Felix S. Chew, MD

Felix S. Chew, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Vice-Chair for Academic Innovation
  • Section Head of Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Program Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship
  • University of Washington Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow
Box 354755
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Email: fchew@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 598-6868

Education:

  1. A.B., Princeton University, Biochemical Sciences, 1975.
  2. M.D., University of Florida, Medicine, 1979.
  3. Ed.M., Harvard University, Education, 1995.
  4. M.B.A., Duke University, Management, 2004.

Biography:

Felix Chew earned his A.B. from Princeton University, Princeton NJ, in 1975.  He then attended the University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainsville FL, and earned his M.D. in 1979.  Dr. Chew next earned his Ed.M. from Harvard University, Cambridge MA, in 1995 and his M.B.A.  from Duke University, Durham NC, in 2004.  From 1979 to 1980 Dr. Chew performed his Diagnostic Radiology Internship at the University of Florida School of Medicine.  From 1980 to 1984, Dr. Chew served on active duty as a general medical officer in the US Army Medical Corps. Returning to civilian life, he was a Diagnostic Radiology Resident from 1984 until 1987 at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY, also serving as Chief Resident from 1986 to 1987.

Dr. Chew is currently Professor and Section Chief of Musculoskeletal Radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and also serves as Vice Chair for Academic Innovation. He is the author of two popular textbooks of skeletal radiology, Musculoskeletal Imaging: A Teaching File, and Skeletal Radiology: The Bare Bones; both have recently become available in third editions. He also serves as section editor of the journal AJR American Journal of Roentgenology, as executive associate editor of the journal Academic Radiology,as a chief editor of eMedicine: Radiology, and is former editor-in-chief of Radiology Case Reports. Active in organized radiology, he is a past president of the Association of University Radiologists and has served as a committee chair for the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Society of Skeletal Radiology. Dr. Chew is an examiner for the American Board of Radiology and chaired the musculoskeletal section of the Committee for the Written Examination.


Expertise and Research Interests

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Radiology Education

Radiology Informatics

Academic Publishing


Memberships
American Roentgen Ray Society

Association of University Radiologists

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Skeletal Radiology

International Skeletal Society

American College of Radiology


Honors and Awards

1990, Melvin M. Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism, AJR and the American Roentgen Ray Society

1992, American Roentgen Ray Society Scholar, American Roentgen Ray Society

1994, Joseph E. Whitley, M.D., Award (for Research in Radiology Education), Association of University Radiologists

2002, Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award (for Research in Radiology Education), Association of University Radiologists

2005, Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award (for Research in Radiology Education), Association of University Radiologists

Awards from the American Roentgen Ray Society for scientific and educational exhibits at their annual meetings include the Gold Medal (2009), the Silver Medal (2007, 2010), the Bronze Medal (1993, 2007, 2010), and Certificate of Merit (1980, 1987, 1994, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Awards from the Radiological Society of North America for scientific and educational exhibits at their annual meetings include Magna Cum Laude (2007), Cum Laude (1986, 2005, 2010, 2011), Certificate of Merit (1992, 1992, 1998, 2007, 2009, 2010), and Excellence in Design (2001).


Previous Positions

1998-2004, Professor, Vice-Chair for Education, and Section Head of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, NC)

1989-1998, Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Radiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA)

1987-1989, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, SUNY - Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY)