43rd Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course

10/22/18 - 10/26/18
Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, California

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 34.5

Category A CE Credits:

About the Meeting
Attend the 43rd 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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About The Meeting
Attend the 43rd 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 11, 2018. 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 21, 2018 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 program has been submitted to the ASRT. The number of A CE credits will be available approximately 30 days prior to the meeting. Please visit www.ucsd.edusymp.com or call 813-806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.
Course Director

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

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

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

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

UC San Diego Faculty

Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Nikdokht Farid, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Program Director, MRI Fellowship
Director of Neuro-imaging, Center for Translational Imaging and Precision Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

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

Michael E. Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Body Imaging, Department of Radiology
Director, Body Imaging Fellowship
University of California San Diego Medical Center
San Diego, CA

Tudor Hughes, M.D., FRCR
Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair of Education
Radiology Resident Program Director
Department Continuing Quality Improvement Representative
UCSD Medical Center
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Paul Murphy, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

John Naheedy, M.D.
Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Sebastian Obrzut, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Mini N. Pathria, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

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

Masoud Shiehmorteza, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Abdominal Imaging
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
Monday, October 22, 2018
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus:
The Future of Radiology & Up to Date Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 MR Imaging of Muscle Trauma
Mini N. Pathria, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Back Breaking: Spine Trauma
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 – 10:15 Pelvis and Hip MR: Case-Based Session
Mini N. Pathria, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Stress Injury of Bone
Mini N. Pathria, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM The Future of Radiology: Is There One?
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:
Honing Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging Skills
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:15 – 2:00 Radiology After 5: The Tough Neuro Cases that Land You in Court
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., FACR
   
2:00 – 3:00 Degenerative and Inflammatory Disorders of the Skeleton: Imaging - Pathologic Correlation
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:15 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders of the Skeleton: Dogma and Dilemma
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
4:15 – 4:45 Bone Erosions: Mechanisms, Detection, Buzz Words, and Differential Diagnosis
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 Ligament Injuries of the Knee: Mechanistic Approach with Emphasis on MRI Footprints
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
5:30 PM End of Session
   
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus:
Hot Topics in Thoracic Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Look Inside: Mediastinal Masses Part 1
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Look Inside: Mediastinal Masses Part 2
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Look Out! Screening for Lung Cancer : The Why and How
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Track the Trachea: Tracheal Imaging Pearls
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM Herding Zebras: Tough and Unusual Chest Cases
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:
Radiology Errors: Cutting Edge Chest and Cardiac Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Learning From Others: Avoiding Errors in Chest Imaging Interpretation
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 OMG! Crazy Complications on Post Operative Chest Imaging
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Pearls of Pulmonary Vascular Disease Imaging
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Cardiac 101: How to Incorporate Cardiac Imaging into Your Practice
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
4:45 – 5:30 Hiding in Plain Sight: Incidental Cardiac Findings
Eric Goodman, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus:
Critical Findings in Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Sick in the Head: Intracranial Infection
Nikdokht Farid, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Trapped! Nerve Entrapments
Tudor Hughes, M.D., FRCR
   
9:30 – 10:15 What's the Matter? White Matter Disease
Nikdokht Farid, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Bad or Better? Post Operative Evaluation of Brain Tumors
Nikdokht Farid, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 PM Avoid This: MSK Missed Cases
Tudor Hughes, M.D. FRCR
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:
Updates on Pediatric and Musculoskeletal Imaging: Nutrition and Health
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Check This Out! MSK Interesting Cases
Tudor Hughes, M.D. FRCR
   
2:15 – 3:00 Little Bones: Pediatric MSK Imaging
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Little People: Neonatal Imaging (Chest /Abdomen)
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Vascular Variations: Imaging and Management of Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 Be Your Own Valentine: Plant Based Nutrition to Prevent Cardiac and Other Diseases
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Thursday, October 25, 2018
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus:
Cutting Edge Body Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Radiology 2019: What To Expect and Where Are We Going
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:30 Rectal Cancer Staging with MRI
Paul Murphy, M.D., Ph.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 CT of the Stomach: An Algorithmic Approach
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Perfecting Prostate Imaging and Diagnosis
Michael Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 Missed Diagnosis in Abdominal CT: Strategies and Pitfalls
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:
Body Imaging Updates
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 The Perils of Percreta: Imaging of Invasive Placenta
Michael Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 Pancreatic Masses From A to Z
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 When Seconds Count: Imaging of Abdominal Trauma
Masoud Shiehmorteza, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Duplex Doppler From Head to Toe
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
4:45 – 5:30 Shifting Focus: Using Chemical Shift in Abdominal Imaging
Masoud Shiehmorteza, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Friday, October 26, 2018
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus:
Body and Nuclear Medicine Imaging Updates
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 CT of the Small Bowel: Tumors
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:30 CT Evaluation of GI Bleeding
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 – 10:15 Where's the Baby: First Trimester Emergencies
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Kill It: Radium 223 Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Sebastian Obrzut, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM Molecular Breast Imaging
Sebastian Obrzut, M.D.
   
12:00 – 12:15 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:15 End of Course
   
  Faculty & 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: September 20, 2018
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 "UCSD10" or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 813-806-1050 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