University of Michigan - The 16th Radiology at the Seashore

03/09/15 - 03/13/15
South Seas Island Resort | Captiva Island, Florida

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 22.0

Category A CE Credits: 21.5

This five-day course will provide a broad overview of selected radiology/imaging subjects of particular importance to diagnostic radiologists in clinical practice.  A broad range of lecture topics, with emphasis on practical applications, will be presented.  Topics will include, but are not limited to:  breast imaging, chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal, MRI, CT, and neuroradiology.

About The Meeting
This five-day course will provide a broad overview of selected radiology/imaging subjects of particular importance to diagnostic radiologists in clinical practice.  A broad range of lecture topics, with emphasis on practical applications, will be presented.  Topics will include, but are not limited to:  breast imaging, chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal, MRI, CT, and neuroradiology.
Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily intended and designed to educate diagnostic imaging physicians who perform and interpret imaging procedures.  It should also be useful in educating referring physicians who order imaging procedures as well as radiologic technologists. 
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Effectively utilize diagnostic imaging modalities to evaluate bone, body, breast, and neurological disorders.
  • Be able to recognize unusual disease processes in the chest, abdomen, breast and pelvis.
  • Understand how changes in workstation configuration and usage can potentially reduce repetitive stress disorders.
  • Integrate appropriate imaging protocols to assess bone, body, breast and neurological disorders into clinical practice.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.
Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.
Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.
Registration Information
Tuition includes all course materials, including a comprehensive course syllabus, daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $50 surcharge for anyone registering after February 25, 2015. 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
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations.  Refunds requested in writing prior to February 6, 2015 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
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.
 
 
 
 
 
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

SAM Credit: Certain sessions of the meeting program will be submitted to the American Board of Radiology (ABR) for Self Assessment Module (SAM) qualification. The total number of approved SAM credits available will be confirmed approximately 21 days prior to the meeting.
 
Technologists: This activity is approved for credit by the ASRT for 21.5 hours in Category A CE Credit, provided it is completed as designed.
 

Faculty With Program Director
Program Director:  
William J. Weadock, M.D.
 
Gandikota Girish, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR,RMSK
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
 
Peter Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Vascular Surgery
Associate Program Director
Radiology Residency Training Program
Division of Abdominal Radiology
 
Colleen H. Neal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Division of Breast Imaging 
 
Douglas Quint, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Division of Neuroradiology and MRI
 
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
Professor of Radiology and Thoracic Surgery
Division of Thoracic Radiology
 
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Radiology
 
William J. Weadock, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Division of Abdominal Radiology
 
 
All faculty are members of the Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System.
 
Monday, March 9, 2015
   
6:30 - 7:25 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:25 - 7:30 Welcome and Announcements
William J. Weadock, M.D.
   
7:30 - 8:00 MRI of Intracranial Hemorrhage
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breast Imaging Challenging Case Review
Colleen H. Neal, M.D.
   
8:45 - 9:30 Abdominal Aortic Stent Grafts
William J. Weadock, M.D.
   
9:30 - 9:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:35 - 9:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
   
SAM Session 
9:45 - 10:45 Imaging of Chronic Back Pain (with Question and Answer)
Douglas Quint, M.D.
 
10:45 - 11:30 Update on High-Risk Breast Lesions
Colleen H. Neal, M.D.
   
11:30 - 12:15 PM Ergonomics
William J. Weadock, M.D.
   
12:15 - 12:25 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:25 End of Session
   
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30 - 8:00 Breast MRI: Beyond Image Interpretation
Colleen H. Neal, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Diffusion MRI: More Than Just Stroke
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
8:45 - 9:30 Lung and Pleural Nodules
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
9:30 - 9:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:35 - 9:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
   
SAM Session
9:45 - 10:45 Imaging of the Postoperative and Augmented Breast (with Question and Answer)
Colleen H. Neal, M.D.
 
10:45 - 11:30 Common Neuroimaging Pitfalls
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
11:30 - 12:15 PM Image Directed Tissue Sampling in Lung Cancer Staging
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
12:15 - 12:25 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:25 End of Session
   
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
 
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30 - 8:00 Missed Chest CT Cases
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Emergency Pediatric Fluoroscopy
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
8:45 - 9:30 MRCP: Techniques and Diagnosis
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
9:30 - 9:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:35 - 9:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
SAM Session
9:45 - 10:45 Acute Aortic Syndromes (with Question and Answer)
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
 
10:45 - 11:30 Emergency Pediatric Ultrasound
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
11:30 - 12:15 PM Dose Reduction Considerations in Modern CT Practice
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
12:15 - 12:25 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:25 End of Session
   
Thursday, March 12, 2015
 
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30 - 8:00 Challenging Body CT/MR Cases
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Musculoskeletal Imaging of the Pelvis
Gandikota Girish, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, RMSK
   
8:45 - 9:30 Pediatric Upper Extremity Fractures
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
9:30 - 9:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:35 - 9:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
SAM Session
9:45 - 10:45 Characterizing Focal Liver Lesions on MRI (with Question and Answer)
Peter Liu, M.D.
 
10:45 - 11:30 Imaging of the Foot and Ankle
Gandikota Girish, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, RMSK
   
11:30 - 12:15 PM Pediatric Abdominal Masses
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
12:15 - 12:25 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:25 End of Session
   
Friday, March 13, 2015
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30 - 8:15 Shoulder MRI Made Simple
Gandikota Girish, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, RMSK
   
SAM Session
8:15 - 9:15 Right Lower Quadrant Pain Imaging (with Question and Answer)
William J. Weadock, M.D.
 
9:15 - 9:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:30 - 10:15 Musculoskeletal Tumor Imaging
Gandikota Girish, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, RMSK
   
10:15 - 10:45 Anatomic Variants in the Abdomen and Pelvis
William J. Weadock, M.D.
   
10:45 - 10:50 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:50 End of Course
   
SAM Sessions will be submitted to the ABR for approval and are subject to change.
   
Faculty & topics subject to change.

South Seas Island Resort


About The Resort
Experience South Seas Island Resort - a resort village and wildlife sanctuary with boundless opportunity for adventure and relaxation. Our newly constructed State-of-the-art Fitness Center features over 30 machines to choose from and is open 24 hours daily*.  The beautiful new signature lagoon pool complex, at the North End of the resort, features cabanas, poolside restaurant, two lagoon style swimming pools and a hot tub. Engage in a short game of golf on the newly designed 9-hole executive course or lounge on the expansive and impressive beach.  Explore the abundant nature and indigenous wildlife of the island at this exceptional family resort in South Florida, which includes Scoops & Slices, featuring ice cream, candy and pizza and H2Whoa! water park boasting 2 waterslides.  Discover the reasons South Seas has become such a multi-generational classic and one of the best family resorts in the world. Please note: Pets are not permitted on property. All villas are non-smoking. *Must have a room key to access Fitness Center - Guests must be 16 years old and older..
 
How to Get There
Fly to Southwest Florida International Airport, located approximately one hour and five minutes from our Resort. Flights are available throughout North America and international service to Canada and Germany.
 
 
Hotel Cutoff: February 9, 2015
(Group rates 3 days prior/post -space available basis)
 
Space Is Limited - Reserve Today: Call for Reservations:  800-282-3402  and identify yourself as a registrant of 
"The 16th Radiology at the Seashore Conference"  to receive the group discount or make your reservation online at: 
www.southseas.com and use Group Code:  G03K95
 

Call Professional Travel (official travel agency) at (800) 237-7230 (toll free U.S. and Canada) or (813) 806-1050 (direct) if you have any questions or problems making your hotel reservations or prefer alternate accommodations.
 
 
Hotel Tax:11%

Resort Fee:
Included in Room Rate

DEPOSIT POLICY: Hotel requires a deposit of one night's room plus applicable taxes to guarantee accommodations.  Your credit card will be charged at the time of reservation.  
 
CANCELLATION POLICY: Any guest who fails to cancel a reservation 14 days prior to their scheduled arrival date, will forfeit their deposit, which is equal to one night's room fee plus any applicable taxes. Early Departure Fee:  One nights room rate plus applicable fees, taxes and assessments.  Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.
 
HOTEL: 5400 Plantation Road
Captiva Island, Florida 33924
 
PH: (239) 472-5111