27th Annual Radiology in the Desert

02/24/20 - 02/28/20
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia | Scottsdale, Arizona

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 22.25

Category A CE Credits:

Early Registration Ends August 31, 2019, Register Now and Save!
  Early Registration Regular Registration
Physicians $895.00 $1045.00
Allied Health/Technologists/Retired/
Residents/Fellows/VA Physicians/
Active Military
$695.00 $845.00

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.

Place Your Order

DescriptionPriceQuantity
Physicians
Scientists
Company Representatives
$ 895
Retired Physicians
Active Military *
VA Physicians *
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!
$ 695

Syllabus

Syllabus typePriceQuantity
Full Color Printed Syllabus$ 95
Electronic Syllabus$ 0

Syllabus

Through August 31, 2019, you may register at the reduced tuition rate of $895 for physicians, scientists, and company representatives (full tuition will be $1045) and $695 for allied health professionals, retired physicians, VA physicians, fellows, military and residents (full tuition will be $845.) As an added incentive for you early registration, there will be no cancellation fee until October 1, 2019. After that date, the normal cancellation policy will be in effect (a $50 processing fee will be charged on refund requests made in writing after October 1, 2019 and up to 30 days prior to the commencement of the meeting: no refunds will be made thereafter).

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.
Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in diagnostic imaging 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 electronic color course syllabus, daily continental breakfasts, and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 13, 2020. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.

Cancellations must be received in writing by sending an e-mail to cancel@edusymp.com. There is a $50 processing fee applied to all cancellations. Cancellations made in writing prior to January 24, 2020 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after January 24, 2020.
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.
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 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.edusymp.com or call 1-800-338-5901 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.
Program Director: Joel F. Platt, M.D.

Kenneth Buckwalter, M.D.
Professor, Radiology
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Associate Chair for Information Technology
Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI

Mark A. Helvie, M.D., FACR
Trygve O. Gabrielsen Collegiate Professor of Radiology
Professor, Radiology
Medical Director, Cancer Center Radiology - General and Breast Imaging
Department of Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

John Kim, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Division of Neuroradiology
Associate Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

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

Peter J. Strouse, M.D., FACR
John F. Holt Collegiate Professor of Radiology
Director, Section of Pediatric Radiology
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Ashish P. Wasnik, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Division of Abdominal Imaging
Michigan Medicine- University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Charles S. White, M.D. 
Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs 
Chief of Thoracic Radiology
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020
   
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 Acute Aortic Syndromes
Charles S. White, M.D.
   
8:20 – 9:00 The Acute Abdomen
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
9:00 – 9:45 Missed Lung Cancer
Charles S. White, M.D.
   
9:45 – 10:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 – 11:00 Update on Screening for Breast Cancer
Mark A. Helvie, M.D., FACR
   
11:00 – 11:30 Fat Based Lesions in Abdominal CT
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:15 PM Current Issues in Evaluation and Management of Symptomatic Breast Patients
Mark A. Helvie, M.D., FACR
   
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:30 End of Session
   
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020
   
7:00 – 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 – 8:15 Cardiac CTA Overview
Charles S. White, M.D.
   
8:15 – 8:55 Head and Neck CTA in the Emergency Department
John Kim, M.D.
   
8:55 – 9:40 Cardiothoracic Jeopardy
Charles S. White, M.D.
   
9:40 – 9:55 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:55 – 10:10 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:10 – 10:50 Five Things You Should Know About the Wrist
Kenneth Buckwalter, M.D.
   
10:50 – 11:35 Clinical Applications of Diffusion Weighted Imaging in Neuroradiology
John Kim, M.D.
   
11:35 – 12:15 PM Imaging Around Metal Hardware
Kenneth Buckwalter, M.D.
   
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:30 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020
   
7:00 – 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 – 8:05 Pre-invasive Breast Neoplasia Controversy: Detection, Diagnosis, Management
Mark A. Helvie, M.D., FACR
   
8:05 – 8:50 Interesting Head and Neck Cases
John Kim, M.D.
   
8:50 – 9:35 Challenging Breast Cases
Mark A. Helvie, M.D., FACR
   
9:35 – 9:50 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:50 – 10:05 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:05 – 10:45 AI and PACS: What it Means for the Radiologists
Kenneth Buckwalter, M.D.
   
10:45 – 11:30 What's New in Neuroradiology? New Advances in MR Sequences and Techniques
John Kim, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:20 PM Interesting MSK Cases with Interactive Session
Kenneth Buckwalter, M.D.
   
12:20 – 12:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:35 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
   
7:00 – 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 – 8:15 Radiography and Child Abuse and Its Differential Diagnosis
Peter J. Strouse M.D., FACR
   
8:15 – 9:00 Top 7 Questions for CT of the Bowel
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
9:00 – 9:40 MRI of the Pediatric and Adolescent Knee
Peter J. Strouse M.D., FACR
   
9:40 – 9:55 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:55 – 10:10 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:10 – 10:50 Managing Incidentally Detected Adnexal/Ovarian Masses
Ashish P. Wasnik, M.D.
   
10:50 – 11:30 The Difficult GU CT Case
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:00 PM Imaging in Bariatric Surgery
Ashish P. Wasnik, M.D.
   
12:00 – 12:15 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:15 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2020
   
7:00 – 7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30 – 8:15 Multimodality Imaging of Renal and Pancreatic Transplants
Ashish P. Wasnik, M.D.
   
8:15 – 9:00 Pediatric Fractures
Peter J. Strouse M.D., FACR
   
9:00 – 9:10 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:10 – 9:20 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:20 – 10:00 Pediatric GI Emergencies
Peter J. Strouse M.D., FACR
   
10:00 – 10:40 MRI of Rectal Cancer
Ashish P. Wasnik, M.D.
   
10:40 – 11:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
11:00 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change.
 
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

About The Resort
Experience the flavors of Spain at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. When you escape to this exclusive destination, you won’t have any reason to leave the Arizona resort as you walk down the Alhambra walkway on your way to bask in one of the three pools, enjoy a soothing massage at the award-winning, Moroccan inspired Joya Spa or tempt your taste buds with the culinary delights at one of the world-class restaurants. If you choose, you can venture off-site to climb picturesque Camelback Mountain or to tee off at one of the many world-class golf courses. Scottsdale has an abundance of shopping, dining, cultural and outdoor activities and Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is the perfect spot to enjoy it all.
 
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.
 
Space is LIMITED - Reserve Today: Call for Reservations: 888-627-3010 and identify yourself as a registrant of the "Radiology in the Desert Symposium", click here to reserve online. Call Professional Travel at (813)806-1000 for further assistance.

Hotel Cutoff: January 23, 2020
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days after the conference.
Room Preferences: King/Two Queens (upon availabilty). Non-Smoking Property
Children twelve (12) years and under stay free when sharing with an adult.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$314.00/nt. Full Camelback View
$314.00/nt. Oasis Poolside
$314.00/nt. Pooside Deluxe
$314.00/nt. Premium Resort View

Upgraded Pricing Options:
$369/nt. Premium Guestroom
$509.00/nt. Additional One-Bedroom Deluxe Resort View Suites
$549.00/nt. Premium One-Bedroom Suites
$649.00/nt. Bocca Suite
 

HOTEL TAX: 13.17% (subject to change)

RESORT FEES: $20.00

PARKING: Overnight charge for valet parking - $22. Complimentary self-parking is provided for group attendees.

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 7 days prior to arrival 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