The 20th UC San Diego Alta 2018: Advanced Imaging

01/28/18 - 02/02/18
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Alta, Utah

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 25.0

Category A CE Credits:

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Physicians
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$ 995
Allied Health$ 795
Residents *
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P.A.
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Retired Physicians

* 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!
$ 595
About The Meeting
Advanced Imaging at Alta offers detailed, cutting edge, informative lectures on a variety of topics. This year’s focus areas include musculoskeletal, neurological, and body imaging. The course highlights the use and interpretation of a variety of modalities – ultrasound, CT, MR, PET, etc. – to diagnose both common and uncommon conditions in each of the focus areas.
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 for musculoskeletal, vascular, abdominal and head and neck pathology.
  • Discuss the latest in diagnostic methods used to evaluate stroke, head and neck pathology, vascular disease, the musculoskeletal system, and female pelvis.
  • Discuss emerging technologies and cost-effective utilization of imaging methods.
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 (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 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course Directors: Christine B. Chung, M.D. and Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR

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

Sapideh Gilani, M.D, FACS
Head and Neck Surgeon
Associate Professor of Surgery
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

Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
Medical Director of Thornton Radiology
Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2018
   
3:30 PM Registration and Welcome
   
4:00 - 4:30 Shoulder MRI - Rotator Cuff
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
4:30 - 5:00 Shoulder MRI - Instability
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:00 - 5:15 Shoulder Rapid Fire - Adhesive Capsulitis
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:15 - 5:30 Shoulder Rapid Fire - AC Joint Injuries
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:30 - 5:45 Shoulder Rapid Fire - Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:45 - 6:00 Shoulder Rapid Fire - Throwing Shoulder
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:00 - 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2018
   
6:30 - 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
7:00 - 7:30 Ankle MRI - Hindfoot Valgus
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
7:30 - 8:00 Metatarsalgia
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:30 Hip MRI - Impingement and Friction Syndromes
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
8:30 - 9:00 Hip MRI - Complications of Total Hip Replacement
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:00 - 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:30 End of Session
   
4:00 - 4:30 Arthritis
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
4:30 - 5:00 Cartilage Lesions: How Do I Describe Them
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:00 - 5:30 Knee MRI: Meniscal Lesions
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:30 - 6:00 Knee MRI: Bone Marrow Patterns
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:00 - 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018
   
6:30 - 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
7:00 - 7:30 MRI of the Elbow - Ligaments
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
7:30 - 8:00 MRI of the Elbow - Tendons
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
8:00 - 9:00 MRI of the Finger
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:00 - 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:30 End of Session
   
4:00 - 5:00 PM ENT for Radiologists: Nose and Sinuses, Anatomy, Pathology and Treatment Pathways
Sapideh Gilani, M.D., FACS
   
5:00 - 6:00 Suprahyoid Neck Compartmental Anatomy and Differential Considerations
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
6:00 - 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018
   
6:30 - 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
7:00 - 8:00 Stroke Imaging Overview
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
8:00 - 9:00 Imaging of the Sella, Parasellar Regions and Cavernous Sinuses
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
9:00 - 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
9:30 End of Session
   
4:00 - 5:00 PM Pathoanatomic Approach to Evaluating Skull Base Pathology
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
5:00 - 6:00 Orbital Imaging and Image-Based Differential Considerations
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
6:00 - 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Alexander Norbash, M.D, M.S.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018
   
6:30 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
7:00 - 8:00 Is There a Good Head on Those Shoulders: Carotid Sonography Update
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 - 9:00 Duplex Doppler From Head to Toe
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:00 - 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 End of Session
   
4:00 - 5:00 PM Where's The Baby: First Trimester Emergencies
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
5:00 - 6:00 The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Adnexal Cystic Lesions
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
6:00 - 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
6:30 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2018
   
6:30 - 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
7:00 - 8:00 Sexy GU Procedures: HSG's and RUG's
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 - 9:00 Test Your Skills: GI, GU, US Quiz Cases
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:00 - 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Kathrine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 End of Course

Alta's Rustler Lodge

About The Resort 
When you stay at Alta's Rustler Lodge, you'll experience the cozy atmosphere of a mountain lodge along with superb services and Alta's finest amenities.

The 85 rooms range from luxury to modest accommodations. Daily room rates include full breakfast and dinner. The Rustler, while elegant, is congenial and relaxed, the way a ski lodge should be.

After a delightful day on the slopes or working out in the fitness room, take a dip in the outdoor heated pool, soak in the indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis or unwind in the eucalyptus steam room and sauna. Or treat yourself to a massage, aromatherapy session or other spa service.

How to Get There
Fly to directly Salt Lake City International Airport, located just 45 minutes northwest of Alta's Rustler Lodge. Daily non-stop flights are available for major national and international carriers.
 
Hotel Cutoff: November 28, 2017
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days after the conference.
 
Space is Limited - Reserve Today:  Make your reservation by emailing reservations@rustlerlodge.com or call (801) 742-4200 and identify yourself as a registrant of "UCSD Radiology Conference".

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$619.92 per night / Single Occupancy
$748.19 per night / Double Occupancy

Sunday - Friday (5 night minimum stay) and includes lodging, full breakfast and dinner. Taxes and fees are included in the rate.

Complimentary Guest Valet Parking

Room Preference: (Upon Availability): One King/Two Queens or Two Twin Beds

Smoke Free Property
 
DEPOSIT POLICY: A deposit of $1,000.00 per room is required upon booking with final payment due 60 days prior to arrival.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received 60 days or more prior to the planned arrival date will be refunded less a $150 per room processing fee. All other cancellations (regardless of the reason) will forfeit all monies received. Guests are responsible for all reserved dates and will be charged for all changes. Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 12:00 Noon.
 
HOTEL: 10380 East Highway 210
Alta, Utah 84092
 
PHONE:  801-742-2200