Tess Chapman M.D., M.A.

 Tess Chapman M.D., M.A.

Bio

Dr. Chapman is program director of the pediatric diagnostic radiology fellowship program at Seattle Children's Hospital and a UW associate professor of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

As a parent myself, it is easy to understand how difficult it is to have a child with medical needs, no matter how routine those needs may be. I enjoy the opportunity to talk with families whose children are undergoing medical imaging, in an effort to make the patient and parents more comfortable.

Personal Interests

Enjoying family, running, fishing.

Clinical Interests

Prenatal imaging by fetal MRI; general pediatric radiology; resident and fellow education.

Research Interests

Fetal MRI applications; CT dose reduction; residency education.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Washington University SOMMedical education2000
UCLA Medical CenterResidency
UW - Dept. of Pediatric Diagnostic RadiologyFellowship
UW - Dept. of RadiologyResidency
Virginia Mason Medical CenterInternship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD2000

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of RadiologyPediatric Radiology2009
American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology2006
Dr. Chapman is program director of the pediatric diagnostic radiology fellowship program at Seattle Children's Hospital and a UW associate professor of radiology. In addition to general pediatric radiology, she has expertise in fetal MR imaging and is a team member of the SCH Prenatal Clinic.

Dr. Chapman earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her medical degree at Washington University at St. Louis, Missouri. Following a transitional internship at Virginia Mason Medical Center, she completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at University of Washington and subsequently obtained fellowship training in pediatric radiology at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (now called Seattle Children's Hospital, SCH).

While on faculty at SCH since 2007, Dr. Chapman's primary interests have been in resident and fellow education, and in fetal MR imaging. She is board certified in diagnostic radiology, with certification of additional qualification in pediatric radiology. She currently chairs the Pediatric Subcommittee for the CAQ examination with the American Board of Radiology.