44th Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course

10/28/19 - 11/01/19
Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, California

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 34.5

Category A CE Credits: 35.0

About the Meeting
Attend the 44th Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course and hear the latest and best practices in radiology. The sessions will focus on subjects from the various subspecialties in radiology, including neuroimaging, chest and cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal and pediatric 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 44th Annual Post Graduate Radiology Course and hear the latest and best practices in radiology. The sessions will focus on subjects from the various subspecialties in radiology, including neuroimaging, chest and cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal and pediatric 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 17, 2019. 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 27, 2019 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 35.0 hours in Category A CE Credit, provided it is completed as designed.
Program 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

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

Divya Bolar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Jennifer Feneis, M.D.
Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Kathryn Fowler, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Jason Handwerker, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
UC San Diego Health System
San Diego, CA

Michael Horowitz, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellow
Department of Radiology
UC-San Diego Medical Center
San Diego, CA

Kathleen Jacobs, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Marin McDonald, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Interventional Radiology
Co-Program Director - Interventional Radiology Residency
UC San Diego & VA San Diego
San Diego, CA

Jeet Minocha, M.D.
Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology
Department of Radiology
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

Mary K. O'Boyle, M.D., FAIUM
Clinical Professor of Radiology
Chief of Ultrasound Division
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

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

Edward Smitaman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
Monday, October 28, 2019
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Reading Room Risks; Updates on Chest & Cardiac Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Is Your Job Killing You? The Dangers of Sitting & Sedentary Lifestyle
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:30 Hiding in Plain Site: Expert Assessment of Plain Films
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 The Heart and It's Helpers: Cardiac Devices
Kathleen Jacobs, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 When Vessels Misbehave: Pulmonary Vascular Disease Including PE
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM ABC's or Cardiac MR
Michael Horowitz, M.D.
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: Cardiac & Pulmonary Disorders
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Critical Coronaries: Coronary Artery Disease
Jennifer Feneis, M.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 Stay Out of Court: Avoiding Diagnostic Pitfalls in Chest Imaging
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Heartbreaking: Adult Heart Disease
Jennifer Feneis, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Alphabet soup of Pulmonary Disorders: Providing Better Differentials
David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
   
4:45 – 5:30 Pneumonia or Not: Imaging of Pulmonary Infections
Jennifer Feneis, M.D.
   
5:30 PM End of Session
   
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Pediatric & Musculoskeletal Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Treachery or Trifle? Differentiating Bone Tumors
Edward Smitaman, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 First Look: Imaging of the Newborn
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Slippery Slope of Synovial Diseases
Edward Smitaman, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:30 Tangled Web: Imaging & Treatment of Vascular Anomalies in Kids
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:15 PM Big Information on Little Bones: Pediatric MSK
John Naheedy, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: In Depth Musculoskeletal Imaging: What You Need to Know
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:30 Human Meniscus of the Knee: Function & Dysfunction
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
2:30 – 3:15 Rotator Cuff of the Shoulder: Normal and Abnormal with Emphasis on MR Imaging
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
3:15 – 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:30 – 4:30 Femoroacetabular Impingement: Fact or Fiction
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
4:30 – 5:30 Triangular Fibrocartilage of the Wrist Patterns of Failure
Donald L. Resnick, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Critical Findings in Neuro Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Sneaky: Sinonasal Tumors
Marin McDonald, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Taking the Pain out of Headache Imaging
Jason Handwerker, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Small Space, Big Impact: Sella/Pituitary Diseases
Marin McDonald, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Signals Crossed: White Matter Disease of the Spine
Marin McDonald, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 PM Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Intracranial Hemorrhage
Jason Handwerker, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus:  Neuro Imaging & CQI Cases
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Lessons Learned: Insight Gained from CQI Cases
Jason Handwerker, M.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 What's the Matter with White "Matter? White Matter Diseases of the Brain
Divya Bolar, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Sick in the Head: CNS Infections
Divya Bolar, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Is There a Good Head on Those Shoulders? Carotid Ultrasound Update
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
4:45 – 5:30 Spin Doctor: ASL Cerebral Perfusion Imaging
Divya Bolar, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Thursday, October 31, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: The Beat of Body Imaging
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 The Evolving Role of Social Media in Radiology: Mobile Devices & Their Role in Radiology
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:30 US or MR?  Difficult GYN Cases
Mary K. O'Boyle, M.D., FAIUM
   
9:30 – 10:15 CT of Small Bowel Tumors: Detection & Classification
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 Test Your Skills: Gynecological Emergency Cases
Mary K. O'Boyle, M.D., FAIUM
   
11:15 – 12:00 Incidentalomas: How to Manage Them in a Busy Practice
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
Focus: Cutting Edge Cutting Edge AI, Liver & Pancreatic Imaging, & IR Interventions
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
1:30 – 2:15 Game of Thrones Cast of Characters:  Liver Lesions Good & Bad
Kathryn Fowler, M.D.
   
2:15 – 3:00 CT of the Aorta & It's Branches: Acute Processes
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:15 – 4:00 Perfect Pancreatic Imaging: Basics & Tumors
Kathryn Fowler, M.D.
   
4:00 – 4:45 Test Your Skills: GI, GU & US Cases
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
4:45 – 5:30 Deep Learning & AI: What You Need to Know as a Radiologist Today
Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Friday, November 1, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Vascular & IR Imaging and Intervention
Moderator: Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:45 Better, Faster, Safer: Non-vascular IR Interventions for Busy Radiologists (Biliary & Urinary Access & Biopsies)
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:30 Bloody Mess: IR Intervention for GI and Bronchial Bleeds
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
9:30 – 10:15 Game of Thrones: Who Won? Imaging After Locoregional IR Therapies for HCC
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:15 What's Next? IR & VTE - Current and Future Trends
Jeet Minocha, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:00 PM Cold Feet: What Radiologists Need to Know About Peripheral Arterial Disease
Quinn C. Meisinger, 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 26, 2019
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 "UCSD19" or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 813-806-1050 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$262.00 per night
Run of House

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

$329.00/nt. Ocean View
$369.00/nt. Ocean Front
(single/double occupancy. king/two queen beds)
 
Hotel Tax: 11.56%
 
Resort fee of $15.00 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: Refundable up to three (3) days in advance of Group’s Event date. All room cancellations after this time are subject to penalty. Check in time is: 4:00 PM; check out time is: 12:00 PM
 
HOTEL: 1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
 
PHONE:  619-435-6611