42nd Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course

10/16/17 - 10/20/17
Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, California

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 34.5

Category A CE Credits: 34.0

About the Meeting
Attend the 42nd Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course and hear the latest and best practices in radiology, as well as radiology management and business. The sessions will focus on subjects from the various subspecialties in radiology, including neuroimaging, chest and cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, abdominal imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging. In addition, experts will discuss the challenges facing radiology given the changing environment of medicine.
*Electronic Syllabus only*

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* Must receive letter from your director certifying status - IF LETTER IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE ADDITIONAL FEE!
$ 750
About The Meeting
Attend the 42nd Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course and hear the latest and best practices in radiology, as well as radiology management and business. The sessions will focus on subjects from the various subspecialties in radiology, including neuroimaging, chest and cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, abdominal imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging. In addition, experts will discuss the challenges facing radiology given the changing environment of medicine.
Target Audience
The course is designed for board certified radiologists, in private or academic practice. This course is also appropriate for trainees at various levels in diagnostic imaging and other practicing physicians desiring insight into the current roles of imaging in a managed care environment. In addition, allied health care professionals seeking an update on recent advances in radiology will also benefit from this course.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Demonstrate improved skills in performing and interpreting radiologic procedures.
  • Develop an organized approach to establishing an accurate differential diagnosis.
  • Discuss the latest in diagnostic methods.
  • Gain valuable insight into emerging technologies and cost-effective utilization of imaging methods.
  • Discuss the latest changes in Radiology payments, reimbursements, billing and/or healthcare reform
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.
Registration Information
Tuition includes all course materials, including a comprehensive course digital syllabus, daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $50 surcharge for anyone registering after October 5, 2017. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.
 
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to September 15, 2017 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual's control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity. 
Cultural and Linguistic Competency 
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient's primary language. Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources on cultural and linguistic competency and information about AB1195 can be found on the UCSD CME website at http://cme.ucsd.edu.
Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.

Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (800)338-5901 or (813)806-1000.

Accreditation
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 34.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Technologists: This activity is approved for credit by the ASRT for 34.0 hours in Category A CE Credit, provided it is completed as designed.
Course Director

Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
Medical Director of Thornton Radiology
Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Guest Faculty

Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
Senior Physician Executive
The Ron and Sandi Simon Endowed Chair,
Neurosciences Institute
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, CA
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

John F. Feller, M.D.
Medical Director
Desert Medical Imaging
Indian Wells, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA

Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Oncology
Director, Diagnostic Imaging and Body CT
The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

UC San Diego Faculty

Hamed Aryafar, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Vascular and Interventional Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Julie Bykowski, M.D.
Associate Professor, Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Eric Y. Chang, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System
University of California, San Diego Medical Center

James Y. Chen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Program Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship
University of California, San Diego
San Diego VA Medical Center

Christine B. Chung, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Eric Goodman, M.D.
Voluntary Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego

Carl K. Hoh, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Division Chief Nuclear Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Farshad Moradi, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Alexander Norbash, M.D., M.S.
Associate Vice-Chancellor for Diversity
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Dolores H. Pretorius, M.D., FACR, FAIUM
Professor of Radiology
Director of Imaging
UCSD Fetal Care and Genetics Center
University of California, San Diego

Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Cynthia S. Santillan, M.D., FSAR
Associate Professor of Radiology
Chief, Body Imaging Section
Medical Director of CT
University of California, San Diego

Noushin Vahdat, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Radiology
University of California, San Diego
Quality, Patient Safety Director
VA San Diego Medical Center
San Diego, CA
 
Elizabeth K. Weihe, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
Monday, October 16, 2017
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: What You Need to Know: Pulmonary Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Don't Inhale: Smoking Related Lung Disease
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Seek & Destroy: Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring
Elizabeth K. Weihe, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Mediastinal Mass Madness: Anterior Masses
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Mediastinal Mass Madness: All the Rest
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM Not So Silver Lining: Pleural Disease
Elizabeth K. Weihe, M.D.
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: The Latest in Chest & Neuro Imaging and Radiology Reimbursement
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Blessing or Curse: Immune Mediated Lung Disease
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 The Dark Side of Football: Concussions
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Name the Mass: Strategic Approach to Brain Tumors
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
4:00 – 4:45 Intricacies in Immunotherapy: Imaging Issues of Head and Neck Malignancies
Julie Bykowski, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 C-Suite View of Pay for Performance and Radiology, Including MACRA
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
5:30 PM End of Session
   
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Hot Topics in Cardiothoracic Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 When Vessels Misbehave: Pulmonary Vascular Disease Including PE
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Get to the Heart of It: Synergy of Cardiac Echo, CT & MRI
Eric Goodman, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 High Def or High Res: HRCT from Basic to Advanced
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Big Red: Imaging of the Thoracic Aorta
Eric Goodman, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM All Airways, Big and Small & Their Disorders
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: Radiology Errors: Updates in Neuro, OB and Chest Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Don't Do This: Chest Mistakes
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 The Nerve! Spinal Cord and Intradural Abnormalities
James Y. Chen, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Big Thoughts on Little Brains: Fetal Brain Basics & Pearls
Dolores H. Pretorius, M.D., FACR, FAIUM
   
4:00 – 4:45 See What? Cognitive Errors in Radiology
James Y. Chen, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 First Do No Harm: OB Ultrasound Overcalls
Dolores H. Pretorius, M.D., FACR, FAIUM
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Get Hip with MSK Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Glenohumeral Joint Instability: What You Need to Know
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Shoulder MRI - Rotator Cuff Evaluation
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis: Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Situations, and Complications
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Disorders of the Synovium Lined Joints: MR Imaging
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 PM Hip MRI: Soft Tissue Pain Generators
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:  Cutting Edge MSK Updates
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Bone and Cartilage Injury: Chondral, Osteochondral, & Subchondral Fractures with Emphasis on MR Imaging
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 Cartilage Evaluation in the Knee: What Do I Need to Describe?
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Knock Out Knees: Interesting Knee Cases
Eric Y. Chang, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Are You Ready? Rapid Fire Lower Extremity Cases Including Rectus Femoris, Hindfoot and Plantar Plate Cases
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 Disjointed: Interesting Elbow Cases
Eric Y. Chang, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Thursday, October 19, 2017
   
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: What You Need To Know: Body Imaging & Interventional MSK
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Help is On the Way: Image Guided Therapeutic MSK Injections Including Stem Cell Therapy
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 MDCT Evaluation of Acute Pancreatitis
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 – 10:15 Prostate MR Case Review
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 CT of the Abdominal Aorta: Aneurysms, Dissections and Repair
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
11:15 – 11:45 The End of Random Sampling: MR Guided Biopsy of the Prostate
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
11:45 – 12:15 PM Not So Fast: Quality/Diagnostic Errors in Body Imaging
Noushin Vahdat, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: Cutting Edge Abdominal & Vascular Imaging: Health Care Reform
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Liver Logic: LI-RADS Why and How
Cynthia S. Santillan, M.D., FSAR
   
2:15 – 3:00 What Lurks Below: Retroperitoneal Tumors & Diseases
Noushin Vahdat, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:30 Variant Vessels: Vascular Liver Abnormalities
Cynthia S. Santillan, M.D., FSAR
   
3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:45 – 4:15 Don’t Be Fooled: Mimickers of Disease in the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis
Hamad Aryafar, M.D.
   
4:15 – 5:00 Romneycare: Are We Learning from Healthcare Reform?
Alexander Norbash, M.D., M.S.
   
5:00 – 5:30 Cold Foot? Peripheral Vascular Imaging for Diagnostic Radiologists
Hamed Aryafar, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Friday, October 20, 2017
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Body and PET Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Bloody Mess: Evaluation of Hematuria in the ER Patient
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:30 PET Project: Oncologic PET in Personalized Cancer Therapy
Carl K. Hoh, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Pearls & Pitfalls in PET Imaging, Including Brain & Cardiac PET
Farshad Moradi, M.D., Ph.D
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 MDCT of Adrenal Masses: A Pattern Approach
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM Great Balls of Fire! Scrotal Ultrasound Update
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
12:00 – 12:15 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:30 End of Course
   
  Faculty and topics subject to change
 
Hotel del Coronado

About The Resort 
Experience the artful blend of elegance and tradition at the Hotel del Coronado. The Del's most traditional San Diego beach accommodations reflect the resort's classic heritage in its charming decor. Housed in the original Victorian building, a National Historic Landmark, the Del blends romantic, 19th century ambiance with modern comforts for today's traveler.

The Del is proud to present, ENO, a new culinary offering that celebrates the three most delectable indulgences in the world - fine wines, rare cheeses and gourmet chocolates. To learn more, visit www.hoteldel.com

How to Get There
Fly directly to San Diego International Airport, located just 17 minutes from the Hotel Del Coronado. Daily non-stop flights are available to Las Vegas for major national and international carriers.
 
Hotel Cutoff: October 18, 2017
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days after the conference.
 
Space is Limited - Reserve Today:  Call Hotel Del Coronado Reservations at: 1-800-468-3533 and provide Group Code "UCSD POST GRAD BREAST 2017" or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$253.00 per night
Run of House

Upgraded room type based on availability and at the Hotel's discretion:

$319.00/nt. Ocean View
$339.00/nt. Ocean Front
(single/double occupancy. king/two queen beds)
 
Hotel Tax: 11.56%
 
Resort fee of $18.00 per room, per day applies. 
 
DEPOSIT POLICY: Hotel requires one night's room and tax deposit to be charged at time of reservation.  
 
CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be issued for rooms cancelled at least 48 hours prior to arrival date. All room cancellations after this time are subject to penalty. Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 12:00 Noon.
 
HOTEL: 1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
 
PHONE:  619-435-6611