23rd Annual Radiology in the Desert

03/07/16 - 03/11/16
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia | Scottsdale, Arizona

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 22.5

Category A CE Credits:

Early Registration through 8/31/15
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  Early Registration Regular Registration
Physicians $825.00 $975.00
Retired,Technologist, Fellows, Residents $625.00 $775.00

About This 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, musculoskeletal, thoracic, abdomen, MRI, CT, ultrasound, and neuroradiology.

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$ 825
Retired Physicians
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P.A./R.A.Technologists
Residents *
Fellows *


* 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!
$ 625

Syllabus

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Both Electronic and Paper Syllabus$ 25

Syllabus

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, musculoskeletal, thoracic, abdomen, MRI, CT, ultrasound, 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 body, breast, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. 
  • Provide a full range of differential diagnoses for body, breast, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. 
  • Integrate appropriate imaging protocols to assess body, breast, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders into clinical practice. 
  • Recognize the appearance of normal anatomy and common pathology of all organ systems. 
  • Discuss current safety regulations and guidelines as they apply to diagnostic imaging procedures. 
  • No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity. 

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 $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 25, 2016. 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 February 5, 2016 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 organizers 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 22.5 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 UofM.edusymp.com or call 1-800-338-5901 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.

Program Director:
Joel F. Platt, M.D.

John F. Feller, M.D.
Medical Director
Desert Medical Imaging
Indian Wells, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA

Peter Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Radiology and Vascular Surgery
Associate Program Director
Radiology Residency Training Program
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Mitra Noroozian, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Breast Imaging
Department of Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Joel F. Platt, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Director of Abdomen Division
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Douglas Quint, M.D.
Professor of Neuroradiology and MRI
Department of Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
Professor of Radiology and Thoracic Surgery
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Section of Pediatric Radiology
University of Michigan - C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI
Monday, March 7, 2016
   
6:30 - 7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30 - 7:35 Welcome and Announcements
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
7:35 - 8:20 Imaging of Back Pain
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
8:20 - 9:05 Lung and Pleural Nodules
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
9:05 - 9:35 MR of Intracranial Hemorrhage
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
9:35 - 9:50 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:50 - 10:05 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:05 - 10:50 MRI Following Joint Arthroplasty
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
10:50 - 11:50 Acute Aortic Syndromes
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
11:50 - 12:35 PM MRI of Golf Injuries
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
12:35 - 12:50 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:50 End of Session
   
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 - 8:15 MRI of Running Injuries
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
8:15 - 9:00 Diffusion MRI - More Than Just Stroke
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
9:00 - 9:45 "Digital MRI":  The Fingers and Toes
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
9:45 - 10:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 - 11:00 Image Directed Tissue Sampling in Lung Cancer Staging
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
11:00 - 12:00 PM Medicolegal Imaging - How to Stay Out of Trouble
Douglas Quint, M.D.
   
12:00 - 12:40 Missed Chest CT Cases
Leslie E. Quint, M.D.
   
12:40 - 12:55 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:55 End of Session
   
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 - 8:15 CT of Acute Abdomen: Common, Uncommon and Rare Outcomes
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
8:15 - 8:50 Breast Imaging of Young Women in the Era of Personalized Medicine
Mitra Noroozian, M.D.
   
8:50 - 9:30 CT of the Pelvis: Easy to Overlook
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
      
9:30 - 9:45 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
 
   
9:45 - 10:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:00 - 10:45 Pediatric Abdominal Masses
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.       
   
10:45 - 11:30 Breast Imaging: The Unusual Suspects - Male, Pregnant and Pediatric Patients
Mitra Noroozian, M.D.
   
11:30 - 12:00 PM Diagnosis of Pediatric Vascular Malformations
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
12:00 - 12:15 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:15 End of Session
   
Thursday, March 10, 2016
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 - 8:15 Focal Liver Lesion Characterization on MRI - How to Make a Specific Diagnosis
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
8:15 - 9:00 Challenging Cases in Abdominal CT
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
9:00 - 9:40 Modern Body CTA Applications
Peter Liu, M.D.                       
   
9:40 - 9:55 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:55 - 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 - 10:50 The Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Revolution
Mitra Noroozian, M.D.
   
10:50 - 11:20 CT of The Spleen
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
11:20 - 12:05 PM Interesting Breast Imaging Cases
Mitra Noroozian, M.D.
   
12:05 - 12:20 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:20 End of Session
   
Friday, March 11, 2016
   
7:00 - 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 - 8:15 Challenging Abdominal Imaging Cases
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
8:15 - 9:00 Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
9:00 - 9:10 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:10 - 9:25 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:25 - 10:10 Challenging Cases in Pediatric Imaging
Ethan A. Smith, M.D.
   
10:10 - 10:50 Fundamentals of MRCP - Technique and Interpretation
Peter Liu, M.D.
   
10:50 - 11:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
11:00 End of Course
 
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia


About The Resort
Nestled at the base of picturesque Camelback Mountain in the exclusive enclave of Paradise Valley, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is an intimate oasis, inspired by the exotic locale of Spain's Andalusia region. Reminiscent of a picturesque Andalusian village, the resort features arching entryways, tranquil fountains and floral walkways. Indulge in an array of pampering experiences, from treatments at award-winning Joya Spa where guests can relax and rejuvenate in Scottsdale's only Hammam Spa, to any of the resorts three pools where stunning mountain views and vibrant social scenes prevail.  Sip and savor distinct flavors at any of the resorts' restaurants or retreat to an elegantly appointed guestroom with beautiful views of a velvet sky, perfect for star gazing. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is a premier destination for relaxation, recreation, nightlife or entertainment.
 
How to Get There
Fly directly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), located just 25 minutes southwest from the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.  Daily non-stop flights are available to Phoenix for major national and international Carriers.
 
Hotel Cutoff: February 5, 2016
(Group rates 3 days prior/post -space available basis)
 
Space Is Limited - Reserve Today:

Call for Reservations: 888-627-3010 and identify yourself as a registrant of the "Radiology in the Desert Symposium" to receive the group discount.

Reserve Online at: Visit UofM.edusymp.com and search RID16 to visit the accommodation page.

Call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230 for further assistance.
 
Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
Single/Double Occupancy
 
Poolside Deluxe $299.00/nt
Oasis Poolside $299.00/nt
Full Camelback View $299.00/nt
Premium Resort View $299.00/nt
 

Room Preferences:
King Bed / Two Queen Beds (Upon Availability)
Non-smoking Property
Children twelve (12) years and under stay free when sharing with an adult.
 
 
Hotel Tax:13.17% (subject to change)

DEPOSIT POLICY: Credit cards will be charged first night's room and tax charges at time of reservation.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations, arrival and departure date changes must be made 21 days prior to avoid penalties.  Any guest that cancels a reservation after such time will have a charge of one night's room and tax applied to their account.   Early departure fee is one night room plus tax.  Check in time is: 4:00 PM; check out is 12:00 Noon.
 
HOTEL: 4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
 
PH: (480) 627-3200