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Clifford K. Yang, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology
Section Head of Cardiac Imaging
Academic Office Location:
Diagnostic Imaging & Therapeutics
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-1458
860-679-7692
Fax: 860-679-3145
Email: cyang@uchc.edu
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Dr. Yang currently holds two patent applications: Cardiac CTA Practice Phantom. U.S. Utility Patent Application Serial No. 13/455,382 for "Training System for Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography" and CT Perfusion Brain Phantom. U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61872679.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyElectrical Engineering
M.D.University of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineHonors Pathology Fellow
InternshipRoger Williams Medical Center, Brown UniversityInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineDiagnostic Radiology
FellowshipDepartment of Diagnostic Radiology, Boston University Medical CenterBody Imaging Fellow, CT/MRI/US

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
America's Top Radiologists Consumers’ Research Council of America
America's Top RadiologistsConsumers’ Research Council of America
America's Top Radiologists Consumers’ Research Council of America
America's Top Radiologists Consumers’ Research Council of America
Teaching Attending of the Year UConn Health Center Radiology Residents
America's Top Radiologists Consumers’ Research Council of America
Certificate of AppreciationUConn Health Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
Honors Fourth Year Medical Student Diagnostic Radiology ElectiveMassachusetts General Hospital
Honorable Mention National Science Foundation
Third place in Engineering Writing for MIT B.S. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Journal of Critical CareProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2010
Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed TomographyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDiplomat ExternalNational20092009
Healthcare Advisory BoardAdvisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational2009
Guidepoint Global AdvisorsAdvisory CommitteeReviewerExternalInternational2009
Reuters Insight ExpertAdvisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational2008
Use of CT for lung cancer screening for Anthem Advisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational20062006
Use of CT and MRI for Musculoskeletal diseases for AnthemAdvisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational20062006
Low field Peripheral MRI for the evaluation of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Wellpoint, Inc. Advisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational20052005
Radiological Society of North AmericaProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational
American Roentgen Ray SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of RadiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
New England Roentgen Ray SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional
Radiological Society of ConnecticutProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState
Society of Cardiovascular CTProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Society of Cardiovascular MRIProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
RadiologyProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational
RadiographicsProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational
American Journal of RoentgenologyProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational
Journal of the American College of RadiologyProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational
Connecticut MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalState
Technology ReviewProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational

Journal Articles

Letters

Other

  • Case of the Month: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
    Gupta N, Yang C Diagnostic Imaging 2007 Jan;17
  • Integrated Circuit Package Impedance Characterization
    Yang C Fairchild Semiconductor Internal Publication 1988 Jan;

Reviews

Websites

  • Left Ventricular Aneursym
    Zaixiang Sherry Zhang, Radiology Resident and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2008 Jan;
  • Lipoma Arborescens
    Zaixiang Sherry Zhang, Radiology Resident and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2008 Jan;
  • Petrous Apex Cholesterol Granuloma
    Zaixiang Sherry Zhang, Radiology Resident and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2008 Jan;
  • Fusiform Basilar Artery Aneurysm
    Zaixiang Sherry Zhang, Radiology Resident and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2007 Jan;
  • Hydrancephaly
    Neil Gupta, Chief Radiology Resident, and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2007 Jan;
  • Third Ventricle Arachnoid Cyst
    Christine L. Vetter, Chief Radiology Resident, and Clifford Yang, Assistant Professor of Radiology Case in Point 2007 Jan;
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Demonstration of the Cardiac Phantom with atrial fibrillation simulatorLectureDepartment of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital2012Boston, MA
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Demonstration of the Cardiac Phantom with atrial fibrillation simulatorLectureDepartment of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital2012Boston, MA
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Demonstration of the Cardiac PhantomLectureDepartment of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital2012Boston, MA
Left Ventricular Mass Correlates With Abnormal Peak Filling Rate By Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging In Hypertensive Patients With Normal Echocardiographic Diastolic ParametersTalkInternational Academy of Cardiology, 16th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Session2011Vancouver, BC, Canada
Early Detection of Cardiotoxicity by Advanced Cardiac Imaging and a Novel Biomarker in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing ChemotherapyPoster34th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium2011San Antonio, TX
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment Of Right-To-Left Ventricular Interaction In Sleep Apnea Patients With Normal Pulmonary PressurePosterInternational Academy of Cardiology, 16th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Session2011Vancouver, BC, Canada
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Demonstration of the Cardiac PhantomLectureDepartment of Radiology, Hartford Hospital2011Hartford, CT
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Lecture and Demonstration of the Cardiac PhantomLectureDepartment of Radiology, Yale University2011New Haven, CT
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Lecture on the Cardiac PhantomLectureDepartment of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center2011Boston, MA
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Demonstration of the Cardiac PhantomLectureColumbia University, Department of Cardiology and Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital2011New York, NY
Cardiac CTA Training Phantom, Live demonstration of the Cardiac PhantomLectureDepartment of Radiology, University of Massachussetts Medical School2011Worcester, MA
Cardiac CTA case lecture to radiology residentsLectureDepartment of Radiology, Hartford Hospital2010Hartford, CT
Cardiac MRI, Grand Rounds 1 hour lecture to radiology residentsLectureDepartment of Radiology, St. Vincent's Medical Center2010Bridgeport, CT
Cardiac CTA, Grand Rounds 1 hour CME lecture to radiologists and technologistsLectureDepartment of Radiology, Wayne State Medical Center2010Detroit, MI
Cardiac CTA, Grand Rounds 1 hour CME lecture to radiologists and technologistsLectureDepartment of Radiology, St. Vincent's Medical Center2010Bridgeport, CT
ECT and Venous Angiomas: Two Case Reports and Review of the LiteraturePosterUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2006Farmington, CT