The 22nd UC San Diego Advanced Imaging at Alta

02/23/20 - 02/28/20
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Alta, Utah

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 25.25

Category A CE Credits:

About the Meeting
The 22nd UC San Diego Advanced Imaging at Alta offers detailed, cutting edge, informative lectures on a variety of topics. This year’s focus areas include musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiothoracic, 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.

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Physicians
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Company Representatives
$ 995
Allied Health$ 795
Residents *
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Active Military *
VA Physicians *
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
The 22nd UC San Diego Advanced Imaging at Alta offers detailed, cutting edge, informative lectures on a variety of topics. This year’s focus areas include musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiothoracic, 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 head and neck pathology, vascular disease, cardiothoracic abnormalities, the musculoskeletal system, and pelvic disease.
  • 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 February 13, 2020. 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 January 24, 2020 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.

Statement of Need
Feedback on questionnaires from prior UC San Diego radiology continuing medical education courses has indicated a need for radiology courses that offer a focused curriculum emphasizing differential diagnosis for entities throughout the body, in all of the radiology subspecialties, as well as summaries of new discoveries and information in radiology.

Mission Statement
The Mission of the University of California, San Diego Continuing Medical Education (UCSD CME) is to provide needs-based education for physicians and health care providers to improve knowledge, competence and performance and enable the optimum provision of health care.

We are committed to continual improvement of our educational mission by researching current adult education and CME literature, participation in national organizations committed to improving CME, and implementation of innovative and creative programming that may further our mission.

UCSD CME sponsors over 100 conferences per year and produces many home-study programs. For more information visit our website at http://cme.ucsd.edu.

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 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Program chairs: Christine B. Chung, M.D. and Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR

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

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

Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.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

Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
Medical Director of Thornton Radiology
Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020
   
3:30 PM Registration and Welcome
   
Focus: Imaging of Gynecological and Carotid Emergencies: Nutrition for Optimal Health
4:00 – 5:00 Is there a Good Head on Those Shoulders: Carotid Ultrasound Update
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
5:00 – 6:00 Where's the Baby: First Trimester Emergencies
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
6:00 – 6:45 Be Your Own Valentine: Optimal Nutrition for Optimal Health
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
6:45 End of Session
   
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020
   
6:30 – 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Abdominal Imaging Quiz Cases
7:00 – 8:00 Test Your Skills: GI Cases
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 9:00 Test Your Skills: GU & US Cases
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Katherine M. Richman, M.D., FACR
   
9:30 End of Session
   
Focus: Neuroradiology Brainstem and Spinal Cord Updates
4:00 – 5:00 Beware of the Brainstem: Imaging of Dural AV Fistulae
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
5:00 – 6:00 Demyelination, Myelopathy and Myelitis: A Pattern Based Approach to White Matter Spinal Diseases
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
6:00 – 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020
   
6:30 – 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Neuroradiology Imaging of the Sellar and Sinonasal Regions
7:00 – 8:00 Beyond the Adenoma: Sellar and Parasellar Masses
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
8:00 – 9:00 Sinonasal Imaging: Masses, Malignancy and Mimics
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Marin McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
   
9:30 End of Session
   
Focus: Interventional Radiology: Vascular Issues
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Stop It: When and How to Stop Bleeding
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
5:00 – 6:00 Open It: What the Diagnostic Radiologist Needs to Know About Peripheral Arterial Disease
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
6:00 – 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020
   
6:30 – 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Interventional Radiology: Cutting Edge Interventions
7:00 – 8:00 Punching the Prostate: Prostate Artery Embolization for BPH Therapy
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
8:00 – 9:00 Preventing Pelvic Pain with Embolization for Fibroids and Pelvic Congestion: What the Diagnostic Radiologist Needs to Know
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Quinn C. Meisinger, M.D.
   
9:30 End of Session
   
Focus: Chest Imaging
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Making Sense of Mediastinal Masses
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
5:00 – 6:00 Peculiarities of the Pleura and Pericardium
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
6:00 – 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
6:30 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
   
6:30 – 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Cardiac & Cardiothoracic Imaging
7:00 – 8:00 Don't Miss This: How to Prevent Misses and Near Misses in Cardiothoracic Imaging
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
8:00 – 9:00 Sound Like a Pro: Cardiac Devices in Cardiothoracic Imaging
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Sharon Brouha, M.D., MPH
   
9:30 End of Session
   
Focus: Musculoskeletal Imaging Updates
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM When Things Fall Apart: Glenohumeral Instability
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
5:00 – 6:00 Know the Knee: Imaging of Ligaments of the Knee
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:00 – 6:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
6:30 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2020
   
6:30 – 7:00 AM Coffee and Pastries for Registrants
   
Focus: Musculoskeletal Imaging Updates Regarding Extremities
7:00 – 8:00 Digital Imaging of the Digits: Commonly Encountered Injuries of the Finger
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
8:00 – 9:00 Small Area, Big Issues: Overuse Injuries of the Wrist
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer Session
Christine B. Chung, M.D.
   
9:30 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change.
 
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. Professional Travel can arrange your car rentals and van transfers by calling (813)806-1050.

Alta Shuttle
For information on Alta Shuttle Airport Transfers click here
 
Hotel Cutoff: December 24, 2019
Discounted Daily rates are based on a FIVE (5) night stay and includes lodging, full breakfast and dinner, taxes and fees. NO refunds are given for missed meals.
 
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 "The 22nd UC San Diego Alta 2020: Advanced Imaging". Call Professional Travel at (813)806-1050 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$629.92 per night / Single Occupancy
$762.45 per night / Double Occupancy
*3rd and 4th occupants in the room will be charged $191.42 for Adults 12 or older;
$135.14 for Children 5-11 years old; no charge for 4 years and under.*
 

Guest Parking Limited

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. Please note that any refunds made will be charged a 5% processing fee. 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