29th Annual Radiology in the Desert

03/06/23 – 03/10/23
Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort | Phoenix, AZ

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 22.25

Keywords: Radiology CME Breast Imaging Musculoskeletal MRI CT Ultrasound Neuroradiology

Product ID: RID23

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Hurry! Early Registration Pricing Ends October 2nd

Physicians: $1000 $1150
Allied Health: $845 $995

REGISTER TODAY!

CME Meeting Announcements

  • Each meeting registrant must have, and be registered under their own account, in order to obtain credit.

* Tuition rates increase October 3, 2022. Register until midnight October 2, 2022 to receive discounted tuition rates. As an added incentive for registering early, there will be no cancellation fee until October 15, 2022. After that date, our normal cancellation policy applies.

RID23

DescriptionPriceQuantity
Physicians$ 1000
Scientists$ 1000
Company Representatives$ 1000
Active Military *$ 845
VA Physicians *$ 845
P.A.$ 845
Retired Physicians$ 845
Technologists / R.A.$ 845
Residents *$ 845
Fellows *$ 845
Allied Health$ 845

* Must provide letter from your director certifying status WITHIN 7 DAYS of your registration or you will be charged the ADDITIONAL FEE. Please email letter to info@edusymp.com.

  
About this Course
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, pediatric, thoracic and neurological disorders.
  • Provide a full range of differential diagnoses for body, breast, musculoskeletal, pediatric, thoracic and neurological disorders.
  • Integrate appropriate imaging protocols to assess body, breast, musculoskeletal, pediatric, thoracic 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 23, 2023. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.

Cancellations
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 February 3, 2023 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after February 3, 2023.

ADA Compliance
If you have a disability and wish to request assistance, please inform Educational Symposia at (813) 806-1000.

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.
 
Accreditation Statement
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.

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 (813) 806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.

Program Director
Joel F. Platt, M.D.

Faculty
Prachi P. Agarwal, M.D., MS, MBBS
Professor of Radiology
Division of Cardiothoracic Radiology 
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Mahmoud Al-Hawary, M.D., FSAR
Professor
Radiology, Abdominal Imaging
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D., FSBI
Professor of Radiology
Medical Director, Breast Imaging
UC San Diego Health
La Jolla, CA
 
Hemant Parmar, MBBS
Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Associate Chair for Faculty Development
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Peter J. Strouse, M.D., F.A.C.R.
John F. Holt Collegiate Professor of Radiology
Director, Section of Pediatric Radiology
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Corrie M. Yablon, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Topics and Faculty Subject to Change

MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2023
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 The Good, The Bad and The Unusual of CT of the Acute Abdomen
  Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
8:20–9:05 Non Traumatic Brain Emergencies
  Hemant Parmar, MBBS
   
9:05–9:50 Multimodality Staging of Breast Cancer
  Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D. FSBI
   
9:50–10:05 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
10:05–10:20 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:20–11:05 Invasive Lobular Cancer: How Not To Miss It
  Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D., FSBI
   
11:05–11:50 Imaging Approach to Spinal Cord and Spinal Lesions
  Hemant Parmar, MBBS
   
11:50–12:20 PM CT of the Mesentery and Peritoneum: Easy to Overlook
  Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
12:20–12:35 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
12:35 End of Session
   
   
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2023
7:00–7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30–8:15 What to Expect in BI-RADS(R) 6th Edition
  Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D., FSBI
   
8:15–9:00 Knee MRI: A Pattern Based Approach to Interpretation
  Corrie M. Yablon, M.D.
   
9:00–9:45 Abbreviated and Ultra-Fast Breast MRI: How To Get Started
  Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D., FSBI
   
9:45–10:00 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
10:00–10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15–11:00 Pediatric Fractures
  Peter J. Strouse, M.D., FACR
   
11:00–11:45 MRI of the Ankle: Trauma and Overuse
  Corrie M. Yablon, M.D.
   
11:45–12:30 PM Radiography of Child Abuse and Its Differential Diagnosis
  Peter J. Strouse, M.D., FACR
   
12:30–12:45 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
12:45 End of Session
   
   
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2023
7:00–7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30–8:15 Imaging of Sella and Juxtasellar Region
  Hemant Parmar, MBBS
   
8:15–8:50 Pelvic CT
  Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
8:50–9:35 Interesting Cases in Neuroradiology
  Hemant Parmar, MBBS
   
9:35–9:50 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
9:50–10:05 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:05–10:50 Shoulder MRI: What the Arthroscopist Wants to Know
  Corrie M. Yablon, M.D.
   
10:50–11:30 Difficult Cases in Abdominal CT
  Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
11:30–12:15 PM MRI of the Wrist and Elbow
  Corrie M. Yablon, M.D.
   
12:15–12:30 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
12:30 End of Session
   
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2023
7:00–7:30 Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30–8:15 Scary Things That Go Bump in the Night
  Peter J. Strouse, M.D., FACR
   
8:15–9:00 Pitfalls in Thoracic Oncological Imaging
  Prachi P. Agarwal, M.D., MS, MBBS
   
9:00–9:30 Pediatric Knee MRI
  Peter J. Strouse, M.D., FACR
   
9:30–9:45 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
9:45–10:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:00–10:45 Approach to Acute Pancreatitis and Its Complications on CT and MRI
  Mahmoud Al-Hawary, M.D., FSAR
   
10:45–11:15 Tracheobronchomalacia: What the Radiologist Needs To Know
  Prachi P. Agarwal, M.D., MS, MBBS
   
11:15–12:00 PM Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: Imaging and Management of the Premalignant and Malignant Lesions
  Mahmoud Al-Hawary, M.D., FSAR
   
12:00–12:15 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
12:15 End of Session
   
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2023
7:00–7:30 AM Discussion and Continental Breakfast
   
7:30–8:15 SAR-AGA Updates on Glossary of Terms in Small Bowel Crohn's Disease at CT and MR Enterography
  Mahmoud Al-Hawary, M.D., FSAR
   
8:15–9:00 Pearls From Cardiothoracic Peer Learning Conferences
  Prachi P. Agarwal, M.D., MS, MBBS
   
9:00–9:10 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
9:10–9:25 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:25–10:05 MR Staging of Rectal Cancer
  Mahmoud Al-Hawary, M.D., FSAR
   
10:05–10:45 Cardiac Shunts Presenting in Adulthood
  Prachi P. Agarwal, M.D., MS, MBBS
   
10:45–11:00 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
11:00 End of Course
   

Topics and Faculty Subject to Change

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Hotel Cut-off Date: February 6, 2023

 

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ABOUT THE RESORT


Arizona Biltmore

South Seas Island ResortBuilding on the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural style, the Arizona Biltmore has been transformed into a resort of innovative delight.

Updated with a chic edge of its very own, the Biltmore is for those seeking elegant adventures beautifully wrapped in a level of personalized service and attention to detail not typically found in resorts of this size.



GROUP ROOM RATES

 
  SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY!  
 
Room Preferences: King/Two Queens (upon availability) - Non-Smoking Property
 
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Accommodations Pricing
Resort Room $439/night

Hotel Cut-Off Date: February 6, 2023 (group rates 3 days prior/post – space available basis)

Check-In/Out: Check in time is 4:00PM. Check out time is 11:00AM.

Taxes & Fees: Hotel Occupancy Tax is 12.57% (subject to change). Sales Tax is 8.6%. Reduced Resort Fee is $15.00 per room, per night, plus state and local tax. Room Attendant Fee is $3.00 per room, per day.

Parking: Overnight charge for valet parking is $35.

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 2 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: Early departure fee is one night room plus tax.


GETTING TO THE RESORT


FLIGHTS
Fly directly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located just 15 minutes from the Arizona Biltmore.

Daily non-stop flights are available to Phoenix for major national and international carriers.

HOTEL
Arizona Biltmore
2400 E. Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
PH: (602) 955-6600