Dr. Esterbrook Longmaid III

Dr. Longmaid is Chair of the Medicine Academy of the National Academies of Practice. He is former Chair of Radiology and President of the Medical Staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Milton (Massachusetts). A former faculty member of Harvard Medical School (HMS), he directed radiology residency and fellowship programs at the New England Deaconess Hospital and the Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, both HMS teaching hospitals. His clinical work is medical imaging, and his administrative work had focused on continuous improvement processes in imaging, facilitating just culture approaches in healthcare environments, promoting interprofessional team learning and practice, and advancing humanistic care through skillful communication and articulation of values.

Selected publications:

  1. Longmaid HE III, Weissman BN. Resorptive hip arthropathy in hemophilia.  J Can Assoc Radiol 1982;33:43-45
  2. Gilbert JV, Plaut AG, Longmaid B, Lamm ME. Inhibition of microbial IgA proteases by human secretory IgA and serum. Molec Immun 1983;20:1039-1049
  3. Longmaid HE III, Adams DF, Neirinckx R, Harrison C, Brunner P, Seltzer S, Davis M, Neuringer L, Geyer R.  In vivo, non-proton 19F-NMR imaging of liver, tumor and abscess in rats.  Invest Radiol 1985;20:141-145
  4. Longmaid HE III, Seltzer SE, Costello P, Gordon P. Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as primary extrahepatic mass on computed tomography.  AJR 1986;146:1005-1009
  5. Longmaid HE III, Tymkiw J, Rider EA. Sonographic diagnosis of a chylous mesenteric cyst. J Clin Ultra 1986;14:458-460
  6. Longmaid HE III, Rider E, Tymkiw J. Lupus nephritis: new sonographic findings. J Ultrasound Med 1987;6:75-79
  7. Seguin D, Longmaid HE III. Sonographic appearance of testicular choriocarcinomas. J Diag Med Sonogr 1987;3:229-233
  8. Edelman RR, Siegel J, Singer A, Dupuis K, Longmaid HE III. Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of liver cancer using gadolinium-DTPA: initial clinical results at 1.5 Tesla. AJR 1989;153’1213-1219
  9. Finn JP, Longmaid HE III, Edelman RR, Xian S, Costello P, Mattle HP. Magnetic resonance angiography in the chest and abdomen: technique and clinical applications. Dynamic Cardiovasc Imag 1990;3:96-103
  10. Finn JP, Edelman RR, Jenkins RL, Lewis WD, Longmaid HE, Kane RA, Stokes K, Mattle HP,Clouse ME.  Liver transplantation: MR angiography with surgical validation.  Radiology1991;179:265-269
  1. Finn JP, Zisk JH, Edelman RR, Wallner BK, Hartnell GG, Stokes KR, Longmaid HE. Central venous occlusion: MR angiography. Radiology 1993;187:245-51.
  2. Hartnell GG, Hughes L, Longmaid HE, Finn JP. Body magnetic resonance angiography: Experience with the first 1158 patients. Br J Radiol 1993;66:42.
  3. Hartnell GG, Hughes L, Longmaid HE, Finn JP. Uses of magnetic resonance angiography in the evaluation of pelvic vessels. Br J Radiol 1993;66:42-3.
  4. Lewis WD, Finn JP, Jenkins RL, Carretta M, Longmaid HE, Edelman RR. Use of magnetic resonance angiography in the pre-transplant evaluation of portal vein pathology. Transplantation 1993;56:64-68.
  5. Finn JP, Kane RA, Edelman RR, Jenkins RL, Lewis WD, Muller M, Longmaid HE. Imaging of the portal venous system in patients with cirrhosis: MR imaging vs duplex doppler sonography. AJR 1993;161:989-994.
  6. Hartnell GG, Finn JP, Zenni M, Cohen MC, Dupuy D, Wheeler H, Longmaid HE. Magnetic resonance imaging of the thoracic aorta: A comparison of spin echo, angiographic and breath-hold techniques. Radiology 1994;191:697-704. 
  7. Ecklund KE, Hartnell GG, Hughes LA, Stokes KR, Finn JP, Longmaid HE. MR angiography as the sole method for evaluating abdominal aortic aneurysms: correlation with conventional techniques and surgery.Radiology1994;192:345-350
  8. Eustace S, McGrath D, Albrecht M, Fogt F, Buff B, Longmaid HE. Clival marrow changes in AIDS: Findings at MR imaging. Radiology 1994;193:623-627.
  9. Eustace S, Buff B, Kruskal J, Roizental M, Finn JP, Longmaid HE, Stokes KR, Hartnell GG. Magnetic resonance angiography in transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic stenting: Comparison with contrast hepatic and portal venography. Eur J Radiology 1994;19:43-49. 
  10. Hartnell GG, Hughes LA, Finn JP, Longmaid HE. Magnetic resonance angiography of the central chest veins – a new gold standard? Chest 1995;107:1053-1057.
  11. Hartnell GG, Hughes LA, Longmaid HE, Finn JP.  Body magnetic resonance angiography and its effect on the use of alternative imaging – experience in 1026 patients.  Br J Radiol 1995;68:963-969. 
  12. Rider EA, Longmaid HE III. Giving constructive feedback in clinical medical education. JAMA   1995; 274(11):867.
  13. Rider EA, Longmaid HE III. Guidelines for learners on receiving feedback. JAMA 1995;274:938.
  14. Rider EA, Longmaid HE III. Feedback in clinical medical education: clinical teachers receiving feedback from learners. JAMA 1995; 274: 996.
  15. Longmaid HE III, Rider EA. The relation of feedback to performance improvement in medicine. JAMA 1995;274:1092.
  16. Hughes LA, Hartnell GG, Finn JP, Longmaid HE III, Volpe J, Wheeler HG, Clouse ME. Time-of-flight MR angiography of the portal venous system: value compared with other imaging procedures.  AJR 1996;166:375-378.
  17. Williams ME, Longmaid HE, Trey G, Federman M, Crossan AW. Renal failure resulting from infiltration by inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor responsive to corticosteroid therapy. Am J Kidney Dis 1998;31:ppE5
  18. Rosen MP, Sands DZ, Longmaid HE III, Reynolds KF, Wagner M, Raptopoulos V. Impact of abdominal CT scanning on the management of patients to the emergency department with acute abdominal pain. AJR, 2000;174:1391-1396.
  19. Longmaid HE III. Resident recruitment. Chapter 1: Collins J and Chew F. Radiology residency program directors’ manual. Acad Radiol 2003;10:Suppl 1:S4-9.
  20. Rider EA, Longmaid HE III. A model for merging residency programs during health care consolidations: a course for success. Medical Education 2003;37:794-801.
  21. Longmaid HE III. Current concepts of the role of apology in healthcare: Introduction. Medical Encounter 2008;22:26.
  22. Longmaid HE III. Just hold your breath: the second medical mistake. Medical Encounter 2008;22:26.
  23. Longmaid HE III. Current concepts of the role of apology in healthcare: Controversies and unfinished business. Medical Encounter 2008;22:30-31.
  24. Longmaid HE III. Just one swallow. Patient Educ Couns 2008;73:175-176.
  25. Longmaid HE III. One last teaching moment. JAMA 2013;309:1695.
  26. Longmaid HE III. Compassion: Necessary but not sufficient. Acad Med. 2013;88:1197.
  27. Rider EA, Kurtz S, Slade D, Longmaid III HE, Ho M-J, Pun JKH, Eggins S, Branch Jr WT. The International Charter for Human Values in Healthcare: An interprofessional global collaboration to enhance values and communication in healthcare. Patient Educ Couns 2014;96:273-280. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.06.017.
  28. Rider EA, Frost J, Longmaid HE III. Embedding Shared Interprofessional Values in Healthcare Organizational Culture: The National Academies of Practice Experience. Accepted for publication. J Interprofessional Educ Prac. July 2020.
  29. Rider EA and Longmaid HE III. Responding to medical errors: downstream progress and upstream opportunities. Manuscript in preparation.