Biography

Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, June 12, 2013

 

OTHER CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

• McGovern Society Faculty Development, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019
• McGovern Society Faculty Training, 2017
• Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations (EUMGT341 233), TEEX at Texas A&M, 2017
• Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100. Emergency Management Institute, FEMA, US Department of National Security, 2017
• National Incident Management System, An Introduction. Emergency Management Institute, FEMA, US Department of National Security, 2017
• National Response Framework, An Introduction. Emergency Management Institute,
• FEMA, US Department of National Security, 2017
• Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations. ICS-200 for Health Care/Hospitals, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA, US Department of National Security, 2017
• Participation to MHHS-TMC live simulation mass casualty incident Drill, 2016
• Participation in Educational Development Retreat, 2016
• Rad-Aid Certificate of Proficiency in Global Health Radiology, 2016
• Educational training for Yoga as Medicine, Life in Yoga Institute, Inc., 2016
• Meditation Instructor: Expert Rating Global Certification, 2016
• Mind Body Skills Educator: The Institute of Integrative Health, 2015
• Coaching sessions to prepare for Medical Students meetings as a McGovern New Society Leader. Fall 2018
• Starting Mentor-Mentee Relationship: Aligning Expectations and Assessing Understanding. AUR Web seminar, November 9, 2017
• Women in Leadership series registrant, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019
• Radiology Leadership Institute Power Hour Webinar Series 2018-2019
o Personal Leadership – Leading Begins With Yourself”. June 13, 2018
o Creating Value, October 24, 2018
o Achieving Alignment with the Healthcare System, Jan 24, 2019

Education

Medical School
Mohamed V University Medical School, Rabat, Morocco
Internship/Residency
Radiology, Mohamed V University Medical School, Rabat, Morocco, 1991
Fellowship
Musculoskeletal Radiology, Hospital Cochin and Hospital Saint Antoine, Paris, France, 1992
Fellowship
Resonance Imaging, Doppler, and Ultrasound Imaging, Paris XI University, Paris, France, 1992

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Pathology in the Emergency Department
  • Emergency Radiology Residents Education and Training
  • Medical Students Education
  • Mind Body Skills to fight Stress and Burnout.
  • Physician Wellness
  • Gender disparities and women faculty promotion and development
  • Global Health Radiology Outreach
  • Global Health Education in the Medical School
  • Mass Casualty Disaster and Incident Preparedness in Radiology

Research Information

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

CURRENT UNFUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  1. Mind Body Skills to Fight Stress and Burnout in Residents: a Pilot Study at UT McGovern Medical School.
  2. Creation and development of an easily accessible electronic database and novel search engine for education and clinical use in remote, underserved and disaster areas.
  3. Impact of a dedicated wellness lounge and mind body sessions to fight stress in radiologists working in a busy county hospital.

Publications

Publication Information

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

REFEREED ORIGINAL ARTICLES IN JOURNALS

  1. Shin J, Jarolimek A, Sanhaji L. Pathologic Fractures: What Every Radiologist Should Know. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology: September, 2019. Volume 42, Issue 19, p1-7.
  2. N. Beckman N., Sanhaji L., Chinappuvvula N., West O.C.: Imaging of Traumatic Shoulder Girdle Injuries. Radiology Clinics of North America. July 2019. Vol 57, Issue 4, p809-822.

ORAL PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Sanhaji L., Kumaravel M. Imaging of Common Sports Injuries: Athletes Achilles Heel. 9th PanArab Radiology Conference and 17emes Journees de l’Association Franco-Marocaine de Radiologie, Marrakech, Morocco, May 4-7, 2017
  2. Fabrega M., Boyce W., Hasapes J., Sanhaji L. et al. Assessing and Improving First Year Resident Call Transition Utilizing a Case Based Boot Camp with PACS Simulation Via Free DICOM Viewers. Presented at the ACR Annual Conference on Quality and Safety, October 13-14, 2017 in Boston, MA.
  3. Global health Radiology, Introduction. Sanhaji L., Boyce W, Khalil S., Neuroradiology Department, Specialty Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 2, 2018.
  4. Residency program overview: How We Do It. Boyce W., Khalil S, Sanhaji L. Neuroradiology Department, Specialty Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, May 2, 2018.
  5. Residency program, Neuroradiology Rotation: How We Do It, Boyce W., Khalil S, Sanhaji L. Neuroradiology Department, Specialty Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, May 2, 2018.
  6. Radiology Residency Program: Goals and Perspectives for Collaboration. Roundtable and discussion, facilitated by Sanhaji L., Boyce W and Khalil S Neuroradiology Department, Specialty Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, May 2, 2018.
  7. Global Health Radiology, Introduction. Sanhaji L., Boyce W, Khalil S., Emergency Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 3, 2018.
  8. Medical Writing for American Journals: Requisite”, Roundtable and discussion on site, facilitated by Sanhaji L., Boyce W and Khalil S. Emergency Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 3, 2018.
  9. Global Health Radiology, Introduction. Sanhaji L., Boyce W, Khalil S., Radiology Main Department, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 4, 2018.
  10. Residency program overview: How We Do It. Boyce W., Khalil S, Sanhaji L. Radiology Main Department, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 4, 2018.
  11. Residency program, Rotation specifics: How We Do It Dr Boyce Boyce W., Khalil S, Sanhaji L. Radiology Main Department, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. May 4, 2018.
  12. Radiology Residency Program: Goals and Perspectives for Collaboration. Roundtable and discussion. Sanhaji L., Boyce W, Khalil S., Radiology Main Department, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, May 4, 2018.
  13. McGovern Women Students Roundtable: Wellness and Mentoring. Guest Speaker Sanhaji L. December 12, 2018, Houston, Texas
  14. Rad-Aid UTHealth McGovern Chapter Activities in Morocco. Sanhaji L. Monthly Rad-Aid Webinar. January 16, 2019
  15. Presentation of the UTHealth Rad-Aid Chapter mission to Morocco, Balhabadra S., Mathew M., Stringham J., Gao M., Ucisik F., Sanhaji L., Houston Radiological Society Meeting, February 26, 2019. Houston, Texas
  16. Radiology Readiness Assessment: Vaccaro J, Ucisik F, Gao M., Sanhaji L. Emergency Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, April 15, 2019
  17. Workflow optimization workshop: How do you do it? Ucisik F, Gao M. Moderators: Jroundi L., Laamrani FZ., Sanhaji L. Emergency Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, April 15, 2019
  18. Workflow optimization workshop: How we do it: Ucisik F., Gao M. Moderators: Jroundi L., Laamrani FZ., Sanhaji L. Emergency Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, April 15, 2019
  19. Pelvic US Emergencies Lecture and Workshop: Matta E, Gao M. Moderators: Nassar I, Mahi M., Sanhaji L, General Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco, April 16, 2019.
  20. Oncologic Emergencies Lecture and Workshop: Shiralkar K., Gao M. Moderators: Nassar I, Mahi M, Sanhaji L. General Radiology Section, Ibn Sina Hospital. Rabat, Morocco, April 16, 2019.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Educational Scientific Exhibits

  1. Sanhaji L., Jarolimek A.M. Rad-Aid UTHealth Houston Chapter, in Morocco, 2017 Project. WADEM (World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine), Toronto, Canada. April 24-28, 2017
  2. Sanhaji L., Dickey R. UTHealth Healthier, Academy Collaborative Symposium, May 12, 2017
  3. Sanhaji L., Jarolimek A.M. Radiology Preparedness Plans in Mass Casualty Incidents in Underserved Countries: How can we help? RadAid UTHealth Chapter 2017 Project in Morocco, ASER, Toronto, Canada, September 6-9, 2017
  4. Alhalawani R., Sanhaji L. UTHealth Radiology Residents: From Resilience to Wellbeing. Institutional and Departmental Contributions. Beyond Resiliency Training Meeting, UT MD Anderson, Houston, Texas, September 25-26, 2017
  5. Sanhaji L., Dickey R. UTHealth Healthier, CENTILE Conference (Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education), 2017 International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in the Health Professions: An Interprofessional Forum. Washington D.C., October 22-25, 2017
  6. Desai B., Sanhaji L. “Battle of the Bulge: Internal Hernias – Anatomy, Complications and Mimics”. SAR Annual Scientific Meeting, Scottsdale, AR, March 4-9, 2018
  7. Alhalawani R., Sanhaji L. Women in Radiology: the Case of UTHealth Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Department. AMWA 103rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 22-25, 2018
  8. Shin J., Sanhaji L. A Concise Breakdown of Pathologic Fractures. Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference, April 5-8, 2018, UT MD Anderson, Houston, Texas
  9. Xu, K, Sanhaji L. Scleroderma in Bones and Joints, from early signs to destruction: why we see what we see. ARRS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 22-27, 2018
  10. Shin J, Sanhaji L. Pathologic Fractures: a Closer Look Beyond the Lines. ARRS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 22-27, 2018.
  11. Alhalawani R., Sanhaji L. The Role of Educators in Radiology Residents Well-Being: the Case of UTHealth Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging. AUR, 66th Annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May 7-10, 2018
  12. Al Halawany R., Sanhaji L. Four bagger: An unusual case of acute abdomen. Case of the Day. ASER 30th anniversary Annual Meeting. McLean, Virginia September 26-29, 2018
  13. McVay M, Carney C., Sanhaji L. It’s all in the wrist. ASER 30th anniversary Annual Meeting. McLean, Virginia. September 26-29, 2018
  14. Carney C., McVay M, Sanhaji L. It’s all in the wrist. RSNA Chicago, Illinois. November 25-30, 2018
  15. Stringam J., Balabhadra S., Gao M., Mathew M., Sanhaji L. Expanding Radiology Services through a Transatlantic Partnership between Houston, USA and Rabat, Morocco. 7th Annual Houston Global Health Collaborative Conference, March 8-9, 2019, Houston, Texas.
  16. Desai B, Sanhaji L. Break the case. Texas Radiology Society Annual Meeting, March 29-31, 2019. Austin, Texas.
  17. Davila A, Sanhaji L., Incidental Soft Tissue Calcifications on Conventional Radiography: Now What? 119th Annual Meeting of the ARRS, May 5-10, 2019. Honolulu, Hawaii.
  18. Guccione J., Sanhaji L., Eosinophilic Fasciitis: A Case-Guided Imaging and Pathophysiology Review. 119th Annual Meeting of the ARRS, May 5-10, 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  19. Davila A, Chua SS, Thupili C, Matta EM, Sanhaji L. This is No Laughing Bladder! Revisiting Urachal Remnant Embryology, Complications and Mimics. 119th Annual Meeting of the ARRS, May 5-10, 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii. Awarded Certificate of Merit for this year’s ARRS Scientific Program.

Honors and Awards

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Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award: 2019