30th Annual Radiology in the Desert

02/26/24 – 03/01/24
Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort | Phoenix, AZ

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 22.5
Category A CE Credits: 26.25

Keywords: Radiology CME Breast Imaging Musculoskeletal MRI CT Ultrasound Neuroradiology

Product ID: RID24

  • In order to obtain credit each person must be registered under their own account.


 

DescriptionPriceQuantity
Physicians$ 1295
Scientists$ 1295
Company Representatives$ 1295
Active Military *$ 995
VA Physicians *$ 995
P.A.$ 995
Retired Physicians$ 995
Technologists / R.A.$ 995
Residents *$ 995
Fellows *$ 995
Allied Health$ 995

* 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.

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 12, 2024. 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 $100 processing fee applied to all cancellations. Cancellations made in writing prior to February 12, 2024 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after February 12, 2024.

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 22.5 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 www.edusymp.com or call (813) 806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.

All course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.

This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in accredited continuing education since 1975.

This activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements.
Program Director
Joel F. Platt, M.D.

Guest Speaker
Matthew F. Covington, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Utah Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Faculty
Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
Terry B. Silver Collegiate Professorship in Radiology
Professor, Internal Medicine – Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Chief Clinical Officer, Diagnostic and Clinical Information Oversight Team, University of Michigan Medical Group
Division of Cardiothoracic Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
John Kim, M.D., MRMD (MRSCTM)
Associate Professor, Radiology
Division of Neuroradiology and Emergency Radiology
Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
University of Michigan 
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Katherine E. Maturen, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Radiology and Ob/Gyn
Division of Abdominal Radiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Nathaniel Meyer, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiology
Division of Musculoskeletal 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
 
W. Tania Rahman, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiology
Division of Breast Imaging
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
 
 

Topics and Faculty Subject to Change

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2024
6:30–7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30–7:35 Welcome and Morning Announcements
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
7:35–8:20
Acute Abdomen CT
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
8:20–9:05
Breast Cancer Screening
W. Tania Rahman, M.D.
   
9:05–9:50
O-RADS Ultrasound
Katherine E. Maturen, M.D., M.S.
   
9:50–10:05 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:05–10:20 Coffee Break
   
10:20–11:05
O-RADS MRI
Katherine E. Maturen, M.D., M.S.
   
11:05–11:35
Fat is Your Friend on Abdominal CT
Joel F. Platt, M.D.
   
11:35–12:20 PM
Breast MRI 
W. Tania Rahman, M.D. 
   
12:20–12:35 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:35 End of Session
   
   
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024
7:00–7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30–8:15
Endometriosis
Katherine E. Maturen, M.D., M.S.
   
8:15–9:00
Management of Incidental Breast Lesions
W. Tania Rahman, M.D.
   
9:00–9:45
Environmental Sustainability in Radiology: Is This My Problem: State of the Science
Katherine E. Maturen, M.D., M.S.
   
9:45–10:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:00–10:15 Coffee Break
   
10:15–11:00
Why the Headache and Confusion?
John Kim, M.D., MRMD (MRSCTM)
   
11:00–11:45
Interesting Breast Imaging Cases
W. Tania Rahman, M.D.
   
11:45–12:15 PM
Central Nervous System Iatrogenesis: What the Radiologist Must Know
John Kim, M.D., MRMD (MRSCTM)
   
12:15–12:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:30 End of Session
   
   
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2024
7:00–7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30–8:00
CT of Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Joel F. Platt, M.D. 
   
8:00–8:45
Central Nervous System Infections: The Essentials
John Kim, M.D., MRMD (MRSCTM)
   
8:45–9:35
Challenging Cases in Abdominal CT
Joel F. Platt, M.D. 
   
9:35–9:50 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:50–10:05 Coffee Break
   
10:05–10:50
Common MSK Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions
Nathaniel Meyer, M.D.
   
10:50–11:20
Recognizing Unusual and Atypical Patterns of Ischemic Stroke in ER
John Kim, M.D., MRMD (MRSCTM)
   
11:20–12:05 PM
The Athlete's Hip
Nathaniel Meyer, M.D.
   
12:05–12:20 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:20 End of Session
   
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024
7:00–7:30 Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30–8:15
Bone Scans for Cancer Evaluation 
Matthew F. Covington, M.D. 
   
8:15–9:00
Shoulder Pathology: Interventions and Complications
Nathaniel Meyer, M.D.
   
9:00–9:45
PET Imaging for Breast Cancer
Matthew F. Covington, M.D.
   
9:45–10:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:00–10:15 Coffee Break
   
10:15–11:00
Lung Cancer: Important Imaging Considerations
Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
   
11:00–11:45
MSK Interesting Cases
Nathaniel Meyer, M.D. 
   
11:45–12:30 PM
Acute Aortic Syndromes
Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
   
12:30–12:45 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:45 End of Session
   
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024
7:00–7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:30–8:15
Imaging for Pulmonary Embolism
Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
   
8:15–9:00
PET Imaging Beyond FDG
Matthew F. Covington, M.D.
   
9:00–9:10 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:10–9:20 Coffee Break
   
9:20–10:05
Lung Cancer Screening Update Including LungRADS
Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
   
10:05–10:45
Overview of Nuclear Medicine Therapies
Matthew F. Covington, M.D. 
   
10:45–11:00 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
11:00 End of Course
   

Topics and Faculty Subject to Change

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ABOUT THE RESORT


The Arizona Biltmore

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
Building 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.
 






ROOM RATES

 
SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY!


Accommodations Pricing
Resort Room $449/night
Each additional person over double occupancy is $50.00 per night.
Room Preferences: King/Two Queens (upon availability). Non-Smoking Property
Reduced Resort Fees: $20.00 per room, per night plus state and local tax.
Room Attendant Fee: $3.00 per room, per day.

Hotel Cut-Off Date: February 5, 2024 (group rates 3 days prior/post - space available basis).

Taxes & Fees: Hotel Occupancy Tax: 12.57% (subject to change); Sales tax 8.6%.

Historic Preservation Fund: $11.00 per room, per night, plus applicable state and local tax.

Parking : Complimentary self-parking over contracted dates for all in-house, registered attendees.

Deposit Policy: A one-night deposit is due at the time booking  

Cancellation Policy: Cancellable up to 48 hours prior to arrival.  Should guests cancel within 2 days prior to arrival they forfeit one night’s room/tax.  Arrival and departure date changes must be made 2 days prior to arrival to avoid penalties.  Early departure fee is one night room plus tax.  Check in time is: 4:00 PM; check out is 11:00 AM.




GETTING TO THE RESORT

Vail ValleyFLIGHTS
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
2400 E. Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
(602) 955-6600