Jennifer C. Broder


Jennifer C. Broder

Vice Chair Radiology Quality and Safety, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Jennifer Broder, MD is Vice Chair of Quality and Safety at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Department of Radiology in Burlington, MA and an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Tufts Medical School. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in History and Sociology of Science. Prior to matriculating at Harvard Medical School, she worked for several years in public health which gave her insight into the benefits of incorporating systematic efforts to analyze and prevent error. After completing both her diagnostic radiology residency and abdominal imaging fellowship at Boston University, she joined the faculty at Lahey, where she has worked to build a culture of safety in her department, emphasizing peer learning, just culture, and technologist engagement. In addition to her volunteer roles in quality and safety with national professional societies and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Radiologic Society, she is a founding Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Radiology Quality and Safety Council and serves on the Massachusetts Governor’s Advisory Commission on Radiologic Technologists.


  • Radiology Quality and Safety Program Development
  • Peer learning/peer review
  • Culture of Safety


  • BA in History of Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency: Boston University
  • Abdominal Imaging Fellowship: Boston University


  • Building a Just Culture (Stanford Radiology Improvement Summit 2019)
  • Operationalizing Culture of Safety: Moving from Concept to Reality (RSNA 2018)
  • Avoiding Pitfalls When Starting a Quality and Safety Program (ACR Quality and Safety Conference 2018)
  • Peer Learning: The Lahey Experience (ACR Quality and Safety Conference 2017, Stanford Radiology Improvement Summit 2018, RSNA 2018)



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