Lori A. Deitte, M.D.


Faculty Appointments
Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
M.D., Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WisconsinB.S., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Research Description

Clinical Description
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 was recently appointed to the American College of Radiology Board of Chancellors as the Chair of the Commission on Publications and Lifelong Learning. She also serves as the Associate Editor for the Training and Education Section of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Section: Body Imaging

Deitte LA, Omary RA. The Power of Design Thinking in Medical Education. Acad 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 LA. There's an App for That: A Case Study on the Impact of Spaced Education on Ordering CT Examinations. J 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.

Deitte LA, Jordan S, Diaz-Marchan PJ, Verma N, Sarkany D, Slanetz PJ. Teaching to the Test: Risks and Benefits. J 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.

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 Time. Acad 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 Radiology. Acad 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 Kitchen. J 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 Echocardiography. Anesth. 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 Do. Acad 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 Radiology. Acad 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 examination. Acad 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 pneumothorax. J 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 skills. Acad 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 care. Acad 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 more. J 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 Radiology. Acad 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 Challenge. J 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 time. Acad 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 report. J 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 artifact. Reg 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 intussusception. JSLS. 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 LA. Cricoid pressure results in compression of the postcricoid hypopharynx: the esophageal position is irrelevant. Anesth. 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 experience. J 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 spine. Acad 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 era. J 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: 1558-349X.