LAThere's an App for That: A Case Study on the Impact of Spaced Education on Ordering CT ExaminationsJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Mar; 16(3): 360-4. PMID: 30600161, PII: S1546-1440(18)31409-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.024, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Slanetz PJ, Patel AK, Tigges S, Daye D, Borondy Kitts A, Deitte LATo Tweet or Not to Tweet-Social Media in Radiological PracticeJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Feb; 16(2): 233-5. PMID: 30420240, PII: S1546-1440(18)31212-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.09.044, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte LA, Jordan S, Diaz-Marchan PJ, Verma N, Sarkany D, Slanetz PJ. Teaching to the Test: Risks and BenefitsJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2018 Dec 12/28/2018; PMID: 30598419, PII: S1546-1440(18)31465-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.11.017, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte LA, McGinty GB, Canon CL, Omary RA, Johnson PT, Slanetz PJ. Shifting From Mentorship to Sponsorship-A Game Changer!J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2018 Dec 12/12/2018; PMID: 30552002, PII: S1546-1440(18)31293-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.004, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Slanetz PJ, Deitte LAConscious Versus Unconscious Actions-Striving for a More Diverse Radiology CommunityJ Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Nov; 15(11): 1624-6. PMID: 30392615, PII: S1546-1440(18)31054-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.08.026, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Cogswell PM, Deitte LA, Donnelly EF, Morgan VL, Omary RA. Attitudes of Radiology Program Directors Toward MD-PhD Trainees, Resident Research Productivity, and Dedicated Research TimeAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar 3/9/2018; PMID: 29530487, PII: S1076-6332(18)30067-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2018.01.029, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Spalluto LB, Spottswood SE, Deitte LA, Chern A, Dewey CM. A Leadership Intervention to Further the Training of Female Faculty (LIFT-OFF) in RadiologyAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2017 Mar 3/24/2017; PMID: 28526513, PII: S1076-6332(17)30112-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2016.12.025, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Rivard AL, Kline AD, Scherer K, Bancroft L, Deitte LA, Cook PS. The Florida Legislative Fellowship Experience: 7 Years in the Political KitchenJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun 6/11/2016; PMID: 27297701, PII: S1546-1440(16)30220-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.04.015, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Le HT, Hangiandreou N, Timmerman R, Rice MJ, Smith WB, Deitte L, Janelle GM. Imaging Artifacts in EchocardiographyAnesth. Analg. 2016 Mar; 122(3): 633-46. PMID: 26891389, PII: 00000539-201603000-00011, DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001085, ISSN: 1526-7598.

Deitte LA, Gordon LL, Zimmerman RD, Stern EJ, McLoud TC, Diaz-Marchan PJ, Mullins ME. Entrustable Professional Activities: Ten Things Radiologists DoAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 23(3): 374-81. PMID: 26781203, PII: S1076-6332(15)00522-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2015.11.010, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Rozenshtein A, Mullins ME, Deitte LA, Deloney LA, Mohammed TL, Sclamberg JS, Robbin M. "What Program Directors Think" II: Results of the 2013 and 2014 Annual Surveys of the Association of Program Directors in RadiologyAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2015 Jun; 22(6): 787-93. PMID: 25805171, PII: S1076-6332(14)00465-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2014.11.014, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Shetty AS, Grajo JR, Decker S, Heitkamp DE, DeStigter KK, Mezwa DG, Deitte L. ABR Core examination preparation: results of a survey of fourth-year radiology residents who took the 2013 examinationAcad Radiol. 2015 Jan; 22(1): 121-9. PMID: 25481520, PII: S1076-6332(14)00369-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2014.07.026, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Kiley S, Tighe P, Hajibrahim O, Deitte L, Gravenstein N, Robinson A. Retrospective computed tomography mapping of intrapleural air may demonstrate optimal window for ultrasound diagnosis of pneumothoraxJ Intensive Care Med [print-electronic]. 2014 Nov; 29(6): 342-7. PMID: 23753251, PII: 0885066613488735, DOI: 10.1177/0885066613488735, ISSN: 1525-1489.

Wood BP, Deitte L. Building clinical decision-making skillsAcad Radiol. 2013 Nov; 20(11): 1468-71. PMID: 24119361, PII: S1076-6332(13)00390-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.08.010, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Rawson JV, Thompson N, Sostre G, Deitte L. The cost of disruptive and unprofessional behaviors in health careAcad Radiol. 2013 Sep; 20(9): 1074-6. PMID: 23931419, PII: S1076-6332(13)00261-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.05.009, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Deitte L. The new residency curriculum: professionalism, patient safety, and moreJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug; 10(8): 613-7. PMID: 23623707, PII: S1546-1440(13)00053-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.01.027, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deloney LA, Rozenshtein A, Deitte LA, Mullins ME, Robbin MR. What program directors think: results of the 2011 annual survey of the Association of Program Directors in RadiologyAcad Radiol. 2012 Dec; 19(12): 1583-8. PMID: 23122573, PII: S1076-6332(12)00432-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2012.08.009, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Scherer K, Francavilla M, Boonprakong A, Harris M, Greditzer HG, Hayden D, Gaffney C, Francis C, Deitte L. How can I be politically involved in radiology? A report of the Florida radiology Resident's ChallengeJ Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Nov; 9(11): 846-7. PMID: 23122356, PII: S1546-1440(12)00416-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2012.07.005, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte LA, Moser PP, Geller BS, Sistrom CL. Email notification combined with off site signing substantially reduces resident approval to faculty verification timeAcad Radiol [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 18(6): 774-81. PMID: 21371914, PII: S1076-6332(11)00004-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2011.01.001, ISSN: 1878-4046.

Giordano C, Deitte LA, Gravenstein N, Rice MJ. What is the preferred central venous pressure zero reference for hepatic resection?Anesth. Analg [print-electronic]. 2010 Sep; 111(3): 660-4. PMID: 19955507, PII: ANE.0b013e3181c76d3e, DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181c76d3e, ISSN: 1526-7598.

Deitte L, Chertoff JD, Mainiero MB, Strife JL, DeStigter KK. Challenges and opportunities in restructuring radiology residencies: the APDR Residency Restructuring Committee reportJ Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Jul; 7(7): 507-11. PMID: 20630385, PII: S1546-1440(10)00059-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2010.01.016, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Koyyalamudi VB, Laduzenski S, Boezaart AP, Deitte L. Illusory intravascular needle placement: an unusual ultrasound artifactReg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 May; 35(3): 319-20. PMID: 20460974, PII: 00115550-201005000-00025, DOI: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e3181df2256, ISSN: 1532-8651.

Rice MJ, Mancuso AA, Morey TE, Gravenstein N, Deitte L. The anatomical correction of cricoid pressure [letter]Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Apr; 76(4): 304. PMID: 20332747, PII: R02105967, ISSN: 1827-1596.

Rice MJ, Mancuso A, Morey TE, Gravenstein N, Deitte L. The anatomy of the cricoid pressure unit [letter]Surg Radiol Anat [print-electronic]. 2010 Apr; 32(4): 419. PMID: 20033167, DOI: 10.1007/s00276-009-0608-6, ISSN: 1279-8517.

Greenley CT, Ahmed B, Friedman L, Deitte L, Awad ZT. Laparoscopic management of sigmoidorectal intussusceptionJSLS. 2010 Jan; 14(1): 137-9. PMID: 20529540, PMCID: PMC3021307, DOI: 10.4293/108680810X12674612015184, ISSN: 1086-8089.

Rice MJ, Mancuso AA, Gibbs C, Morey TE, Gravenstein N, Deitte LACricoid pressure results in compression of the postcricoid hypopharynx: the esophageal position is irrelevantAnesth. Analg. 2009 Nov; 109(5): 1546-52. PMID: 19843793, PII: 109/5/1546, DOI: 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181b05404, ISSN: 1526-7598.

Rivard AL, Themar-Geck M, Cook PS, Deitte L. If you're not at the table, you're on the menu: the Florida Legislative Fellowship experienceJ Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Nov; 5(11): 1157-8. PMID: 18954818, PII: S1546-1440(08)00370-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2008.07.006, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Sistrom C, Deitte L. Factors affecting attending agreement with resident early readings of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of the head, neck, and spineAcad Radiol. 2008 Jul; 15(7): 934-41. PMID: 18572131, PII: S1076-6332(08)00144-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2008.02.013, ISSN: 1076-6332.

Deitte L. Learning portfolios in radiology residency education: how do I get started?J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 May; 5(5): 664-9. PMID: 18442773, PII: S1546-1440(07)00639-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2007.10.017, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Deitte L. Challenges to radiology resident education in the new eraJ Am Coll Radiol. 2006 Jul; 3(7): 528-33. PMID: 17412117, PII: S1546-1440(06)00054-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2006.02.011, ISSN: